Medecins Sans Frontieres - Maadi, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Confidential, Transportation Allowance, Eid Bonus
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Main Purpose:

  • To collaborate with MSF medical staff on the integration of psychiatric treatment with basic health-care services in order to insure the treatment of patients suffering from severe and common psychiatric disorders.


  • Provide treatment for patients suffering from severe and common psychiatric disorders with specific attention to the cultural context
  • Provide training and supervision to national and international medical staff (doctors and nurses) on the understanding of MH according to MSF guidelines
  • Participate as a member of the mental health team when present and offer support to psychologists in the case management
  • Ensure that proper information on treatment and follow up collected in order to monitor the provision of care.
  • Ensure proper handling of patient information and confidentiality.
  • Evaluate available psychiatric services including possibilities for psychiatric hospitalization and the quality of these services.
  • Provide support to the case management team as follow-up for the psychiatric patients’ referred to external health care facilities.
  • To be the link between psychiatric hospital and MSF clinic, in order to create continuity of care between admission and out-patient care
  • Establish and ensure the regular collaboration/communication with medical specialties in the project in order to achieve a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Participate in team meeting and case discussion.
Job Requirements


  • MD degree, specialized training in psychiatry


  • Essential working experience as a psychiatrist
  • Experience in training and supervision will be an asset


  • Fluent English and Arabic


  • Computer literacy Capacity to work in a multidisciplinary team Strong communication and organizational skills


  • Result Teamwork Flexibility Commitment Stress management

Dead-line for applying @ 6 PM August 14th, 2019

About this Company

Médecins Sans Frontières / أطباء بلا حدود (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people... (More)

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