Medical University Professor

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1494

This new English language medical school is designed to produce the next generation of leaders in the medical system of Central Asia.

English is the working and teaching language. Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor positions are posted regularly for a wide range of positions and departments. (Listings change frequently). For example: Surgery, Medicine, Anatomy, Nursing, Research (Masters in Molecular Medicine program and a Masters in Public Health program).

Most faculty positions require a PhD. People with MSc plus experience may be considered for Instructor level positions.

OT / PT / Speech therapist

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1493

This local rehabilitation center for children with Cerebral Palsy opened in 2011. It aims to provide high-quality rehabilitation to children with CP (age 0-16) who can’t afford to pay for therapy that’s available. It’s run by local neurologists and therapists with currently an early intervention center (age 0-3 years) and two rehabilitation centers for children age 3-16.

As OT / PT / Speech therapist you are working with a local team, with opportunities to provide training for the staff, teach parents and work with children on a day-to-day basis.

You are willing to work in a local setting, which means, especially, understanding the health care system and being flexible and open to learn local culture. There are many challenges re health care and working according to Evidence Based Practice, but through working alongside the local staff you will find ways to influence them and show them different ways of working. It’s important to have some level of local language. For training etc. translators can be provided.

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 27,000 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.

Psycho-social Advisor

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1349

Our Mission is singular – we restore broken lives. We welcome the toughest of human conditions. We stay focused on the individual. And we do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to restore life in all its fullness.

We are looking for a passionate and qualified candidate to fulfill the position of Psycho-social Advisor. The successful candidate will provide support and advise counsellors and case managers and help strengthen the psycho-social programme. Knowledge of International Humanitarian Systems and of procedures and best practice in emergency operational management is needed.

Candidates should have at least 2 years’ experience in management of staff, and cross-cultural leadership and management experience in a conflict environment. A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counselling or other related fields will be needed.

Psychological Trauma care

Arab World / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1399

This company works to help strengthen all Christians of its country. It is dedicated to serving Christians in the poorest conditions and others who were internally displaced within their country, to help build their lives again, and it also works to train and encourage all who suffer from the effects of terror.

We need someone who can develop and implement programs for the healing of the psychological trauma of war, displacement and abuse.

We are looking for a trained caregiver who can give care to, train and mentor other caregivers, and monitor and supply the needs of caregivers as they minister. The successful candidate needs a great deal of emotional intelligence as well as cultural competency.

Physician

Arab World / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1401

This is a personal, quiet effort by volunteer professionals from around the world, who live and work alongside local communities and government ministries, assisting in the development of the country.

The physician will provide medical care for refugees in an established camp. There is opportunity to meet medical needs and screen for psychological trauma in the context of the physician-patient relationship. S/he will also mentor local doctors to build their capacity.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and able to work across cultures. Translators are available but the candidate should work on learning local language as well.

Dentist

Arab World / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1402

This is a personal, quiet effort by volunteer professionals from around the world, who live and work alongside local communities and government ministries, assisting in the development of the country.

The appointed dentist will work in a dental clinic with an established dentist.

Applicants should be flexible and cross-culturally skilled. Translators and dental assistants are available. The candidate should plan to work on learning the local language.

Trauma Counsellor

Arab World / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1405

This is a personal, quiet effort by volunteer professionals from around the world, who live and work alongside local communities and government ministries, assisting in the development of the country.

We are looking for an experienced counsellor for Psychological Trauma care for refugees who have experienced war, displacement, family loss, abuse and other trauma. Work would take place in an established refugee camp, as well as other projects

You need to be flexible, compassionate, resilient, able to work with a team and able to take initiative in developing programs as needed. You must be able to work across cultures. Candidates must plan to learn the local language and culture. Emotional resilience and awareness of self-care and team-care are important.

Member Care worker

South East Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1257

A Christian inter-agency international non-profit cooperative 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 believe that people are complex and multi-faceted and as such we seek to provide holistic care. We provide training and resources to support the personal well-being of individuals, couples, families and organisations; we build and foster resiliency for those living internationally and provide support during times of crisis (counselling and de-briefing). Our services include cultural orientation, transition and debriefing, quiet days, marriage/family enrichment, counselling, prayer ministry, Spiritual Direction, workshops and assessments.

We are looking for a member care worker who has cross-cultural experience, preferably with an organisation; good interpersonal skills; experience in providing a range of pastoral care/mental health care services; ability to work and connect well with people from diverse backgrounds; and ability to work well in a team.