Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
CURE International has exceptional opportunities for Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons at its hospitals around the world. CURE is a Christian non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families.
We are currently seeking Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons for our hospital in Davao City, Philippines (though we are always accepting applications for future openings at other locations).
The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons will be responsible for adhering to the quality standards of CURE as they provide hands-on surgical care to our patients. They are also responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of plastic and reconstructive surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital and oversees the practice of surgery by these physicians. These surgeons are charged with facilitating improvement in the quality of care, education and administration of the plastic and reconstructive surgery department.
- 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 plastic and reconstructive surgical treatments based on findings and results.
- Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, including administering 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 plastic and reconstructive surgeons in plastic and reconstructive 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.
- Medical degree (MD or DO) from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
- Board certification, or board eligible, preferred.
- Fellowship and/or residency from an accredited institution with specialty in plastic surgery
- Current and unrestricted medical license
- Two (2) years experience in a private or hospital practice
- Experience in pediatric plastic surgery
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.
Please click here to read our Statement of Faith.