Doulos Hope: Medical Officer (Doctor)

Are you a qualified doctor looking for an exciting ministry to be part of?  The doctor/medical officer on board Doulos Hope serves in providing medical care and treatment to the crew, staff and guests of the vessel.
1-2 Years
Full Time
Responsibilities and tasks
· Manage, support and equip the Team Members of the Clinic;
· Run and maintain the Clinic on a regular basis and provide medical care and treatment to crew, staff and guests on board Doulos Hope;
· Organise and coordinate the 24/7 emergency medical schedule;
· Ensure that crew medicals of (new) crew members are being done as necessary according to the Maritime standards and regulations;
· Ensure that the Patient records are documented in our database system / Medical Treatment Log Book and make reports of any work-related injuries;
· Advise and coordinate when people need medical care or diagnostics on shore, and liaise with the onshore Medical Officer where appropriate;
· Advise the ship’s personnel of disease prevention measures to be taken in any particular areas or ports;
· Maintain and restock the Clinic’s medications and supplies and ensure that new medications or supplies are being ordered when needed;
· Ensure that the medical equipment is working well and arrange servicing, repairing or replacing if needed;
· Inform the Master of any unusual sicknesses or epidemics on board and request assistance if required;
· Participate in emergency routine drills, including fire and Abandon Ship Drills and fulfil the specific duties as stated on the Muster List.

Essential requirements:
– Completed the studies/education as medical
doctor
· A full valid license to practice
· Work experience in a hospital or Doctor’s
practice

Preferred requirements:
· Experienced in general medicine, surgery and
anesthetics (benefit, not essential)
· Good communication skills
· Good people skills
· Service focus
· Self-motivated and able to work independently
· Able to cope with stressful situations

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Interested?

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