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Biomedical Engineer - Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone

Scope of Work - Volunteer Opportunity Project HOPE

Volunteer Position: Biomedical Engineer
Country: Sierra Leone

I. Position Summary:

- Project HOPE is seeking Biomedical Engineer (BME) volunteer who could travel to Sierra Leone this fall (October) to help train the nursing and pediatric staff of a Special Care Baby Unit at a referral pediatric hospital.

- During their time they will focus on safe usage, maintenance, and repair of neonatal equipment in the unit.

- HOPE's goal is to establish the 60-bed unit as a Clinical Center of Training for neonatal nurses, pediatricians, and students to provide quality care for small and sick newborns.

II. Qualifications:

- Neonatal Team Member: Biomedical Engineer.

- A certified Biomedical Engineer familiar with NICU equipment manufactured by various international vendors who has experience in maintenance, repair, and training of local NICU and hospital maintenance staff.

- The BME will be part of a three member Team including a Neonatologist and Nurses Practitioner who will demonstrate safe and evidenced-based care for small and sick neonates.

- The assignment includes 10-14 days and is a volunteer position with all travel and accommodations paid by HOPE.

Location: Sierra Leone

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Emergency Response Roster - Project HOPE HQ

One of Project HOPE's five priorities is Disasters and Health Crises. Project HOPE is committed to responding to disasters with a high humanitarian impact and being one of the first organizations on the ground to assess and address urgent health needs.

If you are a person that is positive, flexible, compassionate and able to thrive in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment, we invite you to apply to this opportunity to be considered as a member of our Emergency Response Roster. Please remember to fill in any language skills you may have, as this is often a determining factor for emergency response deployments.

Members of our Emergency Response Roster will receive an e-mail requesting members' availability for deployment whenever Project HOPE is responding or prepositioning to respond to a disaster.

Location: Project HOPE HQ

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Location: Various Locations

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Nurse Educator - Long Term Volunteer - Wuhan, China - China

Volunteer Position: Nurse Educator, Master's Level (or higher)

Location: Wuhan University School of Nursing, Wuhan, People's Republic of China


I. Position Summary

- Project HOPE is recruiting a qualified master's level (or higher) nurse educator to teach undergraduate nursing students in the International BSN program at Wuhan University School of Nursing.

- The goal for volunteers is to improve teaching and research capacities of Wuhan University School of Nursing, including integration of evidence-based research, and to strengthen the International Nursing Program in area of Gynecology and Obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, mental health, and community health nursing as well as nursing management.

- The focus is on introducing new teaching methodologies to include laboratory simulation experiences, interactive teaching within a concept-based curriculum, and to enhance clinical practicum teaching strategies in community-based care of the elderly, rehabilitation, and chronic disease management.

II. Responsibilities

- Assisting the nursing school in program evaluation to meet international accreditation standards, identify areas for improvement, and assist with the development plan. Assisting in establishing relationships with universities abroad. Emphasis is on educating and mentoring nursing faculty in research, simulation, and teaching pedagogy.

- Classroom instruction of students in the International Nursing Program using new methodologies to promote active student engagement and understanding of a concept-based curriculum. The volunteer will facilitate research within the nursing school by developing research seminars, assisting with research proposal writing, and reviewing faculty and graduate students' proposals and theses.

- Assisting faculty members and graduate students with information sharing and international publications, conducting workshops for nursing in clinical settings such as critical care, maternity, mental health, pediatrics, and nursing management; leading workshops for community health personnel on chronic disease management, elder care, rehabilitation, and case management.

III. Qualifications

- Minimum of a master's degree in nursing or a related field

- Project HOPE is looking for candidates with experience in: gynecology and obstetrics nursing, medical surgical nursing, pediatrics nursing, nursing management, community health nursing, mental health nursing, or critical care

- English language fluency

- Copy of active nursing license, certifications

- Current passport

- Background check completed prior to the assignment

Location: China

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