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Position:  Supervising Pediatrician
Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
Starting Date: November 2019 (earlier start date may be possible)
Period: One year, with the opportunity for renewal

Specific Duties:

  • Providing point of care coaching (such as teaching ward rounds and case-based discussions), mentorship and close supervision and assistance with clinical care to Lao medical staff in the general pediatric ward, neonatal unit, emergency department and outpatient department.
  • Demonstrate high quality, collaborative, holistic, non-discriminatory and compassionate care to all patients
  • Close collaboration with the Medical Director on any changes to medical policy or clinical guidelines
  • Close collaboration with the Medical Education Director on any and all aspects of medical education.
  • Role modeling desirable professional behaviors and leadership, teaching and management skills in daily practice
  • Opportunity to become clinical lead for a specialty clinic or service (e.g. neonatal care, thalassaemia, emergency department), according to area of expertise or interest.

Qualifications and Attributes:


  • A Medical Degree (MD/MBBS or equivalent)
  • Registration to practice clinical medicine in the applicant’s home country and confirmation that the applicant is in good standing with their home medical council.
  • US Board Certification in General or Emergency Pediatrics / Membership of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK) / Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Pediatrics); or equivalent postgraduate pediatric qualification from the applicant’s home country
  • 2-5 years of independent pediatric practice post-residency
  • Commitment to providing high quality, compassionate and holisticcare to patients
  • Commitment to developing the clinical skills of the Lao medical staff, facilitating inclusive discussions and supporting the development of Lao clinical decision-making skills.
  • A high degree of humility, patience, and cultural awareness
  • Experience working with staff and patients from varied ethnic backgrounds
  • Able to practice and teach in English

Highly desirable:

  • Additional training in emergency pediatrics, pediatric infectious diseases, public healthor tropical medicine
  • Experience practicing pediatrics in a low-resource setting
  • Experience supervising medical staff
  • Experience working with patients from ethnic minority backgrounds
  • Experience communicating with patients and families through translators

Salary and Benefits:

Salary, yearly round trip to country of origin, visa and health insurance also provided.

Application and Inquiries:

Please email a cover letter, CV and three references from past employers to with the subject line “Supervising Pediatrician.”

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