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Medical Doctor

Sima Diab

Being a medical doctor with MSF is exciting and eye-opening work. From caring for malnourished babies in a drought affected area, to conducting rounds to survey trauma patients during a conflict, MSF’s doctors provide lifesaving care every day. 

Responsibilities 

Being a medical doctor with MSF can be a challenging role, and the needs are very diverse depending upon the project you work in. Medical doctors are based in the project, and will often care for people affected by health issues such as malaria, malnutrition, HIV/AIDs or TB, trauma, tropical diseases.  
 

Apart from the Basic Requirements the successful candidate should fulfill the following criteria:

Essential

  • Two years' professional experience after registration 
  • Current or recent clinical experience 
  • Full registration (doctors without this will need to provide a transcript of training, from a recognised training faculty and proof of original registration in the country they are registered in) 
  • Available for a minimum of nine months 
  • Minimum of three months’ work, volunteering or travel experience in developing countries 
  • Willingness to work in unstable areas 
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team 
  • Able to provide training and supervision to others  
  • Fluency in English 
  • Diploma level of training in tropical medicine and/or infectious disease (especially TB and HIV/AIDS) from a recognised training provider 

Desirable

  • Minor surgical and obstetrical experience 
  • Managerial and supervisory experience 
  • Paediatric, ER or other specialisations 
  • French or Arabic  

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