OB/GYN - Village of Hope Hospital Kenya

  • KE
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2020-10-25 06:51:25Z

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 OB/GYN 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
  • In agreement with our Statement of Faith
  • 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
  • Will work closely with our team of national Kenyan medical officers, clinical officers, midwives, and nurses
  • Time will be split between our women's clinic (nursing staff handles straight-forward and basic cases), conducting complicated deliveries requiring advanced procedures or c-sections, and GYN procedures/surgeries
  • 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. Often a great starting place is with a vision trip to learn more about the ministry in Kenya firsthand. 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 department

 

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