to alleviate suffering and save lives. SAMS is one of the most active and trusted international NGOs on the ground in Syria.
In 2017, SAMS provided more than 3.5 million medical services, including 3.2 million inside Syria. SAMS also supports Syrian refugees in neighboring countries and Greece with critical psychosocial support, medical and dental care, art therapy programs, and more.
Since 2016, SAMS Foundation’s Greek branch, SAMS Hellas has provided primary health care, specialty services, and dental / optometry care on the Aegean islands and in Attica and Thessaloniki.
Starting in September 2020, SAMS plans to implement a program in Athens focusing on telemedicine and mobile clinical operations for refugee, migrant, and low-income Greek populations.
SAMS Foundation is looking for a dedicated humanitarian professional to serve as a Obstetrician / Gynecologist in Greece.
Under the supervision of the SAMS Medical Coordinator, this position will be based in Athens, with daily travel within the Attica region by SAMS vehicle.
The OB / GYN Doctor will work in collaboration with other local and international NGOs operating in Greece on medical programs for refugees, migrants, and Greeks with limited income.
He / she will provide direct patient care as the part of a clinical team consisting of a pediatrician, a nurse, and two interpreters.
Doctor's degree with specialization in obstetrics and / or gynecology, with at least three years of professional experience
Official license to practice medicine in Greece
Recent clinical experience (at least six months practice in the last 24 months)
Fluency in Greek and English
Teamwork, willingness, adaptability and ability to work in a multicultural framework
Flexibility and ability to manage stress
Experience in working under COVID-19 pandemic requirements and precautionary measures, particularly for infection prevention and control.
Computer skills : Knowledge of MS Office, Video Conferencing Applications
Desirable profiles may have one or more of the following :
Experience with international organizations
Experience providing medical care for refugees, migrants, or low-income Greeks
Experience with telemedicine
Professional working proficiency in Arabic, Dari / Farsi, French, or Pashto
Flexible schedule; ability to work nights and weekends if needed
Criminal record status : clean
Role responsibilities may be adapted / evolved as needed
The challenges of the role will be met by the whole team. All team members will contribute to program development and technical management of clinical operations