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.

Counsellor/Trainer

South East Asia / Medical / Health / 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

We believe that people are complex and multi-faceted and as such we seek to provide holistic care, and 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 through counselling and de-briefing. We offer cultural orientation, transition and debriefing services, quiet days, marriage/family enrichment, counselling, prayer ministry and Spiritual Direction, workshops and assessments.

Applicants should have cross-cultural experience preferably with an organisation; good interpersonal skills with people from diverse backgrounds and an acceptance of the spiritual/cultural diversity they bring to an international team; experience in providing a range of pastoral care/mental health care services and a willingness to develop and provide training on relevant topics.

General openings

South East Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1361

This development-based Christian outreach ministry has a unique system in which established Referring Partners refer all of our patients. We are committed to working side by side with local healthcare workers, seeing every case as a teaching opportunity. Through this we hope to build their skills and instill in them a desire to train.

General openings

The person will be a committed Christian, willing to encourage and train local staff. All medical staff must have current licensure from their home countries. Experience in a hospital setting is preferred. Residency (post graduate) level training is required for Doctors.

Laboratory Physician

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1467

The project is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives, nurses and community workers, a community development work, a research hub, an English-speaking school up to age 16, and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric, gynaecology, surgical, medical and paediatric departments).

The Hospital offers laboratory services to support its 150 inpatient beds and an average of 200+ outpatients daily. Basic haematology, biochemistry, immunohaematology, serology and microbiology services are offered. The Hospital seeks a Laboratory Physician to support our trained national laboratory staff to offer a quality-assured laboratory service for this busy general hospital.

The Hospital seeks a Laboratory Physician, ideally for 6 to 12 months or more.

Orthotics specialist

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1412

This project has served for many years in the rehabilitation of children affected by disability. Our vision is “That all may have abundant life”; our purpose “Serve God through serving the poor.” Round 2000 children are seen annually at the hospital central clinic, and 4000 in community clinics. Over 500 assistive devices were produced last year, and nearly 400 club feet were treated by the Ponsetti method.

The rehab center staff, including one pediatric doctor (part-time), a pediatric rehab physio, and an occupational therapist, would welcome a qualified orthotist with pediatric experience to come and initiate a service for CP chidren and complicated club-feet children. We need to start making our own AFOs (ankle foot orthoses). At present children are sent to a center approximately 1 hour away by vehicle, but the quality of the work there is not good and the splints often break. We need someone to set up a small workshop within the assistive devices work and train local staff.

You need pediatric experience in making orthotics, and an interest in training local staff to provide such services on an ongoing basis. Flexibility and willingness to work at practical solutions with limited resources are essential qualities!

Nurse or Midwife

South Asia / Medical / Health / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1461

This is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives, nurses and community workers, a community development work, a research hub, an English-speaking school up to age 16, and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric, gynaecology, surgical, medical and paediatric departments).

The Training center is running various types of Maternal and Child health care training and the Nursing Institute runs a 3-year Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery program.The Nurse or Midwife is responsible for supervising and working with the Nursing Director and Nursing institute in overseeing Nursing or Midwifery Training and In-service Education. He/she also will make sure quality nursing care is maintained through the nursing department staff.

Trained Nurse or Midwife

Psychiatric Nurse

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1462

The project is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives, nurses and community workers, a community development work, a research hub, an English-speaking school up to age 16, and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric, gynaecology, surgical, medical and paediatric departments).

The project provides holistic health services, including mental/ emotional health services. To expand and further develop this work, a psychiatric nurse is being sought. The nurse will look at current services and advise current healthcare providers, as well as further develop community-based grassroots initiatives for mental and emotional healthcare.

Psychiatric Nurse, willing to work at developing the expansion of the mental/emotional health service. Experience in Trauma Healing and disaster response would be appreciated.

Manager for Rehab Services

South Asia / Medical / Health / 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1463

This is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives, nurses and community workers, a community development work, a research hub, an English-speaking school up to age 16, and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric, gynaecology, surgical, medical and paediatric departments).

The project is seeking for a manager to oversee the different aspects of the Rehabilitation Centre, including budget and proposal writing, report writing, donor liaison, promotion of Rehab program with donors and assistance with the day-to-day management of the Centre.

A background of management and a heart for working with persons with disability is required. Clinical experience with working with disability will be beneficial.

Anaesthetist

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1465

This is a development project situated in a rural area. It has a training school for midwives, nurses and community workers, a community development work, a research hub, an English-speaking school up to age 16, and a 150-bed hospital (with obstetric, gynaecology, surgical, medical and paediatric departments).

The project is seeking a qualified anaesthetist (consultant/attending or senior trainee) to support the team of non-medical anaesthetists here. The anaesthetic team consists of 1 senior nurse anaesthetist (trained by visiting foreigners over the years), 2 medical assistant anaesthetists and several nurses. The hospital has 3 operating theatres, one for mainly general/gynaecology, one for obstetrics and one for small procedures and endoscopies. Most of the caseload is obstetrics (with many high risk cases), gynae and general surgery. There are 3600 deliveries per year, with a 20% Caesarean section rate. We occasionally operate on neonates, as well as all other age groups.

There is a need for a physician anaesthetist to expand the teaching of the newer anaesthesia nurses, to improve the skills of existing nurses, to help manage complex patients within a limited resource setting and to maintain resuscitation skills.

Internal Medicine doctors

South 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 Medicine 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. They are looking for an experienced senior doctor for long term or 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.