Job Announcement


Medicines Sans Frontiers (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 based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

MSF is advertising for the following position: Gynecologist/Obstetrician

Requirements for the position

Essential… Gynecologist /obstetrician degree

Essential… 2 years minimum experience as Obstetrician Gynecologist.

Desirable… previous work experience in international NGOs.


Essential… Arabic Language

Desirable… English language


Place of work:
Based in Al Salamah Hospital.
  • Others:

Salary : Based on the organization scale

Working Hours: 5 days a week / 8 hrs.

Main objectives:
Provides gynecological and obstetric care according to CEmOC: ANC, PNC, FP, gynecological and Obstetric emergencies, management of admitted patients, etc. Is the responsible to provide the best obstetrical/gynecological care to the patient
Main responsibilities and tasks:

•Knows and follows all the organization’s protocols and all other specific validated protocols of the hospital

•Ensures that professional confidentiality is respected

•In collaboration with the anesthetist and/or surgeon provides the best surgical care in the operating theatre

•In collaboration with the midwives provides quality care, obstetrical and for new-born in the maternity and delivery ward and OPD

•Intervene in complicated obstetrical procedures (vacuum extraction, breech or twins delivery, manual removal of placenta, MVA, curettage, shoulder dystocia, etc.) and participate on the training of the midwives on those procedures.

•Ensure to support 24/7 CEMONC (with the help of surgeons skilled to perform C/S), providing advice or giving the surgical procedures when it´s possible (during working hours).

•Diagnosis and immediate treatment/referral of obstetrical emergencies (foetal distress, obstructed labour, antepartum hemorrhage, postpartum hemorrhage, sepsis, ectopic pregnancy, uterine rupture, etc.)

• With the help of midwife, stabilize patients to be referred

•Supervise and follow-up of family planning, antenatal and postnatal care

•Support to the midwife about chronic or acute diseases in pregnancy (diabetes, hypertension, asthma, urolithyasis,etc)

Participates in emergency activity or exploratory visit in or out of the organization’s area of work upon request

Participates on the assessment of gynecological/obstetric services or needs upon request

Ensure the proper and permanent update of patients’ files and the registration of all the clinical Data of patients and the statistics of activities of the department

Supervise that all the observations and provided care is properly registered on the patient’s file

Participate in the data collection and analysis (e.g. monthly medical reports)


- Interested applicants can submit a detailed CV in English or in Arabic by mail to the address: 

[email protected] or leave a detailed CV in English or in Arabic to the admin office in Al Salamah Hospital

- Clearly mentioning in the subject line “RECRUITMENT REF: Gynecologist /Obstetrician, Azaz,122018

- Deadline for application is 13th of January 2019, 23:59 (Syrian Time)

For further info about MSF, please visit:

Facebook: MSF HALAB


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and technical test

Short Info

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Category: Medical \ Medical Services
  • Required Gender: Any
  • Post Date: 2018-12-20 10:26:17
  • Deadline: -11 Days Left
  • Posted By: MSF HR Team North Syria