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.

Medical Doctors

Asia, Medical / Health, 2+ years / Job ID: 1766

We are a cancer institute in the northwest of an Asian country. The state has one of the highest cancer incidences in the country.

We are looking for committed doctors who can help the hospital to meet this need.

We are looking for looking for qualified doctors with an open mind and a servant attitude. They should have the ability to learn the local language.

Anaesthetist

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

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 project is seeking a qualified anaesthetist to support the team of non-medical anaesthetists here. The anaesthetic team consists of 2 senior nurse anaesthetists (trained by visiting foreigners over the years) a medical assistant anaesthetist 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.

The project is seeking a qualified anaesthetist (consultant/attending or senior trainee). He or she will need to be prepared to meet clinical needs as they arise as well as contribute to training. Those with research interests will find opportunity to work on existing projects.

Laboratory Physician

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dental Hygienist

Asia, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1071

This organisation aims to develop the professional skills of dental workers in Kyrgyzstan and to raise good leaders who will serve the country.

The job will involve teaching the local hygienists and setting up a Public Dental Health Care project for the children in an orphanage or a rural village.There are also opportunities for technicians to train local technicians.

The person should be qualified and experienced in working at dental clinics teaching and training local staff. The person should be flexible and humble in attitude eager to learn the local culture and language and be responsible for others.

Dental Technician

Asia, Medical / Health, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1072

This organisation aims to develop the professional skills of dental workers and raise good leaders who will serve the country.

The job involves teaching and training the local dental technicians.

The person should be qualified and experienced in working at dental clinics teaching and training local staff. The person should be flexible and humble in attitude eager to learn the local culture and language and be able to take responsibility for others.