Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Job Circular


Medical Assistant - Emergency Pool

Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF)


Not specific

Job Context

    Implementing auscultation, diagnosis and prescription processes according to MSF protocols, universal hygiene standards and other medical indications, in order to support medical specialists` follow up and health care activities and to ensure the quality and continuity of medical care to the targeted population

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring quality triage activities, detecting incoming emergencies, in order to prioritize the provision of medical care to the most severe cases both in the OPDs and in the outreach activities
  • Proceeding to clinical examination, diagnosis of symptoms and conditions presented by patients, undertaking systematic and complementary examination, and obtaining accurate information (vaccination status, malnourishment detection, vital parameters, etc.) in order to propose appropriate treatment and ensure patients data traceability (epidemiological information, consultation forms, test results.).
  • Within his competences, establishing medical treatments in Outside Patients Department (OPD) according to diagnosed pathologies, identifying potential counter-indications of certain medicines and adapting the doses to patient's individual needs (age, weight and other particularities) in order ensure therapy success.
  • Within his competences applying treatment and follow-up activities, according to MSF medical and prevention protocols such as PEP and SGBV and implementing PTE protocols, keeping contact with all patients, providing information and explanation regarding their health conditions, the treatments and the importance of following them correctly, and basic hygiene and nutrition praxis, in order to enhance a preventive culture among the population
  • Ensuring referral of patients whose health condition requires the consultation of a specialist (e.g. to the doctor for all difficult/complicated cases, to the reference, hospital for emergency hospitalization, to the nutritional centre for children presenting signs of malnutrition,, etc.,) in order to ensure the most appropriate health care.
  • Filling in consultation forms, registers and any epidemiological information for each patient, noting clearly medical prescriptions and test results and registers main elements and diagnoses. Collecting statistical data and report on any epidemiological risk (abnormal increases in certain pathologies or in the number of consultations), in order to actively implement appropriate measures.
  • Monitoring the rational use of medicines and medical equipment, in order to ensure efficient health care treatments under budget constraints and to avoid service disruption.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service
  • Strictly applying all rules of hygiene during all medical activities, according to standards in place
  • PEP =Post Exposure Prophylaxis, SGBV = Sexual and Gender Based Violence, PTE = Patient Therapeutic Education

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Essential, Medical Assistant Diploma Certificate with Valid BMDC Registration number.

Experience Requirements

  • 1 to 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Essential clinically certified work experience of at least 1 year
  • Language : English Essential, Bangali, Rohingya desirable
  • Knowledge : Desirable computer literacy

Job Location

Cox's Bazar


  • Salary according to level 7 of the internal MSF salary grid, (BDT 72352 - 86822 Gross) at step `0-10`. 2 annual leave days per month worked. Medical reimbursement for employee and direct dependents.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Medical allowance
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • Medical bill reimbursement based on MSF Policy.
  • Bonus is eligible after the continuation of a 1-year contract.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Read Before Apply

• All incomplete applications or those not clearly labelled will be rejected.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews/testing.
• Application documents are non-returnable; please do not submit original documents.
• No applications will be accepted after the deadline.
• Only Bangladesh citizens will be considered for this position.
• No monetary, goods or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts. Any illicit solicitations can be reported to the justice system. MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts and will stop collaboration with any workers involved in such acts.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 6 Jul 2022

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