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Job Title:   Medical Doctor
Category:   Health & Medicine
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Gujranwala
Gender:   No Preference
Age:   22 to  years
Minimum Education:   MBBS
Degree Title:   Medical Doctor diploma in Tropical Medicine and in tuberculosis/infectious diseases/pulmonology.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   2 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 125,000 to 125,000 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 16, 2023
Job Description:

Main Purpose

Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical and patient centered care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF/PTP (Provincial TB Program) protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.


  • Carry out outpatient consultations.
  • 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.
  • Follow up the evolution of the patients, through daily visits, consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF/PTP protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged, referred or transferred to other departments - in collaboration with other doctors - and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.
  • Check and control the rational use of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care of the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
  • 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 or medical error. Monitor the proper functioning of the department, equipment and materials.
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
  • Know and ensure all MSF/PTP 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.
  • Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities  

Responsibilities specific to project/mission/section

  • Ensure patient-centered quality of care for the patients attending the PMDT site, based on the national, WHO/MSF/PTP protocols.
  • Close working relationship with the Project Medical Referent (PMR) and the rest of the medical team toward the global objectives of the project.
  • Enforce strict adherence to infection control procedures for TB but also Covid-19.
  • Provide trainings for the medical team and paramedical team regarding MDRTB.

Company Information
Company Name:  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Company Description:
pMedecins Sans Frontieres Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an independent medical humanitarian association providing medical assistance to people in need, irrespective of race, religion, creed or political conviction. MSF has started work in Pakistan since 1986 as an independent, self-governed organization. Its actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality. It relies solely on private funds and does not accept funding from any government, military or politically affiliated group for its activities in Pakistan./p

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