The United Nations Medical Service

UN Peacekeeper

The United Nations Medical Service

A Medical Officer in field missions undertakes clinical duties such as operating a clinic or hospital, responding to emergencies, and performing periodic medical examinations, immunizations, and treatment of soldiers who might have sustained injuries from combat zones, etc. The Medical Officer also refers staff to outside specialists, oversees and provides health education and health promotion programs, and addresses work environment and occupational health issues. Positions in this field require a demonstrated, in-depth knowledge and well-rounded experience in all aspects of clinical medicine.