Pediatric Specialist

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Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF)

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Cambodian Children's Fund

Position Title: Pediatric Specialist

Location: CCF Community Medical Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Salary/Stipend: This is a voluntary position with no salary.

Duration: 1 - 2 weeks


This role is for an experienced pediatric specialist to spend 1 - 2 weeks at CCF’s community medical clinic and Maternal Care clinic, providing lectures and structured practical training and guidance to doctors and nurses at the facility.

Activities can include:

  • 1 - 2 afternoon lectures per week to medical staff.
  • Attend appointments specific to providing health care to adolescents, children, and infants.


  • CCF Medical Doctor (line manager)
  • Community Medical Centre team
  • Maternal Care program team
  • All CCF staff


  • Pre prepared training materials delivered to medical professionals at CCF community medical clinic.
  • Promotion of best medical practice in all aspects of medical and maternal health care.
  • CCF staff can evaluate patients through questions, examinations, symptom review, and medical testing and understand how to tailor these when dealing with child specific issues.
  • CCF staff are able to successfully analyse patient test results, set patient goals and discuss treatment and management plans.
  • CCF staff are able to document patient records and progress including symptoms, medications and treatments, and provide patient with the tools and methods for recovery and better quality of life.



  • Doctor of Medicine (medicine degree)
  • Successful completion of 2 year residency (or country equivalent).
  • Required medical license to practice.

Knowledge /Skill

  • Strong desire to help people, especially children, and improve their daily lives.
  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns.
  • Able to multi task, prioritise, and manage time efficiently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibits patience and understanding.
  • Great interpersonal relations, communications, and demeanor.


  • At least 2 years as a pediatric specialist in a public or private capacity.

Desirable additional skill:

  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in teaching an asset.
  • Experience of working with non-native English speakers desirable.

The recruiting panel will need to feel confident that the successful candidate understands the CCF values and demonstrates associated behaviors.

  • Able to demonstrate CCF values in day-to-day work
  • Work well in a team, particularly within different cultures
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Report on expected outcomes of placement activities and share any produced materials with CCF


At CCF we care for a lot of children and their families- but we also care about you. To ensure that everyone is safe we require all volunteers to provide:

  • A federal level police screening from your country of residence to ensure you are safe to work with children
  • Two references we can contact for additional background checks
  • Copy of your valid passport
  • A passport photo
  • Proof of your relevant qualifications
  • Health insurance for the duration of your placement at CCF (medical evacuation coverage at a minimum)

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application form on the CCF website. Please also send your CV and qualifications if relevant and mention the role you are applying for.

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