Clubfoot Program Manager

Medical Capacity Building activities are a key component to helping each of our host nations build their capacity to provide healthcare to their own people.

Department

Medical Capacity Building

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

Department

Medical Capacity Building

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

About this Role

The Clubfoot Program Manager mentors local clinicians in the Ponseti method of correcting clubfoot and coordinates the set-up of a locally run, sustainable Ponseti Clinic. This position is also responsible for overseeing and coordinating the management (pre and post-op) of older clubfeet patients who are part of the orthopedic surgery program.

What You Will Contribute

• Effectively treat and coordinate the management of children with clubfeet (0-15 years of age)

• Effectively run a Ponseti clubfoot clinic on a day to day basis

• Mentor local clinicians in the Ponseti method of correcting clubfoot and ensure excellent patient outcomes

• Coordinate the set-up of a locally run, sustainable Ponseti clinic

• Monitor and evaluate progress towards project objectives, submitting reports in a timely manner and modifying activities as needed to achieve targets, and provide research and advice for up-to-date sound methods of best practice in all aspects of the Ponseti method

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program 

• Current/active Registered Physical Therapist license in home country

• Completed Ponseti specific training with a recognized individual or organization

• Treated a minimum of 25-30 clubfeet and has at least 1-2 years’ experience with treating clubfeet

• PIA Ponseti Provider accreditation or ACT Train The Trainer accreditation (or must be working towards one of these)

• French language skills will be beneficial

Full job description available upon request.