Occupational therapists

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1306

A large non-profit provider of health care with a network of 20 hospitals and 42 projects integrates essential clinical services with primary health care and community-level engagement to address the health priorities of the poor and marginalized people and to facilitate the development of healthy communities.

The hospital needs Physiotherapists Occupational Therapists Special Educators. Those appointed will be involved in the hospitals work with children and adults with disabilities in the area.

Applicants should have the required qualifications and some experience. They need to be willing to travel to rural communities by motorbike (as a passenger) or jeep. They also need to be willing to live in and adjust to a remote rural culture.

Dental Hygienist

Asia, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1071

This organisation aims to develop the professional skills of dental workers in Kyrgyzstan and to raise good leaders who will serve the country.

The job will involve teaching the local hygienists and setting up a Public Dental Health Care project for the children in an orphanage or a rural village.There are also opportunities for technicians to train local technicians.

The person should be qualified and experienced in working at dental clinics teaching and training local staff. The person should be flexible and humble in attitude eager to learn the local culture and language and be responsible for others.

Dental Technician

Asia, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1072

This organisation aims to develop the professional skills of dental workers and raise good leaders who will serve the country.

The job involves teaching and training the local dental technicians.

The person should be qualified and experienced in working at dental clinics teaching and training local staff. The person should be flexible and humble in attitude eager to learn the local culture and language and be able to take responsibility for others.

Dental Hygienist

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 1451

The organization educates dental professionals (dentists hygienists and dental technicians). It also teaches preventive dental hygiene to children from low-income families. It operates dental clinics as a self-sustainable business model.

The hygienist will provide preventive hygiene education for dental health and simple checks and treatment.

An experienced hygienist is needed.

Medical Professionals

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1452

We are doctors working with local doctors to create a business as mission. We have a clinic in the capital but are also interested in other areas in the country.

Doctors and nurses can do on-site work with a translator. Specialists can also come and help teach with a translator.

RNs MDs DOs with any skill set. There is also another local clinic and a homeless center that can use some help.

Dietician/Nutritionist

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 1682

A non-profit international development and humanitarian organization established for over 30 years and receiving support from the World Bank USAID and others.

The ideal candidate will initiate and develop materials for health promotion projects and develop resources for families to help them increase the weight of children with cerebral palsy and developmental delay. They may also be asked to train medical staff.

It would be helpful to have some research experience or experience of working with patients on changing their diet following a stroke diabetes hypertension or heart disease in order to develop materials.

Midwife Tutor

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 149

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 midwife is needed for clinical prenatal care and inpatient deliveries of high-risk patients. The ability to train others would be helpful. The position is open to females only.

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

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.