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Job Description

Main purpose

To ensure quality medical care for all pediatric and neonatology in-patients & out-patients. Train, coach and supervise the medical doctors in each location using MSF protocols & guidelines. Empower the medical doctors in order to ensure continuity of care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise, coach and train MD team and multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure MD’s in the projects maintain patients’ safety and good quality of care.

  • Ensure MD’s in the projects will apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose patients appropriately, ensure regular reviews of patients and ensure patients are managed according to MSF protocols.

  • Ensure knowledge of up to date MSF protocols & guidelines and give input/advice where necessary re any possible changes to these.

  • Advise consultants and medical officers in project in the management of difficult cases and/or advise referrals to other facilities where appropriate after consultation with expat pediatrician

  • Participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.

  • Ensure MD’s in the projects keep the patient and his/her family informed about the illness, that parents understand and have realistic expectations about treatments and outcomes (including palliative care where applicable)

  • Provide input in reporting of any possible outbreak of diseases to the Expat Pediatrician, Medical Team Leaders and Medical Coordinator.

  • Assist Medical Team Leader /Medical Coordinator in communication about public health issues with MOH & DOH

  • Provide input to expat pediatrician & MTLs on medical doctor’s performance - according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance and promoting regular evaluations.

  • Conduct checks and control on the rational distribution of MSF medicines & ensures no prescriptions for medicines outside of MSF formulary

  • Participate in /provide input into the collection and analysis of epidemiological/medical data, checking its validity and giving sound recommendations.

  • Assist in reviewing & reporting of all mortality cases on a monthly basis to co-ordination team in order to highlight areas requiring improvement/investment

  • Ensure no action or omission on his/her part places the patient at risk, including referring to others when she has reached the limit of his/her experience. Further to this she/he should aim to uphold good medical practice & update his/her knowledge regularly by reading and training.

  • Respect the rights of the patients and caretakers in his/her care to be informed before any procedure or medication is given and the right to decline care or treatment, and the right to have a female family member for support



  • MCPS (Member of college of Physicians and Surgeons) or DCH (Diploma in Child Health) in Pediatrics and valid PMDC registration.


  • Essential: experience working in pediatrics in patient department post specialization.


  • Teaching/ Coaching experience

    Experience in neonatology, nutrition and emergency medicine

  • Previous experience in other NGOs Experience in preparing and presenting written reports and medical statistics

Languages:Essential: Proficient in English & Urdu. Project languages desirable


  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Strong clinical skills (IV management, Emergency interventions, etc.) and willingness for continuous medical education

  • Ability to perform specific procedures (LP, intra-osseous, etc.) and/or willingness to be trained to improve

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Organized and disciplined work attitude, punctuality, time management and ability to work under stress

  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in other MSF locations if necessary, in remote areas with marginalized communities, in case of emergencies to work longer hours, extra days to meet the needs of the program.

  • Commitment to humanitarian values as outlined in the MSF Charter

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
MSF - Holland
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
MCPS (Member of college of Physicians and Surgeons) or DCH (Di-ploma in Child Health) in Pediatrics and valid PMDC registration
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
Less than 1 Year
Apply Before:
Oct 17, 2017
Posting Date:
Oct 04, 2017
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