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  • Hawija,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

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MSF Holland




Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland (MSF-H) is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF-H is currently recruiting for a Medical Doctor (Service Level Agreement) in Hawija/Abbasi.


Main Purpose

Provide outpatient 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.



Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient 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.

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.


MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

Ensure the follow-up treatement of patients, including short term prescriptions and renewal of long term prescriptions.

Ensure the follow-up and interpretation of the results of investigations.

Take the history and performs a physical examination of patients with medical complains. Define diagnosis and ensure treatement.

Assess and coordinate the need for external consultation.

Inform the patient’s care giver about his/her treatement, explain how to take it and ensure the understanding.

Ensure comprehensive documentation in the patients’ medical file in a timely and accurate manner diagnosis, physical exam, lab exam, treatement and plan.

Follow referral criteria and write referral feedbacks.

Identify the need for patient’s education and provide education.

Check the good course of medical activities within the departement.

Organise and work in collaboration with other department.

Follows MSF protocols ad guidelines, in consideration and agreement with DoH standars.

Any other responsibility assingned by the line manager.


Contract Type: Service Level Agreement.

Contract duration: (6 months) with possibility to extend

Level: 7

Intended start date: March 2023.

Reports to (Hierarchical):Medical Activity Manager (if any) / Medical Team Leader (MTL)

Reports to (Functional): Medical Activity Manager (if any) / Medical Team Leader (MTL) / Medical Coordinator      

Job Family: Medical

Supervises (Function): None       



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 tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in the management of chronic, non-communicable diseases, public health , obs and gynae, paediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine.

Languages    Mission language essential. Local language desirable.

Knowledge    Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Competencies         People Management, Commitment, Flexibility, Results


How To Apply



Please fill the application form


Please submit any relevant certificate.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Preference will be given to local candidates


DEADLINE TO SEND APPLICATION: Saturday February 19, 2023 (5:00 pm)

Deadline: 2/18/2023