Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 1551
Date Posted:Sep 3, 2019
Closing Date:Sep 17, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:64000 - 64150 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

Objectives of the Position

Ensure the enforcement of correct clinical management of paediatric cases in Paediatric and neonatal intensive care units, as well as for the treatment of malnutrition; to be the Technical support and reference for the staff according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards (Protocol development, Coaching & training).

Skills Required:

Health Care

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main responsible for the quality of care in the paediatric department

- Follow-up on the ABCD approach to patient assessment and management

- Ensure proper documentation of the clinical finding, vital signs monitoring and treatment

- Ensure implementation and strict adherence of the staff (including himself !) to the protocols once implemented

- Coaching and training of the junior national staff Paediatric MDs.

- Daily on job bed side training and follow up the national staff Paediatric MDs

- Together with the other Paediatric MDs and nurses participate and organise trainings sessions based on the protocols and evaluate the outcomes of the training for the staff

- Organise case and mortality reviews meetings in the department and stimulate at atmosphere of learning and increased responsibility

- Available for interdisciplinary consultations and support the other departments or colleagues in the hospital when needed

- Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity

- Attend medical meetings as well as other meetings of relevance for the department or project direction

- Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident

- Perform hands on tasks as part of the team whenever required or needed in order to optimize the resources and to contribute with his/her knowledge and experience

- Participate in monthly reports according to guidelines

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat


Requirements and Competencies


- Medical Doctor Diplomas essential

- Specialised diploma in Paediatrics essential


-         Other experience in similar position essential

-         MSF experience essential


-         Pashto: oral and written essential Dari: oral and written is desirable English: oral and written is an Asset

-         The staff will be under MSF contract and work according to roster on day/night shift (40H per week)

-         The gross salary for this position is 64,150AFN (non-negotiable)

Job Keywords:

In this context, MSF is recruiting (3) MEDICAL DOCTOR SPECIALIST / PAEDIATRICIAN for ITFC program in Herat Paediatric Hospital.
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