Medical Doctor (Family Practice, Internist)
The staff at SCH seek to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the women and children of an unreached people group. Quality medical care is scarce in this rural area. Opportunities to share our faith with patients and their families are abundant. Patients often ask for prayer. More providers are needed in order to take full advantage of the opportunities available. The needs are great, but the laborers are few. Come, join us, have a part in what God is doing in this area of the world!
Female. Current medical license. Cooperative, dependable, industrious, adaptable, with stamina, having solid prayer support base, flexible person willing to work long hours will do best.RESPONSIBILITIES
Assess and treat patients in the outpatient department, inpatient department; share night call, perform or assist in surgery and difficult deliveries.LANGUAGE NEEDS
Proficiency in EnglishLANGUAGE USED
Urdu or SindhiLIVING ENVIRONMENT
The hospital is located on a 7 _-acre compound in a rural area of Pakistan, approximately 40 minutes away from a major city and airport. Limited trips are possible into the city. People working here will need to adjust certain aspects of their living according to local cultural norms. Housing is available on and off the hospital compound. DSL service is available. The climate in the Sindh during the summer is very hot - usually hovering between high 90s and 115F. Electricity is not consistent but the hospital has a generator.WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The hospital has 34 beds for women & children with two 12-bed wards and 10 private rooms, labor room, delivery room, two operating rooms, outpatient department, small laboratory and pharmacy. The hospital is largely staffed with national workers. Senior medical and nursing staff as of May 2009 are expatriate missionaries.INTERNSHIP