Surgeon

The Job

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is an International Humanitarian Organization providing medical aid to populations in distress, victims of natural and man made disasters and victims of armed conflict, regardless of race, religion and political believes. For more information, visit our Arabic website, www.msf-me.org

Médecins Sans Frontières - France is looking for Yemeni nationals to recruit for the following position:

SURGEON

Location: MSFF hospital - Mocha project  

Contract duration: Six months fixed term (renewable)

Contract type: Full time contract

MAIN PURPOSE:

Organize and carry out surgery activities, ensure pre and post-operative surgical care, in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in close collaboration with medical staff in the emergency, intensive wards and operation theatre in order to improve patients’ health conditions

KEY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols ( antibiotic prophylaxis, post-operative pain management, thrombo-prophylaxis, caesarean section, blood transfusion, etc) and recommendations (standard hygiene and sterilization rules, prevention to HIV, TB, Syphilis and Hep B exposure) in order to minimize clinical risks.
  • Undertake pre-operative consultations, evaluating the surgical risks with the anaesthetist and/or other medical staff involved, and obtaining the patient’s signed consent to operate.
  • Carry out emergency and programmed surgical intervention following MSF protocols and policies including swab counts, ensuring appropriate use of surgical equipment and proper OT registry entry/documentation of all OT intervention.
  • Carry out post-operative clinical care and ward rounds collaborating with the anesthetist, the Operating Theatre Nurse and ward staff or other Unit Managers to ensure compliance with MSF protocols and rational use of medicines. Attend OPD, emergency room when required.
  • In collaboration with the anaesthetist, carry-out the collection and analysis of quantitative surgical- anaesthesia data, using post-operative observation sheets, routine data collected, patient files, operating department register, patient file, etc to monitor quality. Monthly revue data and analyze clinical trends and comment on adverse events / poor clinical outcome. Support organizing the operating program and with OT staff monitor use of material and equipment and advise on instrument needs and coordinates patient referral., 
  • Plan, evaluate, and supervise the training of the staff (emergency and the out-patient teams) in order to ensure the amount of knowledge required and to improve people diagnosing, triage, and early detection capabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Essential, diploma in surgical specialty recognized in the country.

Experience

Surgical experience as stated in surgical CV/skill form (number of independently performed surgical interventions) corresponds with the surgeries that are performed and qualification is duly certified and verified. Desirable experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries.

Languages      

Essential English language.

Knowledge

Computer literacy essential.

Entitlements:

A specific salary and accommodation package will be discussed at the interview stage.

How to Apply

Médecins sans Frontières France - Mocha

Applications must be in English language. Candidates should submit a Cover Letter, CV and copies of qualifications.

Please send your application to msff-mocha-admin@paris.msf.org or bring it to the CV Box at MSF hospital in Mocha

Please in the subject of the email: “Surgeon - Mocha”

Deadline for application: 16-11-2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No face-to-face contact or phone contact will be considered. Any documents sent to MSF-F (CV, cover letter, copies of diploma, recommendations letters) will not be returned by MSF-F.

  • Employer: MSF
  • Category: Health Care
  • Location: Mokha
  • Posted on: 6 November 2019
  • Deadline: 16 November 2019

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