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Posted : 14 November, 2018
Category : Health   Location : Buea
Job type : Full Time


Doctors Without Borders is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.




Related with our activities we are looking for a MEDICAL DOCTOR




Working location: South West Region (with potential movements to North West Region)


Type of contract: CDD


Salary: According to the organisation´s Salary Grid




Main Purpose


Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, the organisation´s protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.




Principal Tasks


  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting the organisation´s protocols.

  • 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 hospitalized/IDP patients, through daily visits, consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following the organisation´s protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.

  • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care 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, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.

  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.

  • Knows and ensures all the 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 the organisation´s policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies if necessary.



Required Qualifications


  • Medical Doctor diploma
  • Experience as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training)
  • English and local language knowledge
  • Computer literacy (word, excel, internet)
  • Competences: Results and Quality Orientation; Teamwork and Cooperation; Behavioural Flexibility; Commitment to Principles; Service Orientation.




All applications (CV, cover letter, diplomas, working certificates, telephone number, etc.) must be sent by email to the following address: msf.recruitment.cameroon@gmail.com mentioning on the subject: Medical Doctor ref: 181003B or else be submitted at the REGIONAL DELEGATION OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY, BUEA in a sealed envelop Ref: Recruitment Medical Doctor for the attention of Doctors Without Borders.




Deadline for the reception of applications :  Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 16:00




NB: writing tests and interviews will be done in our office in Buea after the selection of the applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.