OPPORTUNITY


 Medical Doctor-Surgeon - URGENT!

Assist with quality medical, surgical, and spiritual care to patients at Baptist Hospital. Share Christ through evangelism. Length of service is 1 month to a lifetime.


SUMMARY

LOCATION

Cote d'Ivoire, Western Africa

REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate training, skill and experience for position and length of stay. Cooperative, dependable, industrious, adaptable, with stamina, having solid prayer support base, flexible person willing to work long hours will do best. Also appreciated are mature believers, interested and experienced in outreach, active in local church. Some French would be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Long term people need to learn the French language. Consult and treat out-patients (clinic). Perform general surgery and emergency care along with their specialty. Share in care of hospital patients, administration and other duties as they arise. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital. Training of African and missionary doctors.



Hospital Environment: Spinal, local and ketamine anesthesia available. 4 surgical blocks all air-conditioned with a recovery room in progress . Work with a trained staff of 5 anesthesia technicians all trained on site and one gov't-trained nurse anesthetist. 61 in-patient beds. Work with 4 American career missionary staff and over 100 African staff.

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

Spinal, local and ketamine anesthesia available. 4 surgical blocks all air-conditioned with a recovery room in progress . Work with a trained staff of 5 anesthesia technicians all trained on site and one gov't-trained nurse anesthetist. 61 in-patient beds. Work with 4 American career missionary staff and over 100 African staff.

INTERNSHIP

No





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