Assist with quality medical and spiritual care to patients at Baptist Hospital. Share Christ through evangelism/discipleship. Teach African and Missionary doctors. Length of service is 2 weeks to 3 months.
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 as needed. Also appreciated are mature believers, interested and experienced in outreach, active in local church. Willing to work in less than ideal conditions and with less than up-to-date equipment. Some French would be helpful.RESPONSIBILITIES
Consult and treat out-patients with eye problems. Preform and teach basic opthamalogical surgery. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital.LANGUAGE NEEDS
French helpfulLANGUAGE 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
1/4 OR rooms would be dedicated to eye interventions, a consultation room in out-patient clinic would be out-fitted for use of the doctor. In-patient follow-up in 61-bed hospital as needed.INTERNSHIP