International Children's Heart Foundation

Web address:www.babyheart.org
Nursing services:

The volunteer nurse needs to have experience in taking care of children with Congenital Heart Defects. We are in need of PICU nurses and CV pedi OR and scrub nurses.The main focus on all of our trips is education and to bring the skills, technology and knowledge to cure and care for children with congenital heart disease. Our nurses need to demonstrate excellent knowledge in bed size nursing, but also at the same time demonstrate excellent communication skills and desire to teach and educate.

Requirements:

Language skills appropriate to the center visited – any level of local language ability is always appreciated, improves our effectiveness, and is greeted with enthusiasm and gratitude by most centers. PICU nurses have to have minimum of 3 years experience in ICU and taking care of children with CHD. OR and scrub nurses have to work in pediatric cardiac OR for minimum of 2 years.

Cost:visa fee and dinner meals in certain countries
Location:Developing world- Honduras, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Ukraine, India, Iraq, Libya, Russia...
Length:2 weeks at a time
Faith based:No

Contact information

Organization email:info@babyheart.org
ContactJean Towne
EmailJean.Towne@babyheart.org
ContactMartina Pavanic
EmailMartina.Pavanic@babyheart.org
Address1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 500, Memphis, Tennessee, 38104, USA
Phone901-869-4243