China's Silk Road is home to many different people groups, including Han, Hui, Uyghur (Uighur), Kazakh (Kazak), Dongxiang, Kyrgyz (Kirgiz), Salar, Tajik, Bonan (Bao’an), Uzbek and Tatar (Tatars).
You’ll be using your medical skills in a Silk Road area of China. While this is a difficult place to live and work, it offers the amazing opportunity of serving a precious people and making a real difference in their community.
- Negotiate a contract with a hospital or clinic with the help of others
- Commit to a joint role of providing health care and health care teaching/training
- Develop and maintain healthy relationships with hospital officials
- Develop strong relationships with other colleagues at the hospital
- Bachelors Degree or higher (Masters preferred)
- Professional qualifications essential
- Advanced level of Mandarin Chinese (or a willingness to devote the first few years to language study)
- Previous medical experience essential
- Men, women, singles, and families are all welcome to apply.
- You should be prepared to commit to at least one year.
- You can expect to complete application forms, be interviewed, and have a thorough medical and psychological review.
- This is a partially salaried position, so you should be prepared to raise additional financial support.
- You should be willing to live a culturally appropriate lifestyle whilst in China.
*Australian citizens and/or residents only