Responsibilities:

As an obstetrician or gynecologist working with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), you can help ensure access to lifesaving healthcare for people in need. MSFobstetricians and gynecologists:

• implement and coordinate maternal and child health programs

• supervise and train staff

• support policy development

MSF’s locally-hired medical staff provide direct care. Obstetricians and gynecologists mainly supervise staff and provide trainings as needed. You will also be involved in hands-on assessment and treatment of women in areas where formal health systems are lacking. Depending onthe situation, you may be required to carry out surgery, perform needs assessments, or train locally-hired staff. You will also participate in collecting and analyzing data, as well as reporting.

Essential requirements:

• full and current registration

• specialization and minimum two years of work experience

• available to work three months or longer

• experience supervising, training and managing others

• experience in emergency obstetriccare, caesarean sections, assisted deliveries, hysterectomies

• strong command of English

• relevant travel or work experience in a developing country

Desirable experience:

• HIV, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, management of sexually transmitted infections, management of care for sexual assault survivors

• tropical medicine

• knowledge of other languages, especiallyFrench and Arabic

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