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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Obstetrician/Gynaecologist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 262

This busy obstetric and gynaecological centre with paediatric inpatient care for neonates and infants and outpatient care for under 5s is a 100-bed hospital which gives government-recognised midwifery training to young women from the Christian community. A Community Development Programme is being re-established in an area affected by floods several years ago.

An experienced female obstetrician/gynaecologist is needed urgently.

An experienced and qualified female ob-gyn.

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.

Skilled Laborers

Asia, Skilled Trades, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 981

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

We are looking for skilled laborers to teach and/or supervise a variety of apprenticeships in carpentry constructions skills plumbing electrical small-motor repair and appliance maintenance. There is also the opportunity for these people to do discipleship training.

Able to give related skill training to local staff. Willing to learn the local language(s).

ESL Teachers

Asia, Education, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 988

A 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. It also runs a school that serves 60 children (from Grade 1 to 5) and offer English training to their staff as well.

Teachers are needed for the hospitals school for a period of 6-12 months. The Principal would like people who can help her develop the teachers. The school is English-medium. It would also be good if they can cover for the Principal while she is on home leave or on a break.

We need people with English and TEFL training as well as experience in teacher training people willing to work in a challenging environment.