Job Opportunities

New York

 Currently, we have no job openings at our New York office.

Laos

Aside from the full-time positions posted below, LFHC welcomes medical volunteers of all specialties on a rolling basis throughout the year. Doctors, nurses, and other trained medical specialists are welcome to send their resume to  hr@fwablaos.org  at any time. Please visit Volunteer in Laos for more information.

Position:  English Teacher/Coordinator
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
Reports Jointly to: Executive Director, Lao Friends Hospital for Children
Starting Date: October 2018

Position Summary:

The primary role of the Coordinator and Teacher of the English Language Program is to teach written and spoken English to the hospital staff.   Flexible and innovative teaching techniques are required to inspire and motivate staff to achieve a level of English that enables them to perform their hospital roles.

Qualifications

Essential:

1) A formal qualification in teaching ESL or TESOL from an Educational Institute
2) Experience teaching English in a country where English is not the native language
3) A flexible teaching approach and style that adapts to learners’ needs
4) Proficiency in classroom and timetable management

Highly desirable:
1) A formal teaching qualification from a University or similar
2) Experience primarily related to teaching adult learners
3) Experience in teaching medical terminology
4) Knowledge of Laotian people, language and culture

Application and Inquiries:

Please email a cover letter, resume and the contact details of 2 references to hr@fwablaos.org

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.

Position:  Director of Nursing
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Lao PDR
Starting Date: Nov. 19, 2018

Position Summary:

The Director of Nursing is primarily responsible for managing all aspects of professional nursing within the hospital. Together with the Nursing Educator they will provide LFHC nurses with clinical supervision, education and training. As this is a very “hands on” role, it will involve clinical time working alongside these nurses imparting mentorship and professional guidance.

The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the organization, recruitment and rostering of all nursing staff and the creation of an efficient and effective team.

As a member of the Hospital Executive the Director of Nursing will be involved more widely in setting the strategic direction of the hospital and ensuring that the hospital achieves its goals in the provision of world class medical care, education of staff and disease prevention

Qualifications

  • An Internationally recognized university degree in Nursing is essential;
  • Experience of managing large dynamic nursing team strongly preferred;
  • International experience in providing pediatric nursing care, strongly preferred;
  • Experience in working with nurses in a developing country setting with English as a second language, an advantage;
  • Ability to interact with people from various countries and backgrounds with tact, diplomacy and poise;
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with strong organizational and communication skills;
  • Commitment to providing compassionate and nurturing care to our patients and families, while achieving the strategic and operational goals of LFHC;
  • Flexibility and ability to work effectively in a varied and dynamic team.

Salary and Benefits:

Housing allowance; travel allowance; and salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application and Inquiries:

Please email a cover letter, resume and the contact details of 3 references to hr@fwablaos.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.

Position:  Nurse Educator
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Lao PDR
Starting Date: Nov. 1, 2018
Period: One-year contract

Position Summary:

The Nurse Educator is primarily responsible for the education, training and professional development of the LFHC nursing team. This includes the development and delivery of education and training opportunities, the implementation of education curriculums, the coordination of external training and development of trainers amongst the local nursing team.

In addition to this the Nurse Educator provides support to the Director of Nursing in aspects of their role. This may include organization, recruitment and rostering of nursing staff and the development and implementation of clinical guidelines and protocols as required

Qualifications:

  • An internationally recognized university degree in Nursing is essential;
  • International experience in providing pediatric nursing care, strongly preferred;
  • Experience in teaching nurses in a developing setting with English as a second language, preferred;
  • Ability to interact with people from various countries and backgrounds with tact, diplomacy and poise;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strong organisational and communication skills;
  • Commitment to providing compassionate and nurturing care to our patients and families, while achieving the strategic and operational goals of LFHC;
  • Flexibility and ability to work effectively in a varied and dynamic team.

Salary and Benefits:

Housing allowance; travel allowance; and salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application and Inquiries:

Please email a cover letter, resume and the contact details of 3 references to hr@fwablaos.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.

Cambodia

Angkor Hospital for Children accepts applications online for various job openings and volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
For all job openings (medical or non-medical) at AHC, please visit their website here.

To apply as a medical volunteer at AHC, please visit their website here.