Anesthesiologist - International Field Work

Médecins sans Frontières / أطباء بلا حدود - International field work - Cairo, Egypt

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Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
English, French
1 open position
About the Job

Main purpose:

  • Médecins Sans Frontières / أطباء بلا حدود anesthesia providers often work in conflict settings to provide care to communities without access to functioning health care systems. Surgical cases include: general, trauma, obstetrics, orthopedic, burn and reconstruction, working with all ages.
  • Basic diagnostic equipment and facilities needed to run an operating room will be limited: there may not even be an X-ray machine. Responsibilities include providing anesthesia, pain management, teaching and supervising of local staff, reporting, and at times assisting the ICU.


  • Reanimation activities in different hospital department: emergency, in-patient department including maternity, intensive care unit. In some contexts you might be responsible of Emergency Medicine and/or Intensive Care.
  • Supervising and coordinating the anesthesia activities in emergency room, dressing room, operating theater, in-patient department, intensive care unit, maternity, and out-patient clinic.
  • Providing pre-, per (intra) and post-operative anesthetic care that allows patients to receive prime support in their surgical treatment.
  • Supervising and coordinating anesthetic activity in its entirety and provide training relating to anesthesia.
  • Implementing and maintaining quality tools in anesthesia care: use of standard MSF guidelines and protocols, use of standards files and registers, and use of MSF data collection system.
  • Reporting: collection and analysis of medical data.
Job Roles: Medical
Job Requirements


  • Completed residency in anesthesia with valid degree and current license.
  • Experience in pediatric, obstetric and trauma anesthesia
  • Extensive experience in dissociative and spinal anesthesia
  • Experience in regional blocks is welcome.

Other requirements:

  • Medical ethics,
  • Cultural sensitivity,
  • Altruism,
  • Openness and flexibility,
  • Ability to live and work as a team,
  • Ability to manage stress,
  • Availability: MSF requires a minimum of a 2 years commitment.


  • Essential at least 2 year certified work experience in Anesthesia


  • Arabic, English and/or French.

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders/ أطباء بلا حدود, is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people in around 70 countries who are affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and... (More)

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