Temporary Medical Doctor

  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Diploma   Helmand, Afghanistan Full Time 1033
Date Posted:Jun 30, 2020
Reference:MSF-408
Closing Date:Jul 7, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:51000 - 51200 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:3 month(s)
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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:

Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Apply medical knowledge, skills to diagnose, and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols

- Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood

- Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients, through daily visits , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution

- Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards

- Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material

- Ensure on-going training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care

- Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected

- Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary

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

Job Requirement:

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

 Education

-        Medical Doctor diploma essential

Experience

-        Other experience in similar position desirable

-        Experience as ER Medical Doctor is an asset

Languages

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

-        The staff will be under MSF contract and work according to roster (40H per week)

-        The gross salary for this position is 51,200 AFN (non-negotiable)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Helmand
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