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Medical Doctor/GP

LONG TERM | PACIFIC

OTHER

We are looking for General Practitioner to diagnose and treat illness, diseases, and injuries in the SIL expatriate and local community of Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea.

Responsibilities

  • Determines health needs of assigned area, and utilises this knowledge in directing health care personnel.
  • Establishes guidelines for treatment and care of patients.
  • Provides comprehensive medical services for members of SIL and WBT.
  • Makes recommendations for consultation with medical specialists based on evaluation of medical condition and history.
  • May set up program for comprehensive health care and medical services for language groups where SIL and WBT are working.
  • May work in a supervisory or cooperative capacity with a national medical program.
  • May be assigned to perform medical services and health care personally, such as examining patients, ordering or performing various tests, analyses, and X-rays to provide information on patient’s condition, administering or prescribing treatments, drugs, inoculations and vaccinations.
  • May provide prenatal care to pregnant women, deliver babies and provide postnatal care to mother and infant.
  • May respond to emergency requests for medical help in isolated areas, using air or ground transportation.

Qualifications

  • General Practitioner training and experience.
  • Experience in diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases helpful.

Training

  • Some biblical training
  • Some type of language and culture training course would be helpful
  • Orientation workshops, held at our National Centre in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria

 

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