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) – OCH

Grade Level: 4 – 5
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. From time to time, also work in the Outpatients Department of the hospital for wider clinical exposure and experience.
Qualifications: 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 are according to OCH standards.

Interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for these positions. Job Descriptions and Application Forms can be downloaded from the United Mission to Nepal (UMN) website:

Copies of the job descriptions and application forms for these positions can also be obtained from the hospital business office during working hours – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Completed application forms accompanied by copies of certificates, passport size photograph, citizenship document and registration certificate from CTEVT Nepal should be sent by email to / Hard copy of application forms are also acceptable and should be delivered to the Human Resource Office, Okhaldhunga Community Hospital, Okhaldhunga. Closing date for applications is 4 April 2024 (22 Chaitra 2080).

Applications must be in English. There is an application fee of NPR 600 (six hundred rupees) which is payable at the time of submitting application. Late applications will not be considered.
The fee can be transferred or deposited to the following account.

Account No.: 23752607290023
Branch: Okhaldhunga

Interviews will take place at OCH on 9 April 2024 (27 Chaitra 2080). Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email one week prior to the interview date.

We especially encourage applications from women and marginalized groups.

Contact Address:

Hospital Director
UMN Medical and Development Trust
Okhaldhunga Community Hospital
Siddhicharan NP – Ward 11, Sobru, Okhaldhunga District
Phone: +977 37 520176, 520035
E-mail: /



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