Cubulco, Guatemala Aug 31 - Sept 8, 2019, General Surgery Trip, SR1438

   

Opportunity Overview

We are still seeking the following positions: 1 Anesthesiologist, 1 Surgical Tech, 1 OR Nurse/Circulator, and 1 PACU Nurse.  

All the general surgeon & OB/GYN surgeon positions have been filled.


We will be serving the people of Cubuclo. It is a small mountain town 5 hours, by bus, north of Guatemala City. At an elevation of 3200 feet, the weather is mild & pleasant. The people are warm, friendly & welcoming. A majority of the citizens speak Spanish although some speak the native dialect of Achi. We will have interpreters available to assist us.
 
GHO has partnered with AMG (Advancing the Ministry of the Gospel) http://www.amginternational.org/www for many years. We will provide surgical services at Senorita Elena Medical Center. Surgical cases will include hernias, gallbladders, prolapsed uterus, rectoceles, cystoceles, etc. The hospital provides ongoing medical support but only offers surgery 3-4 times a year with visiting medical teams. Over 15,000 patients each year are given the gospel message as they receive medical and dental treatment.
 
The team needs 2 General Surgeons & 2 OB/GYN Surgeons, Anesthesia Providers, 2 Surgical Techs, 2 OR Nurses / Circulators, and 1 PACU Nurse.
 
We will see patients Sunday afternoon through Thursday. The rest will be travel days except for a sight-seeing day the Saturday prior to departing.
 
Please contact James & Sheila Foxworthy at sfoxworthy@roadrunner.com  with further questions & information.
 
Global Health Outreach
P.O. Box 7500 • Bristol TN 37621
Phone: 888-230-2637
Fax: 423-764-1417

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Cost: $2,345.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Milestone Amount Due Date
Application fee (due upon applying) $150.00
Project fee (due two weeks prior to trip) $1,395.00
International Airfare* (approximate) (due upon ticketing) $600.00
Domestic Airfare* (varies with starting location) $200.00
(*Administrative credit will be made when exact costs available) $0.00
Form Description Due Date Required?
Waiver of Responsibility Form Your application is not complete until this form is completed. Required
  1. Important Note! The expiration date on your valid passport MUST be 6 months beyond the return date of your trip. We recommend g3visas.com.
  2. Foreign language skills are appreciated, but not required.
  3. Immunizations
  1. Attending morning and evening team meetings, including devotions
  2. Serving in the capacity of position on team and/or at direction of the team leader
  1. Read "Team Participant Manual" located under Forms.
  2. Begin Fundraising
  3. Submit all requested documents to GHO right away.
  4. Immunizations - www.cdc.gov/travel

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