Surgeon – The Handa Foundation – Cambodia – Battambang
Expired Date:22-06-12The Handa Foundation The Handa Emergency Hospital ? The Handa Emergency Hospital in Battambang, Cambodia, delivers high quality trauma and surgical care at no cost to disadvantaged populations. It is the only facility of its kind in the area – the nearest comparable option is more than five hours away in Phnom Penh. ? Originally established in 1998 by the Italian NGO Emergency, The Handa Emergency Hospital has a reputation as one of the highest quality healthcare providers in Cambodia. It is recognized for being impeccably clean and for having the lowest post-surgical infection rates in the country. The hospital also functions as a training facility for doctors, nurses, and physical rehabilitation specialists, fostering the development of national healthcare capacity. ? Patients include victims of landmine, traffic and work-related accidents, as well as assault and other emergencies. In 2011, the hospital performed over 3,300 operations on over 2,100 patients and treated 10,000 outpatient department visits. ? This year, The Handa Foundation?assumed management of the hospital. We are expanding the services the hospital provides to include general medicine, while maintaining the hospital’s high standards of treatment and at no cost to the poor. Surgeon
Cambodia – Battambang
Responsibilities: We are looking for an experienced Trauma, Orthopedic, or General Surgeon to support our efforts to provide high quality trauma and surgical care to disadvantaged populations in Northwest Cambodia. ? The ideal candidate to join our experienced team of ten international and Cambodian national doctors will have the versatile skills needed to perform a range of complex surgeries, including thorax, abdominal, vascular, neuro, and orthopedic trauma. At least five years of surgery experience is required; more is preferred. The ability to work in a team and adapt to working in a country with limited resources is also essential. ? This position offers a unique opportunity to
- Focus on delivery of life-saving services to thousands of disadvantaged individuals and families
- Collaborate with, and contribute to the professional development of, an experienced Cambodian staff of over sixty nurses and eight full and part time surgeons
- Utilize facilities that offer high quality care on a beautiful campus
We are looking to find the right candidate for a long term salaried position. We would like to give interested candidates the opportunity to volunteer on a short term basis to explore if work at the hospital is a good fit. We will discuss with candidates funding possibilities to cover costs associated with an exploratory assignment. ? We are also open to hosting qualified candidates with an interest in short-to-medium term volunteer support. ?
- Required language(s): English
- At least 5 year(s) of surgical experience
- Full-Time position(s) and volunteer positions available
How to Apply ? Please send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2012 Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis ? About The Handa Foundation ? The Handa Foundation is a non-religious, non-political, not-for-profit organization with the mission of building hospitals and schools within the ASEAN community. The Handa Emergency Hospital exemplifies the focus that is intended for the hospitals and schools that will be a part of the Handa Foundation:
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