General Doctor – Galkayo South, Somalia

Aamin Organization

General Doctor – Galkayo South, Somalia



Aamin Organization is a Not for Profit Organization in Somalia established in 2006. AAMIN is engaged in life-saving activities and on improving the livelihoods of Somalia communities through implementation of the following programs; Food Security, Health, Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH), Youth-Empowerment Programs and Provision of free Ambulance services to the communities in Somalia. AAMIN Organization has received financing from Somali Humanitarian Funds (SHF) to implement a health project “Provision of Emergency and Essential Health Care Services through Mobile medical services and free ambulance services to IDPs and hard-to reach host communities in Mudug region (Galkayo South)”. In that regard, AAMIN wishes to Hire 1 qualified doctor on a contract basis for a period of 12 months.

Ref:  AA/00175/2021/HEALTH/GALKAYO/SHF 18214

Position title


General Doctor (1 Position)

Reporting to


Doctor in charge



Galkayo South



Project Manager

Position Summary:

Under this position the doctor will be required to provide holistic health care and nutrition care to the patients.

Main Purpose:

The doctor will undertake diagnostic procedures and management of patients in the clinic. He/She will provide treatment and care for patient as per Somalia Standard treatment guidelines and other applicable guidelines.

Priority Task and Responsibilities:

Take History, examination, investigation, resuscitation, management and care of patients.

Perform Triaging, assessment, admission and management of patients

Conduct Assessment, investigation, classification and management of mild, moderate and severe forms of dehydration, pneumonia, measles and other common childhood illnesses

Management and reporting of common communicable diseases

Provide Health education to clients and communities

Perform Referral services for complicated cases

Review frequently severe cases referred to the hospital

Operations Management

Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs for supporting women during pregnancy, labor and early postnatal period

Identify capacity-building needs of the auxiliary and volunteer nursing team and ensure they are properly trained and well supported to implement program activities

Participate in emergency preparedness, rapid assessments and emergency responses

Education Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery or equivalent

Registered Doctor with relevant license/certification

Relevant Experience

Minimum 3 years working experience in a busy hospital setting.

Good experience in IMCI & ETAT

Ability to provide Basic Life Support to women and newborns

Job Competencies

Demonstrate knowledge and commitment to the fundamental principles of a health provider

Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure

A good communicator with other doctors, nurses, clinical officers, support staff, individuals, families and patients.

Demonstrate openness to change & ability to manage complexities

Excellent organization skills and conflict resolution skills

Team player

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Proficient in computer office packages word, excel, power point

Language Requirement: Demonstrate proficiency in Somali and English languages

Child Safeguarding Policy:

Aamin Organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins Aamin Organization Somalia shall be required to sign a declaration that he/she will protect and keep children always safe in the execution of their duties.

Application Procedure:

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of academic and professional certificates indicating their telephone numbers and three referees to this email: with a clear subject line on or before 4th May 2021.

Competent Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Aamin Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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