We are looking for suitable candidates for the posts of Full Time Medical Officer
- a home-based palliative care service (pain-relief, symptoms-management, psychosocial care) - primarily for patients with cancer and offered by THE JIMMY S BILIMORIA FOUNDATION - a Mumbai based NGO. www.palcareindia.com. The position is in Mumbai.
• An MBBS degree, with preferably 5 or more years’ experience as a general physician.
• Good communication skills, preferably in English, Hindi and /or Marathi.
• You must be prepared to undergo specialized training for 6 weeks at a renowned Cancer specialty hospital in Mumbai and regular refresher courses thereon. PALCARE will pay for the cost of the training for those who are willing to spend a minimum of 2 years with the organisation and ideally 5. (Gentleman’s word - no written contract)
Remuneration: Your salary will be commensurate with market rates.
What the job involves: Palliative care physicians work within an interdisciplinary team that includes nurses and psychologists and social workers. In recent years, interest in palliative care has grown significantly. Physicians can now choose to specialize in palliative care. Employment opportunities are also growing as more hospitals start or expand palliative care programs.
You will report to our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jayarajan, with 10 years of experience in this field, and you will be located in Mumbai. We have an eminent Medical Advisory Board comprising Dr. Mary Ann Muckaden - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; Ms. Harmala Gupta - CanSupport, Delhi; Dr. R. Akhileswaran, Palliative Care Specialist, Singapore. You will receive the benefit of their vast experience and immense knowledge.
Interested candidates may send their Curriculum Vitae, no later than 9 February 2018, with detailed information on experience through email to: [HIDDEN TEXT] and cc to: [HIDDEN TEXT].