OPPORTUNITY


 Physical Therapist

To assist with quality medical and spiritual care to patients at Baptist Hospital, share Christ in evangelism & discipleship. Teach African nurses and technicians. 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 train and supervise PT technicians and nursing staff. Also appreciated are mature believers, interested and experienced in outreach, active in local church. Some French would be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Consult patients and design their rehabilitation program. Work closely with doctors and African staff to improve current program.

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

Patient consultations both on an in-patient and out-patient basis. 61-bed in-patient services 4 operating rooms, x-ray and casting capabilities, out-patinet clinic that sees 100-200 patients/day many of which evidence problems that would benefit from PT in some form

INTERNSHIP

No





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