JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR GRADUATING SENIOR VETERINARY MEDICAL STUDENT IN PANAMA.
Floating doctors is based in Bocas del Toro province of Panama. We are seeking veterinarians, to join us for 6 months, 3 months or for a 3 week stay at our base. Positions available include Lead Veterinary Medical Provider, volunteer veterinarian, veterinary externs, or veterinary technician. Join medical doctors and work in parallel caring for a wide variety of animals including livestock, small animals and exotics.
View our website at: Floatingdoctors.com
Floating doctors is a 501(c)(3) non-profit medical team that has treated patients in Haiti, Honduras, and Panama. Floating Doctors deploys mobile clinics over a 7,000 square mile area of jungle-covered mountain and mangrove mazes, in the Bocas del Toro Province, in which we are often the only medical service available. Worms and other parasites, machete wounds, malnutrition, dengue fever, STDs, HIV, poor pre-natal health, shark bites, infected sores, malaria, scabies, lightning strikes and fungal infections are among the many conditions encountered regularly. The absence of sanitation, electricity, clean water and other infrastructure combined with poverty and poor health knowledge compound every challenge to health care. Despite these challenges, to date over 40,000 patients have received care from our teams.
With challenges affecting health at every level, Floating Doctors utilizes a highly versatile approach to a dynamic health environment. Our programs address individual and community health—not only do we provide acute and ongoing medical care, but also include education, training, community projects, and preventive health interventions to create sustainable improvements in health. Our programs are continuously evaluated and adapted to ensure Floating Doctors focuses on the current key health issues identified in communities. For more information: http://floatingdoctors.com/programs/veterinary-program/
Additional Salary Information: The facility has room, board and a $100 weekly stipend