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