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28 Juillet 2021 Dans 18 heures

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Santé

Médecins Sans Frontières is hiring French speaking Pediatrician for overseas assignments:

MSF is an international, medical humanitarian organization working in more than 71 countries around the world. Our medical teams act fast to save people’s lives in conflict zones, natural disasters and epidemics. We go where we are needed most.


For the running of our different operations all over the world, we are mainly looking for Psychologists to provide psychological support to patients according to MSF principles and protocols in order to improve the patients’ mental health.

1/ Job Identification:

Job Title: Pediatrician

Employer: Médecins sans Frontiers / Doctors without Borders

2/ Responsibilities:

Working with us as a paediatrician is demanding and very rewarding.

From managing Intensive Therapeutic Feeding Centres during a nutrition crisis to caring for children struck by cerebral malaria, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) paediatricians provide lifesaving care every day in our projects.

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis and treatment of children in the project
  • Manage, train, and supervise the pediatrician team
  • Ensure integrated newborn and pediatric care through emergency, outpatient, and inpatient department services
  • Treat cases of malnutrition in line with protocols and universal precautions
  • Propose modifications to current pediatric care management, implementing them once approved by the pediatric adviser 
  • Ensure quality of care by giving ongoing training to the multidisciplinary medical/paramedical team, reviewing complicated cases and providing technical advice
  • Keep patients and families informed of the treatment to be followed, checking that they have understood
  • Ensure that professional autonomy and confidentiality are respected, and demonstrate a good attitude and bedside manner towards patients and their caregivers 
  • Monitor the proper functioning of the department and its patient flow, provide advice on the organization of the different pediatric wards, including admission, transfer and discharge criteria
  • Provide advice on the procedure for referrals from the maternity and post-delivery wards
  • Contribute to data analysis, monitoring and reporting with a view to improving quality of care 

Depending on our activities and needs, your responsibilities may be adapted and evolve according to the specific projects.

You will not face these challenges alone, other MSF team members (both international and locally hired staff) will provide technical support, including comprehensive guidelines and protocols.



Critères d'éligibilité

  • Academic Background: Medical degree, specialized in pediatrics.
  • Proven professional experience (Minimum 2 years clinical experience)
  • Available for a minimum of nine months
  • Minimum of three months’ work, volunteering or travel experience in low- and/or middle-income countries
  • Willingness to work in unstable areas
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Able to provide training and supervision to others
  • Fluency in English
  • IT skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Self-driven with a solution-orientated approach
  • Ability to train others

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