Medical Services (all types)

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1367

This charitable organisation works primarily in healthcare but also in other areas for the development of society. It exists to promote the health and welfare of the local people. It aims to maintain the quality of life and the environment through healthcare and educational activities.

There are opportunities to become part of an NGO that provides among other things medical support care and life skills training at a male drug rehabilitation centre and medical support at a care centre for disabled children. Addicts and prostitutes who have come to know Jesus need psychological support counselling and medical advice. Although medical educational and project management skills are particularly useful the heart and passion of any potential partner is key.

Applicants should have a heart to bless the people of this region and a willingness to serve Father in unexpected ways. Although some medical and counselling skills are required a heart to serve with God for building His Kingdom is definitely needed. Good relationship skills are essential.

Clinical Counsellor

Asia, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1191

We are a Christian inter-agency international non-profit cooperative that provides training consultation counselling assessment and opportunities for renewal for all expatriates living and working in this country. Our team consists of a variety of experienced and trained caring professionals. We aim for ethical spiritual and moral responsibility based on Biblical principles and founded in prayer.

The post-holder will provide professional clinical counselling for individuals couples families and groups assessing each client to identify mental well-being concerns and emotional distress and offering an appropriate therapeutic approach. They will ensure adherence to a professional ethical framework such as BACP. They will assist with preparation for and involvement with the centres training seminars as required. They will meet regularly with other colleagues for peer support and review and at least once a month with an external supervisor. They will assist with financial administration by communicating clearly with clients regarding appointments and by working with the office manager regarding payments for service provision. They will maintain accurate client records and document the therapeutic approaches provided and progress made ensuring the appropriate security of client notes.

Applicants should have cross-cultural experience preferably with an organisation good interpersonal skills with people from diverse backgrounds and an acceptance of the spiritual and cultural diversity they bring to an international team experience in providing a range of pastoral and mental health care services and a willingness to develop and provide training on relevant topics. They must hold a recognised professional clinical counselling qualification and have two or more years post-qualifying clinical practice. They need exemplary interpersonal and communication skills including written and verbal communication skills in English. The ability to speak another language such as Korean Khmer Chinese French or Spanish will be advantageous as will experience of living and working in the country of service. The ability to provide clinical supervision and mentoring will be helpful.

Medical Students

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months / Job ID: 721

This started as a community health and development project expanded to include a hospital and now has training and research departments. Their wholistic health approach works for spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

Duties would include participation (under staff supervision) in all the daily activities of ward rounds outpatient clinics surgery and emergency calls. Participants would develop skills in history-taking (through available translation) physical examination appropriate lab x-ray evaluation and differential diagnoses in a rural hospital context as well as common procedures and would assist in surgeries when possible. There would be opportunity to study the diseases and conditions encountered each day especially those endemic to developing countries and most importantly be a model of Christian compassion in attitudes and actions toward patients and staff.

Qualifying participants will be enrolled in the final year of an accredited medical school in their country of origin and have a personal commitment to Christ and a desire to be involved in advancing his kingdom.

OG Doctor

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

This rural 100-bed hospital delivers about 2500 babies each year. The hospital has an active community health program and there are opportunities to be involved in research as well as clinical obstetrics and gynaecology. 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.

We have a strong national team of senior and junior OG doctors but nobody with a postgraduate degree. The team still benefits a lot by continuous and intermittent support by expat OG consultants especially in the areas of quality improvement adjustment to the latest guidelines changes support and teaching especially in surgeries and ultrasound. With an expat consultant we can also keep up our postgraduate recognition for FCPS. Trainees working under national leadership are also welcome and can bring significant contributions to the team.

The post holder will have the ability to bridge the Western standard of care with the possibilities of the hospitals setting. They will be willing and able to facilitate support challenge and empower others rather than do the work themselves.

Paediatrician

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

Started as a community health and development project this organisation has expanded to include a 150-bed hospital training for midwives and nurses a research hub and an English-speaking school for children up to grade 10. The project has a holistic approach which seeks spiritual physical social and emotional transformation.

The hospital has a very busy paediatric department with over 2500 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 paediatrician to eventually replace the existing long-term consultant in ensuring a quality service for the rural poor and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 3 senior and 2-3 junior national doctors. A senior trainee would also be suitable and would find an extended stay (several months) stimulating and fulfilling.

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

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 medical 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. The hospital is looking for an experienced senior doctor for the long term or for 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.

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.

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.