Job Information MEDICAL Liaison Officer MLO (Reserve list) NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Part Time
Posted 2019-05-16
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Medical Doctor Degree
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-05-16
Deadline Date 2019-05-30
[Mosul,Iraq ]

Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims or armed conflicts, irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. MSF observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.

Main purpose

Identifies and refers patients after acute trauma surgery in public hospitals to MSF Comprehensive Post-Operative Care Hospital (CPOC) according to admission criteria.

The MLO will be the main responsible for patient referral to the Center. He works in close collaboration with the doctors responsible for referral to Amman Reconstructive Surgery Project and with the CPOC medical team.



Patient Identification and Referral

  • Identifies patients within CPOC admission criteria in Mosul public hospitals, PHCCs, NGOs and consultants
  • Establishes a patient file and explains the treatment plan to the patient
  • Participate in defining and establishing referral strategy for the project
  • Refers the patient after agreement from the treating surgeon, the MTL and the patient, and according to CPOC bed capacity
  • If needed, is able to assess and explain the possibility of referral to Amman hospital and opens a patient file for starting the referral process
  • Discusses other potential patients (self-referral, MOH suggestions, other hospitals, ..) with the MAM


MOH/DOH/hospitals Relationship

  • Maintains regular contact with the referring surgeons and other contacts in surgical departments
  • Together with the CPOC medical team, keeps doctors updated about the patients who had been referred to MSF projects


Documentation and Reporting

  • Collects data about patient referral in a line list and participates in its analysis
  • Reports to PMR and PC about his/her movement and the daily activities; as well as any relevant information or problem faced in the daily contact with Mosul public hospitals
  • Provide a monthly report about his activities
  • Informs the MAM about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of his department, equipment or material.
  • Collaborate with the other medical liaison officers working inside Iraq.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills



Medical Doctor diploma 


1 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in surgery, orthopedics or rehabilitation care


Arabic and English essential.


Essential computer literacy (word, excel)


•       Diplomacy, good communication skills

•       Commitment

•       Flexibility

•       Teamwork

How To Apply

Please send cover letter & CV in English, Diploma, copies of ID card and DoH card to

Or submit your application in the MSF CV box located in MSF CPOC- Behind Al Salam Hospital

Please write the job title “MEDICAL Liaison Officer MLO“ on your application and in e-mail subject line.



Application deadline: 30 May 2019


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted, but not selected CVs may be kept on file in case of future vacancies. MSF reserves the right to hire on a rolling basis if a successful candidate is found prior to the deadline.

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