Anaesthetist

During conflicts and their aftermath, Anaesthetists are needed for assignments generally lasting from six weeks to three months or more. Responsibilities include providing anaesthesia, pain management, training and supervising of local staff, reporting, and at times assisting the ICU.

 

 Essential Criteria 

  • Specialisation in Anaesthesia like MD, Diploma, DNB, etc.
  • Registration in Medical Council as Anaesthesia Specialist
  • Experience in paediatrics, obstetrics, trauma anaesthesia and dissociation anaesthesia (i.e. Ketamine)
  • Extensive experience in spinal anaesthesia
  • Availability for minimum of 6-12 weeks
  • Availability to work at short notice
  • Ability to work with limited resources
  • Ability to work in unstable environments
  • Adaptable and able to work in a team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Ability to provide training and supervision to others

 

 What Do We Offer 

MSF packages reflect the humanitarian spirit of volunteerism as well as recognising the high level of professionals we recruit.

That includes:

  • Round trip economy air travel;
  • Accommodation and transportation during your contract (including briefings and debriefings);
  • Monthly indemnity based on your experience and MSF salary structure;
  • Field Per diem allowance in local currency based on the cost of living in project country;
  • Insurance covering health, luggage, professional liability, repatriation, accidents and flights;
  • Pre and post mission health checks.

 

 

 Career With MSF 

Besides the practical considerations, there are many intangible benefits. Working for MSF is a challenging and rewarding personal and professional experience that allows you to help people in a very real way. MSF encourages field workers to continue working for the organisation beyond their first mission, and we offer various career opportunities to our field workers.

Gaining more and varied MSF field experience makes you eligible for coordination positions in the mission such as Logistical, Medical, or Project Coordinator, or Head of Mission.