Vanuatu (Melanesia), Asia Pacific
MA (1-2 years)
Type: Church Planting, Community Health Evangelism, and Medical
You will serve as the primary medical care provider in an extremely remote context. Typically clinic administrators care for patients with illnesses ranging from malaria, STD’s, respiratory infections, minor wounds, in need of vaccinations, well baby checkups, prenatal care, and delivery and postnatal care. The average patient has no other medical care options available. Hope Clinics are established in conjunction with church planting efforts among unreached language groups in Vanuatu. Each clinic is paired with a primary school and a local church. The clinic administrator functions as part of a church planting team.
∙An ability to deal with challenging living conditions
∙A strong Christian testimony and a desire to serve God and others
∙Minimum medical licensing qualifications: RN, US-based medical intensive in tropical medicine required prior to departure for Vanuatu.
∙Upon arrival the Clinic Administrator must learn Bislama and complete an attachment with the local Hospital.