OPPORTUNITY


 Medical Doctor-OB/GYN Specialist - URGENT!

Assist with quality medical, obstetric, gynecological, and spiritual care to patients at Baptist Hospital. Length of service is 1 month to a lifetime.


SUMMARY

LOCATION

Cote d'Ivoire, Western Africa

REQUIREMENTS

Long term people need to learn French. Consult and treat out-patients (clinic). Perform surgery and emergency gynecological and obstetric al care. Share in care of hospital patients, administration and other duties as they arrive. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital. Training of African doctors and nurses. Some French would be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Long term people need to learn the French language. Consult and treat out-patients (clinic). Perform surgery and emergency gynecological and obstetrical care. Experience in infertility and V-V fistulas helpful. Share in care of hospital patients, administration and other duties as they arrive. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital. Training of African doctors and nurses.

LANGUAGE NEEDS

French helpful

LANGUAGE USED

French and local languages

LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Team members are housed on the large hospital compound. Houses are cement block and minimally furnished but with electricity (220) and running water/plumbing. Limited internet and phone service available.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

61 bed hospital, 6 air-conditioned consultation rooms. Work with three African physicians, including one with formal surgical training. Spinal, local and ketamine anesthesia available. On-site laboratory and radiology including ultra-sound. 4 surgical blocks all air-conditioned with a recovery room in progress . Work with 4 American career missionary staff and over 100 African staff.

INTERNSHIP

No





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