Position : Medical Doctor
Project : MSF Europe Migration / Balkan Projects
Location : Lesvos
Starting Date : Immediately
Duration : 3 months (high possibility of extension)
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical and humanitarian action-driven organization that offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-
made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
The MSF movement is built around 5 operational centers (OC) supported by 23 sections and offices worldwide. The MSF-Mission in Greece provides humanitarian and medical assistance to the refugee and migrants populations fleeing conflict in their home countries and following a migration route via Greece and the Balkans towards Northern Europe.
Main purpose :
Provide outpatient medical care to patients / beneficiaries (children) in need of primary health care, according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients / beneficiaries health conditions.
In addition to provide medical support for the midwife managing cases of sexual violence.
Accountabilities : Clinic :
Guides daily activities of the team in the clinic
Do medical consultations; apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat medical conditions and prevent complications
Identification of referrals and communication with referral team to ensure correct referrals
Provide rational prescription of medication and ensure together with nursing staff that the patient receives appropriate treatment
Patient education and provision of medical information
Provide medical certificates to patients when indicated
Participate in the collection and analysis of programme data, checking its validity and informing the line manager on findings and / or problems, complications or medical error.
Monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
Ensure ongoing training on MSF protocols to MSF staff and if relevant to staff of other organisations
Support to Sexual Violence & Mental Health department when indicated.
Ensure successful referrals (planning of appointments, discussion with other medical doctors or specialists, ensure transportation with logistics department etc) to other health actors (public hospital, IKA clinic, private specialists etc) according to the need of the patient.
Follow-up on results of the referrals and communicates with referring MD
Data collection and analysis on referrals and outcome of referrals and encoding the databases related to this data
Education : Medical Doctor Diploma and licence to practice in Greece
Minimum of 2 years medical clinical experience as MD, in General Practitioner work, preferable paediatric experience
Experience and / or interest in mental health activities
Experience in working with vulnerable populations and victims of violence is an asset
Languages : English language essential, French is an asset
Knowledge : Computer literacy essential, Word and Excel
Teamwork, intercultural sensitivity, behavioural flexibility, commitment to MSF principles, stress management are essential
Language skills : Greek, English. Desirable : French, Arabic, Farsi
Post conditions :
Full time position
Annual gross salary : According to MSF Salary Policy
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter in English at the following email address,
quoting reference code "Medical Doctor Lesbos" in the subject line of the e-mail :
Closing Date : 30 / 04 / 2018
All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.