Γιατροί Χωρίς Σύνορα (Médecins Sans Frontières)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is recruiting a
Psychiatrist, to be based in Athens, Greece.

Organization Profile
  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical and humanitarian action-driven organization that offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
    The MSF movement is built around 5 operational centers (OC) supported by 23 sections and offices worldwide.
    The MSF-Mission in Greece provides humanitarian and medical assistance to the refugee and migrants populations fleeing conflict in their home countries and following a migration route via Greece and the Balkans towards Northern Europe.
Job Description
  • To collaborate with MSF medical staff on the integration of psychiatric treatment with basic healthcare services in order to insure the treatment of patients suffering from severe and common psychiatric disorders.
  • Provide treatment for patients suffering from severe and common psychiatric disorders with specific attention to the cultural context.
  • Provide training and supervision to national and international medical staff (doctors and nurses) on diagnosis and treatment of severe and common mental health disorders according to MSF guidelines.
  • Participate as a member of the mental health team when present and offer supervision and support to national psychologists and counsellors.
  • Ensure that guidelines and psychotropic medications from MSF standard drug list are available in the project.
  • Ensure that proper information on treatment and follow up are collected in order to monitor the provision of care.
  • Evaluate in-country available psychiatric services including possibilities for psychiatric hospitalization and the quality of these services.
  • Form a relationship with MoH and exploration of sustainability of psychiatric treatment.
  • Establish collaboration/communication with medical specialties in the project in order to achieve a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Completed Psychiatric residence, license to practice.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in clinical care to adults/children.
  • Desirable experience: Experience with migrants is an asset and/or traumatized refugees and psychotherapy. Previous experience with MSF.
  • Previous field experience with MSF in different contexts essential.
  • Essential, Greek and English.
  • Desirable Arabic/Farsi/Dari.
  • Result, Teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management.
  • Duration: 3 months (possibility of extension).
  • Part time position: 1 day/week.
  • Location: Athens – Day Care Centre.
  • Annual gross salary: According to MSF Salary Policy.
  • Private insurance.
  • Please send your CV and a motivation letter in English quoting reference code "Athens Project Psychiatrist" in the subject line of the e-mail at:
  • All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Indicate the source of the job vacancy in your application:
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
2. Application
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