Main purpose: To collaborate with a MSF multidisciplinary team on the integration of psychiatric treatment for patients suffering from mental conditions as consequence of severe trauma.

Project: MSF Balkan Mission/ Lesvos Projects

Location: Lesvos

Starting Date: Immediately

Duration: 6 months (high possibility of extension)


  • Provide treatment for patients suffering from psychiatric disorders as consequence of severe trauma, with specific attention to the cultural context and in harmonized cooperation with a multidisciplinary team (psychologist, cultural mediator, medical doctor, nurse, case worker)
  • Participate as a member of the mental health team in case discussion
  • Ensure that guidelines and psychotropic medications from MSF standard drug list are available and followed in the project
  • Ensure that the standard operating procedures are followed for psychiatric treatment
  • Ensure that proper information on treatment and follow up are collected in order to monitor the provision of care.
  • Link with in-country available psychiatric services including possibilities for psychiatric hospitalization together with line manager
  • Establish collaboration/communication with medical specialties in the project in order to achieve a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.


  • Essential Degree in Psychiatry and license to practice in Greece.
  • Essential 2 years of working experience as a psychiatrist, experience in training and supervision. Desirable previous experience in other NGOs: Essential Greek and English.
  • Commitment to MSF’s Principles, Behavioural Flexibility, Stress Management, Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation.

Post conditions

  • Full time/Part Time position
  • Annual gross salary: According to MSF Salary Policy
  • Private insurance

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.

To apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter in English at the following email address, quoting reference code "Psychiatrist Lesvos" in the subject line of the e-mail: Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε.

Closing Date: 25/05/2020

All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted