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Public Health Project Coordinator (Temporary)

Vacancy for: Project Coordinator (Temporary) - Public Health

Based: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

How to apply: Use ‘Apply’ button on this page. Please do not send applications by email.

Our fundamental mission is to provide support to critical areas and promote a cultural exchange that will benefit both our volunteers and the communities in which they work. We’re looking for a professional in the Medical field to help to manage the Public Health project of Projects Abroad Cambodia, ensuring that volunteers are matched appropriately with placements, activities are clearly worked out, and volunteers understand their roles and responsibilities.

The role:

  • Assist volunteers in the medical assessment, referrals, medical care and support of Public Health beneficiaries to ensure improved health standards for target communities.
  • Take the decision together with a Projects Abroad volunteer and Khemara representative on which potential beneficiaries to provide medical assistance and support to.
  • Develop and maintain medical records for all public health beneficiaries in combination with volunteers and key stakeholders.
  • Conduct workplace introductions for all Public Health volunteers.
  • Ensure all Public Health volunteers have a set structure, resources and support for their placements.
  • Ensure that volunteers are comfortable during their stay in Cambodia.
  • Develop strategies to ensure that placement activities are worthwhile for volunteers.
  • Write monthly impact reports and create budgets.
  • Take volunteers to a hospital when sick.

The job is busy and can be physically demanding so you should be prepared to work flexible hours and be willing to travel within Cambodia when necessary.

You should:

  • Have a university degree in Public Health, Nursery, Medicine.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a nurse or a related field.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Have experience / ability working with a culturally diverse population.
  • Have proven ability to formulate and implement operational plans.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have written and verbal translation skills.
  • Have good decision making and leadership skills.

Contract:

An offer of temporary employment depends on personal interviews and satisfactory references. We offer a salary range of 450 - 500 dollars per month depending on the candidate's experience and interview results.

To apply: click on the apply button and upload a CV and a cover letter.

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