Physio/Occupational Therapist

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months / Job ID: 1121

This NGO is committed to helping disabled children, with a focus on children with autism.

A physiotherapist or occupational therapist is wanted to design and run rehab programs for children with disabilities.

The applicant should have suitable qualifications, and some experience in physiotherapy / occupational therapy is desirable.

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).

Faculty positions usually require a PhD. People with a masters qualification 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.

The job involves working with a local team, with opportunities to provide training for the staff, teaching parents and working with children on a day-to-day basis.

The applicant should be flexible and open to working with the local health care system. There are many challenges in working in health care according to evidence-based practice, but through working alongside local staff there will be opportunities for learning and development. It is important to have some level of local language. Translators can be provided for training.

Medical professionals

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 1236

The vision of this non-profit organisation is to create outstanding medical education programmes that will radically improve the quality of health care in the country. This is done through organizing master classes, lectures and hands-on training.

There is a need for medical specialists in different areas. The main role will be involvement in training and mentoring local professionals in local hospitals, clinics or medical universities. Besides medical training there are opportunities to teach medical English in local hospitals and clinics.

The organisation is looking for medical professionals with at least five years’ work experience and at least a Master’s degree. Applicants should have the desire to pass on their knowledge and skills to local professionals. There is a need for: doctors, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, pediatricians, and nurses (especially specializing in wound care).

Family Physician/GP

East Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1542

There are multiple opportunities in both public and private hospital settings.

Multiple opportunities are available that include teaching local family medicine residents in either a public or private hospital setting, clinical work in a private clinic, and charitable work based in a large city.

Family physician or general physician with current board certification. For local licensing purposes, preference is given to those trained in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. There may be opportunities for specialists too.

Therapist (Physio/Occupation.)

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant, Elective / 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). There is also a Rehab department for children where mainly children with cerebral palsy are seen, but also other children with disabilities. There is a clubfoot program and assistive devices are produced on location.

The project is seeking a physiotherapist or occupational therapist who can support the rehab team with training and with the management of patients with needs outside of the ‘normal’ problems.

Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist. Some clinical experience is preferred

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.

Varied medical positions

South East Asia / Medical / Health / 12-23 months, 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.

All positions are teaching/training positions. Global workers will work alongside national staff with the goal of raising them into their positions. All positions are 5+ years unless specified. These are full-time positions. Days off-site are meant for preparation for teaching medicine and discipling in the local language. Currently we are looking for 2 primary care physicians (Internal Medicine, Family medicine), a physiotherapist, 1-2 general surgeons (would consider 1-3 years), an ophthalmologist (would consider 1-3 years), a surgical nurse, a nurse anesthetist (or anesthesiologist), and a lab technician (1-3 years).

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.

Medical Director for Eye Care

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1535

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.

S/He will coordinate and contribute to training of ophthalmologic residents, senior doctors, nurses and ophthalmic technicians, maintaining contact with international eye care professionals, associations and institutions. S/He will supervise senior doctors in medical accuracy and proficiency, confidentiality and copyright issues. S/He will contribute to annual evaluations of program outcomes, propose strategies to improve the quality and efficiency of the programme, and participate in developing evaluation tools to measure the impact and outcomes of activities. S/He will liaise with government health officials and contribute to the development of countrywide eye care policies and services.

S/He will be an ophthalmologist (or senior medical professional) with experience/interest in training. S/He will have fluent written and spoken English and good documentation, management and communication skills. S/He will need to be able to work methodically and effectively without direct supervision. S/He will need to have an ability to speak or willingness to learn the local language.

Ophthalmologist

Central Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months / Job ID: 1536

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.

This person will assist in the continued development and implementation of the existing programme for ophthalmic physicians and residents in training in eye hospital sites. S/He will assist the project staff to maintain high standards of ophthalmic care both in regard to clinical and surgical practices and procedures in outpatient clinic, wards and operating theatre. S/He will progress the doctors’ professional development, training, and accreditation program through supervision, direction and discipline of medical staff. S/He will give advice on purchases, personnel, procedures and administrative issues as needed.

S/He is an accredited ophthalmologist, a highly motivated independent worker and thinker, who is still a team player; a self-starter able to teach theory and demonstrate clinical/surgical principals/procedures. S/He is a “people person” with good relational and communication skills, who is able to encourage and motivate others. S/He is able to work in cooperation with, and learn from, national staff/authorities, as well as expatriates from various cultural and professional backgrounds.