Organization: Médecins du Monde Grèce (MdM Gr)
Base: Athens (will work at Thiva refugee camp)
Description of the Organisation:
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts.
MdM Greece has been active in Greece for 25 years, developing quality of care , improving access and advocating for the right to health for all people. It also thrives to promote good management of the health facilities it supports.
Summary of the position:
MdM Greece seeks a midwife profile to join it’s growing and dynamic teams. This is an exciting position to work in a fixed or mobile medical unit in refugee camps in Greece, and bring significant support to the migrant reception crisis.
The Midwife will not only provide first hand quality care to patients, but take part in medical orders, collection and analysis of medical data, take part in exploration missions and in improving the set up of MdM’s mobile medical response. This position requires flexibility, as teams turn over regularly, and the context of intervention can change rapidly. The midwife must have the capacity to work autonomously, as well as in close collaboration with the gynecologist and with others health partners and on larger public health issues including Gender Based Violence and unwanted pregnancies. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to respond positively and constructively to a rapid changing operational environment. The midwife will work with the team in Thiva refugee camp.
Position of the function:
Position objectives and responsibilities:
Potential candidates are requested to send a CV until the 11th of March 2018, to the following email address: [To send your CV please click here], stating the title of the position in the subject line.
MDM is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.