Opportunity in South Asia
A 150-bed rural hospital in South Asia has a very busy Pediatric department, with over 3600 deliveries per year, and a busy outpatient and inpatient unit for general pediatrics, as well as an inpatient and outpatient unit for disabled children. A
A pediatrician will 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. This role ranges from 9 months to 3+ years and provides the opportunity to partner with an international team of followers in one of the least reached locations in South Asia.
Minimum Master’s degree required. Must have proper medical education. Some professional experience is preferred, but not required. Must have a passion to serve the poorest of the poor and a willingness to work in a low-tech environment. Ability to live in rural and unpredictable conditions required. Must be resilient and adaptable and able to work on a multi-cultural and multidenominational team. Must be willing to engage in training local health workers as much or more than doing bedside care.