Job Information Re-Advertised Female Medical Doctor - Qadia Camp NGO Information
NGO Name Medair
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 5 months
Governorate Duhok
Job Shift 3 days a week, from 8 am to 2 pm
Nationality National
Working Hours Part Time
Posted 2019-06-13
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Bachelor in Medicine
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-06-13
Deadline Date 2019-06-20
[Sumel,Iraq ]



Camp Female Medical Doctor  


Based in Qadiya Camp, Dohuk governorate


Clinic Supervisor


The Female Medical Doctor will deliver support for primary health care and reproductive health to displaced populations within Dohuk Governorate.


OFDA funded action will provide essential primary health care services for IDP populations in Dohuk Governorate to help prevent avoidable morbidity and mortality through PHCC support within two IDP camps (Berseve 2 and Qadia).





Clinic Supervisor, PHCC manager, Senior Health Officer, Health Manager, Health Project Manager (PM), Security Officer, Drivers, other members of the PHCC team, and project support team, comprising finance, logistics, and HR.


Community leaders, UN agencies, other humanitarian actors, local health providers, IDP and host community households, security personnel at check points







·         Uphold the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence

·         Respect the Medair values at all times, both within and outside of working hours

·         Know, understand, and comply with Medair internal policies and procedures

·         Adhere to Medair Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) Handbook and regulations

·         Work closely with all members of the health team to provide the highest possible quality of care

·         Treat all patients and their relatives with respect and dignity

·         Maintain confidentiality for all patients


Specific Responsibilities


Curative Health Care:

·         Provide consultations for all patients attending PHCC with appropriate investigations, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses based on Iraqi or International guidelines.

·         Order and interpret appropriate laboratory tests as needed.

·         Prescribe appropriate medications as per guidelines, ensuring patients understand instructions for dose and correct use.

·         Identify all patients requiring secondary care and refer appropriately according to clinic protocol.

·         Identify all patients requiring emergency care, stabilise condition and refer according to clinic protocols.

·         Perform wound care and appropriate minor procedures as per training received and following strict sterile techniques.

·         Maintain high levels of hygiene at all times observing universal precautions.

·         Provide consultations for all patients attending PHCC with appropriate investigations, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses based on Iraqi or International guidelines.



Preventative Health Care:

·         Identify all children and women requiring immunisations and refer appropriately as per clinic guidelines.

·         Provide Family planning services for women including education, advice, prescription of appropriate method and follow up care, in the event that this service is not provided anymore by DoH or an NGO

·         Provide antenatal care for pregnant women according to Iraqi and international guidelines.

·         Provide postnatal care and follow-up for women according to Iraqi and international guidelines.

·         Provide neonatal care for new-borns according to Iraqi and international guidelines.

·         Provide patients with education on prevention of illness, proper nutrition, and good hygiene practices.

Additional duties:

·         Identify any outbreak prone diseases and immediately inform appropriate authorities and/or Medair Health Manager for further investigation and follow up.

·         Keep clear and up to date records in a confidential manner and assist Health Manager in compilation of weekly and monthly reports to DoH, Medair, WHO and other organisations as requested.

·         Attend training sessions arranged by Medair, DoH and other organisations as required by Medair Management Team.

·         Assist with the translation of documents from English to Arabic / Arabic to English as required, especially medical /technical terms.

·         Any other reasonable duties as requested by the clinic supervisor.


Staff Safety and Security

·         Ensure personal understanding of Medair Standard Operating Procedures and Contingency Plans as documented in the Medair Iraq Security Plan.

·         Comply with Medair security procedures at all times, remaining aware of the security situation in office and clinic locations at all times.

·         Report any security incidents or concerns to the Medair Security Focal Point immediately.

·         Report any issues regarding workplace practices to appropriate Manager.



·         Ensure pharmacist and/or clinic supervisor is notified of any needs regarding medications, supplies and equipment in the clinic.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills





Vocational qualification

MBChB or equivalent degree

Specialist in General Medicine,  Family Medicine or gynaecology

Work experience

At least three years of post-qualification work experience in relevant field

At least one year of work experience in Family medicine or gynaecology

Two years of additional specialty experience

One year of previous NGO experience


Strong working knowledge of Kurdish/Arabic and English (spoken and written)


IT & Communications

Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Working knowledge of Power Point










Enjoys a challenge and works hard to achieve objectives

Able to solve problems independently

Passionate about serving those in need, no matter the ethnic background

Self-motivated and Enthusiastic

Desire to learn new skills and different approaches to situations


Team building

Team player with good interpersonal skills

Experience of working in a diverse team with different cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs

Experience in training or mentoring others



Willing and able to work under pressure, in challenging situations, with security risks, and to manage personal stress levels

Ready to work in Duhok Governorate

Able to adapt communication strategies for different situations

Willing to work extra hours when needed

Willingness to be stretched professionally and personally


Technical expertise

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Good time management and organisational skills

Thorough knowledge of common acute and chronic disease processes, communicable diseases, management and treatment

Working knowledge of locally significant outbreak prone diseases

Administration, organization, planning and time management skills


Management and Leadership

Able to take initiative without constant direction

Ability to encourage and motivate others

Experience as a clinical team leader

Ability to work within hostile environments and deal with conflict



Work conditions

Position will be based in the camp PHCC.

Working hours will be 08:00 to 14:00, Saturday to Thursday.



Job Commitment

Planned start date


Duration of commitment

Five month



This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs.

How To Apply

APPLY: All applicants should send an updated CV no longer than four pages, that should be in English. Your CV should also include contact details of two professional references.

(Please mention your permanent address in your CVs)

Submit CV To:


Before Applying please read the below notes:

  • Please write the position title in the subject line (Female Medical Doctor - Qadia Camp PHCC)
  • CVs without position subject will not be considered
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Closing date for applications  June 20, 2019.
  • We will be reviewing the CVs on continues basis and the position can be filled even before the closing date.

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Note: Medair adopts a comprehensive approach in recruitment. All details relating to the recruitment and selection process are confidential and may not be disclosed. 
Any enquiries in this regard will not be entertained.

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