Your profession is what you're put on this earth to do! CURE offers unique opportunities for you to use your passion, skills, and talents for a greater purpose. Whether serving at one of our international hospitals, or in the U.S. at the Mission Support Center, our employees delight in using their professional skills to heal children, both physically and spiritually. We invite you to explore opportunities to join our team!
Who does CURE need?
Our hospitals and programs cannot function without a team of dedicated, talented professionals. We need YOU to consider joining our team so that we can keep doing what we’re doing!
We hire professionals who support and embody the following values:
Being Christlike– We value reflecting Jesus with compassion to those we serve.
Being Childlike – We value a child’s passion for life and dependence on God in how we think, live, and love.
Integrity – We value doing what we say and saying what we do.
Restoring the Broken – We value taking action in responding to the physical and spiritual needs of those without voice and resources.
Intentional Relationships – We value collaborative partnerships that cultivate trust and authenticity.
CURE has exceptional future opportunities for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at its hospitals around the world. The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon is also responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of orthopedic surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital; overseeing the practice of surgery by these physicians; and continuing to facilitate improvement in the quality of care, education, and administration of the orthopedic surgery department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through evaluation of patients and consult with family members.
Examine patients, determine the need for clinical laboratory tests, and interpret examination findings and test results.
Prescribe appropriate orthopedic surgical treatments based on findings and results.
Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, including the administration of sedatives, prescription of diets, and preparation of the patient’s operative area.
Apply surgical procedures and coordinate operations with the anesthesiologist.
Treat patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhage, and other complications.
Direct other operating room staff in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care and operating room techniques.
Instruct resident orthopedic surgeons in orthopedic surgical procedures.
Accurately and thoroughly chart pertinent patient information.
Ensure the safety of patients during consultations, surgical interventions and in the postoperative environment.
Assist the Medical Director in ensuring the maintenance of an accurate and adequate supply of medications and supplies.
CORE COMPETENCIES/SKILLS/EDUCATION NEEDED
Medical degree (MD or DO) from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
Board certification, or board eligible, preferred.
Current and unrestricted medical license.
Two (2) years of experience in a private or hospital practice.
Experience in the developing world is strongly preferred.
Fluency in English required. Fluency in one of the local language(s) may also be required depending on the location.
Strong communication skills, especially with those of different cultures.
Competency and proficiency in anesthetic procedures.
In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith, and will be required to agree with the declarations of the Statement of Faith in order to be considered for this position.
This is a full-time, paid position that offers a modest salary with a comprehensive benefits package that may include health and life insurance, relocation assistance, retirement, housing, in-country transportation, and annual leave.