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Doulos Hope: Medical Officer (Doctor)

Are you a qualified doctor looking for an exciting ministry to be part of? The doctor/medical officer on board Doulos Hope serves in providing medical care and treatment to the crew, staff and guests of the vessel.

The Doulos Hope is ready to set sail on a new journey to bring knowledge, help and hope around the world!  We are in need of a doctor to join our team!  Come use your God-given talents and skills to help care for our team.



Pay Structure
Raising Support
Commitment Length
1-2 Years
Information & Requirements

Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Manage, support and equip the Team Members of the Clinic
  • Run and maintain the Clinic on a regular basis and provide medical care and treatment to crew, staff and guests on board Doulos Hope
  • Organize and coordinate the 24/7 emergency medical schedule
  • Ensure that crew medicals of (new) crew members are being done as necessary according to the Maritime standards and regulations
  • Ensure that the Patient records are documented in our database system / Medical Treatment Log Book and make reports of any work-related injuries
  • Advise and coordinate when people need medical care or diagnostics on shore, and liaise with the onshore Medical Officer where appropriate
  • Advise the ship’s personnel of disease prevention measures to be taken in any particular areas or ports
  • Maintain and restock the Clinic’s medications and supplies and ensure that new medications or supplies are being ordered when needed
  • Ensure that the medical equipment is working well and arrange servicing, repairing or replacing if needed
  • Inform the Master of any unusual sicknesses or epidemics on board and request assistance if required
  • Participate in emergency routine drills, including fire and Abandon Ship Drills and fulfil the specific duties as stated on the Muster List

Essential requirements:

  • Completed studies/education as medical doctor
  • A full valid license to practice
  • Work experience in a hospital or doctor’s office/clinical practice

Preferred requirements:

  • Experienced in general medicine, surgery and anesthetics (beneficial, not essential)
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Service focused
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Able to cope with stressful situations
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