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CURE has a comprehensive approach to providing surgical care for children with disabilities. We support their families and strengthen the capacity of local church and healthcare systems in the countries we serve.

CURE Children’s Hospitals

CURE International is a global nonprofit network of children’s hospitals providing surgical care in a compassionate, gospel-centered environment. Services are provided at no cost to families because of the generosity of donors and partners like you.

About CURE

Motivated by our Christian identity, CURE operates a global network of children’s hospitals that provides life-changing surgical care to children living with disabilities.

CURE Overview

CURE International is a global nonprofit network of children’s hospitals providing surgical care in a compassionate, gospel-centered environment. Services are provided at no cost to families because of the generosity of donors and partners like you.

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Make a difference in the lives of children and families. With CURE, your passion and talents meet the greatest needs in the world today.

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More Than Just a Job

Every job at CURE offers a unique opportunity to use your passion and skills for a greater purpose: helping kids heal and sharing the love of Jesus.

“Not taking a dime from the families makes it easy to serve everyone equally, and that’s what I love about CURE.” - Dr. Tewodros Tilahun Zerfu, Orthopedic Surgeon, CURE Ethiopia
"I love that the CURE hospitals are primarily staffed by nationals. For patients to see healthcare workers who look like them and speak their language, they receive more than physical healing–they dare to hope that they, too, can become a doctor or a nurse someday and help kids just like them.” - Kayla Videtich, Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, CURE International
“The best part of my day is seeing kids happy and hopeful after being healed. I’m so thankful that I work at CURE Ethiopia.” - Tigist, Nurse, CURE Ethiopia
“What has captured my heart most about CURE Uganda is being Christlike. Everything here is tagged to God, from the meetings to surgeries. I have the opportunity to connect real life and my Christian faith. At CURE, I can share the Word of God, read the Bible, and serve." - Petwa Akol, Operations Manager, CURE Uganda
“I love how we use technology solutions that balance excellence with cost effectiveness to enable and grow our mission as a global team serving vulnerable children. It gives me great joy every day that I get to leverage the technology experience and skills that God has allowed me to develop over my career to empower life-changing surgeries.” - Kevin de Smidt, Head of Technology, CURE International

We hire professionals who support and embody the following values

Christ-like Compassion

We respond to meet the needs of children and families with kindness, mercy, and healing.

— Matthew 25:40 —

Joy in Service

We love serving children and helping them live life to its fullest.

— Psalm 100:2 —

Faithfulness in Prayer

We depend on God alone who is the source of changed lives and transformed communities.

— 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 —

Integrity Always

We do the right thing and keep our promises.

— 2 Corinthians 8:21 —

Intentional Relationships

We humbly collaborate with our patients, partners, and colleagues for multiplied impact.

— Hebrews 10:24 —

Commitment to Excellence

We strive to deliver the highest standard of care and professionalism in our work.

— Colossians 3:23 —

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Opportunities at CURE International

We’re making a difference in the lives of children and families. Want to help? Explore current openings on our team.

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Ethiopia | Medical

 

CURE International is seeking an experienced pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon who is interested in playing a critical role in the development of a first-of-its-kind operative spinal program at its hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We are committed to finding the right person for this role; therefore, we will consider qualified candidates interested in either a full-time or part-time, flexible schedule. 

 

CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families. 

 

The pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon will contribute to the important work of transforming the lives of many children who would otherwise face a lifetime of disability, pain and discrimination. We are seeking a missionally-aligned spine specialist who will embrace this unique opportunity and who possesses a desire to train the next generation of spine specialists in Ethiopia. 

 

If you would like to learn more, please contact Emily Gratson, Director of People Acquisition & Success ([email protected]).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assess patients with musculoskeletal disability, taking and recording a salient history, examination and formulating an appropriate management plan including relevant investigations and surgical or non-operative management.
  2. Diagnose and treat spinal disorders, identifying ways to preserve pain-free function through treatment and surgical intervention.
  3. Participate in traveling to mobile clinics in different parts of the country as organized by the hospital and assigned to by the head of orthopedics.
  4. Treat patients and families with care and respect, adhering to the highest standards of medical ethics.
  5. When surgical management is appropriate, undertaking careful consent, clarifying to the patient (where appropriate) and family member the nature of the condition and procedure that is advised, the risks, possible alternatives and nature of anesthesia required.
  6. Create pre-operative plans for each surgery, and where necessary, discuss with colleagues the surgical plans.
  7. Provide a high standard of surgical care, adhering to the highest standards of sterile operative technique while creating a cohesive team environment centered on safety and quality care.
  8. Record each step of patient care in the Electronic Medical Record and/or inpatient paper charts.
  9. Recognize complications that arise and respond appropriately, including discussing the event with the Medical Director and reporting it in the quarterly Morbidity and Mortality meetings.
  10. Ensure a high level of patient and staff safety is upheld at all times.
  11. Participate actively in the training activities of the hospital and willingly engage in quality improvement projects, audit and research.
  12. Be instrumental in developing the spine service at CURE Ethiopia that is safe and sustainable with training an integral part of the practice.
  13. Actively participate in the development of a Spine training program to include teaching and mentoring of students, residents, and fellows.
  14. Collaborate with international institutions to further support the development of a spine program.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Medical degree from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
  2. Completed an accredited residency in orthopedic surgery.
  3. Completed a pediatric orthopedic fellowship with training in spinal surgery.
  4. Current and unrestricted medical license.
  5. At least 3 years experience in a private or hospital practice.
  6. Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers.
  8. Strong interest in teaching and training.

 

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Zimbabwe | Clinical

CURE International Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe has an exciting opportunity for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families. 

At each hospital, the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon is responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of orthopedic surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital; overseeing the practice of surgery by these physicians; and continuing to facilitate improvement in the quality of care, education, and administration of the orthopedic surgery department. If you are interested in using your gifts to bring hope and healing to children living with disabilities, contact us today to learn more!

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess patients with musculoskeletal disability, taking and recording a salient history, examination and formulating an appropriate management plan including relevant investigations and surgical or non-operative management.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect, adhering to the highest standards of medical ethics.
  • Obtain careful consent when surgery is necessary, clarifying to the patient (where appropriate) and family member the nature of the procedure that is advised, the risks, possible alternatives and nature of anesthesia required.
  • Create and discuss preoperative plans for each surgery with fellow faculty members.
  • Provide a high standard of surgical care, adhering to the highest standards of sterile operative technique while creating a cohesive team environment centered on safety and quality care.
  • Record each step of patient care in the Electronic Medical Record and inpatient paper charts.
  • Recognize complications that arise and respond appropriately, including discussing the event with the Medical Director and reporting it in the quarterly Morbidity and Mortality meetings.
  • Ensure a high level of patient and staff safety is upheld at all times.
  • Participate actively in the training activities of the hospital and willingly engage in quality improvement projects, audit, and research.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Medical degree from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
  2. Completed an accredited residency in orthopedic surgery. Pediatric orthopedic residency required for expat hires.
  3. Current and unrestricted medical license.
  4. At least 1 year experience in a private or hospital practice.
  5. Keen interest in pediatric orthopedic surgery.
  6. Experience working in a multicultural context and environment. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  1. Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred. 
  2. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers.
  3. Competency and proficiency in orthopedic procedures.
  4. Strong interest in teaching and training.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Multiple Countries | Medical

CURE International has exceptional opportunities for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons at its hospitals around the world. CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families. 

We are currently seeking Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons for our hospitals in Blantyre, Malawi and Davao City, Philippines (though we are always accepting applications for future openings at other locations). 

At each hospital, the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon is responsible for teaching and training on the principles and techniques of orthopedic surgical care to other physicians who may be training at the hospital; overseeing the practice of surgery by these physicians; and continuing to facilitate improvement in the quality of care, education, and administration of the orthopedic surgery department. If you are interested in using your gifts to bring hope and healing to children living with disabilities, contact us today to learn more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess patients with musculoskeletal disability, taking and recording a salient history, examination and formulating an appropriate management plan including relevant investigations and surgical or non-operative management.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect, adhering to the highest standards of medical ethics.
  • Obtain careful consent when surgery is necessary, clarifying to the patient (where appropriate) and family member the nature of the procedure that is advised, the risks, possible alternatives and nature of anesthesia required.
  • Create and discuss preoperative plans for each surgery with fellow faculty members.
  • Provide a high standard of surgical care, adhering to the highest standards of sterile operative technique while creating a cohesive team environment centered on safety and quality care.
  • Record each step of patient care in the Electronic Medical Record and inpatient paper charts.
  • Recognize complications that arise and respond appropriately, including discussing the event with the Medical Director and reporting it in the quarterly Morbidity and Mortality meetings.
  • Ensure a high level of patient and staff safety is upheld at all times.
  • Participate actively in the training activities of the hospital and willingly engage in quality improvement projects, audit, and research.

CORE COMPETENCIES/SKILLS/EDUCATION NEEDED

  • Medical degree from a qualified, recognized medical institution
  • Completed an accredited residency in pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Current and unrestricted medical license
  • At least 2 years experience in a private or hospital practice
  • Keen interest in pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Moderate ability with the English language is required, fluency preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers.
  • Competency and proficiency in orthopedic procedures.
  • Strong interest in teaching and training.

In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith and will be required to agree with the declarations of the Statement of Faith to be considered for this position.  Please click here to read our Statement of Faith.

This is a full-time, paid position that offers a salary with a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to, health and life insurance, relocation assistance, retirement, housing, in-country transportation, and annual paid leave.

 

Senior Major Gifts Officer United States | Advancement

CURE International is a Christian non-profit organization operating a global network of eight pediatric hospitals in Africa and the Philippines. Our mission is rooted in Luke 9:2 - ‘to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God.’ We seek out the most vulnerable and underserved to provide sponsored surgical care to children living with treatable disabilities. Our hospitals and programs depend on a team of dedicated, talented professionals. We need YOU to consider joining our team as we continue to grow our mission!

We are seeking candidates for an opportunity to be a Senior Major Gifts Officer which acts as a professional representative of CURE to develop proposals and reports that secure funds for the organization by thoughtfully managing a group of assigned and qualified donor relationships (caseload).

Through building intentional caring relationships and plans, the Senior Major Gifts Officer has the responsibility for assuring as many donors as possible are retained as continuing donors and are consistently invited to join CURE in additional giving and involvement. The Officer will also focus on the identification of new partners in an assigned, but non-limiting, region of the United States.

This is a remote position and is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Develop and cultivate a portfolio of 80-100 investor givers and prospects with the yearly capacity to give >$50,000  in order to fund CUREs strategic financial and operational plans.
  2. Create a plan to care and increase relationship with each supporter to serve as a foundational plan for each person in the caseload. Faithfully and on a timely basis, execute plans by inviting individuals to financially support CURE within your caseload as we faithfully fund live-changing surgeries for those in need.
  3. Create individual giving estimates and/or goals for each person in the caseload based on the supporter’s history of giving and the organization’s knowledge of the supporter’s potential, utilizing industry training and methods. 
  4. Encourage investors to attend President’s Weekend and to participate in Vision Trips for deeper engagement with CURE.
  5. Work collaboratively with program, finance, grants, and development staff to secure appropriate program information, including budgets. Subsequently, create offers, proposals, and asks that will be used with persons in the caseload to secure gifts. 
  6. Develop standard monthly reports as outlined by management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance. 
  7. Use Salesforce to manage interactions and update personal-related information to each account profile. Additionally, utilize Salesforce as the primary notification system for giving. 
  8. Demonstrate working knowledge of Salesforce and Wealth Engine reports to understand regional goals and trends. 
  9. Acknowledge all assigned investor gifts and work with the Donor Relations/Development teams to acknowledge, qualify, and identify opportunities to cultivate investors with high capacity. 
  10. Participate in ongoing education and experiences relating to the CURE network through weekly team calls, weekly MSC devotions and co-worker meetings, and ongoing training and coaching (for professional development). 
  11. Proactively collaborate with communications, marketing, and development teams to develop and execute an annual communication plan for each donor segment (impact reports, appeals, events, proposals, etc.). 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent amount of related work experience.  
  2. Minimum of 5-7 years experience in donor gift development or related field with demonstrated relationship building ability.

The Title VII Exception for Employment: CURE is a faith-based, Christian organization that operates charitable hospitals and programs around the world where patients experience the life-changing message of God’s love for them, receiving free surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. Our mission is taken from Luke 9:2 in the Holy Bible — “to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God.”  Consistent with our core commitment to share the Christian faith, a requirement for employment at CURE is affirmation and adherence to our Christian beliefs, including those found in our Statement of Faith. Our religious beliefs prerequisite for employment is based upon state and federal law protections applicable religious organizations, including Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, 41 U.S.C Section 2000e-1.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CURE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. As noted above and in accordance with applicable law, CURE hires individuals who align with its sincerely held religious beliefs.

Diversity & Inclusion: At CURE, we strive to hire, develop, and retain talented people who represent our diverse global community. Through our respect for each other’s unique experiences, perspectives, and skill sets, we’ve created an inclusive environment where all co-workers can contribute to their fullest potential.

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Child and Vulnerable Person Protection Statement: CURE is committed to protecting children and vulnerable persons from exploitation and abuse, and strives to maintain an environment that is safe for children, vulnerable persons, and their families.