Job Opportunities

  • Community Support Worker at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Community Support Worker at Trivandrum. 

    Job Title: Community Support Worker

    Job Location: Poovar & Muttakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

    Reporting to: Nursing-in-charge

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Communicate/follow up with the link center nurse.
    • Identify new patients.
    • Visit and follow up with the patients regularly.
    • Deliver monthly medicines.
    • Deliver food kits.
    • Coordinate with the link center OPD.
    • Mobilize volunteers.
    • Checking Vitals of the patient.
    • Schedule meetings within the community.
    • Identify challenges faced in the community.
    • Visiting TIPS once a week to coordinate the activities.
    • Mobilizing community support for the family with volunteers and engaging Grama Panchayats and other line departments.
    • Prepare reports on a daily/weekly basis and submit to Pallium India.

    Qualifications: ANM / Any Nursing background

    Skill sets required
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to build strong relationships with patients and other local body institutions
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Documentation skills.

    Experience: Minimum Two years in Community Support Activities

    Gender: Any

    Mandatory: Should have Driving license and be in possession of own two-wheeler

    Compensation

    On fixed term contract.
    Compensation: ₹10,000 – ₹15,000 pm Plus Travelling Allowances (As per actuals)

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Research Officer at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Job Title: Research Officer (RO)

    Division of Research at Pallium India aims to develop and implement needs-based, epidemiological research projects that will ultimately alleviate serious health related sufferings (SHS) among terminally ill patients.

    Our current priority areas of research are; 1) pain and other physical symptom management, 2) complex wounds and wound healing related researches, 3) palliative care integrated health-care or community-based care models, and 4) tools and technologies in palliative care. Our research team is mentored by ‘Research Committee’ (a group of global medical researchers), including faculties from Queens University, Canada and University of IOWA, United States.

    Division of Research is immediately seeking application (for full-time employment) from competent, enthusiastic, academic/research career-oriented individuals for the position of ‘Research Officer’ (RO). There are two vacancies. RO shall be a team player implementing few ongoing research projects. He/She shall also initiate development of new research projects.

    Individuals with a formal training in ‘epidemiology’, ‘public health’ or ‘research methods’ will be preferred. We may also consider freshers (from a medical or allied health background) who are interested to pursue a PhD or MPhil in Palliative care related topics (however Pallium India will not directly support/offer registration to any PhD programs). 

    No. of Vacancies: 2

    Job Location: Head Office, Pallium India, Aisha Memorial Hospital Building, Paruthikuzhy, Manacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

    Reporting to: Head, Division of Research

    Nature of Job: Permanent

    Job Description
    • Candidate should demonstrate capability in writing proposals and/or reports
    • He/She shall be able to plan and develop research projects including grant writing
    • Negotiate and/or coordinate with global medical research faculties, stakeholders in different agencies (Govt. sectors), and with donors and/or funding agencies (national and/or global)
    • Coordinate and implement field activities
    • Collect data, conduct interviews and visit patients at home/institutions (field work)
    • Execute standard operating procedures of R&D
    • Perform statistical analysis (STATA preferred)
    • Prepare technical reports and manuscripts
    • Represent Pallium India in scientific forums / academic platforms
    • He/She shall be responsible to coordinate ‘Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC)’ activities

    Qualification
    • Graduation in any medical or allied health discipline (e.g., MBBS/BDS/ BAMS/BUMS/ BHMS /BPT/Nursing/Pharmacy)
    • Masters in a medical or allied health discipline with exposure to public health/ social work (e.g., MD/ MPH / MPT / MSW or Other related post-graduate qualification)
    • Prefer a MPhil or PhD or a PhD aspirant (not mandatory)
    • Prefer a minimum of 2 years of work experience (not mandatory)
    • Prefer field work related experiences

    Remuneration: ₹30,000 – ₹40,000 per month (Negotiable)

    How to apply: 

    Please email your CV and a one page ‘motivation letter’ (1000 words) to career@palliumindia.org. The letter of motivation should be written by yourself and reflect ‘why you should be considered as the right candidate in research’. Your CV should contain manuscripts / publications or reports generated.

    For more details

    Write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Openings at Azim Premji Foundation – Pharmacist, Nurse & Medical Officer – Bengaluru

    Azim Premji Foundation’s purpose is to facilitate a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. The Foundation is making initial forays into the provision of health services for vulnerable populations in select geographies.

    The Azim Premji Foundation works extensively with the public education system in several states in the country and is now beginning work on the provision of health services for vulnerable populations in Bengaluru. Services will be anchored from Health Centers which will be located in vulnerable low income settlements and will provide out-patient services and engage in community health work; in collaboration with public health systems.

    Pharmacist

    Azim Premji Foundation invites applications to the post of Pharmacist for Health Centres at Bengaluru.

    Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

    No. of vacancies: 2

    Nature of Job: Managing the pharmacy in the health center

    Job Description:

    • Follow the defined protocol for managing the pharmacy.
    • Check prescription, strength, size and the quantity of the medicine before dispensing of medication.
    • Have knowledge of the medicines in the pharmacy, explain to the patient on medications, dosage, route of administration, possible side-effects & precautions.
    • Discuss with the doctor or nurse prior to dispensing any alternate brands and record it too.
    • Keep abreast of any new drugs/medicines and inform the doctor and nurses about arrival of new drugs and change in brand in case of any clarification
    • Maintain copy of all the prescriptions.
    • Maintain inventory of the medicines, do stocktaking for near expiry medication, breakage of drugs & return near expiry medication in the register.
    • Responsible for providing the list of medicines/drugs to be stocked in the pharmacy of the health center, by discussing with the medical representatives and doctor at the health center.
    • Maintain records of purchase & sale of the drugs.
    • Comply with regulatory laws of Pharmacy and maintain high levels of ethical standards when procuring medicines/drugs for the health center.
    • Ensure zero medication error while dispensing medications.
    • Follow the safety guidelines, workplace hygiene as defined in the SOP’s.
    • Maintain positive relations with employees in the center, govt health officials and the general public

    Language:  Fluent in English, Kannada & Hindi

    Personal characteristics:

    • Experience as a pharmacist including purchase, inventory control of medicines
    • Able to work full time & long hours with willingness to travel to multiple locations where the health centers are located.
    • Interest and passion to work in social sector
    • Effective communication skills with community, patient, doctor and others in the health center.
    • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word) would be essential

    Qualification: Diploma or Bachelor of Pharmacy with requisite registration to work in Karnataka 

    Experience: Experienced with 3 -5 years as a Pharmacist with knowledge about purchase, stock audit and experienced with pharmacy systems on computer

    How to apply

    Please send your detailed and updated CV to health.jobs@azimpremjifoundation.org with email subject as: “Application for the post Pharmacist- Health Center”.

    Nurse

    Azim Premji Foundation invites applications to the post of Nurse to provide nursing support at a Family Health Centre serving underprivileged communities in Bengaluru.

    Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

    Requirements

    • B.Sc / GNM, registered to practice in Karnataka, with at least 3 years of experience and willing to engage full time.
    • Ability to speak in Kannada is essential and knowing Hindi would be an advantage.

    How to Apply

    Please write to: health.jobs@azimpremjifoundation.org

    Medical Officer

    Azim Premji Foundation invites applications to the post of Medical Officer at Bengaluru.

    The Foundation is looking for experienced doctors who can lead each of these Health Centers as the Medical Officer and general physician. The ideal candidate is someone who resonates with our purpose and has an intent to work with underserved communities.

    Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

    Responsibilities

    • General physician and Medical Officer at one of the Health Centers in Bengaluru.
    • Lead the medical team at the center; this will include a team of nurses, pharmacist, laboratory technician and paramedical staff.
    • Responsible for the medical operations at the Health Center including the delivery of services, the pharmacy and the lab.
    • Guide the community health work efforts of the Health Center; train and mentor the community health workers.
    • Outreach and visits to the local community and nearby settlements as part of the community health work.
    • Collaborate with the public health system in the local area.
    • Collaboratively develop and execute a local plan that focuses on the health of the population in the target settlement.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Medicine; Masters degree preferred. Masters in Family Medicine ideal.
    • 2 to 10 years of experience, preferably in a general practice.
    • Desire to work in the non-profit sector is essential.
    • Experience in public health will be an advantage.
    • Ability to speak in Kannada is essential; ability to speak in Hindi will be an advantage.

    How to Apply

    Please write to: health.jobs@azimpremjifoundation.org

  • Physiotherapist at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Physiotherapist at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Physiotherapist

    Job Location: Head Office, Pallium India, Aisha Memorial Hospital Building, Paruthikuzhy, Manacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

    No. of Requirements: 1 (No.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: ₹20000-₹21000 per month

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Assess the patient on admission and decide the course of treatment in discussion with the physiatrist. 
    • Prepare individualized schedule for each patient (Home care, IP and Halfway Home) to be attached with the patient’s medical records and updated as per progress.
    • Actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
    • Accompany the physiatry team for home visits. 
    • Assess patient’s homes for improvements and modifications like ramps, bathrooms, beds, mattresses, room access etc. 
    • Train the patient and their caregiver for functional independence.
    • Teach the patient and their family about the importance of skin care and ways to prevent pressure sores.
    • When a vocational training is given to the patient, teach preventive measures specifically required for that vocation.
    • Prepare pictorial information guides on physiotherapy exercises for patients on discharge.
    • Provide exercise chart to every patient on discharge.
    • Regular follow up on patients after discharge along with the social worker.
    • Ensure optimum usage of assistive devices- wheelchairs, callipers etc. 
    • Contribute to service delivery improvements for the project.
    • Support physiotherapy practice in a variety of care settings as part of the wider patient/carer support team.
    • Work with the education department on delivering quality education in rehabilitation to the wider clinical community.
    • Contribute to and deliver specialist education and training to other professionals involved in patient care. Contributes to the development of patient and community focused education, including coaching patients and their families and carers.
    • Contribute to the development, management and promotion of the service ensuring the delivery of high-quality rehabilitation.
    • Collate and evaluate data to provide evidence of productivity, outcomes and quality.
    • Accountable for professional decision making.
    • Participate in service review in order to drive service improvement.
    • Willing to visits in the community in their own vehicle to reach the unapproachable needy patients for rehabilitation.
    • Manage a clinical case load of palliative patients in community as well as IP/OP units.
    • Lead and develop empowering patient focused therapeutic groups.
    • Contribute to the development of expert patient and care giver model being developed to support the needs of its community.
    • Demonstrate skills in conflict resolution and competent negotiation skills when dealing with difficult situations such as managing patient and professional unmet expectations.

    Qualification: Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) / Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

    Experience: Minimum one year

    Gender: Any

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Consultant Physician – Palliative Care at DEAN Foundation, Chennai

    DEAN Foundation invites applications to the post of Consultant Physician – Palliative Care at Chennai.

    Job Title: Consultant Physician – Palliative Care

    Nature of Job: To treat patients in the OP, Inpatient and Home Based Care.

    Qualification: MBBS

    Experience: Open to Freshers and Retired

    Remuneration: Negotiable – Emoluments commensurate with experience and last drawn salary

    Accommodation open to Male Candidates. Food & accommodation for Single occupancy can be considered.

    Reporting to: Head of the Department – Palliative Care 

    Job Location: Chennai

    Job Description:
    • Willing to undergo further training in Palliative Care , and be updated with the latest in the Speciality of  Palliative Care.
    • Attend conferences and Present Papers
    • Treat Adults, Children and the Elderly
    • Conduct training programmes and supervise trainees.
    • Being well versed in working on Computers would be an advantage. 
    • Create awareness about the Mission and Vision of the organisation, in the Community.
    • Prepare daily reports.
    • Assist in conducting Research.

    Languages: English, Tamil, Malayalam

    Should be Computer Literate.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates can send detailed and updated CV to deanfoundation@gmail.com mentioning – “Application for the post of Consultant Physician – Palliative Care in the email subject.

    In case of queries please contact: Deepa Muthaiya – 9444924949

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Palliative Care Nurse at EIPC, Kolkata

    Eastern India Palliative Care (EIPC), Kolkata invites applications to the post of Palliative Care Nurse from experienced, registered nurses who are interested to work in Palliative Care.

    Place of Job: EIPC, Kolkata

    Essential: They should be able to do Home Visits in Kolkata and suburbs independently, do dressings for wounds from advanced cancers, be able to triage palliative patients appropriately so that those who need medication are provided a home visit by a Palliative Care Doctor.

    They will also need to attend Barrackpore Palliative Care Clinic once a week.

    Working Hours: 9-5pm 6 days a week.

    Salary: ₹30,000 per month.

    How to apply: 

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org Please specify in the email subject that you are applying for the opening of Palliative Care Nurse at EIPC, Kolkata.

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Sr Executive – Human Resources at Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Sr Executive – H R at Trivandrum. 

    Job Title: Sr Executive-H R

    Job Location: Trivandrum – Head Office, Pallium India

    Nature of Job: The purpose of the Sr Executive HR role is to partner with the organisation to come up with and effectively execute targeted HR interventions, people practice, talent strategies and also to drive end to end execution of all HR processes in the organisation.

    Reporting to: Head – Human Resources

    Qualifications: Graduation in HR field

    Experience: Minimum four years in HR & Training Activities.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Execution of the end-to-end HR Operations strategy for employees including payroll, HR MIS, Analytics, FnF management, employee database reports, Exit management, and HR dashboards.
    • Owning new employee onboarding and induction process.
    • Ensure adequate and recommend best practices for hire to retire HR processes.
    •  Be an engine for HR Analytics and work closely with the senior HR person as a problem solver for all strategic business issues.
    • Be thorough in developing process excellence and process enhancements in the HR field.
    • Managing and revamping, if required, HR guidelines and organisation level policies.
    • Close interaction and providing active support to Head HR on driving HR policies and processes.

    Skill sets required
    • Excellent communication skills in English,
    •  Strong interpersonal skills,
    •  4-7 years of proven work experience as an HR Operations professional or a similar role.
    • Strong ability in using MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular).

    Gender: Any

    Compensation

    On fixed term contract.            
    Compensation: ₹15,000-₹25,000 pm (TDS and other deductions: As per law)

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Communications Manager at Pallium India

    Pallium India invites applications to the post Communications Manager at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Communications Manager

    Job Location: Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Nature of Job: Strategic communication, Social media messaging, Content design

    About the Role

    Reporting to: Division Head

    Pallium India is growing in our ability to impact the lives of those suffering from serious health related issues. We are looking for an energetic and passionate Communications Manager who can help tell our stories to our stakeholders. You would use your expertise in content creation, content design and social media marketing to deliver effective content that needs to be shared.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Understand our communication needs and opportunities by discussing our activities with team members.
    • Closely observe our activities on the field and identify opportunities to communicate better.
    • Based on your understanding, craft a communications strategy on how best to tell our stories.
    • Identify sources of content, from our various events, partner collaborations or news of relevance to the palliative care community.
    • Create rich content of various formats that can convey to our stakeholders what we do and the impact we are making on the ground. (Content can be in the form of articles, blog posts, case studies, brochures, infographics, short videos, compelling images and any other format that can convey our messages effectively. Content presentation might also include design and themes, graphic creations, painting or other creative material.)
    • Have an understanding of the various channels available to post the content, the power and pitfalls of each, and be able to judge the optimal ways to deliver the content.
    • Possess the ability to do a performance review of how well we are communicating and suggest ways to finetune the message.
    • Develop an intuitive understanding of the quality of the content, how to source it, effective formats of presentation, frequency of posting and specific audiences to reach.

    Requirements
    • Graduation in Relevant field
    • Expertise in English and Malayalam languages (both oral and written), and familiarity with Hindi.
    • Social Media expertise.
    • Familiarity with media channels like Print, TV and news channels.
    • Pleasant personality, to interact with the different team members and to collect/provide them with communications artifacts.
    • Ability to represent Pallium India externally
    • Self-driven, to identify what needs to be done and then do what it takes to deliver results.
    • Exposure to tools like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and other programs to get essential work done with little help from outside.
    • Experience working with agencies and freelancers to outsource as needed.

    Desirable
    • Post-Graduation in Relevant field
    • Experience living in different parts of the country and exposure to varied cultures and life experiences.
    • Exposure to Palliative care or other services to provide relief from suffering (including as a Volunteer)

    Travel

    Domestic, as needed.

    Salary & Benefits

    Compensation: Rs.40,000 – Rs.70,000 per month
    Reimbursement: Travel and accommodation expenses for outstation travel, Travel expenses for official visits while in Trivandrum (HQ)
    Tax deductions: TDS and other deductions, as applicable

    How to apply

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Palliative Care Physician at Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre

    Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Silchar, Assam invites applications to the post of Palliative Care Physician from doctors who are passionate about palliative care.

    No. of Requirements: 2 (Nos.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: Depends on Qualification & Experience

    Place of Job: Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Silchar, Assam

    Essential Qualification: M.B.B.S / B.D.S recognized by National Medical Council or Dental Council of India

    Desired Qualification: Trained in Palliative Care

    Experience: Minimum one year experience in palliative care desirable.

    How to apply: 

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to ravi.kannan@cacharcancerhospital.org

  • PMR Specialist at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Organization: Pallium India (www.palliumindia.org)

    Job Title: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist

    No. of Requirements: 1 (Nos.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: Depends on Qualification & Experience

    Place of Job: Pallium India Trust, Aisha Memorial Hospital Building, Paruthikuzhy, Manacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

    Job Description

    • Responsible for not only rehabilitation services rendered to patients treated therein, but also for ongoing care of all medical problems the patients may have upon admission to the rehabilitation service and all medical problems which may occur while the patient is hospitalized on the rehabilitation service.
    • Work in a variety of environments including inpatient, outpatient, and home care. Work along the entire spectrum of patient care, from acute care hospitals, sub-acute facilities such as inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient clinics.
    • Use a variety of techniques including medications, injections, modalities, therapeutic exercise, prosthetics / orthotics, cognitive therapy and adaptive devices to treat patients of all ages.
    • Facilitate physiologic adaptation to disability to prevent complications or deterioration secondary to disabling conditions.
    • Provide medical care to patients with pain, weakness, numbness, flaccidity, spasticity and loss of function so that they can maximize their physical, biological, psychological, social, and vocational potential.
    • Monitor the patient’s functional status in a therapy environment on a daily basis to determine how these neurophysiological changes are being translated into functional activity.

    Essential Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.D (PM&R)/D.P.M.R. from a recognized university, with Medical Council Registration

    Desired Qualification: Trained in Palliative Care

    Experience: Fresher /1-2 years 

    How to apply: Interested candidates please complete this form to apply: https://tinyurl.com/PIcareer

    For more information

    Write to: career@palliumindia.org

Internship Opportunities

“I want to make a difference.”

For many young people, especially those who may be considering a career in the healthcare professions, that sentiment probably has a familiar ring to it.
Internships often can provide vital first-hand experience and insights that will help students decide upon their fields of study as well as their career path. For college students studying in fields such as medicine, medical social work, nursing, psychology, public health or any other field, an internship with Pallium India could provide you an eye-opening experience. To apply for an internship with us, please send in your resume to career@palliumindia.org with the subject as “Application for Internship”.