Job Opportunities

  • Regional Coordinator – Central India

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

    Job Location: Anywhere in Central India.

    Reporting to: Head – State Facilitation

    Education & Experience: MBA/MSW or equivalent with minimum 5 years of experience in project management or business development.

    Travel: Domestic – 50% of the time across states in the region.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Advocacy
      • Advocacy includes encouraging governments to improve access to internationally controlled essential narcotic drugs such as oral morphine by collaborating, upon request, to review and revise unduly restrictive laws and regulations, educate prescribers, and raise public awareness raising of the benefits of rational access to controlled medicines to improve care for the patients and families.
      • Advocate to bring about necessary, balanced and rational changes in law and policies for the advancement of palliative care.
      • Advocate for state palliative care policy.
    • Project implementation
      • 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.
    • Outreach activities
      • Take the initiative to identify champions from amongst medical fraternity and communities
      • 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.
      • Attend workshops and conferences as representative of Pallium India and build lasting relationships for advancing palliative care
    • Capacity building
      • Organize/facilitate training programs, workshops and sensitization sessions on palliative care service delivery and opioid 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.
      • Provide guidance on Recognised Medical Institution application process to stakeholders.
    • Organising Virtual Training
      • Facilitate training (on site as well as virtual) of palliative care providers/private hospitals, local champions to do advocacy for specific needs in their regions.
      • Follow up of trained personnel and track their ability to apply palliative care practices on a regular basis.
    • Technical writing
      • Document, write reports, concept notes and proposals and undertake research to contribute to Pallium India’s learning process and fund raising.
    • Administrative responsibilities
      • Submit weekly progress reports to the National Projects Coordinator as per the organizational monitoring format.
      • Participate in monthly knowledge/ information share with regional Projects Coordinators, as facilitated by the National Projects Coordinator
      • Undertake any other relevant tasks for the advancement of palliative care at the national and regional level.

    How to apply: 

    Send your detailed CV to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Palliative Care Physician at Eastern India Palliative Care, Kolkata

    Eastern India Palliative Care (EIPC) Kolkata invites applications to the post of Palliative Care Physician from doctors who are passionate about palliative care.

    No. of Requirements: 1 (Nos.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: Depends on Qualification & Experience

    Place of Job: EIPC, Kolkata

    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 sankham3@gmail.com

  • 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

  • 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, messaging, advocacy

    Communications Manager is a well-rounded, strategic role that oversees cross organisational planning processes driving forward integrated working. The Communications Manager will ensure our communications are anchored to meaningful objectives. The Communications Manager will actively manage key hero campaigns throughout the year and deliver effective, insightful evaluation of our communications to push through the organisation’s vision and mission of advancing palliative care at the national level.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, economics or other relevant field.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Strategy Level

    • Develop an overall comprehensive campaign strategy
    • Design digital presence platforms
    • Develop strategic and integrated PR campaigns that support the vision and mission of the organisation.
    • Develop traditional and Social media strategies that will serve the larger campaign
    • Annual and Quarterly plans
    • Ensure cohesiveness of messaging across the organizational reach
    • Strategise internal, intra-organisational messaging
    • Design Communication material

    Programme Implementation

    • Support the execution of social media strategies and manage content development for website and different social media platforms.
    • Implementation of campaigns as per approved plans and budgets.
    • Drive PR campaigns that support the vision and mission of the organisation.
    • Maximising media coverage by developing media campaign strategies,
    • Developing media relations to enhance awareness.
    • Create external communications for campaigns targeted at advocacy and fundraising.
    • Create internal communications targeted at employee engagement, cultural campaigns and / or best practice sharing.
    • Provide communications support to the team for external-facing engagement and management, including media interviews
    • Provide communications support to the team for external-facing engagement and management, including media interviews
    • Liaise and coordinate for events and activities
    • Work closely with the various department heads
    • Management of budget and resources, public relations agency/ies and accountability assigned to communications.

    Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Regular meetings (physical and/or via electronic media) with the team
    • Field visits
    • Submit weekly Progress Reports to the Head of division
    • Periodic reports to Partners and Donors and maintaining relationships
    • Regular Communication with the all-Division managers, CEO, Senior management of TIPS and the Administrative Team
    Deliverables: Responsible for the delivery and success of all communications pertaining to the organization.

    KRA (key result areas):

    • Initiate and set goals for communications according to the strategic objectives of the organization
    • Plan campaigns from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes
    • Develop budgets for approval
    • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements
    • Supervise all communication related platforms, provide feedback and resolve problems
    • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity vis-à-vis communications and messaging, both external facing as well as intra-organisational
    • Evaluate ongoing campaigns and make necessary changes as appropriate
    • Ensure all campaigns and communication-related activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies. Keep Senior Management informed with detailed and accurate reports and presentations.

    How to apply

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Training Coordinator at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Training Coordinator (Virtual Training Programme) in Trivandrum.

    The objective of Pallium India is to mitigate serious health related suffering in the country. To this end, we offer education to professionals and the public all over the country and beyond. But our objective does not end with education and involves continued work with trainees so as to integrate palliative care into health care anywhere in the country. Hence it is to be remembered that the Training Coordinator should act with humility and take personal interest in understanding and resolving any issue that the trainee may face. He/she should also endeavor to maintain good relationships with trainees before, during and after the course.

    Job Description

    1. Coordinate virtual training activities, resources, equipment and information.
    2. Creating the schedule for each course, with session objectives, start and end dates and other resources, such as facilitator, faculty, case presentation etc.
    3. Ensuring equipment and resources are always available and each online session is well-organized and completed on time
    4. Ensure intimation about the course to all palliative care centers, medical colleges and other medical centers in the country through telephone and emails and /or advertisements & publications.
    5. Providing information to the Sub-National team and regular support to stakeholders.
    6. Prepare tabular details of all applicants for each course before the program and update the online platform provided by ECHO India.
    7. Proper documentation of all activities associated with the project and ensure dispatch of quarterly and annual project reports.
    8. Liaising with the accounts department of Pallium India to ensure proper utilization and documentation of the course fees received from the participants.
    9. Attend training conducted as part of self-development in or outside base location.
    10. Coordination between the trainees and faculties and ensure smoothness in the training programmes
    11. Documentation of each and every activity carried out
    12. Any other roles and responsibilities assigned by the reporting authority.

    Education qualification: MSW

    Skill sets required

    ● Excellent communication skills in English.
    ● Ability to build strong relationships with participants and other institutions
    ● Strong interpersonal skills
    ● Program management skills
    ● Documentation skills.

    Remuneration: ₹20,000 – ₹25,000 per month

    Experience: Minimum 2 years in Virtual Training Activities

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

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

    For more information

    Write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Head – Finance at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Head – Finance.

    Job Title: Head – Finance

    Job Location: Trivandrum – Head Office, Pallium India

    Nature of Job: Head – Finance leads all day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts payable, payroll, and grants administration.

    Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

    Educational Qualifications: CA-Inter preferably having experience with social enterprise but not mandatory.

    Gender: No preference

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Management Responsibilities:
      • Provide leadership to finance and accounting areas of the organization.
      • Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy, and provide guidance and analysis to executive and operational management to improve results.
      • Ensure maintenance of system of accounts and keep books and records on all transactions and assets.
      • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow.
      • Maintain control of the following areas: general ledger, accounts payable, expense reports, donations and payroll.
      • Supervise the Accounting team and assign jobs relevant to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and donor relationship management.
      • Oversee maintenance of transaction files.
      • Assist in the management of grants reporting, compliance, and reconciliation.
      • Prepare a variety of ad hoc financial scenarios as requested.
    • Transactional Responsibilities:
      • Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
      • Develop, implement, and maintain processes and controls that are current best practices related to transaction processing.
      • Manage, oversee, process (as appropriate), and act as backup for processing all of the following transactions: payroll, accounts payable, revenue and expense, fixed assets, cash, bank reconciliations, and allocations.
      • Perform month-end closing procedures, including overhead allocations, account reconciliations, and updating schedules.
      • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
    • Reporting Responsibilities:
      • Assist in issuing timely, accurate, and complete financial statements for all levels, including Board of Trustees, Function Heads, and management.
      • Assist in coordinating the preparation of the draft audited financial statements and all tax returns.
      • Coordinate the preparation of financial information in the annual report.
      • Recommend and report upon benchmarks against which to measure organizational performance.
      • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics.
      • Assist in production of cash flow reports, annual budget, and forecasts.
      • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.
      • Provide for a system of management cost reports.
      • Provide financial analyses and models as needed.
    • Compliance Responsibilities:
      • Preparation of Annual accounts for presenting to auditors and management of audit (before end of May every year)
      • Suggest improvements in processes to increase organizational effectiveness.
      • Oversee timely submission of statutory reports to Income tax and other organizations.
      • Submit periodical returns to Home ministry (under FCRA)
    • Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
      • Regular meetings (physical and/or via electronic media) with the accounts team
      • Regular meetings (physical and/or via electronic media) with the senior management team
      • Ensure updation & filing of all necessary statutory requirements to be abided by the organization.

    Key Result Areas

    • Ensure production of financial reports required by the organization
    • Ensure proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk
    • Enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in flawless audits.

    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 and MSW at Dilasa, Goa

    Dilasa, Goa invites applications to the posts of Palliative Care Physician and Medical social worker (MSW).

    Full time Palliative Care Physician

    Vacancy: One

    Requirement: Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Palliative Care

    Medical Social Worker

    Vacancy: One

    Requirement: 3 yrs. of Professional Experience as Medical Social Worker

    How to apply

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to dilasa.ponda@gmail.com

  • Staff Nurse at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Staff Nurse.

    Job Title: Staff Nurse

    No. of Requirements: 2 (Nos.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: ₹16000 pm for experienced nurses and ₹10000 pm for trainees

    Place of Job: Pallium India, Thiruvananthapuram

    Job Description

    • As a palliative care Staff Nurse, provide symptom management, pain relief and supportive care for the patient in inpatient care, outpatient clinic and home based care. 
    • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care. 
    • 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 organization. 
    • Assist in the development of standards of care and practice. 
    • Participate in academic sessions and training programs for skill development. 
    • Attending (first) and organizing (later) training programs and workshop related to palliative care.
    • Facilitate and participate awareness campaigns in the community. 
    • Collaborate with similar Palliative care organizations and oncology community to create awareness and advocate for palliative care in India and overseas. 
    • Undertake and guide research and projects in the field of Palliative care.

    Essential Qualification: B.Sc. Nursing/GNM from a recognized university, with Kerala Nursing Council Registration

    Desired Qualification: Trained in Palliative Care

    Experience: Fresher /1-2 years 

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

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Psychologist at Snehaanchal, Nagpur

    Snehaanchal Hospice and Palliative Care Centre, Nagpur, a 15-year old institution providing Hospice & Palliative Care, invites applications to the post of Psychologist for IP and Home care services:

    Gender: Female

    Age: Between 30 – 45 years

    Qualification: M.A. in Psychology (Counselling)

    Work Experience: Min 3 years

    Language Skills:  

    1. Spoken Marathi and Hindi must be very good.
    2. Spoken and written English must be good.

    Only those residing in Nagpur must apply.

    How to Apply

    Please email your detailed bio-data to snehaanchal@gmail.com

    About Snehaanchal

    Snehaanchal is a 15-bedded Hospice & Palliative Care Center based at Nagpur, Maharashtra, that has been in operation since 2006. Snehaanchal works in collaboration with Govt. Medical College and the local Regional Cancer Center. It also delivers home-based Palliative Care to about 100 patients.

  • Medical Officer at Azim Premji Foundation, Bengaluru

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

    The 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.

    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

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”.