Monday, January 23, 2012


Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

Agok / Turalei in South Sudan Programme

Medical Doctor with Surgical Skills

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

MSF Switzerland is seeking to recruit a Medical Doctor with Surgical skills for it’s project in South Sudan:-

Location: Agok/Turalei in South Sudan

Start date: mid-February, 2012

Type of contract: 1 year (renewable)

Main Tasks:

Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis,treatment and prevention (assisted by clinical examination, laboratory results and exams available) and patient followup at (chronic illnesses clinic > we don’t have a chronic illness clinic) primary and secondary health care level.
Apply your medical skills actively in ward rounds and during consultation according to the applied schedule in the hospital

If necessary prescribe relevant treatment according to MSF guidelines and protocols
Conduct emergency, general and obstetrical surgeries if needed
To be be actively involved in pediatric and adult medical and surgical activities and ensure that the quality of care is ensured.
Ensure a medical follow-up of quality and if necessary (and possible) refer to other health facilities
Apply hygiene standards in all medical activities
Keep informed the patient and his family about any development
Be flexible in working schedule as emergencies occures or HR lacks identified
Be willing to share your medical skills in training, meetings, etc
Assist in data collection or/and assessments when required


Degree in Medecine from a recognised Institution and registered with the Medical Board
2 year experience working in a busy hospital
MSF experience/ INGO an added advantage

Personal qualities:

Organized, methodical and accurate
Ability to work on strict deadlines and under pressure.
Good team player
Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and remote environment.

Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope “Medical Doctor” to:

The Human Resources Manager
MSF-Switzerland, Sudan Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603, Lavington, Nairobi
Deadline: Friday 3rd February, 2012

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.