Job Opportunities

Laos

Apart from the full-time positions posted below, LFHC welcomes medical volunteers of all specialties on a rolling basis throughout the year. Please visit Volunteer in Laos for more information.

 

 

Position:  Nurse Educator
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
Period: One-year contract (Extension Possible)

Position Summary

The Nurse Educator is primarily responsible for the education, training and development of the LFHC nursing team. This includes the development and delivery of education and training, implementation of education curriculums, coordination of external training and development of trainers amongst the local nursing team. In addition to this the Nurse Educator works in close collaboration with the Nursing Director, assisting with the organization, recruitment, rostering, support of international nursing volunteers and the development of clinical guidelines and protocols. The role includes clinical shifts, both in a mentoring capacity and in the role of the volunteer nurse.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • An internationally recognized university degree in nursing is essential
  • Experience caring for high acuity/critically unwell pediatric patients, strongly preferred
  • 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 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; health insurance; and salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 Application

Applications close on 31st March 2020.

Please email a cover letter, resume and three references from past employers to hr@fwablaos.org.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.

 

Position:  Consultant Pediatrician
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
Period:
12+ months 
Supervisor: Medical Director

Position Summary
Given the high volumes and fascinating pathology seen at LFHC, we are seeking a Consultant Pediatrician for a long-term posting. The position will include a mix of clinical shifts in the outpatient department, emergency department, inpatient department, neonatal unit, and night shifts. Direct clinical work is performed by our excellent staff of Lao doctors and a major responsibility of the role will also be to provide bedside education, mentoring, and guidance during clinical shifts. The position will share back-up (day and night) call with the Medical Director and Medical Education Director, providing guidance to Lao and visiting volunteer doctors

Qualifications and Attributes

Essential:
1) A Medical Degree from a nationally recognized medical school;
2) Registration to practice clinical medicine in the applicant’s home country;
3) Qualified Pediatrician;
4) Commitment to providing compassionate and nurturing care to patients;
5) A high degree of humility, patience, and cultural awareness.

Highly desirable: 
1) Additional training or experience in acute pediatrics and tropical medicine;
2) Experience working in a developing country;
3) Teaching experience.

Specific Duties Include:
1) Providing bedside education, consultation, and assistance with clinical care to Lao medical staff;
2) Close collaboration with LFHC Medical Executive Team (Medical Director, Medical Education Director, Nursing Education Director and Nursing Director) on all aspects of clinical supervision and staff education;
3) Sharing back-up call (day and night);
4) Lead by example in demonstrating excellent care on a daily basis.

Salary and Benefits
This is a funded role with health benefits, housing allowance, travel to and from point of hire and four weeks of annual leave.

 Application
Please email a cover letter, CV, and three references from past employers to hr@fwablaos.org with the subject line “Consultant Pediatrician”. Questions about the position may be sent to mailto:executivedirector@fwablaos.org.

 Visit www.fwab.org/laos for further information. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.

New York

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

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.