Short Term Assignment
Closing date: 15 Aug 2017CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.
Within the Kabgayi Hospital (Muhanga District) in Rwanda, we are looking for an:
Ophthalmologist – Freelance (Short-Term Assignment)
The freelance consultant is responsible for the continuity of the eye care services at the Kabgayi Eye Unit and outreach clinics. In addition, the freelance consultant will also be responsible for training staff from Kabgayi Eye Unit and other institutions.
We are looking for someone who will…
•Perform and supervise all eye surgeries and monitor the outcome of all surgeries.
•Supervise the outpatient department and ward.
•Conduct in service training for medical and paramedical personnel in eye unit and for visiting trainees from other institutions.
•Participate in outreach clinics and outreach surgeries in other places in Rwanda, if required.
•Participate in management meetings as a member of the Management Committee of Kabgayi Eye Unit, if required.
•Participate in meetings with the Directors of Kabgayi Hospital, if required.
•Follow and apply CBM values, strategies and principles within the Kabgayi Eye Unit establishment.
We are looking for someone who has…
• A medical degree including a 3-4 years specialized training in ophthalmology
•Minimum 5 years of medical experience post specialisation desirable (MCSIS, phaco, congenital cataract surgery, glaucoma, basic eye lid surgery, yag, diode laser procedures). Experience in strabismus and vitreoretinal surgery advantageous
•Proven surgical track record
•Working experience in Africa/Vision 2020 settings
• Administrative and management experience
•Knowledge/experience of the international mainstream development sector and disability and development-related discussions advantageous
Personal Profile and Competencies
•Self-motivated and able to organise teamwork
•Good communication, and management skills
•Strategic thinker and results-oriented
•Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and targets
•Persistence in task
•Excellent command of English language (written and oral)
•Good computer skills (MS Office applications)
The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.
If you feel this role would be a great opportunity for you, we’d love to hear from you. You can send us your CV, certificates and operating catalogue with a motivation letter to: email@example.com
Starting Date: Mid-August 2017
Duration of the contract: 4 - 8 weeks