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Psychiatrist

© Ikram N'gadi

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DIPLOMA

  • current matriculation to medical council

EXPERIENCE

  • must be qualified psychiatrists or interns/house doctors with six validated semesters in psychiatry (thesis mandatory for some countries)

AVAILABILITY

  • 3 months minimum

LANGUAGES

  • english proficiency (B2 level)
  • literary Arabic knowledge is a plus

SKILLS

  • mastery of IT tools for team and data management
  • management or training experience prefered
  • clinical training or experience in babies, children and adolescents
  • clinical training or experience in trauma
  • clinical trans-cultural training optional
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MSF IS URGENTLY LOOKING FOR PSYCHIATRISTS FOR ITS FIELD PROJECTS.

We offer diverse psychology and psychiatry activities depending on programme types and contexts: programmes integrated into hospital activities, psychiatric and psychological consultations, programmes offering specific care for trauma (conflicts, sexual violence) and certain diseases (tuberculosis, AIDS) or under-aged children.

Activities

Generally speaking the work is mostly clinical. It also calls for local team coordination and training via mentorship and support. Ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams. In most programmes, local teams (usually psychologists) ensure the continuity of care. Expatriates are in charge of:

  • provides individual clinical consultations, psychiatric,

  • participates or organises the group's therapeutic or psycho-pedagogical activities,

  • supports the programme and the team by suggesting improvements in line with MSF's objectives and strategies,

  • coordinates the team's efforts by developing and/or improving working tools if required,

  • identifies national staff training needs and organises sessions in the areas identified,

  • organises patient referrals to adequate local facilities if needed.

Often mental health teams are composed of a pair psychologist / psychiatrist. These activities are only examples and obviously depend on the missions.