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Change Lives with CURE Ethiopia

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Be Part of the Healing Journey

A talented team of doctors, nurses, therapists, administrators, and ministry leaders—just to name a few—help provide life-changing surgeries and compassionate care to more than 700 children living with disabilities each year. Explore our job openings below and learn how you can be part of the helping kids heal.

CURE Children's Hospital of Ethiopia - General Applicant

This General Applicant job posting is a way for Ethiopian citizens to express interest in employment at CURE International Children's Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

CURE Ethiopia has been a place of hope since opening its doors in 2008. As a teaching hospital in partnership with the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA), we are multiplying the next generation of healthcare workers through our residency and fellowship training programs. With 70 beds, four operating rooms, and an outpatient clinic, we provide both world-class medical care and minister to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their communities.

CURE Ethiopia provides surgical care to children regardless of their economic status, ethnicity, religious background, or gender. Support from generous donors makes it possible.

Submitted applications will be filed and reviewed as positions become available. A member of the CURE Ethiopia team will reach out to qualified applicants as positions open.
 

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

CURE International Children’s Hospital of Ethiopia has an exciting opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families. 

At each hospital, the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon is responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of orthopedic surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital; overseeing the practice of surgery by these physicians; and continuing to facilitate improvement in the quality of care, education, and administration of the orthopedic surgery department. If you are interested in using your gifts to bring hope and healing to children living with disabilities, contact us today to learn more!

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess patients with musculoskeletal disability, taking and recording a salient history, examination and formulating an appropriate management plan including relevant investigations and surgical or non-operative management.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect, adhering to the highest standards of medical ethics.
  • Obtain careful consent when surgery is necessary, clarifying to the patient (where appropriate) and family member the nature of the procedure that is advised, the risks, possible alternatives and nature of anesthesia required.
  • Create and discuss preoperative plans for each surgery with fellow faculty members.
  • Provide a high standard of surgical care, adhering to the highest standards of sterile operative technique while creating a cohesive team environment centered on safety and quality care.
  • Record each step of patient care in the Electronic Medical Record and inpatient paper charts.
  • Recognize complications that arise and respond appropriately, including discussing the event with the Medical Director and reporting it in the quarterly Morbidity and Mortality meetings.
  • Ensure a high level of patient and staff safety is upheld at all times.
  • Participate actively in the training activities of the hospital and willingly engage in quality improvement projects, audit, and research.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND SKILLS:

  • Medical degree from a qualified, recognized medical institution
  • Completed an accredited fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Current and unrestricted medical license
  • At least 2 years experience in a private or hospital practice
  • Keen interest in pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Moderate ability with the English language is required, fluency preferred 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers
  • Competency and proficiency in orthopedic procedures
  • Strong interest in teaching and training
Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

 

CURE International is seeking an experienced pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon who is interested in playing a critical role in the development of a first-of-its-kind operative spinal program at its hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We are committed to finding the right person for this role; therefore, we will consider qualified candidates interested in either a full-time or part-time, flexible schedule. 

 

CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families. 

 

The pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon will contribute to the important work of transforming the lives of many children who would otherwise face a lifetime of disability, pain and discrimination. We are seeking a missionally-aligned spine specialist who will embrace this unique opportunity and who possesses a desire to train the next generation of spine specialists in Ethiopia. 

 

If you would like to learn more, please contact Emily Gratson, Director of People Acquisition & Success ([email protected]).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assess patients with musculoskeletal disability, taking and recording a salient history, examination and formulating an appropriate management plan including relevant investigations and surgical or non-operative management.
  2. Diagnose and treat spinal disorders, identifying ways to preserve pain-free function through treatment and surgical intervention.
  3. Participate in traveling to mobile clinics in different parts of the country as organized by the hospital and assigned to by the head of orthopedics.
  4. Treat patients and families with care and respect, adhering to the highest standards of medical ethics.
  5. When surgical management is appropriate, undertaking careful consent, clarifying to the patient (where appropriate) and family member the nature of the condition and procedure that is advised, the risks, possible alternatives and nature of anesthesia required.
  6. Create pre-operative plans for each surgery, and where necessary, discuss with colleagues the surgical plans.
  7. Provide a high standard of surgical care, adhering to the highest standards of sterile operative technique while creating a cohesive team environment centered on safety and quality care.
  8. Record each step of patient care in the Electronic Medical Record and/or inpatient paper charts.
  9. Recognize complications that arise and respond appropriately, including discussing the event with the Medical Director and reporting it in the quarterly Morbidity and Mortality meetings.
  10. Ensure a high level of patient and staff safety is upheld at all times.
  11. Participate actively in the training activities of the hospital and willingly engage in quality improvement projects, audit and research.
  12. Be instrumental in developing the spine service at CURE Ethiopia that is safe and sustainable with training an integral part of the practice.
  13. Actively participate in the development of a Spine training program to include teaching and mentoring of students, residents, and fellows.
  14. Collaborate with international institutions to further support the development of a spine program.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Medical degree from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
  2. Completed an accredited residency in orthopedic surgery.
  3. Completed a pediatric orthopedic fellowship with training in spinal surgery.
  4. Current and unrestricted medical license.
  5. At least 3 years experience in a private or hospital practice.
  6. Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers.
  8. Strong interest in teaching and training.

 

Learn more about working at CURE Ethiopia

CURE Ethiopia’s mission is to provide every child living with a disability the physical, emotional, and spiritual care they need to heal.

CURE staff

Where physical and spiritual care happens

Your vocation is what you’re put on this earth by God to do. CURE offers unique opportunities for you to use your passion, skills, and talents for a greater purpose—caring for kids both physically and spiritually.

CURE Values

CURE’s core values guide our approach to providing medical and spiritual care for children, serving their families, and partnering with local organizations. Demonstrating God’s love in word and deed is at the heart of all we do.

1.

Christ-like Compassion

We respond to meet the need of children and families with kindness, mercy, and healing.

2.

Faithfulness in Prayer

We pray to God who alone is the source of changed lives and transformed communities.

3.

Joy in Service

We love serving children and helping them live life to its fullest.

4.

Steadfast Integrity

We do the right thing and keep our promises.

5.

Intentional Relationships

We humbly collaborate with our patients, partners, and colleagues for multiplied impact.

6.

Commitment to Excellence

We strive to deliver the highest standard of care and professionalism in our work.

What to Expect When You Apply

Step 1. Apply

Applicants submit an application form and upload a current CV (resume).

Step 2. Application Review

The hiring team will screen applications.

Step 3: Initial Screening

Candidates of interest will be asked to complete additional questionnaires and submit references.

Step 4: Interviews

Positively screened applicants will be interviewed by the hiring team. If there is a possible match, candidates will be invited to the hospital for final interviews.

Step 5: Decision!

Apply Today!

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CURE Ethiopia provides physical, emotional, and spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities. Please contact us if you have questions about becoming a patient or a partner with CURE.

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