Job Opportunities

  • Regional Coordinator-South India at Pallium India

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Regional Coordinator – South India.

    Job Location: Trivandrum, Kerala.

    Qualification: Master of Public Health/MBA or Equivalent

    Experience: 5 to 7 years’ experience in coordination in health care sector.
    Working in an NGO Environment with a regional set-up preferred.
    Exposure to palliative care & services is an advantage.

    Reports to: Department Head

    Remuneration: As per standards

    Travelling:  Domestic, 50%

    Desired Skills
    • Excellent coordination  and analytical skill
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
    • Administratively self-supporting
    • Planning & leadership  skills
    • Ability to work flexibly (with tact and diplomacy)
    • Excellent written and oral English language skills
    • Excellent skills in MS Office/ERP

    Job Profile:
    • Work for integration of palliative care in the health system and medical and nursing education at regional level.
    • Facilitate training programs for doctors, nurses and allied staff; organize workshops and sensitization sessions on palliative care and opioids availability for relevant stakeholders.
    • Work with public and private medical institutions to set up palliative care programs including in-patient care, out-patient care and home-care.
    • Understand the unique strengths and challenges of the territories under their purview and work with State Facilitation team to initiate and implement palliative care projects with a focus on community engagement and mobilization.
    • Develop a regional action plan for palliative care advancement; submit to Head – State Facilitation and thereafter implement the approved action plan.
    • Liaison with NHM – NCD, government and private hospital officials.
    • Undertake any other relevant tasks for the advancement of palliative care at the national and state levels.
    • Establish connections with local journalists, media personnel, public health advocates and health activists and explore ways to advance palliative care
    • Explore new opportunities to improve community participation in palliative care with local religious and charitable organizations, student’s initiatives, retired professionals and self-help groups.
    • Organize/facilitate training programs, workshops and sensitization sessions on palliative care service delivery and opioid availability for relevant stakeholders
    • Advocate to bring about necessary, balanced and rational changes in law and policies for the advancement of palliative care.
    • Document, write reports, concept notes and proposals and undertake research to contribute to Pallium India’s learning process and fund raising.

    How to apply: 

    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.

  • Store-in-Charge at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Store-in-Charge at Trivandrum.

    Position: Store in Charge/ Store Keeper / Store Assistant

    Qualification : Graduation/ Diploma in Accounting or equivalent

    Experience : 3 to 5 years in inventory/material management

    Reporting to : Finance Head

    Location : Trivandrum

    Remuneration : As per standards

    Desired Skills
    • Proficient in inventory management & book keeping
    • Good Computer skills – MS Office/Inventory Management Software
    • Good Communication Skills- Verbal & written
    • Very good Customer Service /Interpersonal Skills
    • Should be flexible and have a learning aptitude
    Job Profile
    • Take delivery of all incoming materials and reconcile with purchase orders
    • Track, document, and resolve any discrepancies on received orders
    • Stocking the shelves with goods received and arrange them as required.
    • Keep up-to-date records of receipts, records, and withdrawals from the stockroom
    • Ensure accuracy of the inventory system by updating records of physical inventory totals, receipts, adjustments, and returns
    • Manage inventory/supplies and ensure that they are within the established minimum and maximum levels & initiate purchase process as needed to replenish existing stock & coordinate the disposal of surpluses.
    • Performing regular physical inventory counts to ensure that all goods are accounted for at the end of each accounting period
    • Ensure compliance with the health and safety requirements.
    • Preparing reports on inventory levels and other data to help management to  make decisions
    • Alert management of old, perishable or unused goods
    • Provide for ecological and economic disposable of old inventory

    How to apply

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

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

  • Pediatric Palliative Care Physician at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Pediatric Palliative Care Physician at Trivandrum.

    Qualification : Post-graduate degree (MD/DCh/DNB) Pediatrics

    Experience : 4 to 7 years in Pediatrics. Exposure to palliative care preferred

    Type of Assignment : Part Time (Every Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)

    Location : Trivandrum

    Remuneration : As per standards

    Job Profile
    • Provide symptom management, pain relief and supportive care for the patient in out-patient unit as well as in-patient unit
    • Facilitate discussion on goals of care with the patient and family.
    • Facilitate information sharing and decision making regarding patient care.
    • Consult with fellow physicians and the interdisciplinary team in establishing a written plan of care at intervals specified in the plan.
    • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organisation.
    • Assist in the development of standards of care and practice.
    • Participate first and organise academic sessions and training programmes for skill development of the team
    • Any other responsibilities assigned by the reporting/ competent authority.

    How to apply

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

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

  • Doctor at Eastern India Palliative Care (EIPC), Kolkata

    Eastern India Palliative Care (EIPC), Kolkata invites applications to the post of Doctor from doctors who are interested to work in the field of Palliative Care.

    Job Title: Doctor

    No. of Requirements:  1

    Job Location: Kolkata, Barackpore

    Remuneration: ₹50,000 per month                 

    Reporting to: Prof Sankha Suvra Mitra

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Working as Palliative Care Physician with EIPC regular timings of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 5 days a week with flexibility to adapt and extend as per the requirements of the job.
    • This will include 3 days of Home visits around Kolkata and suburban areas, as required by EIPC.

    Language preference: Bengali, Hindi, English

    Qualification: Any doctor qualification but has to be palliative care trained

    Desirable: Palliative Care Trained

    Skill sets required: Leadership and good communication skill

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates can send detailed and updated CV at debtirtha.dutta@yahoo.com mentioning “Application for the post of Doctor” as subject.

    For more information, please contact Ms.Debtirtha Dutta 9875684451

    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 can send detailed and updated CV at debtirtha.dutta@yahoo.com mentioning “Application for the post of Palliative Care Nurse” as subject.

    For more information, please contact Ms.Debtirtha Dutta 9875684451

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

  • Manager – Social Work at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Manager – Social Work at Trivandrum.

    Qualification: MSW (Medical & Psychiatry)

    Experience: 5+ years of experience in Clinical Social Work/Patient Care.

    Desirable: Previous experience or exposure to Palliative care

    Location: Thiruvananthapuram

    Required Skills
    • Consultative expertise specific to psychosocial, ethical, financial and legal issues
    • High level of social work and patient care competency
    • Expertise in problem solving, critical thinking & counseling
    • Ability to work within acceptable standards of practice for clinical social work and patient care.
    • Excellent Communication skills in English & Malayalam
    • Pleasing personality with outstanding Teamwork & Coordination Skills
    • Proficient in MS Office & ERP

    Job Profile
    • Ensure complete psycho-social assessment and appropriate support for beneficiaries.
    • Develops, implement & review standard practices for the clinical social workers.
    • Provides leadership & guidance for the development of quality standards for social work and patient care services.
    • Administer the planning and implementation of educational opportunities for social workers, social work students, and interns.
    • Responsible to solve problems through critical evaluation of data-base and continuous improvement for providing effective quality-based outcomes for the patients and family.
    • Prepare annual development  plans for the vertical and review it quarterly
    • Identify successful community rehabilitations models including vocational rehabilitation.
    • Collaborate with various organizations (NGOs, MNC etc.)  to support our beneficiaries
    • Collaborates with Physicians, nurses, patients and their families to assess patient social needs and monitor progress of medical treatment.
    • Participates in professional seminars/conferences and continuing education programs.

    How to apply

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

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

  • Junior Staff Nurse at NNRC ELCA, Coimbatore

    NNRC ELCA, launched by NNRC Retirement Community, is an exclusive Senior Care Support Center located at Coimbatore. NNRC ELCA is a one stop support service facility addressing physical, psychological, emotional needs of elders. Our multi-disciplinary team of Doctors, nurses, therapists, clinical psychologist, counsellors and social workers  coordinate the care and needs of Seniors and Care givers. They offer following services: Protective Care, Palliative Care, Transitional Care, Memory Care, Assisted Living.

    Job Title: JUNIOR STAFF NURSE

    No. of Requirements: 1

    Nature of Job: Geriatric and Palliative care         

    Remuneration: As per the Standards                                       

    Reporting to: Top management and CMO

    Place of Job: Coimbatore 

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist doctors in providing healthcare and support to elderly patients
    • Understand patients medications and administer them to patients as and when due
    • Preparing and giving medications (oral tablets or capsules, liquids, intravenous fluids) via injection or other methods, such as IV infusions, Ryles tube feeding , urinary catheter insertion, oxygen administration, wound care, post-surgical care etc.
    • Help to conduct regular screenings and routine check-up on patients
    • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
    • Help to bathe bedridden patients to prevent bedsores
    • Uphold medical ethics and laws
    • Observe, understand, and manage peculiar old age health concerns like incontinence, insomnia, loss of strength and appetite, depression, stress as well as mobility challenges
    • Help to educate the families and caregivers of their patients on the best ways to care for them and keep them safe
    • Assist doctors with medical examinations and administer prescribed treatments
    • Help to maintain a chart for their patients in order to have accurate records of patient’s medical history, treatment plan and progress
    • Report all patient status to senior nurse
    Requirements:
    • Qualification: B.Sc in Nursing
    • Must have experience in geriatric/ critical care setups.
    • Must be compassionate and empathetic.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Must be able to manage stress.
    • Language: Tamil, English , Malayalam
    • Experience: 3 to 5 years
    How to Apply

    Interested candidates can send detailed and updated CV at  info@nnrc.in mentioning – “Application for the post- Junior Staff Nurse as subject.

    For more details Contact: Rajesh – 9677333025

  • Head – Research & Development at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India is looking for a dynamic, experienced leader with expertise in ‘implementation science’ (research projects/Public health programs) to the post of Head – Research & Development.

    Job Title: Head – Research & Development

    Job Location: Thiruvananthapuram – Head Office, Pallium India

    Credentials
    1. Master’s degree (post-graduation) in a medical or allied health discipline such as Medicine, AYUSH, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, etc.
    2. Preference will be given to:
      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in a public health or allied discipline or
      • MD in community medicine with 5+ years’ experience in project implementation or
      • MPH with 5+ years of experience in program management
    3. Documented evidence for trainings in research methods, ethics or statistical analysis preferred.
    4. Minimum 5 years of experience (post-PG) in a public health-related program manager’s role
    5. Training or exposure in palliative care, non-communicable disease and program management will be preferred.
    Job Profile
    • Inculcate a culture of research at Pallium India through in-house trainings, critical inputs to the team, and also perform as a faculty in its educational initiatives in palliative care.
    • Coordinate activities including but not limited to: organizational management of raw patient data, obtaining Ethics Board approval for research projects, ensuring informed consent is obtained for all human subject’s studies, developing study proposals, and supervising research design and implementation.
    • Identify appropriate funding/grant opportunities and write proposals/grant applications in collaboration with faculty.
    • Direct Pallium India’s on-the-ground research, and also assist the team to prepare manuscripts.
    • Plan and execute need-based research projects so as to help Pallium India achieve its mission & monitor research projects under Pallium India INC.
    • Administer purchase procedure for the projects and maintain inventory as per the budgets.
    • Oversee the project deadlines and submit project reports on time.  
    • Liaise with the global research team and align on studies and direction.
    • Any other responsibilities assigned by the reporting/competent authority.

    How to apply

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

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

  • Medical Social Worker at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Medical Social Worker at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Medical Social Worker

    Job Location: Thiruvananthapuram – Head Office, Pallium India

    Experience: Fresher / 1-2 years

    Qualification: Masters in Social Work (Full-Time) from a recognized university with specialization in Medical & Psychiatry

    Roles & Responsibilities
    1. Evaluate and devise plans of care for patients and families requiring palliative care, with particular attention to psycho-social and socio-economic issues.
    2. Be part of the inter-disciplinary palliative care team and contribute to the plan of care for patients and their families vis-à-vis:
      • Thorough and competent assessment of patient + family history
      • Current status, needs and concern
      • Follow-ups
      • Formulating plan of care in conjunction with the rest of the interdisciplinary team
      • Coordination with relevant government/ non-government social support agencies and facilitating access to their services
      • Providing bereavement support to families.
    3. Audit palliative patient care with the intent to identify problems, formulate possible solutions and bring these to the attention of the administration.
    4. Take part in on-going research activities or initiate needs-based research programs with the approval of scientific committee.
    5. Liaison with the appropriate government departments to access government pensions, subsidies and various schemes of assistance.
    6. Publish reports/data from audits or research programs with the objective of improved patient care
    7. Send regular updates to the reporting authority and other superior officials.
    8. Attend (first) and organize (later) educational programs on behalf of Pallium India.
    9. Maintain good relations with clients, donors, well-wishers and staff during telephone conversations, email contacts, personal contacts or any other.
    10. Any other roles and responsibilities assigned by the reporting authority.

    How to apply:

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

    For more information, please write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Junior Medical Officer at NNRC ELCA, Coimbatore

    NNRC ELCA, launched by NNRC Retirement Community, is an exclusive Senior Care Support Center located at Coimbatore. NNRC ELCA is a one stop support service facility addressing physical, psychological, emotional needs of elders. Our multi-disciplinary team of Doctors, nurses, therapists, clinical psychologist, counsellors and social workers  coordinate the care and needs of Seniors and Care givers. They offer following services: Protective Care, Palliative Care, Transitional Care, Memory Care, Assisted Living.

    NNRC ELCA is looking for a highly skilled junior medical officer to maintain the well-being of patients and provide treatments for the elderly with the help of CMO at their facility. The responsibilities of junior medical officer include diagnosing and treating illnesses, referring patients to specialists, providing emergency care and monitoring drug regimens.

    You should demonstrate exceptional communication skills, empathy, and good judgment and decision-making skills.

    Job Title: Junior medical officer

    No. of Requirements: 1

    Nature of Job: Geriatric and palliative care        

    Remuneration: As per the Standards                                        

    Reporting to: Chief medical officer   

    Place of Job:    Coimbatore

    Responsibilities:
    • Diagnosing and treating illnesses that commonly occur with the aging process.
    • Providing robust  preventative treatment
    • Referring patients to specialists if they suspect serious health problems, such as cancer or neurological problems
    • Provide palliative care
    • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
    • Monitoring drug charts regularly
    • Monitoring the side-effects of medication.
    • Assessing the risks of medications.
    • will work with other members of the interdisciplinary teams to coordinate care
    • Paying attention to the mental and physical health of patients.
    • Providing medical and lifestyle advice.
    • Report all patient status to the chief medical officer
    Requirements:
    • Qualification: MBBS
    • Must have attended geriatric/ critical care setups.
    • Must be compassionate and empathetic.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Strong critical thinking skills.
    • Must be able to manage stress.
    • Language: Tamil, English
    • Experience: 3 to 5 years
    How to Apply

    Interested candidates can send detailed and updated CV at info@nnrc.in mentioning – “Application for the post- Junior medical officer as subject.

    For more details Contact: Rajesh – 9677333025

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”.