CURE International, Inc. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Malawi

CURE International, Inc. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Malawi

  • CURE has an exceptional opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at its hospital in Malawi. This position represents a unique opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon who wants to be involved in caring for disabled children, and playing a vital role in improving the quality of health in a community. The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon will be responsible for providing hands-on surgical care to our patients, which adheres to the quality standards of CURE.

  • The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon is also responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of orthopedic surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital; overseeing the practice of surgery by these physicians; and continuing to facilitate improvement in the quality of care, education and administration of the orthopedic surgery department.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through evaluation of patients and consult with family members.

  • Examine patients, determine need for clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.

  • Prescribe appropriate orthopedic surgical treatments based on findings and results.

  • Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, including the administration of sedatives, prescription of diets and preparation of the patient’s operative area.

  • Apply surgical procedures and coordinate operations with the anesthesiologist.

  • Treat patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhage and other complications.

  • Direct other operating room staff in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care and operating
    room techniques.

  • Instruct resident orthopedic surgeons in orthopedic surgical procedures.

  • Accurately and thoroughly chart pertinent patient information.

  • Ensure the safety of patients during consultations, surgical interventions and in the postoperative environment.

  • Assist the Medical Director in ensuring the maintenance of an accurate and adequate supply of medications and supplies.

    Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from a qualified, recognized medical institution

  • Board certification, or board eligible, preferred

  • Current and unrestricted medical license

  • Two (2) years experience in a private or hospital practice

  • Experience in the developing world strongly preferred

  • Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred. Fluency in one of the local language(s) may also be required depending on the location.

  • Strong communication skills, especially with those of different cultures.

  • Competency and proficiency in orthopedic surgical procedures.

  • Strong interest in teaching and training.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CURE International, Inc. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Malawi

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