Medical Doctors Needed at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES, ABUJA – NIGERIA

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.

Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality.

Doctors

MSF IS LOOKING FOR:

GYNECOLOGISTS OBSTETRICIANS For Her Missions In Nigeria And Abroad

The gynecologist obstetrician is responsible for the general coordination of women’s healthcare, with particular emphasis on maternity services.

Profile

  • DIPLOMA: has a medical doctor diploma in gynecology-obstetrics.
  • SKILLS: solid surgical skills (caesareans, hysterectomies, ectopic pregnancies, complicated deliveries, management of high risk pregnancies, etc.)
  • AVAILABILITY: 3 to 4 weeks minimum.
  • LANGUAGES: English-speaking.
  • Ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-discipline teams.

How to Apply

Please send your applications (CV and cover letter) until July 1st to: [email protected]
Please mention the reference NGOBGYN15 when submitting your application online

 

MSF IS LOOKING FOR:

ANESTHESIOLOGISTS For Her Projects In Nigeria And Abroad

The doctor anaesthetist is responsible for the delivery of pre-operative care, anaesthesia and post-operative care. He/she (hereafter referred to as he) provides fitting pain management in line with MSF protocols.

In 2013, anaesthesia was administered in 34 689 cases. A high proportion were administered to children: 23% children under 10 years old and 6% of children under 2 years old. In total, 114 doctor anaesthetists and 82 nurse anesthetists left for the field in 2013. 25% of the doctors and 13% of the nurses were conducting their “first mission”.

Profile

  • DIPLOMA: specialist diploma of anesthesiology
  • AVAILABILITY: minimum of 4 weeks
  • LANGUAGES: English needed
  • Ready to work in multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams, easy inter-personal relations.

How to Apply

Please send your applications (CV and cover letter) until July 1st to: [email protected]

Please mention the reference NGAN15 when submitting your application online

 

MSF IS LOOKING FOR:

SURGEONS For Her Projects In Nigeria And Abroad

The surgeon is responsible for performing surgical procedures and delivering post-operative surgical care in line with MSF protocols He/she (hereafter referred to as he) practices emergency surgery, general surgery, surgery in areas of violence and reparatory surgery.

Since 2007, the number of surgical procedures performed within MSF missions has risen by 8 – 10% per year. In 2013, 52% of surgical activity was traumatology (26% of which was burns), 14% obstetrics and 6% abdominal surgery.

In 2013, over 33 000 procedures were performed on some 14 500 patients. This entailed 177 surgeons leaving for the field, including 16 plastic surgeons, 30 obstetricians and 13 orthopaedists.

Profile

  • DIPLOMA: has a diploma in general surgery, abdominal/gastric, orthopaedic and traumatology, gynaecology-obstetrics, reconstructive plastic (general, hand, burns), maxillo-faciale, urology, etc.
  • EXPERIENCE : 2 years after obtaining the diploma, able to perform cesarean sections
  • AVAILABILITY: minimum 4 weeks.
  • LANGUAGES: English.
  • Ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-discipline teams.

How to Apply

Please send your applications (CV and cover letter) until July 1st to: [email protected]

Please mention the reference NGSUR15 when submitting your application online

Closing Date: 01/07/2015

Method of Application

Follow the method of application below each position.

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