For doctors interested in global and tropical health, Timor-Leste offers exciting challenges, enormous opportunities to learn and a way to make a significant contribution.
We are seeking a Medical Officer to work at Bairo Pite Clinic (BPC), Dili for 6-12 months from June, 2016.
BPC is a 50-bed philanthropic clinic with a busy outpatient service (250 patients per day).
Medical work is dominated by tropical infectious diseases, malnutrition and TB management.
The position is ideal for advanced trainees or specialists in Infectious Diseases or General Medicine or Rural General Practice.
Responsibilities include: direct clinical care of patients, leadership in policy and guideline development, supervision and mentoring of volunteer junior doctors and medical students, capacity building of local nursing and other healthcare staff.
The establishment of the new and recently appointed Medical Director role for the Clinic represents a long awaited development and the Clinic is entering an exciting time of consolidation and development.
The Inpatient Doctor post also provides excellent opportunities for involvement in operational research activities under the supervision of Specialists based in Australia.
For more information or to apply, contact: Dr Joshua Francis
or Dr Chris Fenton
Applications close May 30, 2016