General doctors and nurses

Arab World, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1448

A Christian hospital provides ministry and medical services to local people in a beautiful town.

The hospital needs general doctors and nurses. English ability is a must and the candidate will need to learn Arabic.

The person should be confident in being able to work independently be flexible and adaptable. Duration not less than 3 months.

Nurse (general)

Arab World, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1431

A Christian hospital provides ministry and medical services to local people in a beautiful town.

A registered nurse is needed to provide patient care in an inpatient setting and to participate in training and discipling the local nursing assistants.

The person must be flexible and willing to work in a team.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Medical student elective

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, Elective / Job ID: 892

A busy obstetric and gynaecological centre with paediatric inpatient care for neonates and infants and outpatient care for under 5s this 100-bed hospital gives government-recognised midwifery training to young women from the Christian community.

There are opportunities for medical midwifery and nursing students at the hospital to observe and participate in all functions of a physician commensurate with abilities. Observership is available in obstetrics gynaecology and neonatal paediatrics midwifery and paediatric nursing. Also opportunity for hands-on involvement.

Only female medical students are accepted due to the nature of the hospital. Junior Doctors with a few years experience particularly in paediatrics obstetrics and gynaecology would be particularly useful. Students should be sensitive to cultural constraints and willing to fit in with expat and national staff.

Medical Students/Elective

Asia, Medical / Health, 1-11 months, Elective / Job ID: 261

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 are opportunities for medical students at the hospital observing and participating in all functions of a physician commensurate with abilities. Only senior medical students are accepted.

The qualified student would be under a staff physician supervision participating in all daily activities of ward rounds outpatient clinics surgery and emergency calls. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor. An on-field commitment of at least one month is necessary. Medical students should be in their 4th year.

General Surgeon

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 a laboratory pharmacy x-ray and ultrasound facilities 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 the outpatients clinic and consult with patients on general medical issues.

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

Counselor

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 1516

The purpose of this center for trauma counseling is to train people in doing trauma counseling and to provide counseling care to victims of terrorism and violence and their families. Once this center is well established our vision is to organize satellite centers in other cities as well to serve the least of these in this country.

To provide counseling in the aftermath of violent incidents to train local people in trauma counseling and to oversee the day-to-day running of the center.

Somebody who has a qualification in counseling in trauma and crisis some clinical experience in this field and who can train others in this area too.