Doctor Anaesthetist

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

Abs: 7/1/2023 

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: DOCTOR ANAESTHETIST 

Requirements for the position


  • Essentil: Doctor Anesthetist Specialist after bachelor’s degree in general physician.


  • Desirable, two year experience as an anesthetist. Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in  developing countries is desirable.


  • Mission language essential, local language desirable.


  • People Management. 
  • Commitment. 
  • Flexibility. 
  • Results. 
  • Teamwork.


Place of work: 

Abs District, Hajja Governorate, Republic of Yemen




Until the end of 2022, with possibility of extension 


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

Main objectives 

Organize and carry out anesthetic medical activities, according to MSF policies, protocols and universal hy-giene standards and in close collaboration with the surgeon and other medical staff, and increase the knowledge and practical skills of the anesthetic staff through on the job training and knowledge transfer  in order to ensure the quality of care provided to patients


responsibilities and tasks

  • Carry out pre-operative consultations evaluating the risks of operating in collaboration with the surgeon, providing the patient with appropriate information and deciding the type of anesthetics to be used, in order to ensure the best conditions prior to the surgery. Carry-out all anesthesia related activities during surgery to ensure safe, adequate anesthesia.   
  • Preparing beforehand the drugs, material, and equipment required. 
  • Administering and maintaining anesthetics following the rules of hygiene and asepsis in force. 
  • Monitoring patients throughout the intervention. 
  • Ensure transfer of patients to the recovery room, and full recovery of the patient’s consciousness and setting analgesic protocol 
  • Advise on Postoperative care in both the recovery room and wards with the surgeon, including fluid management, oxygenation monitoring and airway care and chest physiotherapy and mobilization, with special focus on patient’s pain relief during the recovering process. 
  • Implement and supervise hygiene rules, procedures and MSF protocols in OT/recovery, anesthesia material (decontamination, sterilization, storage conditions, etc.) to ensure the safety and protection of patients and staff. 
  • Supervise the OT pharmacy (drugs orders, inventories, expired drugs) and ensure OT register, consumptions, empty phials of narcotics, ensuring adequate stock is maintained.. 
  • Ensure good functioning and maintenance of OT equipment (oxygen extractor, ventilation, equipment, etc) 
  • Organize the tasks of personnel under his/her responsibility, and participate and carry-out other team management activities (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, motivation, internal/external communication, etc.), in order to ensure having the appropriate team in terms of size, capabilities and skills. 
  • Collaborate with other departments in the project (responding to accident  emergency department requests, intervening in support of other services when needed, etc.), and participate in any emergency activity or exploratory mission, in order to support the overall MSF project with his/her expertise and capabilities. 
  • Ensure proper fulfillment of administrative procedures and documents (fill in of patients files, forms, statistics, data base, etc.), and elaborate regular reporting about results, proceedings and problematic situations and cases, in order to have updated and correct information about the day-to-day activity in the project and support decision-taking. 

How to Apply

All interested applicants should go through the below link to apply for the position and must have a Gmail account:

The deadline for the submission of applications is OPEN-ENDED 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted! 

“MSF promotes the inclusion of women and people with disabilities. 

MSF does not charge fees or accept any money during the entire recruitment process.” 

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