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18 Mar 2011

Clinical Emergency Care Advisor: International Emergency Medicine Doctors Without Borders (MSF) – Brussels

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Posted by admin Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Job description

•    Advise the HR department on recruitment events, recruitment criteria
of international staff, matching for field positions and training.
•    Develop recommendations for ED design and patient flow, biomedical
equipment, essential drug list, staffing, national staff training, triage,
multiple casualty incident management, clinical expertise, treatment
protocols and clinical pathways.
•    Promote emergency care in the organisation
•    Develop a network of emergency care professionals
•    Analysis and reporting of emergency care data
•    Field visits to emergency care projects (minimum 4 months a year)
•    Missions to assess potential for emergency care projects
•    Clinical work, according to needs, in major disasters (i.e. Haiti

Current emergency care projects

•    Pakistan: Timurgara, Dargai, Swat
•    Afghanistan: Kabul, Lashkar Gah, Kunduz
•    Iraq: Basra, Baghdad
•    Haiti: Cité Soleil, Martissant, Sarthe


•    Medical Doctor, clinical expertise in Emergency Medicine
•    Experience in Intensive Care
•    Work experience in the developing world, MSF experience is an asset
•    Good knowledge of English, knowledge of French or Arabic is an asset


•    Based in MSF-OCB headquarter in Brussels, Belgium (non-negotiable)
•    Full-time position (part-time for 20-30% clinical activities
•    Salary according to MSF-OCB scale (net salary between 2000 and 2500
•    Medical insurance included
•    Application before 18th March 2011 (introduction letter and
curriculum vitae), sent to
•    Start date: April 2011 or ASAP (negotiable providing a handover can
take place in Brussels in April)

This represents a great opportunity to take part in a huge humanitarian
effort and to improve the quality of emergency care in many projects around
the world.

Sebastian Spencer MD MSc
Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care
HQ and Expatriate Health
Médecins Sans Frontières
Operational Centre Brussels
T: +3224747418
M: +32476647239

How to Apply

Feel free to contact Sebastian Spencer, current advisor, on or by phone on +32476647239 (office hours in Belgium).

Job Categories: Featured and uncommmon. Job Types: Clinical, Full-Time, and Volunteer. Job Tags: Medecins Sans Frontieres.


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