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15/04/19 – Expedition Doctor / Choose a Challenge / Kilimanjaro
We are a small adventure travel provider searching for a fully qualified doctor to accompany two consecutive Kilimanjaro groups. Posting dates: 21 May – 6 June 2019, with option to be based in a camp on the mountain for the duration of both groups, OR to complete the entire trek with each group. Medical kit, flights, ground costs all included but doctor must provide their own indemnity cover which includes cover for treating American citizens. Prior altitude trekking experience desired. For more information and to apply please send CV with full medical and travel experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
19/03/19 – Expedition Doctor / The Longest Swim / Pacific Ocean
Long distance swimmer and ocean advocate Ben Lecomte is looking for a volunteer medic to join a crew of 10 on a 3-month swimming/sailing expedition from Hawaii to California. After spending 165 days at sea and swimming over 1500 nautical miles off the coast of Japan in 2018 for The Swim, Ben and crew now plan to head into the highest concentration of ocean plastic in the world, commonly known as the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. The crew will support Ben’s swim, while collecting scientific samples and sharing their story with the goal to raise awareness on plastic pollution and help uncover the myth of the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. The swim itself is very taxing on Ben, and we will be supported 24/7 by an onshore medical team MSOS from Southampton, UK. However, for the added safety of the crew and Ben we are searching for a medic to join the 9 other crew members on board the support vessel. Previous sailing experience is preferred but not required. For your chance to be involved in this huge adventure follow @benlecomtetheswim on Instagram and Facebook, and send an introduction letter and CV to the team at email@example.com.
08/04/19 – Medic / Miavana, Madagascar
Would you like to work on a remote tropical island in Madagascar? On an island lined with palm trees, clear blue water and soft sand…
Ideal for a doctor / paramedic / nurse with clinical experience in either pre-hospital care, emergency medicine or acute/general medicine.
Included: Basic negotiable salary, all food, accommodation and flights, access to SCUBA, kayaking, SUP, kite-surfing and trail running.
**Due to overwhelming positive response, the employer requests no further applications at this time, but thanks everyone for their interest!** (Editor, 10th June 2019)
19/04/19 – Ski Field Doctors / Perisher and Thredbo / Australia
One or more doctors required for Perisher and/or Thredbo Ski Resorts this winter season. Both clinics provide a trauma/GP/sports medicine service to 30-40 patients per day at Thredbo and 40-60 per day at Perisher. Background in GP/ED preferred, with on the job training available. The applicant will need to hold FACRRM, FRACGP or possibly FACEM, and be eligible for registration in Australia and eligible for a Provider Number. Applications from Registrars undertaking Remote/Rural GP training also welcome. Contact: Karen Ratana on firstname.lastname@example.org.
11/01/19 – Doctors / EPIC Rotary Aviation (Helicopter) Fellowship / North Wales
We are looking for high calibre middle-grade doctors for our Fellowships in Prehospital Care here in North Wales. No prior PHEM experience is necessary. The job is a 40/40/20% split between Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine and PHEM, hence the title of EPIC (Emergency, Prehospital, and Intensive Care). PHEM shifts on Helimed 61 with EMRTS Cymru, AKA the Welsh Flying Medics. Hospital is a busy DGH with standard specialties and an unselected take, including paediatrics and major trauma. Great T&Cs. Closes 20 Feb 2019. Interviews on 26 March 2019. Contact: John.Glen@wales.nhs.uk. More info here and applications here.
07/12/17 – Medics / Mountain Heart Nepal / Nepal
We are a group of doctors and nurses who founded a humanitarian organisation after the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal. We have been reaching out to the communities who find themselves in dire situations through medical expeditions to remote and austere environments throughout the country. If you are an adventurous medic and interested in expedition and wilderness medicine, and would like an insight into challenging, remote medicine then apply to join our two week medical mission (5-8 persons) in February and October 2018. Cost of expedition 1999 USD. To apply, please email email@example.com.
10/02/18 – Expedition Medics / British Exploring Society / Himalaya & Yukon, summer 2018
British Exploring Society are urgently recruiting experienced and skilled medical staff to undertake the role of Expedition Medic on our expeditions to the Indian Himalaya and Canadian Yukon this Summer. We are looking for qualified medical professionals, which may include Doctors and other healthcare professionals such as Nurses or Paramedics with appropriate specialist experience. Visit our website to apply, or speak with a member of the team on 020 7591 3141.
15/11/18 – Anaesthesia Trainees / ZADP / Zambia
The Zambian Anaesthetic Development Program (ZADP) is recruiting for junior and senior teaching fellows to spend between 3-6 months at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Highlights include a challenging case mix, involvement in educational resource development, leadership/management opportunities and participation in QI projects. Please see the ZADP page for further information.
To apply, please send 300 words on why you would like this fellowship and what you could contribute, along with your c.v. to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 January 2019. Interviews will be held at the RCoA in London in Jan/Feb 2019, with teleconference interviews available for applicants unable to travel.
07/09/18 – Voyage Doctor / Jubilee Sailing Trust / Jersey to Cardiff
Jubilee Sailing Trust are urgently looking for a voyage doctor to accompany them on tallship Lord Nelson sailing from Jersey to Cardiff from 14-19th September 2018. The voyage starts in Jersey, and you would need to join between 1900-2100 on 14th Septmber at St Helier. The voyage ends in Cardiff, Britannia Quay on 19th September at 1700. No voyage fee. Doctors must be GMC registered with license to practice. Indemnity required. Comprehensive medical kit provided on board. If you are interested, please book yourself on using this booking link. Please quote ‘Adventure Medic’ in the group / discount code.
25/09/18 – Medics / The Island with Bear Grylls
We are looking for doctors and medics for the new series of Channel 4’s Bafta winning The Island with Bear Grylls. In previous series, the volunteers were stripped of all the comforts of civilisation, and cast away on a remote deserted island. They filmed themselves, and shared their raw and exhilarating story of survival. This year there is also a prize.
We are looking for people who are fit and able to participate, of all ages (18+), each with their unique skillset, from a variety of backgrounds and professions who are confident in their ability to thrive but they do not need any experience in adventure or survival pursuits to participate. We will cover reasonable pre-agreed loss of earnings for everyone who participates. Closing date 8 October 2018, contact email@example.com.
29/08/18 – Aeromedical Retrieval/HEMS Physician / Maun, Botswana
Okavango Air Rescue is looking for an emergency physician for aeromedical retrieval by pressurised fixed wing, prehospital MEDEVACS by helicopter as well as provision of primary health care at our local clinic. Two years post-residency training experience is required, retrieval/wilderness/tropical medicine experience is considered a bonus. The post is full-time, starting January 2019 with a locally competitive salary. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or find the full job advertisement here.
26/03/18 – Clinical Fellowships in Mountain Medicine / Chesterfield Royal Hospital
In the next couple of weeks Chesterfield Royal Hospital will be advertising Clinical Fellowships in Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Mountain Medicine (2 years). These posts will be suitable for anyone who has completed Foundation training. No experience in Anaesthetics or Critical Care is required. Provided the applicant is accepted onto the Diploma in Mountain Medicine, course fees will be paid and study leave guaranteed. Opportunities for research and teaching will be available. Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, these posts are ideal for all those who wish to combine a fascinating career with a life spent outdoors! Email email@example.com if interested.
25/03/18 – Senior Teaching Fellow / Expedition Medicine BSc. / Imperial College School of Medicine
We’re working to establish an ‘Expedition Medicine’ intercalated BSc. at Imperial College School of Medicine, and currently advertising for a Senior Teaching Fellow. The two year, full-time role would involve teaching medical students on the cardiology and respiratory BSc streams, as well as helping develop a new Expedition Medicine BSc stream from Sept-Oct 2018. Applicants would ideally have research experience in Cardiovascular or Respiratory physiology and keen interests in outdoor adventures. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
07/12/17 – Paramedic / Vintage Air Rally / South America
Experienced paramedic required for expedition taking 1920s and 1930s vintage biplanes from the southern most tip of South America, the City of Ushuaia, Argentina to Lakeland Florida. 15 teams of two people as well as a support crew of around 20-30, so the total number of people on the expedition will be around 50-60. MUST be completely Fluent Spanish and English speaker. Ideally will have experience as a first responder to car/automobile accidents; will be able to speak Portugese; will have experience of working with film crews. 20 Feb 2018 – 16 April 2018. Contact Will Treadwell (email@example.com).
12/08/17 – Doctors / Central Australian Retrieval Service / Alice Springs
Love mountain biking, hiking or camping? Looking for a challenging critical care workplace? Open to cross-cultural experiences? The Central Australian Retrieval Service in Alice Springs is recruiting ED/Anaesthetics/ICU registrars available for 6+ month rotations from 2018 onwards. You will see some of the most interesting and complex medicine in Australia, caring for all age groups and presentations across a 1.6 million square kilometre area. Trauma, sepsis, premature births, and renal disease are common. We boast a flexible roster and supportive consultant staff. Assistance with the Australian medical registration process provided. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
05/03/18 – PhD (Funded) / Extreme Environment Laboratory / Portsmouth
Opportunity to undertake a funded PhD studying the human neurovascular response to cold, working with Professor Mike Tipton and Professor Hugh Montgomery. Salary can be supplemented by a low-intensity private RMO post. For more information, please contact Dr Clare Eglin (email@example.com).
24/01/18 – Expedition Doctor / Choose a Challenge / Kilimanjaro
We are looking for a doctor to work with our fundraising participants on Kilimanjaro treks from approx 13th May – 7th June 2018. We have 3 groups of American students travelling to Tanzania in May to take on Kilimanjaro and we are looking for a doctor who would be based on the mountain for the duration of their treks to support them. Whilst in-country the doctor will be responsible for meeting each of the Choose A Challenge groups and providing medical support during their trek. Expenses included: Flights, hotel accommodation in Moshi and in tents with a cook and basic shower and toilet at Barafu camp, transfers, food and water, travel to and from the airport. If the doctor would like to go on our safari or Zanzibar extensions afterwards we can arrange this at cost price. All medical supplies are provided by the company. Not Included: Travel insurance, medical indemnity, alcohol, trekking equipment including sleeping bags. We send our doctors, the participants medical details to check approx three months before the challenges so you will need to set aside a few hours to check these and potentially contact a small amount of participants. CACH communications team will do any chasing of doctors letters etc that is needed so that the doctors don’t have to. Contact Emma@chooseachallenge.com.
02/08/17 – Participant / The Island with Bear Grylls / Shine TV
We are currently looking for new applicants for The Island with Bear Grylls, in particular medical professionals (Doctors, Medics, Nurses etc) currently practicing or retired. In previous series, the volunteers were stripped of all the comforts of civilisation, and cast away on a remote deserted island. They filmed themselves, and shared their raw and exhilarating story of survival. We are looking for people who are fit and able to participate, of all ages (18+), each with their unique skillset, from a variety of backgrounds and professions who are confident in their ability to thrive but they do not need any experience in adventure or survival pursuits to participate. We will cover reasonable pre-agreed loss of earnings for everyone who participates. Apply here.
14/05/17 – Doctors / DSP – Endemol / TV Show
TV series seeking US board certified medical doctors. The show will be exploring pertinent questions around space colonisation by sealing a world-renowned Earth systems science research facility and trialling colonisation-relevant technology and running experiments on the inside. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
02/05/17 – Doctor / Equal Playing Field / Kilimanjaro (URGENT)
Urgent replacement doctor with high altitude experience needed for Kilimanjaro trip (highest altitude women’s football game). Group of 65, ages from 18-54, 90% women, 10% men. 24 nationalities including USA and Canada. Two ER nurses will also be on the expedition. Flights, airport transfers, trek all included. Contact Laura Youngson on email@example.com.
20/04/17 – Doctor / Borders Exploration Group / Bolivia (URGENT)
Expedition doctor urgently required for Borders Exploration Group youth trip to Bolivia from 30 June – 24 July 2017. There is 29 participants on the trip: 19 young people aged between 16-19, 8 leaders and 1 paramedic. We will be spending ten days refurbishing a hall for disadvantaged boys in Cochabamba, four days doing an environmental project on an island on Lake Titicaca and five days on a high-altitude Andean trek. BEG will provide a comprehensive medical kit and will cover flights, visas and all costs in country if required. This is a great trip which is currently in jeopardy because of a last minute drop out from our medic. If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible – all interest is welcome!
20/04/17 – Doctors, nurses and paramedics / Raleigh International (URGENT)
Raleigh International is looking for doctors, nurses and paramedics with at least two years clinical experience to join our International Citizen Service (ICS) programmes this summer in Nicaragua and Tanzania. As the ICS medic you’ll mainly be based in Raleigh’s field base, although you will get some experience on the project sites as well. On an ICS project you can gain tropical medicine skills and experience, work with young people in a challenging environment and experience living in a completely new and exciting environment. If you are interested in the role, please visit our website or contact email@example.com.
08/10/17 – Expedition Medics / British Exploring Society / Various locations in 2018
British Exploring are currently looking for highly experienced and skilled medical staff to undertake the role of Expedition Medic on our summer 2018 expeditions to the Amazon, Yukon, Himalayas & Iceland. Our medical teams consist of fully qualified medical professionals and may include Doctors and other healthcare professionals such as Nurses or Paramedics with appropriate specialist experience. For further information and to apply, please visit our website.
02/06/17 – Expedition Medic / British Exploring Society / Iceland
British Exploring are seeking an Expedition Medic from 5-26 July to support their new Expeditionary Year programme. You will be supporting students from a consortium of 4 schools to learn about themselves and the world around them through a programme of trekking in the Icelandic Wilderness. Groups will summit mountains, explore beautiful waterfalls and conquer the mighty Askja volcano and will take everything they learn back into the classrooms of their respective schools. For further information and to apply, please visit our website.
11/01/17 – School Nurse/Doctor for Ski Season / Thomas’s School
Urgent: School Nurse/doctor needed for a succession of school residentials on a ski mountain. Average of 60 pupils per week for 8 weeks. Dates: 17 Jan – 28 March 2017. Highest lift 1850m. Location is the Wurzeralm ski region, Spital am Phyrn, Austria. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
13/04/17 – Expedition Medics / British Exploring Society / Amazon, Yukon & Iceland
We are currently looking for highly experienced and skilled medical staff to undertake the role of Expedition Medic on our summer 2017 expeditions to the Amazon, Yukon & Iceland. Our medical teams consist of fully qualified medical professionals and may include Doctors and other healthcare professionals such as Nurses or Paramedics with appropriate specialist experience. For further information and to apply, please visit our website.
29/01/16 – Renegade Pictures – Doctors heading abroad / Documentary
Quitting the rat race to emigrate somewhere wild or remote? Selling up to live in a far-flung corner of the world? Renegade Pictures is looking for families who are making life-changing moves to take part in a new documentary series for Channel 4. Whether you’re following your dream to live off grid, becoming self-sufficient, or making a home in a challenging or inhospitable location we want to hear from you. We’ll follow families brave enough to make the leap as they leave the UK behind and start a new wild life abroad. If you’re interested in finding out more please get in touch with the production team (email@example.com) and let us know where and when you’re thinking of making the move and what stage you’re currently at.
18/10/16 – Expedition Medic / Great Wall of China Trek / Skyline
Expedition Medic (doctor or paramedic) urgently required for charity Great Wall of China Trek from 23 Oct-1 Nov 2016. There will be 33 participants and a mixture of nationalities including British, American and Canadian. Joining the group will be UK Leader and Assistant Leader and they will be supported by local crew. Skyline will provide a comprehensive medical kit and will cover flights, visas and all costs in country. Other relevant costs may be negotiable. This is a fantastic opportunity to support a group of fundraisers as they tackle the challenge of trekking rural sections of The Great Wall of China. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
29/07/16 – The Island with Bear Grylls – Channel 4/Shine Television
21/04/16 – Minnow Films – Medic for Spy Documentary (on camera)
We at Minnow Films, the team behind SAS: Who Dares Wins are currently producing an exciting new series for Channel 4 about the recruitment and training process of becoming a spy, where we will explore the type of person it takes to serve our country under cover. We are looking for a group of 20 ordinary men and women to attempt a course based on the authentic Recruitment and Training phases of the Britain’s Intelligence Services. The course will be as close to the real thing as possible, immersing the Candidates in a world of psychological pressure and uncertainty. Click here to apply.
22/11/16 – NMC Registered Nurse / Jubilee Sailing Trust / Canary Islands
The JST operates the only two sailing ships in the world for physically disabled (and wheelchair users) and able bodied people working as equals on tall ship adventures. You’ll form part of the Professional Crew, providing clinical care and looking after medical stores and accommodation areas. Full training given. If you would like to make a positive difference to the lives of others, and form part of unique crew of a ‘pirate ship’ that will remind you of why you went into nursing in the first place, then this for you. Start 27/11/16, end 29/12/16. Daily rate of £105, all expenses covered. More info from:
Charlotte.Butcher@jst.org.uk or call +44 (0)23 8044 3113.
19/05/16 – Emergency Physician / Kings Sierra Leone Partnership
We are looking to recruit an Emergency Physician to join the in–country team from September 2016 for one year. Our organisation has had a four-year health system strengthening partnership with the Connaught Hospital, Freetown, the main government hospital in Sierra Leone, working across a wide range of areas including Emergency medicine, internal medicine, intensive care, pharmacy, education and surgery. The partnership was instrumental during the Ebola outbreak providing direct care to Ebola patients and maintaining hospital services. We’re looking for someone who would like a challenging but exciting opportunity to work in the post-Ebola recovery period to develop an Emergency Service in the low in come setting. If this is you then please read more here and get in touch or contact Dr Ling Harrison at email@example.com.
10/09/16 – First Intervention Ghana
Ghana is a fantastic place to spend time volunteering and internship abroad. Volunteering with First Intervention Ghana is an entirely customizable experience and we pride ourselves on tailor-made, life changing affordable volunteer program abroad. Thinking about staying two weeks to 12 months in Ghana? we can put together itinerary for you in areas of: pre/medical, care work, teaching, sports, orphanage assisting, media, music, drumming/dancing, emergency and trauma, pharmacy assisting, fire fighting, engineering and construction, assisting agriculture and farming. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for any further information.
29/05/16 – School Nurse/Doctor for Ski Season / Thomas’s School
School Nurse/doctor needed for a succession of school residentials on a ski mountain. Average of 60 pupils per week for 8 weeks. Dates: 10th Jan – 7th feb & 20th Feb – 28th March. Highest lift 1850m. Location is the Wurzeralm ski region, Spital am Phyrn, Austria. Contact: email@example.com.
30/10/2016 – Expedition Medic / Timor-Leste / Earth Trails
Medic required for a coast to coast North/South trek from one side of Timor-Leste to the other via a mountainous interior including a summit of the highest peak in the land. The 13 day itinerary includes a 10 day trek phase (camping amongst remote local communities) with a local guide and porters. Accompanied by an Australian team leader, participant numbers expected to be between 10 to 15 all raising money for an important local cause. Most participants from Australia / NZ. Earth Trails Expeditions will cover return flights, accommodation, food, medical kit and tent for successful applicant. Dates: 22nd July to 3rd August 2017
More details here or contact Mick: firstname.lastname@example.org
21/04/16 – Coral Cay Conservation – Doctor, Paramedic or Nurse / Monserrat, Caribbean
Coral Cay Conservation, working in partnership with Ridge to Reef Trust, are looking for a qualified doctor, paramedic or nurse to join them for four months on Montserrat, Caribbean. This voluntary role will give the successful candidate a chance to gain experience in expedition medicine whilst assisting with marine and terrestrial surveys. Must be available in July and early August 2016 and have six months experience in A&E. SCUBA diving experience desirable. CCC is an award-winning organisation which provides resources to help sustain livelihoods and alleviate poverty through the protection, restoration and management of coral reefs and tropical forests. Click for details of the role and please contact email@example.com.
05/05/16 – Flight of the Swans – Expedition Medic
Medic required to support pilot Sacha Dench and a team from the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Flight of the Swans: navigating 4,500 miles over 10 weeks by paramotor and microlight from Russia to London, following the migration route of Bewick’s swans. This is a significant expedition with considerable media exposure and patrons including David Attenborough, Ranulph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Kate Humble and Pen Hadow.
The team are looking for a UK registered doctor (post-Foundation), experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner or Paramedic to accompany them. Kit, indemnity and expenses will be covered. The medic must be comfortable on camera and able to operate independently far from help. Adventure Medic are supporting the expedition and will be able to offer advice during the preparation phase. Dates from late September. Please click here to download the full position description and to apply.
13/11/15 – Keo Films – Doctor for Experimental Remote Community
Keo Films is looking for people to set up a new community in a remote part of the British Isles for a new documentary series. The year long social experiment will explore if it is possible to begin again away from the conveniences of the modern world. Applications are open to all qualified doctors eligible to work in the UK and the community will number approximately 20 people. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 207 4903580.
04/11/15 – British Exploring Society (BES)
BES are looking for post-F2 doctors and other medical professionals with expedition, mountaineering or science experience for our Core Expeditions and senior medics (2+ years post F2) and junior medics (could be nurse or paramedic) for our Outreach programme. Trips range from 3-8 weeks in length. Already planned this year are expeditions to Peru, India and Iceland and each offers up different and exciting challenges. Prior to any expedition all medics will be expected to attend the training weekends. Please visit our website for more information and apply via the Lead With Us pages.
09/02/16 – TwoFour Group – Documentary
We are currently seeking adventurous Doctors to take part in a ground breaking TV programme. We are looking for experts to help with a unique ecosystem experiment for a major broadcaster.
This specialist factual programme will explore themes of the environment and sustainability in an interesting and accessible way. We want to put together a group of people, all experts in their field – whether it is science, medicine or engineering – to see the many fascinating ways in which they manage to sustain a new ecosystem, whilst giving the viewer incredible insights into how food is grown, how to recycle water, how to control oxygen levels, etc. Contact Daniel Cripps on + 44 2922 450053 or email@example.com.
21/05/15 – O&G Consultant, Broome, Western Australia
Unique and exciting opportunity for a motivated, autonomous and adventurous Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Live and work in a region of unparalleled natural beauty, experience unique professional challenges with highly competitive remuneration. Broome Health Service requires a driven professional to lead its O&G services, providing essential support to GP O/G proceduralists working in remote regional hospitals. Lead, mentor and inspire junior medical and clinical staff ensuring that the highest standards of care are delivered. Contact Alasdair on +44 (0)131 240 5276 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
05/05/15 – Ski Field Medic, Mount Ruapehu
Ski Field Medic required for June 2015 Season. Please contact the Practice Manager for more information: email@example.com
30/07/15 – Polar Physician, Antarctica
17/5/14 – Careflight Australia
Various positions are currently being advertised by Careflight Australia for experienced paramedics, registrars and consultants interested in aeromedical retrieval and pre-hospital care. For more information and the eligibility criteria, please visit the Careflight career opportunities webpage.
12/07/15 – Ski Field Medic – Perisher and Thredbo, Australia
One or more doctors required for Perisher and/or Thredbo Ski Resorts next winter season. Both clinics provide a trauma/GP/sports medicine service to 30-40 patients per day at Thredbo and 40-60 per day at Perisher.
Background in GP/ED preferred, with on the job training available. The applicant will need to hold FACRRM, FRACGP or possibly FACEM, and be eligible for registration in Australia and eligible for a Provider Number. Applications from Registrars undertaking Remote/Rural GP training also welcome. Contact: Edi Albert on firstname.lastname@example.org.
2/6/14 – Antarctic Medical Practitioner
The Australian Government are recruiting to this position for 12-15 months, so you must be eligible for residency and work in Australia. You will look after a remote community at an Australian Antarctic Program station, and provide care on voyages, and in subantarctic field environments. Detailed information available here.
07/10/15 – Speciality Doctor / Paediatrics and Neonatology / Gabon, West Africa
Are you up for an African adventure in a private clinic in Libreville, Gabon, a beautiful country along the Atlantic coast of Equatorial Africa? Dolphin Care is currently seeking committed paediatrics and neonatology doctors with 4 years minimum experience. A commitment of 6 to 18 months is required to care for patients from 0 – 14 years old. You will be treating malaria, gastroenteritis and tropical diseases. A competitive comparison salary with benefits such as free accommodation and car is offered – The ability to speak French to a functional level is preferred. There will also be the opportunity to work on special projects with an NGO. Call 020 8 731 5972 or contact Rickardo Wright (email@example.com) for more information.
07/10/15 – Speciality Doctor / Ophthalmology / Gabon, West Africa
Are you up for an African adventure in a private clinic in Libreville Gabon, a beautiful country along the Atlantic coast of Equatorial Africa? Dolphin Care is currently seeking committed ophthalmology doctors with 4 years minimum experience. A commitment of 6 to 18 months is required to care for patients with eye conditions such as cataracts, myopia, and glaucoma. Excellent medical and surgical ophthalmology skills are essential. A competitive comparison salary with benefits such as free accommodation and car is offered – The ability to speak French to a functional level is preferred. There will also be the opportunity to work on special projects with an NGO. Call 020 8 731 5972 or contact Rickardo Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
15/02/16 – Extreme Sports / Medical Professionals / Gobstopper TV
Gobstopper TV are looking for outgoing medical professionals with a passion for extreme sports. We’d love to hear from qualified doctors, nurses, paramedics or specialists who like to spend their free time enjoying anything from kayaking to mountaineering, sky diving to boxing, expeditions to extreme travel. Please contact us at email@example.com with your name, age, location, qualifications and the types of sports you take part in.
26/01/16 – Nursing Officer / Raleigh International / London
Raleigh International is recruiting a Nursing Officer to ensure the health and safety of all staff and volunteers, in the UK and overseas. This position provides support to the Medical Coordination Manager, and includes assisting in the screening of medical and vaccination forms of volunteers, responding to medical and vaccination queries from volunteers, potential volunteers and their next of kin. This is a varied and interesting role which would be ideal for any nurse who is looking to expand their practice into Travel or Expedition medicine, or gain experience working in the charity sector. Ideal candidates will be a registered general nurse with at least 3 years post registration experience, and an adaptable team player with the ability to work autonomously. 21 Hours per week, closes 8 Feb 2016, interviews 15 Feb 2016. Send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title ‘Nursing Officer’. The covering letter should address how you meet the person specification and essential skills required.
07/01/16 – British Exploring Society (BES) – New Vacancy in Romania
The British Exploring Society is a youth development charity which runs wilderness expeditions for young people (aged between 16 and 25). Aiming to advance participants’ education the society delivers inspirational and challenging scientific expeditions to remote, wild environments which promote the development of confidence, teamwork, leadership and the spirit of adventure and exploration. Expeditions generally take place during the British school summer holiday period and range from three to eight weeks in length. The society is looking for post F2 doctors and other medical professionals with expedition, mountaineering or scientific experience. The application process necessitates an online application form followed by an assessment day in London. Recruitment takes place in the summer/autumn of the year previous to the expedition and successful applicants are expected to attend training weekends prior to any expedition. Further information here and apply for the Romania post here. Alternatively, contact: + 44 20 7591 3141
04/03/15 – European Space Agency Research Doctor – Antartica
ESA is looking for medical doctors to spend a year at Concordia Station in Antarctica running research to help explore our Solar System. Learn how to pilot spacecraft and have an unforgettable sabbatical at the remotest base on Earth. Deadline for application is 1 April 2015. More information here.
07/08/14 – NHS North Cumbria University Hospitals – Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine with special interest in Pre-hospital Medicine
Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle are looking to appoint a Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine with special interest in Pre-hospital Medicine. Approximately 30% of time spent in pre-hospital environment. Opportunities for involvement in Mountain Rescue, Major Incident Management, relevant courses etc. For more information, email ED Consultant Dr Emma Farrow on email@example.com
17/08/14 – British Red Cross – Doctors and Nurses required for Sierra Leone
British Red Cross urgently need doctors and nurses to help respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, in particular at an isolation unit in Sierra Leone. They are looking for are qualified and trained medical staff who will be able deploy for a period of around one month. There may be be an additional three-week quarantine period at home in the UK before returning to normal clinical work. To apply, send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Job descriptions for doctors and nurses here.
27/07/15 – Yorkshire Three Peaks – Charity Challenge (URGENT)
Doctors required for Yorkshire Three Peaks trek in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support on Saturday 1st August. Contact email@example.com
20/07/15 – Kilimanjaro – Action Challenge 30 July – 9 August (URGENT)
Doctor required for Kilimanjaro trip (Machame route) at short notice. Contact James Holland +44 (0)207 609 6695.
29/05/15 – Kilimanjaro – Charity Challenge 12-25 June
Kilimanjaro trip with Canadian celebrities. Included: full medical kit bag, flights, visas, indemnity, UK and Tanzanian airport transfers, accommodation and board, park fees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
23/02/15 – Dive Medic – Chagos Islands (SHORT NOTICE)
Medic wanted for group of 13 scientists diving in the Chagos Islands (British Indian Ocean Territories) from 16 Mar-15 April. The Chagos reefs are some of the most rarely dived in the world, so this is a rare opportunity. Flights, accomodation and food all included. Please email email@example.com for more information.
04/03/15 – Expedition Doctor – Genesis Research Trust, Morocco
Trip doctor needed urgently for upcoming fundraiser Trek Morocco 15-23 May 2014. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
20/01/15 – British Exploring – 2 x Expedition Medic – Project New Horizons: Iceland and Operation Aspire: Transylvania Challenge
The British Exploring Outreach Programme will be recruiting two ‘Senior’ Expedition Medics, with at least one year’s experience post-FY2. For more information and job description click here. Please apply as soon as possible by sending a CV to email@example.com.
09/12/14 – International Porter Protection Group, Machermo Rescue Post, URGENT VACANCY, Spring 2015
30/1/14 – Remote Medic UK Ltd.
Remote Medic is looking for a part-time medical director. Though an honorary position, there is the opportunity for paid work. Would suit hospital docs of Registrar level or above or qualified GPs with interests in prehospital care and event medicine. Please click here for the full person specification and contact details.
27/10/14 – British Exploring – Expedition Medic – Project New Horizons: Iceland
The British Exploring Outreach Programme will be recruiting two Expedition Medics, one ‘senior’ (a doctor with at least one years’ experience post-FY2) and one ‘junior’ (which may be a doctor, nurse or paramedic with appropriate specialist experience). Please click here for further details and how to apply. Closes 5 December 2014.
05/01/15 – Everest Basecamp Doctor – Adventure Consultants, Mar – Jun 2015
Doctor required to support this year’s Adventure Consultants Everest Expedition. Arrive in Nepal late March and depart early June, with some pre-trip planning time required to ensure medical kits are appropriately resupplied. Small stipend as well as travel and in-country expenses. Excellent opportunity to break into the field, past doctors have gone on to work in Antarctica and other remote regions. Prior remote/expedition medicine and/or altitude experience preferred. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV for more information.
30/10/14 – Really Wild Travel – UK Doctors and Paramedics
Really Wild Travel are looking to recruit experienced and certified UK Doctors or Paramedics to accompany and support groups of charity fundraisers on overseas challenge events. The EM will also be required to provide emergency care in event of serious or moderate incidents. Flights, trek expenses and food are included. For more details or to apply, contact Duncan Fell at email@example.com.
16/09/14 – Extreme Medics – Expedition Medic
Extreme Medics are looking to recruit a healthcare professional as part of a multi disciplinary team, working on an undisclosed media project during the first half of 2015. The job offers a formal CPD program, salary, very low living costs, accommodation, flights and full insurance to include indemnity and travel. Application deadline, Friday 26 September. Selection weekend 18-19 October, in the UK. For more info, please see their Job Desciption.
15/09/14 – Raleigh International – Medical Coordination Manager
Raleigh International is recruiting for a Medical Coordination Manager. The role involves working closely with the International Operational Support Manager to ensure the health and safety of all Raleigh International volunteers and staff. The role also involves the medical vetting of all volunteers and staff before joining an overseas expedition or UK programme as well as assisting in the recruitment and support of volunteer expedition medics. You’ll need to be a registered general nurse currently on the NMC register with at least 3 years post registration experience. Click for more information and the Job Description.
14/09/14 – Ultimate Travel Company – Expedition Medic for Kilimanjaro Trek
Expedition medic required to accompany 15 charity fundraisers on the Rongai Route ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro from 16-26th October 2014. Medical kit and oxygen provided. Flights, trek expenses and food are also included. For more details or to apply, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
14/08/14 – VSO – Gynaecologist – Arba Minch Hospital, Ethiopia
VSO are currently recruiting a gynaecologist/obstetrician for Arba Minch Regional Hospital. The objective of the volunteer work is to transfer skill and knowledge particularly to the OBS/GYN department staff and generally to overall hospital staff. Requires specialty training in GYN/OBS and intensive care, with a minimum of years experience in GYN/OBS within a hospital setting. 6-12 Months. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closes 31 August 2014.
14/08/14 – VSO – Midwife Tutor – Myanmar (9 roles available)
VSO are looking for nine midwives to serve as mentors-in-residence at a Myanmar midwifery school to help support clinical care, reinforce teaching practices, create lesson plans and coach/train in a clinical and educational environment. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closes 31 August 2014.
14/08/14 – VSO – Outreach Nurse – Nepal
VSO are looking for an outreach nurse to strengthen the community mobilisation capacity of a partner organisation’s community outreach workers to deliver effective and quality reproductive outreach health service. The post is open to a wide range of international volunteers. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closes 23 August 2014.
14/08/14 – VSO – Nurse/Midwife Tutor – Zambia
VSO are looking for a nurse/midwife tutor to work in Rufunsa District, Zambia. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closes 20 August 2014.
26/7/14 – General Practitioner, Brisbane, Australia
A small British owned practice just outside Brisbane are looking for full or part-time GP. Flexible working hours and visa support offered. More info via RCGP.
11/7/14 – Technical Adviser to Handicap International in Iraq
Physiotherapist, occupational therapist or similar wanted by Handicap International’s new rapid response project working with internally displaced Iraqis in Iraqi Kurdistan. The initial posting is for 10 weeks. Contact email@example.com for more information.
28/7/14 – Channel 4 – The Island Series 2
Applications are now open for series 2 of Bear Grylls’ show The Island. Channel 4 are looking for fit and able male or female medics to volunteer to spend time castaway on a desert island. More info for men and women here.
03/7/14 – VSO – Paediatrician / Paediatric ST3+ – Ethiopia
VSO are looking for a paediatrician with minimum of 2 years specialty training experience to work in Wolaita Sodo Hospital in Ethiopia for 6 months or more. You would be involved in clinical work, audit and teaching, and helping to set up a new neonatal unit. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closing date for applications 31/07/14.
03/7/14 – VSO – Paediatric / Neonatal Nurse – Ethiopia
VSO are looking to recruit a paediatric nurse with a minimum of 5 years experience in neonates to work in Yirgalem hospital, Ethiopia for 12 months or more. You would be involved in clinical work, teaching and training and quality improvement. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closing date for applications 31/07/14.
20/7/14 – Ski Field Doctor, Wanaka, New Zealand
Treble Cone Ski Field are urgently looking for a doctor, as one of their two current medics is now unfortunately out for the rest of the season. Given the need to find someone quickly, the post may best suit someone with NZ Citizenship/Residency and current or recent MCNZ Registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
31/7/14 – Combined Emergency Medicine / Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Post, Derriford Hospital and DDRC
The Diving Diseases Research Centre are offering two six-month posts at junior/middle grade level, commencing in February and August 2015. The post includes six sessions per week at the DDRC and training in diving and hyperbaric medicine. Minimum two years of post-graduate experience. More info here, closing 18 August 2014.
23/7/14 – Medical Officer, WHO, Geneva
Two year fixed term appointment in public health research relating to pregnant women, newborns, children and adolescents. More information here. Closing date 31 July.
23/7/14 – The Perse School, Cambridge
Expedition Doctor urgently required for school trip to the Atlas Mountains, 5-26 August 2014. Previous doc has had to drop out due to injury. Contact BCParker@Perse.co.uk.
03/7/14 – VSO – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist / Surgeon – Zambia
VSO are looking for volunteers who have completed post-graduate specialty training in O&G or Surgery to travel to Zambia in a clinical teaching role to help train and advise local medical licentiates. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closing date for applications 28/07/14.
03/7/14 – VSO – Senior Nurse – Tanzania
VSO are looking for 2 nurse specialists with 5-10 years of post qualification working experience to work at the St Francis Referral Hospital in Tanzania. You will work in a team with the aim of improving efficiency and quality of service at the hospital. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closing date for applications 31/07/14.
03/7/14 – VSO – Nurse / Midwife – Malawi
VSO are looking for a fully qualified nurse or midwife with a minimum of 5 years working experience to work as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Facilitator in Ntcheu District Hospital in Malawi for 12 months or more. Please click here for more details and how to apply. Closing date for applications 27/07/14.
03/7/14 – VSO – Public Health Nurse with experience in Reproductive Health – Nepal
VSO are looking for a nurse with specialisation in public health and additional experience in reproductive health, to work as a Community Health Mobiliser in Mugu, Nepal. Your role would encompass working with community outreach workers to improve quality of reproductive health services and encouraging and facilitating increased uptake of sexual and reproductive health services. Please click here for more details about the role and how to apply. Closing date for applications 06/07/14.
2/6/14 – Clinical Fellow Emergency Medicine with opportunities in pre-hospital care / mountain medicine / mountain rescue – Whitehaven, Cumbria (Lake District)
Recruiting middle grade EM doctors in between training, with some time set aside to develop own special interests. They have some suggested options, using the expertise of the staff (2x Diploma of Mountain Medicine), and the availability of local resources (mountain rescue team / Lake District), but are open to discussion on others. Closes 27th June 2014. Full information and Vacancy on NHS Jobs
15/4/14 – Diabetes UK Channel Swim Relay
Medics required to cover swims between 11-18 July. It will involve being on a boat in the English Channel for upwards of 18 hours, providing medical assistance to the swimmers should they need it. A number of the swimmers have diabetes so experience of dealing with the condition is preferable, although not essential. Likely problems are sea sickness, hypothermia, diabetic problems and jellyfish stings. Medics will need to bring their own kit, but the cost of kit and any other expenses will be refunded. Contact email@example.com for more information.
26/02/14 – Adventure explosion: Volcanic Kamchatka, 5-27 July 2014
Hardy expedition medic needed for Kamchatka, 5-27 July 2014; a challenging and remote trek through a pristine wilderness area. You’ll probably see more volcanoes and bears than other people. Enjoy superlative photography opportunities in this untracked other-worldly territory, with breathtaking scenery and one of the world’s highest densities of bears. Climb volcanoes including Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Eurasia’s highest at 4750m. Max group size, 12. See Secret Compass for details; for further information and how to apply, send Kerry a CV now: firstname.lastname@example.org
26/02/14 – Doctor on two wheels: Ethiopia, 12-25 Oct 2014
Mountain-biking expedition medic required for a hot and dusty then high and cooler MTB trip to Ethiopia’s UNESCO-protected Simien Mountains. 12-25 Oct 2014, max group size 12. Ride spiderweb single-track past remote villages, smiling locals and rare gelado baboons, while enjoying spectacular sunsets and mountainscapes. A key aim? Summiting Ethiopia’s highest peak, Ras Deshan. Own full-suspension MTB and biking experience required. See Secret Compass for details; for further information and how to apply, send Kerry a CV now: email@example.com
26/02/14 – Indian Himalayan adventure, 25 Oct-16 Nov 2014
Robust expedition medic needed for serious, three-week trek through Arunachal Pradesh in India’s eastern Himalayas. Enjoy an epic adventure, explore unnamed 5000m+ peaks, visit numerous tribes and hear manifold languages. See Tani Razi, the first place in India to see the morning sun, and visit WWII aircraft aircraft wrecks. This recce-styled, bold and ambitious trek (our first in the region) requires fitness, stamina and a sense of adventure/ humour! See Secret Compass for details; for further information and how to apply, send Kerry a CV now: firstname.lastname@example.org
28/1/14 – Discovery Channel
Discovery are looking for medic to take part in a new programme, both behind and in front of the camera. The medic will need to be qualified as a doctor/nurse/paramedic and also have experience in the wilderness, and ideally medical experience on expeditions. The medic will head out on a wilderness expedition to the Brecon Beacons, helping an expert guide Bear Grylls-wannabes on a range of challenges. Filming commences next week on the 5th-6th February. If you’re interested please send a CV and photo to email@example.com and she will get back to you as soon as possible.
12/1/14 – Scientific Exploration Society
Doctor required for 17 day rafting expedition on the Subansiri River in November 2014; the trip will include a study of indigenous herbal medicine use, as well as camping and rafting a 150km hidden gorge. Contact Colonel John Blashford-Snell: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10/1/14 – British Exploring Society
Senior Expedition Medic for Project New Horizons – Iceland (21 Jul – 11 Aug 2014). Voluntary position but all UK expenses paid. Email CV to Zara (email@example.com) or call 02075 913141.