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TITLE CLINICAL ADVISOR
REQUIREMENTS OBGYN / MEDICAL DOCTOR
DATES / LOCATION 14 – 21 MARCH – KISUMU, KENYA
21 APRIL – 2 MAY – BWINDI, UGANDA
FALL 2020/
BENEFITS ALL INCLUSIVE: airfare, accommodation, meals, visas, vaccinations, and transportation 

 

CureCervicalCancer (CCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. We provide professional education for doctors and nurses in resource-poor settings surrounding cervical cancer prevention, and partner with already established clinics to support a sustainable cervical cancer prevention program. 

 

Since 2013, CCC screened over 125,000 women, treated over 8,000 women, trained 629 healthcare professionals, and established 100 sustainable “See & Treat” clinics in 9 countries. 

CureCervicalCancer is recruiting a Clinical Advisor who will serve as medical expert and lead trainer for our established “See & Treat” training programs. Local healthcare providers will be trained to screen for precancerous cervical lesions using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and to treat eligible lesions with thermal ablation/cryotherapy. The training will consist of a full day of classroom teaching followed by four days of practicum to screen and treat patients. The Clinical Advisor will travel internationally 1-2 times annually with CureCervicalCancer team for 5 day training programs. Must be available to commit to 1-2 times international trips annually for 7-10 days at a time. No training or patient care occurs in the United States. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide on-site VIA / Cryotherapy / Thermal ablation classroom training and clinical consultation during practicum to trainees, volunteers, and CureCervicalCancer staff 
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for “See & Treat” training serving as a source of clinical expertise 
  • Develop and/or revise evidence-based training material 
  • Provide expert knowledge regarding best practices for cervical cancer prevention to the CureCervicalCancer team 
  • Meet with CureCervicalCancer team quarterly to discuss and coordinate strategy on policy development, trainings, outreach, new materials and evaluation (this can be a phone call if long distance) 
  • Represent CureCervicalCancer to key stakeholders including donors, foreign Ministry of Health officials and international partners. 
  • Monitor the landscape of new technology options related to cervical cancer prevention to help identify effective and feasible new opportunities 

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Medicine required; advanced training and experience in oncology, obstetrics and gynecology, and/or reproductive health required. 
  • Expertise in clinical aspects of screening for cervical dysplasia, diagnosis and treatment of abnormal findings, and pathophysiology and disease process of cervical cancer 
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience 
  • Experience working/volunteering in a developing-country 
  • Exceptional leadership skills, including commitment to collaborative management within a team-based organizational structure 
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills 
  • Excellent diplomacy, interpersonal, and professional communication skills 
  • Prefer a candidate with experience in implementation of VIA (Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid) and cryotherapy/thermal ablation

Compensation: All trip related expenses also covered including airfare, accommodation, in-country transportation, meals, visas, and any required vaccinations. 

 

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CureCervicalCancer

Dedicated to the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer worldwide for the women who need it most.
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