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Anesthesiologist

Yemen | Haiti | Chad | Sudan

  • Organization: MSF - Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) - Canada
  • Location: Yemen | Haiti | Chad | Sudan
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date: Closed

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Anesthesiologist – Based in Yemen, Chad, Sudan, Haiti, and other countries.

Start Date: Flexible (several rotations available)

Contract Duration: 3 months

Context

Core activities within MSF surgical programs primarily focus on delivering lifesaving and essential surgeries, encompassing trauma, general, orthopedic, and obstetric procedures. These surgical interventions are typically conducted in district-level hospitals, with differing degrees of collaboration with local health authorities, although MSF-managed facilities are also prevalent. Perioperative anesthetic care is an essential component of these services. A key aspect of MSF's operations involves capacity building in essential surgery and anesthesia care, with a significant emphasis on engaging local healthcare providers.

Responsibilities of MSF Anesthesiologists

  • Prepare and carry out anesthesia and anesthetic equipment
  • Coordinate operating room staff 
  • Supervise and train staff 
  • Pre-and post-operative follow-up of patients
  • Collecting, analyzing and reporting data

Requirements

  • Degree in Medicine and completed residency in Anesthesiology.
  • Full and current registration
  • At least six months of clinical experience within the last two years
  • Experience in pediatric, obstetric, and trauma anesthesia.
  • Experience in the use of dissociative anesthesia (e.g., with ketamine).
  • Experience in the use of epidural anesthesia.
  • Ability to work with limited resources and in challenging working conditions.
  • Respect for MSF's anesthesia and surgery protocols and standards.
  • High level of English and/or French. Knowledge of both languages ​​will be prioritized.
  • Computer skills at a user level.
  • Minimum availability of three months, although longer availability will be appreciated.

 Terms of employment

  • 3-month contract.
  • Monthly salary is non-negotiable and can vary between 1850 and 2000€. Details available here: https://www.msf.org/reward-policiespay-benefits.
  • All logistics are organized by MSF, including flight tickets, visa administration and shared accommodation (including food & housekeeping).
  • Initial preparation before your first assignment.
  • Security management is handled by an experienced manager in each project location. Each MSF employee must comply with the security rules in place.
  • Detailed briefings.
  • Psychosocial assistance.
  • Coverage, such as medical care and vaccination package, accident insurance, including repatriation.

Accepting applications until May 31st 2024

This vacancy is now closed.
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