Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

Agok / Turalei in South Sudan Programme

Medical Doctor with Surgical Skills

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

MSF Switzerland is seeking to recruit a Medical Doctor with Surgical skills for it’s project in South Sudan:-

Location: Agok/Turalei in South Sudan

Start date: mid-February, 2012

Type of contract: 1 year (renewable)

Main Tasks:
  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis,treatment and prevention (assisted by clinical examination, laboratory results and exams available) and patient followup at (chronic illnesses clinic > we don’t have a chronic illness clinic) primary and secondary health care level.
  • Apply your medical skills actively in ward rounds and during consultation according to the applied schedule in the hospital
  • If necessary prescribe relevant treatment according to MSF guidelines and protocols
  • Conduct emergency, general and obstetrical surgeries if needed
  • To be be actively involved in pediatric and adult medical and surgical activities and ensure that the quality of care is ensured.
  • Ensure a medical follow-up of quality and if necessary (and possible) refer to other health facilities
  • Apply hygiene standards in all medical activities
  • Keep informed the patient and his family about any development
  • Be flexible in working schedule as emergencies occures or HR lacks identified
  • Be willing to share your medical skills in training, meetings, etc
  • Assist in data collection or/and assessments when required
  • Degree in Medecine from a recognised Institution and registered with the Medical Board
  • 2 year experience working in a busy hospital
  • MSF experience/ INGO an added advantage
Personal qualities:
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Ability to work on strict deadlines and under pressure.
  • Good team player
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and remote environment.
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope “Medical Doctor” to:

The Human Resources Manager
MSF-Switzerland, Sudan Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603, Lavington, Nairobi
Deadline: Friday 3rd February, 2012

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.

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