Family Medicine Physician - Village of Hope Hospital Kenya

  • KE
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2020-10-21 12:09:13Z

Overview

Hope Matters International serves in rural communities of Western Kenya as a medical mission. The Village of Hope Hospital is a 32-bed mission hospital that opened in 2020. Additionally, we operate a satellite clinic providing 24-hr urgent care and basic maternity services. We are growing and expanding to provide more specialty services in 2021. We exist to minister the love of Christ in a tangible way. We strive to do this by physically and spiritually reaching out to serve impoverished African families and individuals through community advancement, healthcare, and development programs. 

Requirements

  • Licensed Family Medicine Physician (MD or DO)
  • Has completed a residency program
  • In agreement with our statement of faith (see Download Resources below)
  • Strong Leadership Skills - This position will involve working closely with, and leading a team of Kenyan national medical providers
  • International experience preferred
  • Obstetrical experience preferred
  • Tropical Medicine experience preferred but not required
  • Must have a passion for serving God and serving people

Responsibilities

  • This position is a long-term missionary position through our non-profit organization headquartered in the USA
  • Likely to involve night, weekend and call shifts
  • As a Family Medicine position, care will range from prenatal care to geriatrics
  • The candidate will be required to raise necessary funds to cover all living costs for him/her and family

Further Information

Hope Matters was founded in 2013 and currently has several full-time missionary families serving in Kenya. This team is ready and excited to bring in new teammates to partner with our growing ministry. The team is ready and able to assist with fundraising tools, obtaining work permits, organizing housing, and creating a supportive environment for the transition to missional life in rural Africa. We are also a MedSend Associate, making our missionaries eligible to apply for loan repayment grants through MedSend. 

Click Here for a 7-minute video overview of our ministry in Kenya

Click here for a 2-minute story of hope about baby Charlotte

Click here for 13-minutes of stories and updates from our maternity ministry

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