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 576 Malawian Children and adults. It has also provided training to more than 500 health care professionals. Operation Smile Malawi seeks to recruit a Regional Patient Coordinator for the central region.
The Position: Patient Coordinator (RPC)
Reporting to the National Patient Coordinator, The RPC will be responsible for the implementation of a national registry and database of cleft lip and/or cleft palate in Malawi. Work closely with partners and stakeholders to set up registration campaigns. Alongside with the Ministry of Health and other government department, run community sensitization and education programs. Work closely with the team to ensure all cleft patients in the country are located and surgery, as well as related follow up care is provided to them.
How to apply
Qualifying applicants should send Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to:
All applications to be received by Friday, 18th October, 2019.