Every employee at PIH (and at our affiliated programs at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health) plays an important role in our efforts to improve health in poor communities. If you are interested in working in a stimulating and diverse environment, and have demonstrated competencies in relevant areas for PIH, we encourage you to apply.
For positions based overseas, PIH requires medical clearance by an independent Occupational Medicine clinician. Candidates will receive a conditional employment offer, pending medical clearance, and must be medically cleared before overseas travel is authorized. Failure to receive medical clearance may result in revocation of the offer of employment.
Positions with Partners In Health
Positions with Affiliated Programs
Communications and External Relations Intern, Last Mile Health
Last Mile Health is seeking an enthusiastic and articulate Communications and External Relations Intern to support our program and partnership work in Liberia. Through this unique opportunity, interns will develop applicable skills and field experience while learning global health and gaining hands-on experience in partnerships cultivation and development. Reporting directly to the Last Mile Health Grant Manager, the Communications and External Relations Intern will be responsible for coordination of donor trips, development of written donor reports and background research for grant proposals. This position will be based in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, Liberia. The start date is scheduled for the beginning of September, and will last for a duration of 9-12 months.
Development Assistant Intern, Possible
Possible is seeking a volunteer, part-time Development Assistant Intern to work alongside our experienced development team, including our CEO and Development Officer, to support the organization’s ambitious growth targets for philanthropic funding and organizational partnerships. The position will be located at Possible's NYC headquarters, beginning in September 2014 and lasting through December 2014, with the possibility of extension. Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis.
EMR Support Specialist/Developer, Village Health Works
Village Health Works (VHW) is looking for an EMR Support Specialist/Developer. TheEMR Support Specialist is the steward of clinical applicationswith which VHW documents the health care it provides, and from which essential management and reporting data is derived. This individual takes ownership of the current VHW MS Access EMR, has lead responsibility for assessing and improving the quality of EMR data, and prepares VHW to migrate to OpenMRS.
Global Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital is currently accepting applications for the Global Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. This is a two year training program, in which Fellows rotate in 6 month blocks between a field placement in Haiti, Rwanda, or Liberia, and a clinical placement in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of the fellowship is on skills in global health service delivery, including skills in clinical care, medical education, program development, management, evaluation, quality improvement, and in implementation focused research.
During their field placement, fellows will work in collaboration with Partners in Health (Haiti/Rwanda) or the Academic Collaborative to Support Medical Education in Liberia to provide pediatric training to local clinicians, strengthen existing child health programs, and expand access to pediatric health care. Prior to departing to their field site, fellows attend a 1-week orientation to fieldwork in Haiti through PIH. During their clinical placement in Boston, fellows will combine clinical work in general pediatrics with an extensive global health curriculum aimed at strengthening their core clinical, public health, quality improvement, and teaching skills relevant to global health. Fellows attend the Global Health Delivery Summer Intensive Program at the Harvard School of Public Health, in addition to courses in clinical skills, ultrasound, research, and QI.
Candidates must be board certified/eligible in pediatrics or medicine-pediatrics in the United States. For entry into the fellowship on July 1st, 2015, the application deadline is October 10th, 2014. To download the application, please visit our website.
Director of Development, St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is looking for a Director of Development. The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy that fits the goals and objectives of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation. This position will report to the President/CEO and will be responsible for ensuring that annual fundraising objectives are met for private donors and foundations. This position will be based at St. Boniface’s offices in Newton, MA.
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Managing Director, Possible
Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial Managing Director who will be chiefly responsible for expanding the scale of our organization within Nepal by driving the growth of our health care model, attracting and retaining top talent, and building national-level partnerships. Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis for Nepali and non-Nepali candidates.
The Managing Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Possible's Nepal staff, programs, and expansion, with the goal of continuously pushing the organization to develop and scale a high-quality, low-cost health care model that reaches the poorest. Serious consideration will only be given to individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial success and have operated in fast-growth environments with limited resources.
Country Director, PIVOT
PIVOT’s mission is to combine accessible and comprehensive health care services with rigorous scientific research to save lives and break cycles of poverty and disease. The organization works in direct collaboration with the Madagascar Ministry of Health to improve existing health centers and to enhance community health delivery. In addition to providing direct health care services, PIVOT engages in poverty alleviation initiatives, conducts monitoring and evaluation of health system strengthening (HSS) activities, and supports research. As one of the ten poorest countries in the world with among the most under-resourced health systems, Madagascar suffers from an unjust burden of disease. PIVOT, along with its affiliates, works to reverse these ills through improved health care delivery and research. The HSS efforts led by PIVOT will directly relieve unnecessary suffering and death among the population near Ranomafana National Park, and aims to serve as a model for national scale up. The organization is partnered with and modeled after Partners In Health.
The Country Director is expected to couple visionary leadership and strategy with disciplined management and detailed implementation in a challenging environment in rural Madagascar. S/he will be directly involved in all aspects of project planning and implementation, including building site infrastructure, managing a procurement system, strengthening human resources, providing clinical oversight, improving programs through training, improving patient outcomes with community health workers, working in collaboration with partner organizations and institutions, using monitoring and evaluation to improve service delivery, supporting global health research initiatives, and representing the organization locally, nationally, and internationally.
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Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, Children’s Hospital Boston & Partners In Health
The primary goal of the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is to address the role of surgical care in population-based health care in resource-poor settings throughout the world. Surgeons associated with Harvard Teaching Hospitals, in conjunction with Partners In Health, have addressed this need for a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare by launching a Fellowship program that combines surgical training with the advanced study of global public health. Through the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, dedicated surgeons are able to obtain the medical and non-medical skills they need to improve the health of some of the world's most impoverished people. The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is a one or two year program that is designed for medical professionals who have either already completed their surgical residency or are taking a scheduled break to conduct research.
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