Medical Students

South 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.

Medical doctor

South Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1596

The organisation strives to help all national women and men achieve a fuller and more satisfying life. There are many opportunities for expatriates from different countries to contribute their professional skills.

Community Medical Officer/General Practitioner. We are looking for a Medical Doctor with experience in public health to cooperatively work with the hospital and community health section in regards to the vision and strategy of the hospital as a whole, taking responsibility for overall development and continuation of the referral system, TB DOTS programme, HIV/AIDS programmes, health education programme, nutrition rehabilitation center and maternal and child health clinic

Applicants must currently be registered with the national regulating body in their own country.

Internal Medicine

South Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1036

This organisation strives to help all national women and men achieve a fuller and more satisfying life. There are many opportunities for expatriates from different countries to contribute their professional skills.

Internal Medicine

Flexibility, the ability to work in a resource-limited setting and an interest in teaching are required. For visa purposes, applicants must currently be registered with the national regulating body in their own country. Long-term applicants preferred.

General Practitioners

South Asia / Medical / Health / 2+ years / Job ID: 1032

This organisation strives to help all nationals, women and men, achieve a fuller and more satisfying life. There are many opportunities for expatriates from different countries to contribute their professional skills.

General Practitioners are needed.

Flexibility, the ability to work in a resource-limited setting and an interest in teaching and mentoring junior doctors are required for all doctors. Long-term applicants are preferred.

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.

Paediatricians

South Asia / Medical / Health / 1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years / Job ID: 719

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 very busy paediatric department, with over 3600 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 second paediatrician or senior trainee to support its existing long-term consultant in ensuring quality service for the rural poor and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 2 senior and 4-5 junior national doctors

Doctors are needed who are 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.

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.

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.