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Medical Doctor
Medecins sans Frontieres

MSF - Swizerland - Sudan

Médecins sans Frontières is a private international medical emergency organisation. It provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, and does so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.

 Gross Salary: 1394 USD
 Duty Station: Omdurman, Khartoum State
 Duration: 3 months initially
 Closing Date: 30 March 2020

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide training, coaching and mentorship for all clinical officers and medical doctors in the ER department through bedside training and hands on support to improve clinical casemanagement
  • Apply medical knowledge for rapid first assesment, life threathing conditions, and mass cassuality incidents, according unified standard protocols.
  • Keep informed the patient and his/her relative (s) about his/her condition, procedures, diagnosis, evolution and prognosis; with respect and confidentiality, humanism and empathy.
  • Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized patients, through daily visits , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following not only MSF protocols, but other international standard protocols used in OTH ER department
  • Coach and train the OTH ER team in decision making based on rational and medical knowledge, whether they need to be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors-
  • Informed his/her supervisor about any trouble that can not be solved before or ir is beyond his/her activités, for a better outcome in the benefit of the patient.
  • Assure the rational distribution and needs of medicines are giving correctly and in the time needed. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards and aseptic procedures.
  • Participate, facilitate and ensure ongoing trainings for and with the doctors, clinical officers, nurses and other staff according to the needs, to build capacity and optimize the Quality of care.
  • Ensure patient file management is done accordingly, including that all medical data Is recorded in time and all required forms are correctly filled in the medical files, starting inthe triage through all the patient flow in the ER.
  • Follow IPC measures in Emergency Department and be a role model for (medical) staff related to application of IPC measures.
  • Participate in Morbidity and Mortality reviews, andsupport OTH ER team to further improve quality of care. .
  • Support project emergency prepardeness related to MCP, cholera and possible other predefined scenario’s, with facilitations of trainings (and simulations) for all involved staff (for example case definitions, casemanagement, etc). 
  • Participate in (medical) meetings and regular reporting on project level. Flexibility be reassigend to other working locations if indicated in order to support MSF medical activities

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Minimum requirements:

  • Education: Medical Doctor diploma  Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine  and essential diploma in Emergency Medicine
  • Experience: 2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in general medicine, minor surgery, trauma and emergency medicine.
  • Languages: Fluency in Arabic and English.


Applications must be in English language and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a backup phone number)
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
  • Registration Certificate from Sudan Medical Council
  • Sudanese National ID.


Application through Sudanjob.net before 30th March 2020 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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