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CURE International

Medical Director

CURE International
Kabul, --, Afghanistan

Date Posted: 07/07/2010
Categories: Health Care - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Position needed: Medical Director (OB/GYN or Orthopedic Surgeon)

Brief job description:

CURE seeks to fill the position of Medical Director. The Medical Director is responsible for providing medical oversight of the hospital including recruiting and training of medical personnel, monitoring all aspects of quality control relating to medical care, developing and executing educational and training programs for national physicians, and developing and maintaining relationships with government agencies, non-government organizations and the local medical community. The Medical Director will also function as an OB GYN or orthopedic surgeon (depending on their specialty) and participate in clinical activities according to their scope of privileges, providing and directing patient care for both inpatient and outpatient, private pay and no charge patients as required.

Skills and qualifications needed:

Medical degree from qualified, recognized medical institution. Current licensure. Minimum 3 years OB GYN or orthopedic surgery experience. Minimum 1 year experience in managing a medical department or team. Prior experience in designing and implementing medical training programs and teaching preferred. Ability to supervise other medical staff members, efficiently and effectively manage multiple clinical tasks, and collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Ability to stay calm in a crisis. Proficiency in the use of computers. Knowledge and skill in the areas of program management and budget planning. Genuine interest in the mission and vision of CURE International.

Length of term:

Long-Term (minimum 1 year)
Languages needed:


Salary or Self Funded: