Medical Capacity Building Program Partner

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 Weeks

Department

Medical Capacity Building

Commitment

Min. 2 Weeks

About this Role

The Medical Capacity Building Program Partner will assist the Programs Department in fulfilling one of the three program areas such as providing instruction in support of training projects, providing assistance to Infrastructure projects, providing assistance for equipment donation projects.

If you like to immerse yourself in the community you serve this position is for you, as both a ship and land based position this could involve traveling throughout the host country by bus, taxi, and plane, staying in local guesthouses or be housed in crew or guest housing on ship.

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What You Will Contribute

• Teaching using the pre-determined curriculum and materials

• Assisting with infrastructure or local equipment installation

• Providing a specific expertise to support direct medical service for a short duration.  This expertise is not always required for each field service.

• Perform baseline assessments using standardized questionnaires if appropriate

• Maintain records of participants, curriculum updates and changes, location-specific teaching, materials and equipment donations and evaluation data if appropriate

• Assist Medical Capacity Building Director to ensure organization of resources for successful outcome of training objectives

• Assist Medical Capacity Building Director to respond to local inquiries regarding training projects, and opportunities

For This Role, You Will Need

• Expertise in the specific area the Partner is supporting

• Supportive of Mercy Ships mission, vision

• Commitment to live out and model Mercy Ships core values

• Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively, demonstrate accountability

Full job description available upon request.