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Physician Ophthalmology Mission Trip in Cote d''Ivoire
WorldVenture is people. A network of partners working together with a shared vision to see people of all nations transformed by Jesus Christ. WorldVenture is also a community of more than 500 missionaries working in more than 60 countries around the globe. The WorldVenture community also shares in a 60-year heritage of mission-minded Christians who have given of themselves to see the work of Christ advance around the world. The organization has a history in the Baptist tradition; today our staff and missionaries come from many evangelical Christian backgrounds.
Assist with quality medical, surgical, and spiritual care to patients at Baptist Hospital. Share Christ through evangelism. Long term people need to learn the French language. Consult and treat out-patients (clinic). Perform general surgery and emergency care along with their specialty. Share in care of hospital patients, administration and other duties as they arise. Participate in evangelism and discipleship ministry of the hospital. Training of African and missionary doctors. Hospital Environment: Spinal, local and ketamine anesthesia available. 4 surgical blocks all air-conditioned with a recovery room in progress . Work with a trained staff of 5 anesthesia technicians all trained on site and one gov''t-trained nurse anesthetist. 61 in-patient beds. Work with 4 American career missionary staff and over 100 African staff.
Requirements: Evangelical Christian. U.S. citizen. Appropriate training, skill and experience for position and length of stay. Cooperative, dependable, industrious, adaptable, with stamina, having solid prayer support base, flexible person willing to work long hours will do best. Also appreciated are mature believers, interested and experienced in outreach, active in local church.
Minimum length of stay: 1 Month