|Medical / Health
|1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years, Consultant
Set in the foothills of the Himalayas this sixty-bed hospital provides care to rural families suffering from diseases such as diabetes TB typhoid burns etc. Large numbers of ill children and women with obstetrical emergencies and complications are also attended. The hospital has sixty beds and two operating rooms. Several hundred patients are seen each day in outpatient clinics.
We need physicians both male and female. We can receive physicians in most specialties but there is a particular need for a female Obstetrician/Gynecologist as well as Internal Medicine or Family Practice physicians. The positions include Monday-to-Friday clinics daily rounds and care for inpatients and also care for OB medical pediatric and general surgery patients as per specialty. All doctors take part in night calls.
Long- and short-term opportunities are available in each profession for both males and females. Volunteers should be professionally qualified in their field. In this challenging environment it is helpful to have a hardy personality and a good sense of humor.