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Job Description


Responsible for quality of medical care provided to NBU patients during their stay at MSF Peshawar Women Hospital.



Attendance and involvement at work:

  • Observe the MSF charter
  • Perform all activities in line with the MSF protocols and procedures
  • Respect the time schedule and be at work on time (flexible at any time)
  • Treat the patient with care and respect providing good quality care
  • Respect the patient privacy and strictly respect community culture, norms
  • Maintain good relationship with other team members
  • Adhere to MSF Clinical Guidelines and protocols



Hospital admission:

  • Carry out patients’ admissions according to MSF acceptance criteria and re-orientate the out of criteria patients
  • Work in close collaboration with other departments, ensuring the good transfer of patients to other units
  • Respect MSF Guidelines and Protocols for prescription of investigations and treatment if required
  • Fill clearly diagnosis and treatment on documents


General care in NBU:

  • Examine all patients in NBU
  • Prescribe the care and treatments required according to MSF guidelines and clinical protocols and ensure the correct application of prescriptions
  • Ensure the rational use of medicines
  • Keep the hospitalization forms up to date by noting the details of examinations, entry and exit diagnosis and follow the specialist consultations
  • Prepare all documentation for discharge and referral
  • Ensure the proper handover to incoming colleagues about all patients
  • Inform the direct supervisor in event of medical error


Newborn Care:

  • Complete new-born assessment on each baby delivered in Women Hospital prior to discharge
  • Carry out the daily round in the New-born Unit in collaboration with the pediatrician in charge
  • Recognize abnormalities and/or deteriorating condition and notify pediatrician in charge of new-born care
  • Attend and participate in new-born resuscitation
  • Admit babies to NBU according to MSF criteria and protocol
  • Manage care plan and prescriptions according to protocol
  • Able to identify new-borns requiring referral according to MSF referral criteria and participates in facilitating the referral
  • Informs mothers and fathers about the illness of her baby, and explains the treatment required
  • Perform well-baby check on healthy babies
  • Attend the delivery room or OT in difficult deliveries to be ready to offer neonatal care



  • Participate in on-going personnel training (care techniques, updating protocols, etc.) 
  • Participate in weekly training sessions, proposing and presenting topics
  • Participate in medical meetings, monthly and when necessary
  • Participate in the medical data collection



  • Medical Doctor (MBBS) or equivalent PMDC registered
  • Clinical experience in New-born care Unit
  • Languages: English, Pashto, Urdu
  • Other: good clinical skills, basic computer skills (Word, Excel), patience, flexibility, diplomatic communication, reporting skills, stress management


The deadline for submitting applications is: 2nd June, 2019 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews



DAILY WORKER: Full Time (Permanent) / Part time (Daily Worker)


Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
Job Type:
Part Time
MSF - France
Job Location:
University Town, Peshawar, Pakistan
No Preference
26 - 50 Years
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
 Minimum Medical Doctor Degree (MBBS), PMDC registered
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year ( Previous experience in NBU or Pediatric Unit is required)
Apply Before:
Jun 02, 2019
Posting Date:
May 17, 2019
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