By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy

Medical Educaditon Director at LFHC

Lao PDR (Lao )

  • Organization: FWAB - Friends Without A Border
  • Location: Lao PDR (Lao )
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-27

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.

Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) is a 61-bed acute pediatric hospital situated in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. It is operated by the New York based non-profit organization Friends Without A Border that is dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate healthcare to the children in remote areas of Southeast Asia. In 2015 the hospital was opened on the same campus as the Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital and it has been developing its services since then.

LFHC is a teaching hospital offering emergency, inpatient, outpatient, and surgical services to babies and children throughout Northern Lao. Limited on-site radiology, laboratory, and pharmacy services, together with a homecare program complement these clinical activities. A major goal of this hospital is to promote the clinical learning and professional development of the local staff such that key positions within the hospital are progressively filled by a well-trained and dedicated local workforce.

Position Summary:

The Medical Education Director’s (MED) role will focus on three areas – Education, clinical care and mentorship. He/she is in charge of the design, coordination and delivery of training to the LFHC staff, external health workers and students that will induce behavior change on the community and that will then be sustained by the future Laotian experts and leaders.

Duties and responsibilities

 Coordination of medical education departmental activities

  Development, coordination and implementation of Lao physicians training programs (Basic curriculum, ETAT, APLS and others)

·  Development, coordination and implementation of hospital delivered pediatric curriculum

  • Development, coordination and implementation of clinical training for the health worker from the communities
  • Coordinate on the delivery of medical education to the medical students, pediatric resident, and medical assistant students
  • Provide a supportive role for the Medical Director for overall quality assurance of care delivered at LFHC


· Train LFHC clinical staff to become highly efficient medical training providers

· Work with the hospital clinical executive members to ensure LFHC has a coordinated multidisciplinary clinical team that provides safe and effective clinical care to children.

·  Collaboration with the Nursing Director and Medical director to ensure a team approach to learning

 Collaboration with Outreach and Nursing to develop appropriate patient information pamphlets (written and /pictorial)

 Orientation of and assistance to volunteer/employed physicians in providing medical education to the Lao staff as appropriate to level of physician (residents, fellows, faculty)

 Participation as a member of the leadership team to review significant incidents including critical incidents, morbidity and mortality reviews

 Initiating and supervising appropriate research projects

 Chairs the Institutional Research Board

 Development of medical education policies and procedures

 Provide clinical care in inpatient, emergency and outpatient areas as needed including day and night time coverage

 Other duties as required and discussed with the LFHC executive team

· Participation in the reporting of grants related to the medical and educations activities

Salary and Benefits:

Housing allowance; travel allowance; and salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications and Health Insurance

Please email a cover letter, resume and three references from past employers to

Remark: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.


We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
Having problems applying by email?

When clicking the apply button, your email client should open as a separate programme (if you are using Outlook, Mail, Thunderbird, or similar), or in a different tab in your browser (if you are using GMail or similar).
If nothing happens when clicking the button, please open your email client, start a new email, and copy the following email into the to field:

What does it mean?

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.