Midwife/doula/feeding expert

Arab World, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1631

A small volunteer organisation is working to improve birthing knowledge and breastfeeding advice.

Helping prenatal and postnatal training deliveries and breastfeeding advice among locals and expats.

You should have experience of working in this area with a degree of flexibility and adaptability.

Nurses

Arab World, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1328

One hospital has provided compassionate healthcare to the people of this village for over 100 years. It is a full-service hospital with 75 beds and 24-hour staffing. For many families the hospital provides the only opportunity for affordable quality medical care. Another hospital opened in 2010 at the request of the community and in 2012 treated over 27000 patients.

We require nurses who can train nurses and upgrade the quality of nursing.

Nurses should be dedicated Christians with a nursing degree.

Physiotherapist

Arab World, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 387

Various projects work with mentally and physically disabled children.

The role will involve working with disabled children and training nationals.

We need a trained physiotherapist who is able to be flexible and adaptable.

General Surgeon

South Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 225

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.

A qualified general surgeon is needed to perform a wide range of surgical procedures. He/she would also attend outpatients clinics and consult with patients on general medical issues.

A qualified general surgeon able to work in a remote and stressful environment is needed.

Midwife Tutor

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

This opportunity is with a 60-bed mission hospital in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas whose purpose is to care for the physical and spiritual needs of the local population.

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.

Dentist

South Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant / Job ID: 151

This is a 60-bed mission hospital in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas whose purpose is to care for the physical and spiritual needs of the local population.

There is a need for a dentist to do basic restorative dental work.

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

Ultrasound Technician

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

This is a 60-bed mission hospital in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas whose purpose is to care for the physical and spiritual needs of the local population.

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 good sense of humour.

Physicians – all sorts

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

This is a 60-bed mission hospital in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas whose purpose is to care for the physical and spiritual needs of the local population.

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

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

Paediatrician

South Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 265

This busy obstetric and gynaecological centre offers paediatric inpatient care for neonates and infants and outpatient care for under-5s. It is a 100-bed hospital which gives government-recognised midwifery training to young women from the Christian community.

A paediatrician is needed for this hospital with main responsibilities in neonatology.

Neonatology experience is required.

Anaesthetist/Nurse Anaesthetis

Pakistan, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 325

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.

The anaesthetist will supervise the application of anaesthetics within the operating theatres. S/he will train staff and will advise on equipment and methods to improve work in this area.

A qualified and experienced anaesthetist/anaesthesiologist is needed for this work. Length of experience is not as important as commitment to the task and the people of this region. Candidates should be prepared to commit long term since language study for a period of about twelve months is a requirement.