Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, sex, religion, creed or political affiliation.
The MSF movement is built around five operational directorates supported by 23 sections and offices worldwide. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. The operations are implemented by 41 field teams and 20 mission coordination teams and organizational units based in Barcelona, Athens, Nairobi and Buenos Aires. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Operational Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations, including the Communication Department.
The Medical Doctor is part of the medical team on the field. The main responsibilities are to provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.
The Medical Doctor is also responsible for managing his/her team, and working in close coordination with the Project team.
 Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols.
 Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood.
 Follow 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.
 Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
 Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patients illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
 Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
 Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
 Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.
Education: Medical Doctor diploma, Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine
Experience: 2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in Emergency, Family medicine, tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health , obs and gynae, paediatrics, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.
Languages: French AND English are essential
Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
• People Management
• Commitment
• Flexibility
• Results
• Teamwork
To have an availability of 12 months, from the 1st mission
  1. All professionals have a formal contract, for the period in which they are in the project and receive a monthly salary plus expenses in the field. EU citizens follow
  2. the framework of their own country, while non-EU citizens receive a contract from MSF Swiss
  3. Salary: 920euros (Gross salary) all the normal expenses (housing, food, transportation, etc.) are covered by the organization
  4. MSF covers the usual costs of the medical check-up before and after the missions and vaccinations. MSF also covers all staff members in the field with a private insurance that includes medical and hospital coverage, disability, as well as any type of evacuation.
  5. MSF focus on developing the careers of our members through a system of promotion, international technical training, financial assistance, and access to external training possibilities.

If your interest is working with us on the field, then you have to introduce your CV and Cover Letter through our Web page: http://cv.msf.es/en/msf-cv-forms/form-001/es
We strongly recommend that you check all the requirements before you start with the recruitment process