Médicos Sin Fronteras en México A.C [Proyectos internacionales]
Ciudad de México
MXN 800,000 - 1,000,000
Descripción del empleo


To be determined




To join our team in International Projects

(Minimum availability of 6 months)

*** Please upload your CV and motivation letter in English ***



The emergency doctor supervises the operation of the Emergency Service, from the admission to the discharge of the patients, according to the objectives of the project and in relation to the other services of the hospital.

As an ER physician, you are responsible for providing the best medical care to the patient and are involved in the triage system, patient flow, and protocol implementation.

It guarantees the training and supervision of national personnel. For the purposes of knowledge transfer, the training consists of both theoretical and head training to ensure a gradual transfer of responsibilities.


  • Apply medical knowledge and skills for diagnosis and prevention. Carry out outpatient and hospital consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols.
  • Keep the patient and their family informed about the disease and give appropriate explanations about the treatment to be followed, verifying that they have understood it.
  • Monitor the evolution of hospitalized patients / IDP through daily visits, consultations and exams. Prescribe the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding in collaboration with other doctors whether patients should be discharged or transferred to other departments, and informing their families about the patient's progress.
  • Verify and control under his responsibility the rational distribution of medicines and equipment, and take care of the quality, disinfection and sterilization of medical equipment. Ensure compliance with hygiene standards.
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epistemological data, verifying the validity and informing the person in charge or coordinator of the field about any problem or complication in the patient's illness, or medical error. Controls the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
  • Ensure continuous training of the multidisciplinary medical / paramedical team to optimize the quality of care.
  • Knows and ensures that all MSF medical protocols are still being implemented, verifying that universal precautions are followed at all times, reducing risks of biohazard and improving infection control. Ensures that professional confidentiality is respected.
  • Manages the team under his responsibility in accordance with MSF's HR policies and procedures, supervising its performance, organizing and planning shifts and rotations, and directly participating in emergencies or calls if necessary.


Education and formation

• Essential: Title as General Physician

• Essential: Title as a specialist in Emergency Medicine


• Essential: minimum 2 years practicing as a General Physician or Surgeon for a hospital developing multipurpose activities.

• Minimum experience of 1 year in the emergency area

• Desirable work experience with MSF or other NGOs in developing countries, vulnerable areas, etc.


English as primary language (B1-B2 level)

Knowledge of French will be an asset


• Commitment to the principles of MSF

• Orientation to results and quality

• Teamwork and cooperation


Work Venue: Where the needs of the project require it

Profits: Monthly remuneration: in the first 12 months, the bonus approximate gross monthly is USD $1,500. From the second year remuneration increases based on experience (previous and acquired) and the level of responsibility in the field. Private insurance coverage that includes medical coverage and hospital, temporary disability and life insurance. The organization also has an arranged medical evacuation if necessary. The expenses of stay in the land are covered: housing, basic services, cleaning and washing. Other expenses such as transportation, visas, transfer to the country of destination and Displacements in the field will also be covered by MSF. Per diem or monthly per diem: mainly to cover meals and small personal expenses.

Start: Depending on the needs of the project


***Please upload your CV and motivation letter in English***

The vacancy remains open all year round due to the needs within the Humanitarian Missions

Please indicate your place of residency  *

Please note that the CAMINO (Central America and Mexico Integrated Offices) office can only recruit people who currently reside in Central America and Mexico. If your residence is in another country, please start your selection process in another MSF office. Please enter this link to find out which recruiting office corresponds to you. https://www.msf.org/work-msf 

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Do you have your university degree/specialist diploma?  *

Please indicate how many months you are available to travel to a mission in MSF.  *

MSF favors at least 2 years of active engagement, during which field workers complete 2-4 assignments. Please think if this is a commitment that you are open to?

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Please indicate the exact date you're available to start work in MSF (DD/MM/YY)  *

MSF operates in 4 different contexts:1. Natural disasters2. Conflict and war zones3. Endemic and epidemic zones4. Social violence and extreme marginalization.Are you ready to leave on all type of contexts? Are you ready to work in insecure/unstable areas (e.g. conflict/war zones)?  *

MSF will always respect and understand if you feel uncomfortable accepting an assignment because as a responsible employer, your security will always come first.

Nevertheless you need to be aware that the majority of MSF's operations are in highly intensity or insecure contexts, hence it's very probable that you will constantly be proposed with such assignments.


How many times would you be willing to travel on a mission with MSF?  *
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How many years of professional experience do you have after receiving your professional degree diploma? (Please add volunteering, internship or training)  *
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If you have managerial experience, please help us describing what your responsibilities were, how many people you had under your command, the period in which you worked in that role and if it was in NGO, private company, public company, etc.

Please indicate if you have lived abroad volunteering, studying or working and share your most relevant travel experience with us, including the date, duration and type of trip.

Relevant experiences for MSF include having traveled, lived, worked or studied in regions such as Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe and remote regions of northern Canada.

Please indicate if you have ever taught / trained others? If so, please describe the context and the number of people you trained / taught.

How did you find out about working with MSF in the field?  *
MSF staff
Other NGOs
Television / Radio / Newspaper
Publications job boards on the web
Publications job boards of my university
MSF website

If you have applied to MSF before, please indicate the month and year of the last application

What is your level of fluency in Spanish?  *
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What is your level of fluency in English?  *
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What is your level of fluency in French?  *
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Do you speak another language? If so, please indicate which one and the level according to the criteria of the previous options.

Have you already participated in one of our informative MSF webinars / FB Live?  *

Please indicate the gender you identify with

MSF takes very seriously that in our recruitment process we take into account Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices. Accordingly, we will be grateful if you could answer the following questions. Nonetheless, your answers are completely optional

Gender expansive
Gender outlaw
Masculine of center
Polygender and pangender
Two Spirit
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Please indicate what pronouns you prefer

MSF takes very seriously that in our recruitment process we take into account Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices. Accordingly, we will be grateful if you could answer the following questions. Nonetheless, your answers are completely optional

Please indicate your ethnicity

Individuals seeking employment at Médicos Sin Fronteras en México A.C [Proyectos internacionales] are considered without regards to ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. MSF takes very seriously that in our recruitment process we take into account Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices. Accordingly, we will be grateful if you could answer the following questions. Nonetheless, your answers are completely optional

-American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
-Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
-Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
-Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
-Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The term, "Spanish origin", can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino".
-White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Disability status

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
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Please indicate if you have been granted or seek any type of refugee status currently

MSF has a current partnership with INTRARE in México and will consider any beneficiaries of this organization within our recruitment process. 

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