Doctors and Surgeons for Galmi Hospital


This position joins a team of doctors whose responsibilities include: 1. Provide care of either the medical or surgical in- and outpatients, both adults and children. 2. Assist in night and weekend call (mostly 1:4 roster, depending on staffing). 3. Participate in missionary and expatriate health care as needed. 4. Teach at the occasional teaching seminars held for qualified medical staff and/or aides. 5. Contribute to the high standard of medical care that the hospital seeks to maintain. For doctors: Other possible tasks include: *Supervise the Under-Five Clinic and/or the Nutritional Rehabilitation Center. *Participate occasionally in the weekly vaccination team going out to various villages. For surgeons: Tasks include: *Perform surgeries such as hernia repair, C-sections, hysterectomies, bowel reconstruction, vesicovaginal fistula repair, etc. The following specializations are needed: - Family Physician - General Surgeon - Obstetrician/Gynecologist - Ophthalmologist - Anaesthesiologist/Anaesthetist - Pediatrician - Surgery Subspecialists (orthopaedic, ENT, plastic, etc.)


Ministry 2: HT- Institutional Health Training, incl. Nurses' Training


Other Ministry Possibilities: Friendship evangelism, literacy, discipleship, Bible teaching, all under-girded by the development of personal relationships. The two evangelical churches in Galmi town and others in nearby villages have Sunday worship services and weekly prayer meetings, youth activities, and women's fellowship groups. Evangelistic outings are also organized by local Christians to nearby villages.

Future Plans: Training of Nigerien medical personnel is ongoing, though the specialties required of this position are difficult to find locally.

Organisation SIM Suisse
Typ Job
Dauer Langzeitjob
Zeitraum Datum nach Absprache
Region(en) Afrika, Islamische Welt
Land/Länder Niger
Berufsfeld Gesundheitswesen
Sprachkenntnisse french: competent, Hausa: competent (can be learned on site) english: basic
Anforderungen Professional License: Doctor with appropriate specialty Advanced degree required. Required training: Some experience in your area of medicine. A Tropical Medicine course is helpful, but not essential. Recommended Experience: Previous work
Mindestalter 20
Finanzierung support team
Kontakt Malika Keiser
032 345 14 44