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14 Mar 2019

Medical Doctor – Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

Job Description

Dhahar Referral Hospital

Dhahar – Sanaag 

Vacancy: Medical Doctor – Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

Job Title Medical Doctor – Gynaecologist&Obstetrician
Duty Station Dhahar – Sanaag
Organization Dhahar Hospital
Effective Date 1st April 2019

Purpose of the Position

The medical doctor (Gynaecologist and Obstetrician) will provide overall medical services to the community of Dhahar district and all the surrounded areas. This doctor will mainly focus on patients with reproductive health problems and perform key surgeries required such as C-section.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to understand their complaints and symptoms
  • Study patients’ medical histories and consult with other doctors
  • Provide consultation, care, and treatment for women before, during, and after their pregnancies
  • Deliver babies by employing the necessary methods to protect the health of the mother and child
  • Perform examinations to diagnose diseases and disorders
  • Treat diseases in organs and other parts of the body
  • When surgery is warranted, advise the patient of the procedure’s benefits and risks
  • Conduct operations to treat illness or remove cancerous tissues
  • Prescribe medication and therapy, and make referrals to other medical professionals
  • Coordinate nurses, assistants, anaesthesiologists, and specialists required for surgical procedures
  • If operating a private practice, hire and manage medical and administrative staff
  • Maintain patient records and file reports
  • Organize health-promotion and disease-prevention programs in hospitals and other institutions
  • Take part in research studies involving medical techniques, treatments, and drugs
  • Receive continuing education and read professional publications


Other Competencies Required:

  • Gynaecologists should have ability to diagnose the disease appropriately and provide proper treatment assistance to the patients
  • They should be skilled at using advanced treatment methods which are best in the industry
  • Should upgrade themselves regularly by learning advanced treatment methods
  • Should raise appropriate questions to the patients and make them feel comfortable while discussing any health issues
  • They should have ability to maintain a friendly relationship with the patients so that the patient does not feel uncomfortable talking to them
  • Must be polite, enthusiastic and should have a pleasant personality
  • Must carry confidence and have ability to take appropriate decisions in case of conflicts in the treatment process
  • Ability to handle all kinds of cases, critical and uncritical
  • Excellent communication skills are also one of the most important requirements

Educational Qualifications

  • Education level required: Medical Education
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years’ experience by providing gynaecologist and obstetrician services
  • Language needed: Somali and English
  • General skills required:
  • Proven ability to perform all gynaecologist and obstetrician procedures
  • Have good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and sometime independently if needed
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative solutions to complex management solutions

How to apply

All applications must be sent to with the following reference as subject to your email “Gynaecologist and Obstetrician – Dhahar”.

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