OPPORTUNITY


 Nurse Practitioner

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!!


SUMMARY

LOCATION

Pakistan, Southern Asia

REQUIREMENTS

Female. Current RN license with NP certification (FNP, Womens Health, Pediatric, or Adult). 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 outpatient and inpatient settings; share night call. Assist the Nursing Director in the training of nurse aides, as well as helping to upgrade the nursing skills of the national midwives and nurses. To develop relationships with the nurses, patients, and their relatives and share your faith.

LANGUAGE NEEDS

None for short-term

LANGUAGE USED

Urdu and Sindhi

LIVING 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 the hospital compound. DSL service is available. The climate in the Sindh during the summer is very hot - usually hovering between high 90s 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.

INTERNSHIP

No





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