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Doctor – specialized in advanced life support (Medevac Doctor)
1 Position

Contract Performance Contract
Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization acting in the name of universal medical ethics and international humanitarian law. 

Médecins Sans Frontieres provides medical assistance to populations in need without discrimination and regardless of race, religion or political criteria.
Currently MSF is working in 8 different regions in South-Central Somalia and is interested to contract an experienced advanced life support doctor to do medical evacuations for our international staff in case of medical emergencies.
The doctor will be responsible for performing the following tasks:
  • Advice on the type of drugs, material and equipment required for medical evacuation depending on the case involved.
  • Help in the organization and preparation of evacuating the patient(s) to either Nairobi Hospital or the Aga-Khan University Hospital in Nairobi
  • Assess patient(s) on the ground and decide on aptitude of patient(s) to fly
  • Stabilization of patient(s) before flight.
  • Offer in flight care to patient(s) as condition of patient demands.
  • Hand over of patient(s) to the referral hospital with all the patients notes
  • Write a summary of the procedures done on patient before arrival to hospital.
  • Regular feedback to the medical coordinator involved during the evacuation.
Skills required
  • Medical Doctor specialized in anesthesia and/or advanced life support.
  • Registered with the medical and dentists practitioners’ board.
Other requirements:
  • Based in Nairobi
  • Valid travel documents to Somalia.
  • Ready to leave at any time when security has been cleared by MSF.
  • Practice rights in Aga-Khan University and Nairobi hospitals will be an added advantage.
Type of Contract
This is not a full time job. 

The selected candidate will be required to fly to Somalia on demand as this is only for emergencies and will be paid only in case of evacuation with a lump sum.
Agreement to be signed in Nairobi, doctor to be based in Nairobi. 

Evacuations will be conducted from Somalia to Nairobi.
All applicants should send an application letter, detailed CV (with references) and copies of certificates and testimonials to the 

Finance and Human Resource Coordinator, 
MSF France Somalia, 
PO Box 13578-00800, 

or per email at

please state “Medevac Doctor” in the subject line of the email.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Closing date: 6 June 2012, 17:00hrs.

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