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.

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