Job Detail

Medical Doctor

Date Posted: Feb 08, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Herat - Afghanistan
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    Rotating Days
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level Staff
  • Positions:
  • Vacancy number:
  • Experience:
    3 Year
  • Gender:
  • Salary:
    As per Company salary scale
  • Degree:
    MD Degree
  • Apply Before:
    Feb 24, 2024

Job Description

CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world's largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.


Job Description:

  1. Summary of Key Functions


  • Provide primary health care services to the all patient/clients during their visit.
  • Overall management of the SHC including staff management and SHC all equipment’s.
  • Organized and chair monthly health shura meeting.
  • Provided technical support to SHC all staff while they needed.
  • Prepare all monthly reports and submit to the provincial office relevant person.
  • Participation in the provincial office all meetings and training
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,


The incumbent of the position is responsible for


Key relations 


  • Reports to field supervisor
  • Coordinate with Members of the sub health centre (SHC), and the Provision of Essential Life-Saving Healthcare Services to Underserved Populations Affected by Earthquakes in Herat Province staff.  


  1. Key Results Expected


  1. Responsible for overall sub health center management in the field, reporting, planning OPD sessions and leading other team members (midwife, psychosocial & nutrition counsellors and vaccinator) as per their job description.                                                                                                                                         
  2. Make sure that all planned primary health care as per BPHS, sexual reproductive services, trauma care and other project interventions are executed and expected services are delivered to all target population within the catchment area.
  3. Maintain required quality of care in terms of providing healthcare services to patients (consultation, diagnosis, treatment, and referral), health education/conducting awareness raising sessions and reporting.
  4. Make sure that all mobile health team healthcare services are delivered according to current medical practices, national guidelines/treatment protocols and organization policies/procedures (with main focus to privacy, internal control/accountability, humanitarian principles etc.).
  5. Responsible for technical support and monitoring of other mobile health team members’ activities and make sure that healthcare services are delivered as per relevant guidelines, standards and protocols.
  6. Responsible to make sure that project resources are properly utilized in the field, quality of service delivery and data entry is maintained by all team members and close working coordination is maintained with local communities/stakeholders/elders.
  7. Responsible of regular updates and data entry of daily OPD/consultation in different HMIS/reporting tools/formats/registers according to MoPH/project needs and scope of work. 
  8. Active participation in SHC related community-based activities, awareness raising sessions, meetings, and lead SHC colleagues’ coordination with local health committees/CDCs and other forums.
  9. Identify and report immediately any problems at community level that may interfere in achieving program objectives or need relevant management action.
  10. Participate in designing and implementation of on-the-job trainings for mobile health team staff as per project work plan and staff need for knowledge and skills development within scope of SHC.
  11. Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,



Safeguarding Responsibilities:


Safety and Security Responsibility:

We all have a responsibility to promote a safe and secure work environment, foster a safety and security culture, and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE Afghanistan safety and security policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Core Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups.
  • Work enthusiastically and with patient
  • Culturally flexible and respect the multi-cultural environment.



  • Excellent skills of problem-solving and decision making
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patient counselling and advice
  • Willingness to work in COVID-19 situation but will be having PPE and IPC measurements provided.
  • Good teamwork spirit
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Experience of ministry of public health/HMIS reporting system/formats



  • Graduated from a registered and recognized medical faculty/Institute.


Work Experience:

  • The Candidate must have at least three-years’ work experience in BPHS related health facilities.


Languages Skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point.




CARE places human dignity at the center of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse and of vulnerable adults and children, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel

CARE Afghanistan  participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Afghanistan’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


Skills Required

Submission Guideline:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) along with updated CV to
  • Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Medical Doctor CARE-AF-0821 Herat) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CODE OF CONDUCT (Available at: CARE Afg Code of Conduct (updated).pdf)

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