Catholic Christian Health Services is Hiring!
Think you are up to the challenge? Want to flex your muscles in rural health and see what you are truly made of?
Well Catholic Christian Health Services are looking for senior medical officers and medical officers for their facilities in Kavieng, Alotau, Mingende and Aitape.
See position advertisement below.
Rural hospitals around PNG are always looking for good staff, be it doctors, nurses, CHW’s or allied health.
In some cases hospitals are willing to consider sponsorship opportunities to successful medical applicants to the MMED (Rural) program.
See the links to some of our rural hospitals and contact them .
WARNING – RURAL MEDICINE IS ADDICTIVE
Want to Get a Taste for Rural Health Practice without the commitment of a full-time annual contract.
See opportunities offered below.
Australian Doctors International (ADI) has been facilitating health care delivery to rural populations in PNG for 20 years. ADI now invites expressions of interest from junior doctors who are interested in pursuing a career in rural health.
Working with ADI for 6-12 months in Western Province, West New Britain or New Ireland offers an opportunity to improve skills and gain experience working in rural hospitals as well as on outreach health patrols with a multidisciplinary team. On outreach patrols, you could expect to provide health care, promote disease prevention, deliver health awareness to rural communities and support the professional development of isolated rural health workers.
If this is something you’re interested in, please forward your CV and a letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity.
Please send to, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +612 9907 8988
YWAM Medical Ships – Australia
YWAM Medical Ships – Australia (YWAM MSA) is committed to engaging with remote rural communities in Papua New Guinea through use of Medical and Training Ships.
YWAM MSA works in partnership with the PNG National Department of Health and supports implementation of the National Health Plan 2011 – 2020, particularly in isolated maritime districts. The Ship currently serves in the Southern Region of the country.
Staff working with YWAM MSA are volunteers donating their professional skills and are drawn from PNG and around the world. Programming includes mobile primary health care clinics (with a strong focus on maternal and child health), dentistry, optometry, ophthalmic surgery, water and sanitation, health promotion and community empowerment.
Short-term opportunities are available to serve on an outreach voyage lasting around 2 weeks. There are also options to spend longer onboard.
Are you a health professional from PNG or elsewhere willing to volunteer with YWAM MSA? Or a general volunteer able to assist in a support role?
For more information about YWAM MSA or to volunteer, please visit the website: www.ywamships.org.au, or contact on:
Dr. Joel Trazo is currently interested in working in PNG, possibly in a remote hospital. For further information and documentation he can be contacted on +6798365486, or emailed at email@example.com
Below is a summary of his CV:
February 2013 – Present – Fiji National University School of Medicine – Lecturer/Clinical Instructor
May 2008 – present – Nadera Medical Centre – Locum nite shift
Sept 2010-June 2012 – WHO Technical Officer Tb Program – Fiji
Aug 2009- Dec 2009 – Medical Officer – Vatuokola Gold Mines – Fiji
July 2001 – July 2009 – Medical Officer – Fiji MOH – various locations including Colonial War Memorial Hospital Outpatient Dept.
Dec 1986 – June 2001 – Philippines DOH – various locations including Conner & Atok District Hospitals and Private Practice.