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Expedition Medic needed for Indonesia Marine Conservation Charity
12 February 2014

 

Barefoot Conservation is a new and exciting, not-for-profit organisation that takes a fresh look at marine conversation and community awareness. All of the Barefoot staff share the same passion for making a real difference at a grass root level on all our projects.

***One Expedition Medic position is available IMMEDIATELY***

We are currently looking for an "Expedition Medic" for our Raja Ampat, West Papua/Indonesia marine conservation projects throughout 2014.

***One Expedition Medic position is available IMMEDIATELY***

This is a great opportunity to join an enthusiastic, energetic team and make a real difference in the world’s most bio-diverse marine region, and one of the truly last diving frontiers.

A minimum 6 month voluntary post overseeing the general health and safety of the expedition and providing medical treatment to the staff and volunteers.
£1000 per annum end of contract bonus, free PADI dive training up to Divemaster.

Minimum Requirements
'post F2' doctor or senior nurse with 3-6 months A&E experience, completed two years as a junior doctor.
Scuba diving certification, minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW) or equivalent. (this is not essential but desired)

Previous expedition experience an advantage.

Duties & Responsibilities
To provide health care and emergency medical treatments to all company personnel, expedition volunteers and local scholarship candidates.
Run a general health clinic for the local village communities.
Keep control of all medical supplies.
Maintenance and stock control of all medical supplies and equipment on site.
Enforcing policies of expedition health and safety on site.
Briefing on preventative hygiene on site.
Maintenance of medical records.
Submitting regular reports to head office and counterparts.

What can you expect to gain from being part of the Expedition Staff Team?

Tropical medicine experience
Experience teaching in first aid
Experience working overseas
Opportunity to gain in-depth scientific knowledge of marine sites
Opportunities to carry out surveys
Gain an insight into Barefoot's long-standing objectives
Promote conversational awareness
Gain up to PADI Divemaster level of certification
Please read the full job specification on the below link before applying.

http://www.barefootconservation.org/recruitment/job-descriptions/Medical_Officer.pdf

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please send CV, cover letter and recent photo to: jobs@barefootconservation.org  -  Please mention 'Expedition & Wilderness Medicine'

For more information on Barefoot Conservation please visit our website www.barefootconservation.org

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