Saturday, June 22, 2013

MSF Clinical Officer Job in Sudan

Clinical Officer

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.

MSF Switzerland (MSF-CH) is currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the following position:

Function: Clinical Officer with Anaesthetist Skills

AGOK / South Sudan

Duration: 6 months

Scope of responsibilities:
  • To provide medical consultation to all in- and outpatients according to MSF protocols
  • Ensure and organize medical activities for patients and/or a population in accordance to the context, to MSF protocols and to universal hygiene standards taking into consideration quality and continuity of care
  • Ensure supervision and training of the paramedical team
  • To respect and promote the universal hygiene standards
  • Specific Activities
  • In the absence of the mission anesthetists, support the OT team by providing anesthesia to concerned patients needing to undergo any kind of operation
  • Prescribe relevant treatment and care according to MSF guidelines and protocols, IPD,ITFC,OPD,TB,MC
  • Explain the treatment to the patient and the nursing team
  • Keep informed the patient and his family about any development.
  • Collaborate with nurses and nurse assistants and team supervisor in indicating the needs in medical equipment and drugs.
  • Able to perform other duties as situation requires, i.e. anesthesia, TB and HIV counseling and care
  • Willing to work in unstable context
Recruitment criteria:

  • Clinical Officer Diploma
  • Anaesthesia certificate from recognised medical collage
  • 1 year experience in the area of humanitarian Organization is a Plus
  • 1 Year experience in a busy Hospital
  • At least 1 year experience in the anaesthesia department in the hospital
  • English (fluent written and spoken) Arabic is an added advantage
Personal qualities:
  • Ability to manage a team, good communication skills, negotiating and organisational skills, flexibility, resourcefulness, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, pro-active attitude, open-mindedness. 
  • Able to train and coach, diplomatic.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV to the HR department at MSF Switzerland via email to by 5/07/2013. 
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.