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Roles for Doctors in Zambia

Transform the quality of healthcare in Zambia and gain a new life experience

Why do we need you?


Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socioeconomic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. Despite an increase in training of health professionals in recent years, the number of clinicians per 1,000 people is 1.21, against the WHO minimum recommendation of 2.28. VSO is working with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide highly motivated and experienced doctors and clinical instructors to practicum sites for trainee clinicians. These sites have low numbers of experienced Zambian health staff. We also need medical professionals to lecture at the University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital to help develop an incountry specialist teaching faculty. The presence of VSO volunteers will also enable local health professionals to take time to continue their professional development.

specialised training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) in paediatrics, gynaecology/obstetrics, surgery, general internal medicine, A&E and intensive care, as well as General Practitioners. Experience in mentoring and teaching is desirable, and required for the Lecturer placements. We welcome applications from experienced doctors and consultants.

? Surgery Doctor and Clinical


Instructor for Medical Licentiates

Further Information
The work can be challenging and demanding, but the rewards are immense. You'll be asked to commit 6- 12 months based on the placement you apply for. To get an idea of what it's like , read VSO Volunteer Haripriya Eswaran's experience as hospice administrator at Our Lady's Hospice in Lusaka, Zambia under Lifechanging stories section on our website.

? General Internal Medicine Doctor


and Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates

? General Medicine Clinical


Instructor Doctor for Clinical Officers training

? Lecturer General Internal


Medicine

? Lecturer Gynaecology and


Obstetrics

? Lecturer Intensive/Critical Care


Medicine

What you get?


VSO volunteers will receive predeparture training, return flights, sponsored visas, health insurance, accommodation, and a stipend to cover their living expenses during their placement and more.

? Lecturer Paediatrics ? Lecturer Surgery ? Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Doctor and Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates

Who do we need?
We have a variety of volunteer roles for doctors who have completed

? Paediatrics Doctor and Clinical


Instructor for Medical Licentiates

Apply today
To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60.

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Paediatrics Doctor and Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates Zambia + 6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel and as part of your placement you will take up the role as expert clinician to offer clinical instruction and mentorship to Medical Licentiates and qualified doctors. Medical Licentiates (ML) provide vital medical and surgical skills in rural district hospitals. The ML training is a 3 year long in-service training programme to advanced diploma level, with an internship at a recognised ML practicum training site in the 3rd year, to gain advanced competency in managing life saving surgical procedures and medical conditions.

What does the role involve


Provide clinical instruction to ML students during their practicum placements Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of students Undertake development and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Conduct demonstrations as part of training and supervising practical work of students Provide training and support for specialist patient care services to facilitate efficient and effective management of patients Manage patient care and advise hospital management on capacity building for the department as required Provide mentorship to qualified Associate Clinicians and doctors Train and mentor experienced clinicians within the health facility on mentorship methodology Mentor less experienced clinical instructors

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed post-graduate specialist training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) in paediatrics. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge in the area of paediatrics. It is also desirable for the candidate to have the capacity to act as a clinical mentor and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-12 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014. www.vso.org.uk
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Doctor and Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates Zambia
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel and as part of your placement you will take up the role as expert clinician to offer clinical instruction and mentorship to Medical Licentiates and qualified doctors. Medical Licentiates (ML) provide vital medical and surgical skills in rural district hospitals. The ML training is a 3 year long in-service training programme to advanced diploma level, with an internship at a recognised ML practicum training site in the 3rd year, to gain advanced competency in managing life saving surgical procedures and medical conditions.

What does the role involve


Provide clinical instruction to ML students during their practicum placements Deliver lectures, mentor, train and tutor students Undertake development and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Conduct demonstrations as part of training and supervising practical work of students Provide training and support for specialist patient care services to facilitate efficient and effective management of patients Manage patient care and advising hospital management on capacity building for the department as required Provide mentorship to qualified Associate Clinicians and doctors Train and mentor experienced clinicians within the health facility on mentorship methodology Mentor less experienced clinical instructors

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed post-graduate specialist training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) in obstetrics and gynaecology. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge in the area of obstetrics/gynaecology. It is also desirable for the candidate to have the capacity to act as a clinical mentor and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-12 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014. www.vso.org.uk
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Lecturer Surgery
University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia

+6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. As Lecturer in the area of Surgery, your work will be 40% service and 60% teaching and research based. You will provide specialised training to Zambian general practitioner doctors and help develop in-country specialist teaching faculty.

What does the role involve


Participate in preparation/review of work manuals, procedures and related documentation to deliver the assessment framework for the MMed training programme Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of MMeD students Develop courses, teaching materials and study guides Conduct experiments and demonstrations as part of instruction of students Conduct field training such as clinical work, evening classes, in-service and supervision Plan, organise and oversee research and development work Coordinate and help to deliver the structured postgraduate teaching programme Provide specialist patient care services to ensure efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Make decisions related to patient care and capacity building in within the department/unit

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed specialty training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) and 2 years post-qualification work experience in surgery. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. You must have proven experience in training/teaching and mentoring, and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-12 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
www.vso.org.uk VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Lecturer Paediatrics
University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia

+ 6months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. As Lecturer in the area of Paediatrics, your work will be 40% service and 60% teaching and research based. You will provide specialised training to Zambian general practitioner doctors and help develop incountry specialist teaching faculty.

What does the role involve


Participate in preparation/review of work manuals, procedures and related documentation to deliver the assessment framework for the MMed training programme Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of MMeD students Develop courses, teaching materials and study guides Conduct experiments and demonstrations as part of instruction of students Conduct field training such as clinical work, evening classes, in-service and supervision Plan, organise and oversee research and development work Coordinate and help to deliver the structured postgraduate teaching programme Provide specialist patient care services to ensure efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Make decisions related to patient care and capacity building in within the department/unit

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed specialty training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) and 2 years post-qualification work experience in paediatrics. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. You must have proven experience in training/teaching and mentoring, and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-9 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
www.vso.org.uk VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Lecturer Intensive/Critical Care Medicine


University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia

+6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. As Lecturer in the area of Intensive/Critical Care Medicine, your work will be 40% service and 60% teaching and research based. You will provide specialised training to Zambian general practitioner doctors and help develop in-country specialist teaching faculty.

What does the role involve


Participate in preparation/review of work manuals, procedures and related documentation to deliver the assessment framework for the MMed training programme Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of MMed students Develop courses, teaching materials and study guides Conduct experiments and demonstrations as part of instruction of students. Supervises students laboratory and other practical work in order to ensure accuracy of work Conduct field training such as clinical work, evening classes, in-service and supervision Plan, organise and oversee research and development work Coordinate and help to deliver the structured postgraduate teaching programme Provide specialist patient care services to ensure efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Make decisions related to patient care and capacity building in within the department/unit

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed specialty training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) and 2 years post-qualification work experience in intensive care medicine. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. You must have proven experience in training/teaching and mentoring, and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-9 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014. www.vso.org.uk
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Lecturer Gynaecology and Obstetrics


University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia

+6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. As Lecturer in the area of Gynaecology/Obstetrics, your work will be 40% service and 60% teaching and research based. You will provide specialised training to Zambian general practitioner doctors and help develop in-country specialist teaching faculty.

What does the role involve


Participate in preparation/review of work manuals, procedures and related documentation to deliver the assessment framework for the MMed training programme Deliver lectures, mentor, train and tutor of MMed students Develop courses, teaching materials and study guides Conduct experiments and demonstrations as part of instruction of students. Conduct field training such as clinical work, evening classes, in-service and supervision Plan, organise and oversee research and development work Coordinate and help to deliver the structured postgraduate teaching programme Provide specialist patient care services to ensure efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Make decisions related to patient care and capacity building in within the department/unit

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed specialty training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) and 2 years post-qualification work experience in Gynaecology/Obstetrics. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. You must have proven experience in training/teaching and mentoring, and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-9 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

www.vso.org.uk

Apply today and you could be a

Lecturer General Internal Medicine


University of Zambia, School of Medicine and University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia

+ 6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel. As Lecturer in the area of general internal medicine (GIM), your work will be 40% service and 60% teaching and research based. You will provide specialised training to Zambian general practitioner doctors and help develop in-country specialist teaching faculty.

What does the role involve


Participate in preparation/review of work manuals, procedures and related documentation to deliver the assessment framework for the MMed training programme Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of MMed students Develop courses, teaching materials and study guides Conduct experiments and demonstrations as part of instruction of students. Supervise students laboratory and other practical work in order to ensure accuracy of work. Conduct field training such as clinical work, evening classes, in-service and supervision Plan, organise and oversee research and development work Coordinate and help to deliver the structured postgraduate teaching programme Provide specialist patient care services to ensure efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to be a physician with specialty training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) and 2 years post-qualification work experience in general internal medicine. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. You must have proven experience in training/teaching and mentoring, and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-9 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
www.vso.org.uk VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

General Medicine Clinical Instructor Doctor for Clinical Officers training Zambia +12 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel and as part of your placement you will take up the role as expert clinician to offer clinical instruction and mentorship to Clinical Officers (COs). We need 10 General Medicine Clinical Instructor Doctors for Clinical Officers training.

What does the role involve


Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring students Develop teaching materials for tutorials Conduct demonstrations as part of instruction and supervising students practical work Conduct bed site training, clinical work and case management tutorials Evaluate the methods and progress of investigations and the interpretation of results Provide training and support for patient care services to facilitate efficient and effective management of patients Develop and ensuring timely implementation of capacity building interventions to impart appropriate skills and knowledge to junior staff and nursing staff. Actively participates in the training programmes Make decisions related to patient care and on request advising hospital management on capacity building for the department/unit

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have minimum of 3 years of post-qualification medical practice experience, specialising in general practice, general internal medicine or accident & emergency. Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge in the area of general medicine and/or A&E. It is also required for the candidate to have the capacity to act as a clinical mentor and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 12 24 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more...


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
www.vso.org.uk VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

General Internal Medicine Doctor & Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates

Zambia + 6 months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel and as part of your placement you will take up the role as expert clinician to offer clinical instruction and mentorship to Medical Licentiates and qualified doctors. Medical Licentiates (ML) provide vital medical and surgical skills in rural district hospitals.

What does the role involve


Provide clinical instruction to ML students during their practicum placements Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring students Undertake development and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Conduct demonstrations as part of training and supervising practical work of students Provide training and support for specialist patient care services to facilitate efficient and effective management of patients Manage patient care and advising hospital management on capacity building for the department as required Provide mentorship to qualified Associate Clinicians and doctors Train and mentoring experienced clinicians within the health facility on mentorship methodology Mentor less experienced clinical instructors

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed post-graduate specialist training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) in general internal medicine (GIM). Furthermore, the candidate must have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge in the area of GIM. It is also desirable for the candidate to have the capacity to act as a clinical mentor and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-12 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more...


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014.
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117) www.vso.org.uk www.ivoindia.org

Apply today and you could be a

Surgery Doctor and Clinical Instructor for Medical Licentiates Zambia +6months
Background
Despite the overall economic outlook of Zambia seeming to be improving, many Zambians are yet to share in the benefits as they still face socio-economic and health development challenges. Its healthcare system faces shortages of drugs, equipment and qualified personnel and as part of your placement you will take up the role as expert clinician to offer clinical instruction and mentorship to Medical Licentiates and qualified doctors. Medical Licentiates (ML) provide vital medical and surgical skills in rural district hospitals. The ML training is a 3 year long in-service training programme to advanced diploma level, with an internship at a recognised ML practicum training site in the 3rd year, to gain advanced competency in managing life saving surgical procedures and medical conditions.

What does the role involve


Provide clinical instruction to ML students during their practicum placements Deliver lectures, mentoring, training and tutoring of students Undertake development and ensure timely implementation of capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate skills and knowledge Conduct demonstrations as part of training and supervise practical work of students Provide training and support for specialist patient care services to facilitate efficient and effective management Manage patient care and advise hospital management on capacity building for the department as required Provide mentorship to qualified Associate Clinicians and doctors Train and mentor experienced clinicians within the health facility on mentorship methodology Mentor less experienced clinical instructors

Skills, qualifications and experience required


You need to have completed post-graduate specialist training / Masters Degree (MMed or equivalent) in surgery. Furthermore, the candidate must have a sound knowledge in the specialisation field of Surgery and have the ability to provide guidance and advice to students, requiring sound managerial skills and knowledge. It is also desirable for the candidate to have the capacity to act as clinical mentors and be flexible to adapt to new environments, especially with resource poor settings.

And the rest....


Zambia often being considered as Africas diamond, the country boasts some of the continents best wildlife parks and shares some of the regions major highlights: Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and also Lower Zambezi National Park. Blessed with awe-inspiring nature and an abundance of wildlife, Zambia offers an unforgettable experience for our volunteers. Well ask you to commit to 6-12 months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return, well give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement, and our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

To find out more....


To express your interest for this role, please email your CV to Ankita at ankita.awasthi@ivolunteer.org.in. In case of any queries, please call +91-11-26217459/60. Last date to submit your CV is 15/03/2014. www.vso.org.uk
VSO is a registered charity in England and Wales (313757) and in Scotland (SCO39117)

www.ivoindia.org