INTERNS NEEDED FOR HAWAII INPATIENT FACILITY
TREATING ADDICTION, CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASE
WITH NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES
Hawaii Naturopathic Retreat Center, an in-patient facility, provides 3 month long internships for naturopathic doctors who want to learn more about detoxification and lifestyle changes with raw food nutrition, juices, exercise and mind-body medicine in the treatment of chronic disease. Candidates must believe in a Nature Cure approach and must be familiar with at least one of the following modalities: IV therapy, raw food nutrition, exercise therapy and possibly practice some mind body procedures such as meditation, yoga, EFT, stress management, breath work or other psychotherapy or bodywork techniques. Interns may apply for an extension or a permanent remunerated employment.
Interns will have free room and board and work 40 hours per week. The work will consist in preparing for patients treatment plan and stay:
Review of medical records, questionnaire, lab work and assessment
Make sure supplies and staff are ready for patient arrival.
Daily medical supervision.
Supervise patient program.
Follow up phone consultations.
Research medical conditions and write articles.
Some office and administrative work. Answer phone calls enquiries, filing, place food and supplement orders and prepare staff and patient schedule.
Food shopping at farmers markets, once or twice a week.
In exchange interns will be given supervision and guidance in their work. They will start patient's visits with a senior doctor until they feel comfortable doing the visits on their own and will meet as often as necessary with the doctor to assess patients progress and review treatment plan.
Guidelines for starting internships are as follow: January, April, july and October, but some flexibility is possible.