Work in a world class emergency department in Romania
Romania is one of Europe’s most beautiful and intriguing countries. However, despite its entry to the EU in 2007, Romania faces a number of social and economic issues characteristic of developing nations and health services are constantly stretched to meet the demands of the population.
The Tirgu-Mures emergency response service (SMURD) is highly respected within the region for the amazing work they do in saving lives 24/7, all year round!
Your gap year role: As a medical intern in Romania you’ll work and learn in a frenetic medical emergency department. The staff are used to working with students and the Tirgu-Mures Medical University is a stone's throw from the Hospital. The emergency department moved in to a state of the art facility, which was funded by the World Bank, in late 2012 and the facility is now truly world class.
The daily schedule of volunteers on a medical placement in Romania will vary depending on the needs of the department and the volunteers’ own interests and abilities. The experience a gap year intern has on this project depends a lot on the participant’s abilities, how they adapt and what they want achieve.
Your gap year experience: This gap year medical project in Romania is a hands-on experience where you will be required to work at the pace of the emergency department. You will be as heavily involved as your skills and commitment dictate and you have the opportunity to make a major contribution to the team. Gap year interns will acquire knowledge and skills about medical practices in Romania, gain firsthand experience of front-line emergency medical service, and will assist in all manner of procedures.