A non-profit organization where expatriate professionals serve in partnership with local staff to build capacity in the sectors of health and development, working together in hope, for the welfare of the people of the country.
S/He will coordinate and contribute to training of ophthalmologic residents, senior doctors, nurses and ophthalmic technicians, maintaining contact with international eye care professionals, associations and institutions. S/He will supervise senior doctors in medical accuracy and proficiency, confidentiality and copyright issues. S/He will contribute to annual evaluations of program outcomes, propose strategies to improve the quality and efficiency of the programme, and participate in developing evaluation tools to measure the impact and outcomes of activities. S/He will liaise with government health officials and contribute to the development of countrywide eye care policies and services.
S/He will be an ophthalmologist (or senior medical professional) with experience/interest in training. S/He will have fluent written and spoken English and good documentation, management and communication skills. S/He will need to be able to work methodically and effectively without direct supervision. S/He will need to have an ability to speak or willingness to learn the local language.
*Australian citizens and/or residents only