CURE is a workplace unlike any other. Where else can you find people walking through office hallways and hospital corridors, thinking, “We get to do this!” We are constantly amazed that we get to be part of what God is doing through CURE.
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 an exceptional opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at its hospital in Niger. This position represents a unique opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon who wants to be involved in caring for disabled children, and playing a vital role in improving the quality of health in a community. The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon will be responsible for providing hands-on surgical care to our patients, which adheres to the quality standards of CURE.
Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through evaluation of pediatric patients and consult with family members.
Examine pediatric patients, determine need for clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.
Prescribe appropriate orthopedic 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 pediatric 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 procedures.
Accurately and thoroughly chart pertinent patient information.
Ensure the safety of patients during consultations, surgical interventions and in the postoperative environment.
Ensure the maintenance of an accurate and adequate supply of medications and supplies.
Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:
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 experience in a private or hospital practice.
Significant experience in pediatric orthopedic surgery; Completion of a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship strongly preferred.
Experience in the developing world strongly preferred.
Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred. 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 orthopedic procedures.
Strong interest in teaching and training.
In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith, and will be required to agree to perform the duties of the position in support of, and not in opposition to, this aspect of CURE International 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.