Job Title: Pediatrician
Organisation: Lacor Hospital
Job years of experience: 3-5 years
Lacor Hospital, the premier private not-for profit health facility in Northern Uganda, seeks a Pediatrician with at least three years experience to start ASAP.The position is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to participate in the revitalization of health services in a post conflict context, yet where security is not a major concern.
Lacor is at the center of a range of innovation initiatives related to improving clinical practice, strengthening evidence-based policy and practice, and examining the potential value added of results-based financing, inter alia. Still, there are challenges. Resources are limited in terms of treatment options and diagnostic tools; there are persistent shortages of qualified staff, nurses and doctors; and there are often different clinical guidelines as well as standards of clinical practices. Effective personal and professional engagement necessarily entails cultural sensitivity and tact. Additional information about Lacor can be found at: http://www.lacorhospital.org
The Hospital will cover transport, food and accommodation, regulatory registration and license to practice, and will provide a modest stipend to suitably qualified individuals based on their CV and duration of commitment. While a minimal commitment of three months will be considered, a commitment six month or longer is preferred.
How to apply:
Suitably qualified and interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining motivation and interest, and duration of commitment, along with CV and and relevant registration documentation to:
Thomas Omara Molteni
Hospital Administrator, Lacor Hospital
Corti Foundation Uganda Representative
Job ID: #576415, Closing date: 15 Jun 2013
Job type: Volunteer Opportunity