Operation Smile is an international medical charity with a presence in more than 60 countries, whose global network of thousands of credentialed medical volunteers is dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children.
Founded in 1982, Operation Smile has provided over 220,000 free surgical procedures to children and young adults with cleft lip, cleft palate and facial deformities.
Operation Smile expanded its reach to Malawi in 2012.
Since then it has provided free surgery to over 1,300 Malawian Children and adults.
It has also provided training to more than 500 health care professionals.
Under the Cleft Free Malawi Project, Operation Smile Malawi seeks to recruit a Global Fellow/ Medical Advisor.
POSITION: GLOBAL FELLOW/ MEDICAL ADVISOR FOR MALAWI
The Global Fellow will work directly with the local project team supporting the project in Malawi.
This individual will be a key support in monitoring medical quality, providing oversight, and relaying concerns to appropriate stakeholders in Malawi’s Cleft Free project.
Additionally, the Global Fellow will support local medical staff and be responsible for building relationships with key hospital personnel.
This role will also support the selection and implementation of relevant education and training programs.
The Global Fellow is expected to travel domestically or internationally as needed.
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