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General Practitioner in Papua New Guinea

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Organisation : Palms Australia

Location : International

Time required : Full Time

Duration of project : 12-24 months

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Posted on : 20 Aug, 2018

About the Role

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang is requesting a volunteer GP. 

Papua New Guinea faces a shortage of specialist doctors. Subsequently, the Medical School (MBBS program) at DWU is facing a challenge with recruiting a GP to train medical students. This creates a cyclical challenge in educating new doctors to address the current shortages. We expect that a volunteer GP will provide an evaluation of the current training programs and help bring DWU paediatric training programs in line with world standards, ensuring students can provide the best outcomes the health of their patients and the community.

The volunteer is expected to have work experience as a GP. Some teaching experience in the field is desired. The volunteer must be adaptable and open to working in a multicultural context.  The volunteer is expected to work minimum for one academic year teaching students paediatrics.

The volunteer will work predominantly in Alexishafen Hospital providing clinical supervision and teaching for medical students as well as providing service to patients.

If you are ready to take up the challenge in PNG, apply today. Send your resume and a brief introduction to why you think you are perfect for this role to with the subject ‘GP in PNG via ProBono’.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Palms Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

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Phone : 02 9560 5333

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Please quote in application: General Practitioner in Papua New Guinea via Pro Bono Australia.


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