General Surgeon or Physician with Surgical Skills

There’s a lack of quality medical care in Madagascar. The Sarobidy Maternity Center is addressing the lack of maternal and newborn care in the city of Mahajanga. As complications arise during labor and delivery, a c-section is required. Pioneer the establishment and operations of an operating room at the Sarobidy Maternity Center. Ideally this individual will also work directly with a family practice clinic.

REQUIREMENTS:
General Surgeon or Family practice physician with surgical training and minimum 3 years experience after residency. Self-starter, pioneer in spirit. Must know French prior to arrival in country. Learn Malagasy once in country. Minimum commitment of 4 years. Vision Trip required.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop all aspects of an operating room at the Sarobidy Maternity Center.
LIVING ENVIRONMENT:
The urban city of Mahajanga is situated on the northwest coast of Madagascar and is the second largest city on the island. Mahajanga has two seasons, hot and dry and hotter and humid. The Indian Ocean and pools in the area help with this! Mahajanga has consistent electricity, internet and water.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
This is a complete start-from-the-ground up operating room. Having done this with the Sarobidy Maternity Center, Jamie and I are available to help in a supportive role with many aspects of this endeavor. Ideally this physician would also work with the family practice clinic. Financially this operating room would need to begin with donations and the operational budget would be met by the Sarobidy Maternity Center.
INTERNSHIP:
No
Location:
Madagascar, Africa

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