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Posted on 07 Jan, 2023
Closing on 31 Jul, 2023
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Job Description

 Abs: 7/01/2023 

Job Announcement 


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers  emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF  offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. 

MSF Spain is advertising for the following position: PAEDIATRICIAN 

Requirements for the position


  • Essential Paediatric specialist diploma (Arab Board/ Master degree).


  • Essential at least 2 year certified work experience as a Paediatrician 
  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries


  • Essential Arabic and English 


  • Essential valid work permit from Medical Council in Sanaa as pediatrician 
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)


Place of work: 

Abs District, Hajja Governorate, Republic of Yemen




Until the end of the year with possibility to extension  subjected to a probationary period according to the Yemeni Labour Law.


Salary: Based on the organization scale. Moving allowance, two weeks working/ two weeks off.

Main objectives 

Providing outpatient and/or inpatient paediatric care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the new born and child/beneficiaries health conditions.


responsibilities  and tasks

  • Applying medical knowledge and skills to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of children, ensuring integrated new-born and paediatric care through Emergency, OPD, and IPD services in New-borns and  cases of malnutrition. Prescribing the necessary treatment, respecting MSF protocols. 
  • Collaborating closely with the different department of the hospital (e.g. Maternity), Knowing and ensuring all updated MSF medical protocols and universal precautions are followed and implemented, reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. 
  • As an expert in paediatrics, proposing strategy (modification on current new-born and paediatric care management) and implementing them after validation of Operation and Paediatric Advisor. 
  • Ensuring on-going new-born and paediatric training (formal and bedside) of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the new-born and paediatric quality of care. Reviewing and discussing selected complicated cases or mistakes and giving technical input.
  • Keeping patients and their families informed of the illness and the treatment to follow, checking that they have been understood. Ensuring professional autonomy and confidentiality are respected and a good attitude and proper bedside manner towards the patient and their care takers and the rest of the medical team.
  • Following 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.
  • Monitoring the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material and addresses the list of the missing item for new-born and paediatric activities. Providing inputs  about general organization of the different paediatric wards, including the admission, transfer and discharge criteria + referral procedure from Maternity and post-delivery wards. 
  • Checking and controlling the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and taking care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assuring general compliance with standing hygiene standards
  • Participating in the introduction / improvement of the collection and analysis of epidemiological new-born and paediatric data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problems or complications of the patient’s illness and medical errors. Collecting Clinical cases for further trainings and list a series of comments to improve the current MSF protocols. 
  • Designing and providing training to staff as required.

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