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Experienced paediatricians, paediatric/neonatal nurses, obstetricians and midwives

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from Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Closing date: 31 Jan 2019

The RCPCH is recruiting experienced paediatricians, paediatric/neonatal nurses, obstetricians and midwives to work in our programmes in Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Myanmar.

Return flights, preparation costs and accommodation are covered by the project. All clinicians receive a monthly stipend as well as in-country travel costs and are placed in country for a period of 6-12 months.

Comprehensive support will be provided by in-country programme managers and a dedicated RCPCH team in London.

Positions will start in March and September 2019

Paediatric/Neonatal nurse

Essential Criteria

  • Active registration with relevant regulatory body (NMC etc).
  • At least four years post-graduation experience, with significant experience of looking after sick and new-born babies and children in an acute setting.
  • Evidence of interest and involvement in teaching, preferably specific experience of this within paediatrics/neonates
  • Willingness and ability to collect data in relation to the programme quality improvement outcomes
  • Tropical Nursing qualification or equivalent

Desired criteria

  • Experience working in a resource poor setting
  • NLS / EPLS / APLS provider
  • Demonstrable management experience preferred (e.g. quality improvement experience within NHS; completed audit cycle; guideline writing etc)

Midwives
Essential Criteria

  • Active registration with relevant regulatory body (NMC or equivalent).
  • At least four years post-graduation experience, with significant experience of midwifery practice in an acute setting.
  • Evidence of interest and involvement in teaching, preferably specific experience in emergency midwifery
  • Willingness and ability to collect data in relation to the programme quality improvement outcomes

    Desired criteria

  • Experience working in a resource-poor setting

  • Tropical health qualification or equivalent

  • Experience delivering training/mentoring based on EmONC, Helping Babies Breathe and/or Helping Mothers Survive

  • Demonstrable management experience (e.g. quality improvement experience within NHS; completed audit cycle; guideline writing etc)

Obstetrician

Essential Criteria

  • Full membership of relevant professional body, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
  • Evidence of interest and involvement in teaching, and experience or evidence of interest in global health working
  • Understanding of research methods, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Willingness and ability to collect data in relation to the programme quality improvement outcomes

Desired criteria

  • Completion of an Emergency Obstetric Course such as Management of Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) training course, LSTM’s ‘Making it happen’ EmoC course or RCOG Essential Obstetrics skills course.
  • Experience working in a resource-poor setting
  • Demonstrable management experience preferred (eg quality improvement experience within NHS; completed audit cycle; guideline writing etc)

Paediatric doctors

Essential Criteria

  • Active registration with relevant regulatory body
  • ST3 or above
  • Evidence of interest and involvement in teaching
  • Willingness and ability to collect data in relation to the programme quality improvement outcomes

Desired criteria

  • Experience working in a resource poor setting
  • APLS provider
  • Demonstrable management experience preferred (e.g. quality improvement experience within NHS; completed audit cycle; guideline writing etc)
How to apply:

Please complete the application form available at https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2018-05/application_form.docx and send it, along with a copy of your CV to rcpch.international@rcpch.ac.uk before the 30th January 2019.

For further information on our work please visit https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/get-involved/volunteering/global-links-programme