Pediatric Physician Educator

Seed Global Health

About the organization

Seed Global Health educates a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care, in order to improve health and save lives. Founded in 2012, Seed works with local in-country partners to strengthen health systems by building human resource capacity for healthcare education and delivery. We play a unique role in a broader global health agenda, supporting the long-term education and training of healthcare professionals and health educators. Seed places skilled and qualified physicians, nurses, and midwives in visiting faculty roles for a minimum of one academic year at partner institutions in Malawi and Uganda. Our educators contribute to building the capacity of future practitioners and their clinics, communities, and country health systems. Working with local partners to teach critical skills that will ultimately improve health care outcomes.

Duties

Seed Pediatric Physician Educators support all levels of clinical education and training program development in pediatrics. They may:

• provide hands-on clinical mentorship in the inpatient setting, including pediatric emergencies and resuscitation
• assist with newborn resuscitation and inpatient care in the delivery room and newborn care unit
• supervise and provide feedback on learner-led didactics presentations
• partner with faculty or trainees to inform quality improvement projects in newborn and child health
• develop curricula related to pediatric education

For more detailed position descriptions go to: https://seedglobalhealth.org/apply

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve with Seed Global Health as a Pediatrics Physician Educator, you must at minimum:

• Be a board eligible or board-certified pediatrician at the time of deployment
• Have experience working with underserved populations either domestically or internationally
• Have an active medical license in the United States at the time of deployment
• Be able to meet licensing criteria and obtain appropriate clinical licenses in the host country
• Be legally authorized to work in the United States

Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate:

• Experience with providing clinical care and/or clinical education in the acute care/emergency and inpatient setting
• Familiarity with teaching and/or administration of pediatrics training programs
• Experience providing informal and/or formal mentorship to trainees and junior faculty
• An ability to design curricula for and/or provide instruction in the simulation environment
• Experience with successful grant applications, research and academic writing

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please contact Kiran Mitha, MD, Associate Director of Medicine, Pediatrics with any questions about the position(s) at [email protected] or [email protected] for general information.

Before responding to this announcement, please review the Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of all positions posted to this jobs board. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.


Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job