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Surgeon Consultant - MCH
MSF - Belgium Department, Timergara
Apply By Jun 30, 2018
Job Description (total positions: 4, posted on: May 3, 2018)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. We are seeking qualified and highly motivated applicants for: Timergara Lower Dir project

Main purpose:

Carry out emergency obstetric surgical activities, ensure post-operative surgical care, in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in close collaboration with medical staff in operation theatre and post op ward in order to improve patients’ health conditions.

Cover mostly nights shifts according to availability.


Carry out emergency obstetric surgical intervention following MSF protocols and policies including swab counts, ensuring appropriate use of surgical equipment.

Assure the implementation of MSF clinical policies, guidelines and protocols (antibiotic prophylaxis, post-operative pain management, thrombo-prophylaxis, caesarean section, blood transfusion, etc) and recommendations (standard hygiene and sterilization rules, prevention to HIV, TB, Syphilis and Hep B exposure) in order to minimize  clinical risks.

Assure proper documentation of surgical procedures in the patient files and operating department register to monitor quality.

Order post-operative clinical care to ensure compliance with MSF protocols and rational use of medicines.

Attend patients in the postoperative ward in case of complications.

Assist with resuscitation in critical obstetric patients in cooperation with the anaesthetic team.

Know and help implement the accidental blood exposure policy.

Applicants from District Lower Dir must obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the DHO and the MS of DHQ Timergara.

Required Skills

Operation Resposibilities, Pashto,

N.G.O./Social Services
Health & Medicine
Job Type
Contract ( Rotating )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Degree in surgical specialty recognized by the State. MCPS in Surgery. PMDC registered
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
1 Year(Previous experience would be an advantage.)