Urgent

Orthopedic Surgeon – Chogoria, Kenya

Orthopedic Surgeon
With the ground-breaking addition of two new surgical theaters in 2020, the Serge Chogoria team is in need of short and long-term Orthopedic Surgeons to come alongside and assist with the overwhelming need of orthopedic patients seen throughout the region. See this video of the specialized training and skills our Chief of Surgery hopes to bring to Kenya and specifically Chogoria. If you are interested, please fill out a Go Form. If you know someone who may be interested, please send them our way! (go@serge.org)

Position Title: Orthopedic Surgeon

Location: Chogoria, Kenya

FT/PT: Full-time

Length of Service: 1-2 years service of 4 years service (long-term)

Responsibilities: Provide clinical and surgical orthopedic care in a rural Kenyan
church hospital where 80% of the surgical need is orthopedic, as part of a mission team
of Kenyans and North Americans committed to sharing the Gospel through medical care,
chaplaincy, discipleship and education in an underserved area. The hospital is also a part
of the Surgical Residency Program, so significant time will be spent
mentoring Kenyan general surgery trainees in orthopedic care.

Requirements and Critical Qualities:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery (graduate of an approved medical school, completion of an Orthopedic Surgery residency, in good standing)
  • Vibrant faith with a vision for empowering others to heal the broken and share the Gospel
  • Willingness to trust God for living in a beautiful but relatively difficult to access area (slopes of Mount Kenya), learn language, submit to a cross-cultural team situation
  • Solid teaching skills for training surgical residents and general interns