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Health&Help

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A non-profit organization Health&Help is looking for Medical Professionals, such as physicians (OBGYNs, infectious disease specialists, pediatricians), midwives, nurses , to volunteer at the village Chuinajtajuyup, Totonicapan area (Guatemala).

Health&Help is a non-profit clinic that provides basic medical services in the fields of pediatrics, preventive care, health education, and obstetrics and gynecology. We prescribe and distribute medications, perform minor surgeries under local anesthesia, consult pregnant women and deliver babies, supervise several medical programs on child malnutrition, birth control, type I diabetes and pregnancy care, as well as give educational lectures on hygiene and healthy diet.

Our clinic operates using the first aid station model, providing medical care to over 20,000 people. Our operation hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, and Saturday, 8 am to 12 am. ER is open 24/7.

You will be expected to see patients in the clinic on a daily basis, working along with volunteers, and handle paperwork. You should be comfortable making medical decisions and dealing with cases of different levels of complexity.

A desired candidate is:

  • Expected to stay from 1 month to a year;
  • Always ready to help and skilled in his/her own field;
  • Attentive to details and goal-oriented;
  • A team player, who respects other members of the multiprofessional team;
  • A trained professional, who speaks Spanish (B2) and/or English/Russian.

The responsibilities include:
Examining patients on site and in the field;
Distributing medications and purchasing medical supplies;
Keeping up with the documentation.

We offer:

  • Shared accommodations and three meals a day free of charge;
  • A letter of recommendation upon request;
  • A friendly team of professionals;
  • An opportunity to develop your skills and discover more about yourself and other people and cultures;
  • Endless love and gratitude from the locals, fellow volunteers and all over the world;
  • A 6-8 hours working day, 6 days a week.

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About Health&Help

Location:

Depto De Huehuetenango, Depto De Huehuetenango, Guatemala 13003, GT

Mission Statement

"Health&Help" is a non-governmental charitable organization of people connected by the single goal of helping those on the edge of poverty. Now we provide medical help in Nicaragua y Guatemala

Description

"Health&Help" is a non-governmental charitable organization of people connected by the single goal of helping those on the edge of poverty. We recruit a people with medical experience, foremen, carpenters ext.

We don't ask for a mandatory contribution and we provide a veggie-food and shelter for our volunteers. Minimum participation time is 1 month. Building Project start July 2016. Lengths of the project will be approximately 3 month. We are Russian-Guatemalan organization and we ask participants speak at list 2 from 3 languages (Russian, Spanish, English) to be able to communicate with other parts of the group.

Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

ChuinajtajuyupMomostenango, Totonicapan area Guatemala

(15.04261,-91.41207)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • A trained professional, who speaks Spanish (B2) and/or English/Russian

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