Medical Consultant /Lead Nurse-Palliative Care/Palliative Care Support Staff

International Nepal Fellowship

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Vacancy Notice no: GPH02/2076-77

Established in 1952, INF Nepal is one of the Nepal’s longest-serving non-government organizations. INF Nepal helps people affected by leprosy, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities; facilitates development in some of Nepal’s most remote and poorest communities and runs medical outreach programmes.

Green Pastures Hospital (GPH) is one of the three hospitals of INF Nepal. Green Pasture hospital is looking for qualified and motivated Nepali citizens for its Palliative Care Team.

Post Title: Medical Consultant   Req No: 1

Location: GPH, Pokhara

Purpose of the job: The medical consultant is part of the PC team providing a holistic clinical PC service – inpatient support; in-reach consultations; community support including some visits; day therapy support enabling adults and children with life-limiting illnesses and their families to live as independently as possible with suitable support. The PC doctor will work collaboratively and closely with GPHRC chronic disease management teams; is involved with the various on-going research and audit projects undertaken by the service; will be expected to undertake appropriate PC training; will provide direction to other staff ; and will contribute to strategic PC education and training.

Required qualification, skills and abilities

  • Medical degree (MD)  in either General Practice or Medicine with  medical registration with Nepal Medical Council
  • Palliative care training – for example, undertaken Palliative Care short courses (introductory or advanced) and palliative care experience is desirable.

Post Title: Lead Nurse-Palliative Care  Req No: 1

Location: GPH, Pokhara

Purpose of the job: The PC lead nurse performs a wide variety of activities as part of the PC team providing a holistic clinical PC service – inpatient support; in-reach consultations; community support including some visits; day therapy support and is involved with the various on-going research and audit projects undertaken by the service. The PC lead nurse has a key coordinating role for the PC team, and will be expected to have significant PC training and experience so with support from the PCTL be able to provide overall direction to the PC services and multidisciplinary staff ; and contribute to the strategic education and training focus of the service.

Required qualification, skills and abilities

  • Bachelor degree in Nursing with Nepal Nursing Council current registration 
  • 3 year experience in appropriate clinical or teaching context  with one year in Palliative Care
  • Experience of working in a clinical setting as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Palliative care training – for example, undertaken Palliative Care short courses (introductory or advanced) and palliative care experience.

Post Title: Palliative Care Support Staff Req No: 1

Location: GPH, Pokhara

Purpose of the job: The helper as part of the PC team, performs a wide variety of practical duties which support the team’s provision of a holistic clinical PC service for patients and their families including inpatient support; in-reach consultations; community support including home visits; and day therapy support. 

Required qualification, skills and abilities

  • Basic literate (able to read and write) with one year experience in similar role
  • Good people skills and good communication skills 
  • Taking initiative
  • Able to carry out multiple tasks to support PC Team such as gardening, cleaning, helping patients and basic admin support. 

Interested candidates should submit their application to the address given below along with the detailed curriculum vitae (CV). Only short -listed candidates will be contacted. Application should be received by 14th August 2019.

Hospital Administrator 

Green Pastures Hospital 

<recruitment@gph.nepal.inf.org>

INF Nepal retains the right to reject some or all applications even after the interview without giving any reason whatsoever.  Any effort by the candidates to influence the selection process may result in disqualification.

Job Overview

Category Hospital Management
Openings 3
Position Level Full Time
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Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 02 Aug, 2019
Apply Before 14 Aug, 2019
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