Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Volunteers from around the world providing free, safe surgical care, freeing people from conditions that have been burdening them for years, while training local professionals in our specialties. These are our Operating Rooms.

Department

Operating Room

Commitment

Min. 2 Weeks

Department

Operating Room

Commitment

Min. 2 Weeks

About this Role

In Africa, where there is little or no access to healthcare services and specialized surgeries needed to deal with maladies such as facial tumors, cleft lip & cleft palate, and ENT diseases, our maxillofacial and otolaryngology teams fill the void by bringing hope and healing.

Our Pediatric Neurosurgeons provide pediatric neuro surgical coverage coinciding with our craniofacial program to treat pediatric congenital conditions requiring cranial access for correction and cranial reconstruction.

You will also manage post-operative care of surgical complications and prioritize patient selection.

What You Will Contribute

• Assessment of potential surgical candidates

• Communicate planned procedures, expected outcomes and potential complications clearly with patients and caregivers, using diagrams & translators when necessary

• Preoperative assessment of surgical candidates

• Work with anesthetic providers and hospital physicians

• Operate on selected candidates as scheduled

• Ongoing consultation for surgical patients

• Potential to train and mentor other Surgeons

For This Role, You Will Need

• Active licensure/ registration within home nation

• Minimum 2 years’ surgical practice following completion of specialty training program

• Active in practice (within the previous six months preferred)

• Fluent in English

• Flexibility and sensitivity to language and cultural diversity

Full job description available upon request.