Your clinical skills and resourcefulness will be put to the test while you work in locations where the health care infrastructure may have completely fallen apart, or while you work to diagnose and treat medical conditions not found in Australia and New Zealand. Your managerial and administration skills will be called upon as you supervise large teams of local staff and manage busy emergency departments. You will not be facing these challenges alone - Médecins Sans Frontières provides expert technical support including extensive guidelines and protocols.
- Define, implement and monitor the IPC project plans in collaboration with the medical team, nursing team, logistics team and relevant committees;
- Provide expertise, support and training for staff on IPC related issues; and
- Guarantee project compliance to MSF IPC standards.
- Medical Doctor or Registered Nurse
- Specialist IPC qualification
- Experience working in IPC in a hospital setting
- Available to work in the field for a minimum of 6 months
- Fellow of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control
- Tropical Medicine
- Remote and low resource setting experience
- Clinical experience in Infectious Diseases (STDs, HIV/AIDS, TB)
The essential criteria is an overview of the minimum requirements for international staff (in addition to the profile requirements above). Please note, these can change without prior notice in response to organisational needs. To work overseas with MSF, every applicant must meet the following requirements: