Volunteer Midwife Position with Project HOPE Mongolia
OPERATION Pacific Angel Mongolia 2011: Project HOPE support to Ondorkhaan, Mongolia.
When: July 14-26, 2011
Location: Primary care support site in Ondorkhaan, Mongolia. Locations may change based on mission requirements. Current location is scheduled to be Ondorkhaan Hospital and centralized outreach events to the Ondorkhaan outpatient clinics. All logistical lodging, meals, ground transportation, communications, coordination, local partners, escorts, etc. are provided at safe, secure, clean facilities. You will live in a Mongolian Gur.
Job Description: Looking for motivated, mature volunteers to provide primary care health services support. Flexibility and adaptability to changing missions/environments and a good attitude is a must. Only serious applicants should apply.
Mission Scope: HOPE volunteers provide primary care, optometric, ophthalmic surgery and womans health support. Deployment will be door-to-door from 14 Jul departure from home station to return home 26 July 2011. VOLs deploy under HOPE sponsorship and command/control.
Funding: Were looking for volunteers able to self-fund their round-trip air transportation or make a minimum suggested contribution of $400.00 or more to assist with round-trip air transport costs. Please indicate in your application cover letter if you are able/unable to fund your round-trip air transportation and requirement for funding assistance. Funding provided to VOLs who deploy home ahead of the scheduled ROT dates are required to pay for return tickets, change fees and penalties, unless the redeployment is for HOPE verified/approved reasons (family/personal/medical emergency or HOPE directed).
Currently licensed, certified, credentialed in their specialty General Qualifications:
Up to date basic immunizations and HIV testing status
Cooperative attitude, willing/happy to go anywhere, do anything, in austere conditions
Enduring spirit and cheerful attitude in challenging situations
Nurses/physicians require BLS, ACLS proficiency
Successful demonstrated experience in international health, clinical, leadership/management and education/instruction desirable
Demonstrated ability to live/work in field conditions (simple, austere, primitive, close-quarter, nonsectarian environment) outside premier western world-class, state of the art medical facilities
Current immunizations/prophylaxis required for travel in and about mission country Aged 18-65 (request waiver in writing showing reason why age not a factor)
Good health, physically and mentally fit, highly ambulatory, no communicable diseases, no chronic/acute diseases impacting job performance
Mature, flexible, adaptable, resilient, agile, patient, culturally sensitive, hardworking, sense of humor, like people, ability to communicate
Volunteer Specialties Needed:
Certified Nurse Midwife (2-ea)
Certified Paraoptometric Technician (CPOT) (2-ea)
Public Health Nurse (1-ea)
Logistics: HOPE provides VOLs with:
Field lodging (Indigenous Ger field camp) , 3-meals per day; clean drinking water; laundry; 3-HOPE T-shirts, cap Fun and adventure while serving indigenous beneficiaries and health care providers
Contact: Frederick E. Gerber Iraq Country Director/Special Projects, Project HOPE Primary Means of Contact: email@example.com Alternate: +1.540.429.4561 (USA)