International Disaster Response Volunteers - Medical

Job
from Medical Teams International
Closing date: 31 Dec 2019

Our Need

Medical Teams International’s Humanitarian Response activities are designed to provide a rapid and coordinated response to the most vulnerable populations in the world during and after an emergency. During an emergency, we deploy teams of highly trained professionals to support communities affected by disaster. In order to mobilize quickly, we require all volunteers on the Roster to have completed all application, recruitment, and on-boarding training materials before deploying on a team with us. Using this pre-vetted roster helps us to be one of the first agencies on the scene, bringing healing swiftly and efficiently.

You Can Help

Join us in responding to disasters where the needs are urgent, where we have access, and where together, our resources can bring healing. We value both the medical and operational expertise that you can bring to this work around the world. Together, we can be a lifesaving difference. Because every person matters. To God and to us.

Specialties We Need

ER Doctors

ER Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Family & General Practitioners

Mental Health Practitioners

Nutritionists

Obstetricians & Gynecologists

Pharmacists

Physician Assistants, Certified [PA-C]

DOs

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Successful completion of HEAT+ Course (provided)
  • *Previous experience using field of practice in a low-resource/emergency setting outside of home region**
  • *Current medical license/certification**
  • Current passports
  • Current immunizations (includes Hepatitis A & B, Yellow Fever, Typhoid)
  • Available for 4 weeks at a time
  • Physically fit
  • Able to work and live without basic amenities
  • Ability to work long hours in unpredictable and unstable conditions
  • Flexibility; ability to work as part of a team

*necessary upon time of application to be considered

How to apply:

https://www.medicalteams.org/volunteer/

To learn more, please visit our website through the link provided. To apply, please fill out an application online (also through the link provided) with a current resume attached. You should hear back from our Volunteer Engagement Team within 2 business days. Please note that in order to be considered, we REQUIRE all volunteers to be currently licensed and practicing in their respective field in addition to experience in their field of practice outside of their home region in a low-resource/emergency setting. If you are a national of a country in which we serve, please contact our in-country offices and partner clinics directly. Furthermore, this is an un-paid, volunteer position. For paid positions, please visit our Career page at: https://www.medicalteams.org/career/.

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with Medical Teams International! For any questions, please contact volunteer@medicalteams.org.