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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


Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Model Town, Lahore, Pakistan
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Dec 15, 2017
Posting Date:
Nov 15, 2017
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