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Medical Officer - NBU
MSF - France Department, Peshawar
Apply By Aug 9, 2020
Job Description (total positions: 3, posted on: Jul 29, 2020)

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for quality of medical care provided to NBU patients during their stay at MSF Women Hospital under the supervision of the Pediatrician supervisor and in close collaboration with the expatriate technical referent.

Hospital admission

  • Carry out patients’ admissions according to MSF acceptance criteria and re-orientate the out of criteria patients
  • Work in close collaboration with other departments, ensuring the good transfer of patients to other units
  • Respect MSF Guidelines and Protocols for prescription of investigations and treatment if required

General care in NBU

  • Prescribe the care and treatments required according to MSF guidelines and clinical protocols and ensure the correct application of prescriptions
  • Ensure the rational use of medicines
  • Keep the hospitalization forms up to date
  • Prepare all documentation for discharge and referral

Newborn Care

  • Complete new-born assessment on each baby delivered in Women Hospital prior to discharge
  • Recognize abnormalities and/or deteriorating condition
  • Attend the delivery room or OT in difficult deliveries to be ready to offer neonatal care including resuscitation
  • Admit babies to NBU according to MSF criteria and protocol and identify new-borns requiring referral according to MSF referral criteria and participates in facilitating the referral
  • Informs mothers and fathers about the illness of her baby and explains the treatment required


  • Participate in on-going personnel training (care techniques, updating protocols, etc.) 
  • Participate in weekly training sessions, proposing and presenting topics
  • Participate in the medical data collection

Required Skills

Medical Writing, Stress Management, Medical Assisting,

N.G.O./Social Services
Health & Medicine
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( Rotating )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Minimum Medical doctor degree (MBBS), PMDC registered
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
1 Year(Clinical experience in New-born care Unit)