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Medical Doctor, Medicins Sans Frontieres-Belgium (MSF-Belgium)

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Medical Doctor, Medicins Sans Frontieres-Belgium (MSF-Belgium); October 22 2022
Organization: Medicins Sans Frontieres-Belgium (MSF-Belgium)
Position: Medical Doctor
Deadline: 10.25.2022
Employment: Full time
Salary: As per the salary scale of MSF
Location: Konso, SNNPR

Job Description:

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

Main Purpose
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.



•          Apply medical knowledge and 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 patients illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.

•          Ensure ongoing 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.



MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities
·       In collaboration with Activity Manager and Project Medical Referent participate in assessment and planning of medical activities in supported RHB facilities (Health Centers, Primary Hospitals) targeting Primary Healthcare.

·       Provide capacity building of RHB clinical staff in supported facilities through training, coaching and mentoring in order to improve the quality of care.

·       Organize technical support and supervision of RHB staff in selected health facilities in collaboration with RHB unit supervisors.

·       Attend and support health care workers in Alefecho, berek, Aylota and Haybena Health centers emergency room, Under 5 OPD, IPD

·       Responsible for undertaking staff health activities for MSF staff

·       Partcipate in Emergency preparedness and response & other related activities


Job Requirements:

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EducationMedical Doctor Degree with updated & renewed license from relevant Authority

Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine

Experience4-year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor in clinical work

At least 2 Year experience as a Medical Doctor with MSF in Health facility setting

Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health, obs and gynae, paediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.


How To Apply:

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All applicants should send a CV with 2 references, a cover letter, educational records, work certificates, valid and renewed license and a copy of national ID.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted, and only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Selected candidates will be contacted by email.

Application can be submitted by email only:to [email protected] (please indicate on the subject box: the vacancy title and your name). Physical applications won’t be considered.

Posting date: 18/10/2022

Closing date: 25/10/2022 h.4pm No application received after that time will be considered


MSF Belgium promotes the EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION. We strongly encourage women and people with reduced mobility (able to work in remote places) to apply.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Phone calls are not allowed.


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