About Organization or Project:

Doctors Without Borders is an international, voluntary, medical humanitarian organization that provides emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, health care exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to vulnerable communities in more than 70 nations.

Job Description and Purpose:

Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.

-        Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols

-        Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood

-        Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material.

-         Know, promote, implement and follow at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensure high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment.

-         Follow the WHO corona case definition. During consultation.

-        Ensure the use of the appropriate PPE as recommended according to your risk assessment.

-        Referral of suspected Corona cases to the ISOLATION UNIT IN SHEIDAI HOSPITAl.

-        Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patients illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material

-        Ensure on-going training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care

-        Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected

-        Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident

Job Requirements:


Medical Doctor diploma essential


-Other experience in similar position desirable


-Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential

-        English: oral and written essential


Working hours and Salary

Full Time: 176 hrs a month, day shifts Sat-Wed.

The Gross salary for this position is 51,200 AFN per month (non-negotiable)

How to Apply:


The interested candidates should submit their applications before Sunday, 29th March 2020 at 4:00 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details and with supporting documents (certificates, diplomas etc.) to;

-        Médecins Sans Frontières, Administration departement HERAT Project via: E-mail msf-herat-admin@msf.org or drop in the CV box at MSF Herat Office, 29th Hamal Square, Near Almas Sharq Hall, District 5 Herat.

The reference “Medical Doctor” should be mentioned to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required diploma & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MSF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to MSF Administration through the recruitment contact.

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