Project Medical Referent

Employer: Médecins Sans Frontières
Location: Italy
Closing date: 12 Mar 2017

Place of work: Catania (Sicily)
Start of the contract: 30/03/2017
Duration of the contract : 1 year

Type of contract : Fixed term work contract (CCNL ANPAS)- National staff contract

Referents: Line Manager: Field Coordinator, Functional Manager: Medical Coordinator
Italy Mission

Since 2016 MSF Italy Mission implements different projects:
In Rome, is active a rehabilitation center for victims of torture;
In Catania, MSF is opening a post-acute care center for migrants;
In the Mediterranean Sea, search and rescue operations;
In Trapani, psycho social support and transcultural psychotherapy for asylum seekers;
in Italy, psychological first aid for traumatic boat landings;

General objective

To reduce the morbidity and restore well-being vulnerable migrant population in post-acute care need, working in contact with public health system and civil society associations in order to create a new model of intervention.

To create and maintain a network and relations with the main heath facilities of the region.To create, implement and supervise the medical dossiers of the patients.

In collaboration with the Field Co., S/He recruits, supervises and evaluates his own staff. Implements the inclusion/exclusion criteria in collaboration with the public health system partners.

S/He is responsible for the treatment of the patients.S/He maintains the contacts with the public health system partners.

Follow-up dyagnostics.

Follow-up medical dossiers.

Follow-up discharge of patients.

Follow-up vulnerabilities.

Responsible of the data collection and epidemiologic analysis of it.

Elaborate report accordingly with mission deadline.

Drugs management

S/He is responsible with the Nurse Activities Manager of the Drugs and Consumables Stocks.To evaluate the drugs and consumables needs

S/He has a direct line of communication with the Field Coordinator.
In coordination with the Field Coordinator, S/He feeds the institutional networking.


Degree in Medicine with registration to the equivalent Italian “albo”


• Essential working experience in European migration fields/contexts

• Essential working experience, of at least two years in relevant similar jobs in other NGO’s or previous field experience with MSF in different contexts.


. Public health studies

· Tropical medicine

· Knowledge of the regional health system

· Clinical experience


• Proficient in English (minimum C1) as working language

• Proficient in Italian (minimum C1)


· Computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

· Diver License (B)


All interested candidates can submit their application, including curriculum vitae, motivation letter, as well as authorization to process personal data (d.lgs 196/2003) to the email address, no later than 12th March 2017. In the email title, must be clearly specified the position of interest. According to urgent need to fill the position, doctors without borders – mission Italia therefore reserves the capacity to close the position earlier.