Lead Medical Provider

  • Bocas del Toro, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama

For inquiry into this position, please contact our Operations Director, Karine Tchakerian, at karine@floatingdoctors.com.

We are looking for experienced and motivated people to coordinate and lead the medical staff and volunteers and to work with our Operations Managers to supervise program activities for Floating Doctors, Panama.

Minimum Commitment: 4 Months

Start Date: February 2017

Benefits: Housing, Meals, weekly living stipend

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Operations Director and Team Leaders in planning and overseeing mobile clinics and other projects in Panama
  • Managing day clinics and multi-day deployments
  • Prioritizing and coordinating patient referrals/follow-ups
  • Responsibility for training and supervising the medical providers
  • Working with communities to identify and initiate potential projects and opportunities
  • Acting as Floating Doctors' medical representative with the Ministry of Health and local organizations
  • Identifying areas for improvement and/or development and implementing appropriate policy/infrastructure changes with the approval of the President and Operations Director

Qualifications:

  • Fully registered doctor, NP, PA, or APN with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience
  • Prior experience working / volunteering in a developing country (not required but is preferred)
  • Evidence of the ability to lead a team and experience in teaching and managing personalities.
  • Availability for a minimum of 4 months.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish
  • Training or special interest in Tropical medicine an advantage but not required

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  • Bocas del Toro, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Start date:

    January 22, 2017
  • Compensation:

    Paid
  • Stipend/Wage:

    Accommodations, Meals, living stipend

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