Medical Coordinator

Salud y Paz, a non-profit organization working on health and education in the Guatemalan highlands, is seeking a medical coordinator.  The ideal candidate will be a medical professional (RN, PA, pharmacist, surgery tech, etc.) with a willingness to be flexible, learn on the job and work with a Guatemalan staff and international volunteers.  Knowledge of Spanish is not a requirement but language school will be necessary once in country for a candidate that is not fluent.  Duties include coordinating details of surgical mission trips, hosting medical teams, data collection, health education, committee work, etc. Openness to a long-term (2 years) commitment is preferred.  A small stipend is provided to help offset living costs.  Interested candidates should contact Katie at 

Specific duties include:

·         Coordinate all details and preferences of surgery teams coming to serve with SyP

·         Host all surgery teams

·         Host most medical volunteers working in coordination with team coordinator

·         Coordinate clinic usage by other groups

·         Liaison to other partner organizations

·         Supervise community health education

·         Participate on medical/dental/surgical committee

·         Other duties as assigned


·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         General Computer skills with MS Word, Exel and Dropbox

·         Willingness to use own computer for work

·         Basic level of Spanish comprehension and desire to become proficient

·         Fundraise the rest of expenses (may be GBGM possibilities later)

This position has a small stipend allocated for living expenses and comes with a provided telephone.