OPPORTUNITY


 Nurse Practitioner

Use your nurse practitioner skills in a quality out-patient clinic and hospital. Be involved in diagnosing and counseling HIV/AIDS patients.


SUMMARY

LOCATION

Cote d'Ivoire, Western Africa

REQUIREMENTS

Nurse practitioner with 1 year of experience required. Helpful areas of training/experience include family practice, women's health, pediatric care, HIV/AIDS teaching, supervision. Knowledge of tropical medicine necessary. Cooperative, dependable, industrious, adaptable, with stamina, having solid prayer support base, flexible person willing to work long hours and take evening/night call as needed. Some French would be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Consult patients in out-patient clinic. Patient teaching and counseling with an emphasis on spiritual care. Supervise and train national staff in doing quality care. Participate in evening/night emergency call, administration and other duties as they arise. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital.

LANGUAGE NEEDS

Trained on Field

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

Help with an active out-patient clinic which sees 100-200 patients/day. May also be involved with in-patient care (61 beds) and in the surgical services (4 OR blocks).

INTERNSHIP

No





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