Physicians – all sorts

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 144

Set in the foothills of the Himalayas this sixty-bed hospital provides care to rural families suffering from diseases such as diabetes TB typhoid burns etc. Large numbers of ill children and women with obstetrical emergencies and complications are also attended. The hospital has sixty beds and two operating rooms. Several hundred patients are seen each day in outpatient clinics.

We need physicians both male and female. We can receive physicians in most specialties but there is a particular need for a female Obstetrician/Gynecologist as well as Internal Medicine or Family Practice physicians. The positions include Monday-to-Friday clinics daily rounds and care for inpatients and also care for OB medical pediatric and general surgery patients as per specialty. All doctors take part in night calls.

Long- and short-term opportunities are available in each profession for both males and females. Volunteers should be professionally qualified in their field. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor.

Ultrasound Technician

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 152

Set in the foothills of the Himalayas this sixty-bed hospital provides care to rural families who suffer from diseases common in the West such as diabetes as well as from TB typhoid burns etc. Large numbers of ill children and women with obstetrical emergencies and complications are also attended to. The hospital is in a small village with a population of several thousand located three hours north of the capital city and on an ancient silk route. The area is predominantly agrarian and mountainous with a quite warm summer weather and occasional snow in the winter.The hospital has sixty beds divided into male female obstetric wards a dozen private rooms and 15-bed nursery. Two operating rooms are in use. Several hundred patients are seen each day in outpatient clinics. The hospital was started in 1956 at its present location.

There is a need for an ultrasound technician who would be able to teach ultrasound and participate in clinical ultrasonography.

There are long- and short-term opportunities available for both males and females. Volunteers should be professionally qualified. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor.

Dentist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, Consultant / Job ID: 151

Set in the foothills of the Himalayas this sixty-bed hospital provides care to rural families who suffer from diseases common in the West such as diabetes as well as from TB typhoid burns etc. Large numbers of ill children and women with obstetrical emergencies and complications are also attended to. The hospital is in a small village with a population of several thousand located three hours north of the capital city and on an ancient silk route. The area is predominantly agrarian and mountainous with a quite warm summer weather and occasional snow in the winter.The hospital has sixty beds divided into male female obstetric wards a dozen private rooms and 15-bed nursery. Two operating rooms are in use. Several hundred patients are seen each day in outpatient clinics. The hospital was started in 1956 at its present location.

Short term dental help at the hospital training dental staff

There are opportunities for both long- and short-term volunteers to help support the two dentists through encouraging and training. Volunteers should be professionally qualified. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor.

IT/Tech Support

Asia, Information Technology, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 983

This 75-bed hospital serves the tribal people of the region. It has good operating rooms and is supported by a laboratory pharmacy x-ray and ultrasound facilities physiotherapy and mother/child healthcare departments.

We are in need of an IT Support Person to look after our computers update our website oversee the installation of an integrated hospital information system and teach computer skills to nurses and clerks. The IT person would have to help design our system here and oversee the laying of cable.

This project requires someone with database management experience as it will involve setting up the admissions system pharmacy and hospital stores in a computerized system. The software is written and the folks who designed it are in the US but our people cant really communicate with them.

Accountant/Finance Consultant

Asia, Administration, Consultant / Job ID: 897

Various NGOs throughout the country provide a variety of services from medical educational and community development.

There is a general need for national staff to be taught accountancy best-practices and trained on new programs and past records to be examined.

The qualified person will have experience in accounting and on various software programs as well as the ability to teach both basic and advanced financial skills.

Solar Engineer

Asia, Engineering, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, Consultant / Job ID: 992

This 75-bed hospital serves the tribal people of the region. It has good operating rooms and is supported by a laboratory pharmacy x-ray and ultrasound facilities physiotherapy and mother/child healthcare departments.

Solar Engineers are needed to help us overcome power shortages and demonstrate solar ovens and other solar applications appropriate for this culture.

A suitable person should have experience in solar engineering. Be willing to learn about a new culture to evaluate and adapt professional knowledge into this context.

Lab Technologist/Trainer

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 258

Set in the foothills of the Himalayas this sixty-bed hospital provides care to rural families who suffer from diseases common in the West such as diabetes as well as from TB typhoid burns etc. Large numbers of ill children and women with obstetrical emergencies and complications are also attended to. The hospital is in a small village with a population of several thousand located three hours north of the capital city and on an ancient silk route. The area is predominantly agrarian and mountainous with a quite warm summer weather and occasional snow in the winter.The hospital has sixty beds divided into male female obstetric wards a dozen private rooms and 15-bed nursery. Two operating rooms are in use. Several hundred patients are seen each day in outpatient clinics. The hospital was started in 1956 at its present location.

A lab technologist/trainer is desired for helping to upgrade present lab facilities training lab students and upgrading local lab technicians. Laboratory technologist certification from an accredited program in the country of origin is essential. Local language acquisition would also be a must.

Long- and short-term opportunities are available for both males and females. Volunteers should be professionally qualified. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor.

Media Consultant

Asia, Media, 1-11 months, Consultant / Job ID: 1011

This center provides materials for outreach and discipleship among tribal people.

The center needs someone to help train locals in using software and technology to produce audio and visual materials.

Someone skilled in media production particularly recording and editing of audio and video for use in ministry.

Alternative Energy Consultant

Asia, Other, Consultant / Job ID: 894

With huge energy shortages and rising prices many hospitals throughout the country are struggling to operate properly to provide appropriate care. These hospitals are looking for individuals able to suggest alternative energy and water supplies as well as possibly start up the projects.

Power and water shortages plague most of this country. Many hospitals struggle to provide care with irregular power supply and water shortages. An individual/team with experience in alternative energy sources and/or water purification methods is needed to help these hospitals continue to provide their valuable services to the communities in which they work.

Qualifications would include experience in alternative energy sources and/or water purification methods. A willingness to be flexible and work in tough environments is essential.

Engineer

Asia, Engineering, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 282

This busy hospital serves the tribal people of the area.

An engineer is being recruited for this Christian hospital in an under-served area. Responsibilities would include installation maintenance repairs and ideas Need to work with solar technology heat oxygen concentrator UPS systems etc.

Applicants should be creative and able to work with limited resources.