Internal Medicine doctors

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 709

Started as a community health and development project this organisation expanded to include a 150-bed hospital and now has training and research departments. A holistic health approach seeks spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

The hospital has a busy inpatient and outpatient Medicine department with outpatient visits and inpatient admissions. Patients are usually seen first by medical assistants and then by trainee doctors who consult senior doctors when needed. They are looking for an experienced senior doctor for long term or a mature trainee for shorter periods to provide patient care and support the national staff ensuring quality service for the rural poor. A long-term doctor would help give clinical leadership to a team of 1 senior and 4-5 junior national doctors.

Doctors are needed who are prepared to meet clinical need as it arises as well as to contribute to training in particular. Those with research interests will find opportunity to work on existing projects.

Paediatricians

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 719

Started as a community health and development project this organisation expanded to include a 150-bed hospital and now has training and research departments. A holistic health approach seeks spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

The hospital has a very busy paediatric department with over 3600 deliveries per year and a busy outpatient and inpatient unit for general paediatrics as well as an inpatient and outpatient unit for disabled children. They are looking for a second paediatrician or senior trainee to support its existing long-term consultant in ensuring quality service for the rural poor and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 2 senior and 4-5 junior national doctors

Doctors are needed who are prepared to meet clinical needs as they arise as well as contribute to training. Those with research interests will find opportunity to work on existing projects.

Orthotics specialist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1412

This project has served for many years in the rehabilitation of children affected by disability. Our vision is That all may have abundant life our purpose Serve God through serving the poor. Round 2000 children are seen annually at the hospital central clinic and 4000 in community clinics. Over 500 assistive devices were produced last year and nearly 400 club feet were treated by the Ponsetti method.

The rehab center staff including one pediatric doctor (part-time) a pediatric rehab physio and an occupational therapist would welcome a qualified orthotist with pediatric experience to come and initiate a service for CP chidren and complicated club-feet children. We need to start making our own AFOs (ankle foot orthoses). At present children are sent to a center approximately 1 hour away by vehicle but the quality of the work there is not good and the splints often break. We need someone to set up a small workshop within the assistive devices work and train local staff.

You need pediatric experience in making orthotics and an interest in training local staff to provide such services on an ongoing basis. Flexibility and willingness to work at practical solutions with limited resources are essential qualities

Anaesthetist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1465

This is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives nurses and community workers a community development work a research hub an English-speaking school up to age 16 and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric gynaecology surgical medical and paediatric departments).

The project is seeking a qualified anaesthetist (consultant/attending or senior trainee) to support the team of non-medical anaesthetists here. The anaesthetic team consists of 1 senior nurse anaesthetist (trained by visiting foreigners over the years) 2 medical assistant anaesthetists and several nurses. The hospital has 3 operating theatres one for mainly general/gynaecology one for obstetrics and one for small procedures and endoscopies. Most of the caseload is obstetrics (with many high risk cases) gynae and general surgery. There are 3600 deliveries per year with a 20 Caesarean section rate. We occasionally operate on neonates as well as all other age groups.

There is a need for a physician anaesthetist to expand the teaching of the newer anaesthesia nurses to improve the skills of existing nurses to help manage complex patients within a limited resource setting and to maintain resuscitation skills.

Laboratory Physician

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1467

The project is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives nurses and community workers a community development work a research hub an English-speaking school up to age 16 and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric gynaecology surgical medical and paediatric departments).

The Hospital offers laboratory services to support its 150 inpatient beds and an average of 200+ outpatients daily. Basic haematology biochemistry immunohaematology serology and microbiology services are offered. The Hospital seeks a Laboratory Physician to support our trained national laboratory staff to offer a quality-assured laboratory service for this busy general hospital.

The Hospital seeks a Laboratory Physician ideally for 6 to 12 months or more.

Psychiatry Advisor

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1658

The organization exists to bring hope and transformation to the people of this country. We focus on building capacity in the sectors of health and development seeing lives changed through eye care community development health projects and education.

The full job title is Psychiatry Advisor for Mental Health and the Peace-building Program. Reporting directly to the Technical Director the Psychiatry Advisor will develop the professional skills of psychiatrists in the Mental Health Program through identifying current training needs and delivering training and supervision. They will also strengthen the psychiatry tools and systems used by the program. Additionally they may do other work as required by the program including working on curriculums and with media resources. With high levels of mental health problems and newly developing psychiatry services this role has huge potential to transform peoples lives.

The candidate will be a qualified psychiatrist with relevant experience and an interest in training others. They will speak fluent English and be willing to learn the local language. They will be able to work collaboratively within a multicultural team setting and be willing to live work and model our core values. They will have good communication skills and be flexible and adaptable to change. They will demonstrate a willingness to learn from others.

Psychology advisor

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 1659

The organization exists to bring hope and transformation to the people of this country. We focus on building capacity in the sectors of health and development seeing lives changed through eye care community development health projects and education.

The full job title is Psychology Advisor for the Mental Health and Peace-building Program. Reporting directly to the Technical Director the Psychology Advisor will develop the professional skills of psychologists in the Mental Health Program by identifying current needs developing training materials and supervising psychology and counselling work. They will also strengthen the currently available psychological tools and systems used by the program as well as getting involved in other work as necessary including working with research projects and developing training and tools to be used outside the program. With high levels of mental health problems and newly developing counselling and psychology services this role has huge potential to transform peoples lives.

The candidate will be a qualified clinical educational or other psychologist with relevant experience and an interest in training others. They will speak fluent English and be willing to learn the local language. They will be able to work collaboratively within a multicultural team setting and be willing to model our core values. They will have good communication skills and be flexible and adaptable to change. They will demonstrate a willingness to learn from others.

Ophthalmologist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1735

A non-profit organization where expatriate professionals serve in partnership with local staff to build capacity in the sectors of health and development working together in hope for the welfare of the people of the country.

To train Afghan ophthalmologists in specific evaluation and treatment techniques such as: vitreoretinal surgery PKP/LKP prosthetic implantation evaluation and treatment of retinoblastoma chemotherapy and laser therapy orbit blow-out fracture surgery pediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma.

S/He is an accredited ophthalmologist a highly motivated independent worker and thinker who is still a team player. S/He is able to teach theory and demonstrate clinical/surgical principals/procedures. Functional English is needed.

Services Director

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 1707

This organization serves cross-cultural workers in Asia and around the world through Clinical Counseling Soul Care Training and Events.

The Services Director is responsible for overseeing and developing the clinical counseling program including providing both clinical and personnel supervision of the clinical and soul care staff. S/he works together with the Executive Director to make decisions on clinical issues that affect the team.

The Services Director must have at least five years of post-masters supervised clinical experience in a multidisciplinary mental health setting and be trained and licensed as a clinical mental health worker and supervisor of clinical counselors. S/he will have good interpersonal and communication skills plus leadership and administrative experience as well as being able to work collaboratively and think globally.

Obstetrician

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 300

This rural 150-bed hospital does nearly 4000 deliveries each year. The hospital has an active community health program and there are opportunities to be involved in research as well as clinical obstetrics. It is an integrated rural health and development program with extensive community work and there are strong links between the community antenatal clinics and the hospital.

An obstetrician is urgently needed for the hospital after the departure of a long-term senior obstetrician. The post includes a significant training component as national junior doctors are part of the team and come expecting postgraduate training. The hospital is nationally known for its training of nurse-midwives and community midwives as well as doctors. The existing obstetric team is about 50 per cent national and 50 per cent international doctors.

A capacity-building attitude will be a daily necessity (sometimes it is easier to do it yourself than teach someone else) but the hospital is in a unique position for holistic ministry at a number of levels.