Health Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Okhaldhunga
  • Applications have closed

Website Okhaldhunga Community Hospital


Okhaldhunga Community Hospital (OCH) is a rural hospital (officially 50 beds), to the east of Kathmandu, one day’s journey by vehicle. We provide hospital services to our surrounding communities – general medicine and surgery, orthopaedics, paediatrics, dentistry, obstetrics, and gynaecology. The Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, seven days per week. The hospital is a referral centre for the district’s health posts, with referrals also coming from surrounding districts. Traumatic fractures, road traffic accidents and general trauma are seen frequently.

Health Assistant (Emergency Room & Outpatients Department)

Required No: 1

Main Role:

Work as a member of the Emergency Room team in the care of patients presenting to OCH with urgent care problems. Participate in the 24-hour Emergency Room duty roster. Also work in the Outpatients Department of the hospital time to time for wider clinical exposure and experience.


  • Proficiency Certificate Level in General Medicine (Health Assistant) recognised by CTEVT Nepal. Preferred Experience:
  • Newly graduated Health Assistants are welcome to apply.
  • One or two years of working as a hospital-based paramedic in emergency would be an advantage.

Salary and benefits will be according to OCH standards.

Interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position. Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from the United Mission to Nepal (UMN) website:

Copies of the job description and application form for this position can also be obtained from the hospital business office during working hours – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 9am to 5pm.

Completed application forms accompanied by copies of PCL Certificate (General Medicine), passport size photograph, citizenship document, and registration certificate from CTEVT Nepal should be sent by email to Hard copy applications are also acceptable and should be delivered to the Hospital Business Office. Closing date for applications is 23 Kartik 2080 (09 November 2023). Applications must be in English. There is an application fee of NRP 600 (six hundred rupees) which is payable at the time of application. Late applications will not be considered.

Interviews will take place at OCH on Monday 04 Mangsir 2080 (20 November 2023).

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email one week prior to the interview date.

We especially encourage applications from women and marginalised groups.

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