Executive Director at Lao Friends Hospital for Children
Friends Without a Border
August 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual for the Executive Director (ED) of Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC), a 32-bed acute pediatric hospital situated on the campus of the Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital.
Together with the provision of clinical services, 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.
The ED will provide leadership and strategic direction for the hospital ensuring that it functions effectively and achieves its aims and objectives; namely the provision of world class medical care, education of staff, and community disease prevention. To achieve this, the ED will work closely with representatives of the Luang Prabang Provincial Health Department and Hospital developing a harmonious working relationship that promotes the integrated delivery of compassionate and quality health care to children in the Luang Prabang Province.
The ED will liaise with the FWAB Board developing strategic priorities, building and monitoring budgets, and providing the Board with information on a regular basis. The ED will also liaise with the FWAB Board and staff to coordinate local and international fundraising, including grant applications and management of the local Friends Gallery.
Qualifications and Attributes:
Essential: 1) A Medical Degree from an internationally recognized university 2) Registration to practice clinical medicine in the applicant’s home country 3) Recent clinical experience in the practice of acute pediatric medicine 4) Management and budgeting experience in a health care setting 5) Demonstrated high quality communication, leadership and organizational skills 6) Commitment to providing compassionate and nurturing care to patients Highly desirable: 1) A higher qualification in a health or management field 2) Experience working in a developing country
Visit https://fwab.org/careers/ for further information. Please email a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com with the subject “Executive Director.” Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.
Additional Salary Information: Housing allowance; travel allowance (R/T to home country once a year); and salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: ED2018-8
About Friends Without a Border
Friends Without A Border is a New York based non-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare to the underserved children of Southeast Asia. See www.fwab.org.