We are currently looking for highly experienced and skilled medical staff to undertake the role of Expedition Medic on our summer 2018 expeditions to the Amazon, Himalaya, Yukon, Spain and Iceland. A doctor is preferred for the post however applications from paramedics with significant expedition experience will also be considered.
Expedition medical teams are devised for each of our expeditions based on a thorough assessment of medical requirements taking into account a range of factors including, but not limited to, the environment, client group and access to local facilities/services.
Our medical teams consist of fully qualified medical professionals and may include Doctors and other healthcare professionals such as Nurses or Paramedics with appropriate specialist experience. Please note that we are only recruiting experienced Doctors at this point of the application process.
Compulsory training dates: All Leaders are required to attend training and preparation dates, which include - Leader Induction: 16th-18th February 2018 (TBC), Leader Training: 23rd-25th March 2018 (TBC), Explorer Briefing 13th-15th April (TBC) and a 16hr Wilderness First Aid Course in May.
Please note that first time leaders will be asked to cover the costs of their own flights on our Canadian Yukon, Indian Himalayas and Peruvian Amazon expeditions.
We are running an Assessment day on 23rd February 2018 for Expedition Medics at our offices in the Royal Geographical Society.