The Oda Foundation
The Oda Foundation, in tandem with local leaders, private partners and government support, develops integrative community development solutions for some of Nepal's most geographically isolated communities. Headquartered in the district of Kalikot, the foundation has worked on healthcare, education and women empowerment initiatives in Mahabai Rural Municipality and more recently expanded to agriculture and livelihood initiatives.
Type: Full time
Requirements: MBBS and License holder under the Nepal Medical Council
Experience: Minimum one year of practice
Duration: 1-year contract with opportunity for extension – additional incentive for 2-year candidates
Resident Doctor & Municipality Health Advisor – Kalikot
Position Type: Full-time
Resident Doctor & Municipality Health Advisor
The Oda Foundation Resident Doctor is a position made possible by the collaboration of The Oda Foundation and Mahabai Gaunpalika. This public private partnership approach to enhancing access to and quality of healthcare in Mahabai Gaunpalika will be of utmost importance.
The Oda Foundation Resident Doctor will be responsible for overseeing the OPD within our rural clinic. She or he will work closely with our medical team to provide the highest possible quality of care to patients on a daily basis. This individual will also work closely with other Oda Foundation departments to ensure an integrative approach is taken to healthcare. The Resident Doctor will hold the highest level of formal medical education among our medical team and thus will be expected to take on a teaching role during morning meetings and whenever applicable.
The Resident Doctor will be expected to take a ‘patient centered care’ approach to the way they practice medicine. This means being able to practice medicine in a way that accounts for local context and patient needs/backgrounds. The Resident Doctor is an integral part of our healthcare efforts and is therefore expected to engage in healthcare solutions that go beyond the Oda clinic walls – collaborating with other Oda Foundation community initiatives and local government partners to achieve the most sustainable and successful outcome. This will include being involved in our effort to unite municipality-wide healthcare efforts by spending time at other health posts and with other healthcare professionals.
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