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Job Title: Head of Public Health and Safety
Job Number:
Organization: Kalu Yala
Posted: 7/10/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Panama,      Panama
Compensation: $2000/month
Position Description: You are an experienced medical professional seeking an off-the-grid job in a sustainable community. You enjoy guiding university aged adults in best practices in self- care and tropical disease prevention in a tropical environment. You think in terms of prevention and have experience addressing common easily spread diseases. You have worked in remote wilderness situations and thrive in a community setting. Outside of community nurse responsibilities, you will work with staff to set guidelines in hiking and emergency planning.


$2,000 per month Bonus based on performance review and company financial performance Room + Board in our tropical wilderness camp 6 weeks paid vacation yearly, 2 weeks accrued semesterly after 3 month probationary period

Qualifications: RN degree Strong medical assessment abilities Ability to manage health forms and paperwork Commitment to the safety and well-being of students, staff, and guests Adaptable and comfortable living in a tropical setting off-the-grid and interacting positively with other KY staff Experience practicing medicine in tropical and/or backcountry settings Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and maximizing resources Strong organizational and communication skills Fluent in Spanish, strongly preferred but not required, willingness to learn a plus Position responsibilities:

Regular work hours are from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work. Will be on call 24 hours when on-site Dispense over-the-counter medications to students and guests as appropriate Assess students, staff and guests who are ill or injured and determine if further medical attention is needed Assist in stabilizing students, staff and guests requiring transportation to medical facilities Contact parents of ill or injured students(if appropriate) and update them as necessary Clear and accurate documentation of all injuries and care rendered Submit all required company reports on time Create a budget for medical supplies each semester and maintain inventory of medical supplies Keep track of patients requiring follow-up visits for medical care Collaborate with other medical support staff and administration for: on call schedule, safety guidelines for hikes and operations Collaborate with student services in organising health promotion activities Train new staff in CPR/AED/First aid Preferred skills:

Spanish speaker

Wilderness First Responder or other medical training

CPR certified

Manual vehicle/4x4 experience

Flexible and resilient

Experience living in community

Organization Description:

Kalu Yala is building towns. And we’ve started with two Institutes.

Kalu Yala is a place to work, learn, grow, and live with a diverse team of sustainably-minded people working to achieving our common goal of demonstrating a better way to live. We do this through completion of our individual roles and expressing our individual creativity and unique style. We are a pro-active, professional, and team-first culture. Kalu Yala is not just about goals or technical skills; we represent a new way of thinking about companies, about towns, about the world. We are constantly encouraging our employees to use their varied experience in brainstorming solutions and apply those ideas to our specific setting. We are constantly seeking employees that are excited to build new relationships and connect with others in Panama.

Closing Date: 10/10/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Melissa Mazurkewicz,  Head of Public Health and Safety
Contact Location: Casa Hispania

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Contact Location: Casa Hispania
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Contact Phone: +507-6702-1201 
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: id=11&source=emory

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