Medical Officer ( Blood Bank )

  French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1138
Date Posted:May 1, 2017
Closing Date:May 7, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:96,90,66

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:


The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:

The position will be responsible to work as a Medical Officer Blood Bank in the hospital and also provides education and training to the lab/clinical staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1) Perform all the functions as a Medical Officer Blood Bank
2) Execution of policies, procedures & standards in blood bank/blood transfusion services
3) Develop & implement curriculum for blood banking/transfusion medicine
4) Develop training program for lab/clinical staff on quality system in blood bank/ blood transfusion services.
5) Implement Internal & External Quality Assessment Schemes
6) Liaise with physicians for all matters related to blood banking/blood transfusion service
7) Any other task as assigned by HoD Pathology/Clinical Laboratory

Job Requirement:

Minimum Essential Qualification: MD / MBBS

1 year experience in Blood Banking or Transfusion Medicine in a healthcare facility (Preferred but not essential).

Age Limit: Not exceeding 40 years

Excellent communication skills in written & spoken English.

Excellent knowledge of computer use.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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