PACMAT Call For Expression of Interest

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

FOR PACMAT MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DEPLOYMENT IN THE PACIFIC

(FIJI, TONGA, SAMOA, COOK ISLANDS, NIUE)

The Pasifika Medical Association invites all interested Pacific clinicians and allied health professionals to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI) form on our PMA website to be considered to join a Pasifika Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) for deployment in preparedness for a medical emergency response to Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and the region during the Pacific cyclone season.

We seek expressions of interest particularly from Pacific doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in specialty areas of primary health care, and mental health. All health professionals must be registered with a current New Zealand practicing certificate. Students and trainees are not eligible for deployment.

You must be willing and available to be deployed to the Pacific countries noted above within the next two months.  It is desirable that you have relevant experience working within a Pacific context with Pacific communities or working within the Pacific region, a clear understanding of Pacific culture and can speak a Pacific language.

Please complete the PACMAT EOI form along with the following forms at your earliest convenience:

  1. Current Medical/Nursing Practicing Certificate,
  2. Current CV,
  3. Scanned copy of Passport,

For all enquiries please contact Phaedra Moors at phaedra@pasifikafutures.co.nz.