JOB OFFER: Physician - AMERICAN EMBASSY PORT-AU-PRINCE

OPEN TO : All Interested Candidates/All Sources

POSITION : Physician, FSN-11 ; FP-4*

OPENING DATE : July 12, 2013

CLOSING DATE : July 26, 2013

WORK HOURS : 20 hours/week

SALARY : *Ordinarily Resident (OR) contact HR or see link: LES Pay Scale

*Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) contact HR or see link: FS Pay Scale

Please see page 4 for NOR definition

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR

RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Please attach a copy of an official document for identification purposes (passport, driver’s license, national

identification card). Ordinary Residents (ORs) in Haiti who are foreign citizens must possess the required work

and/or residency permits for employment in Haiti.

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is seeking an individual for the position of Physician in

the Health Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: Incumbent Provides primary health care and emergency medical services to

American US Mission employees, eligible family members and others authorized to utilize the Health Unit. Provides

occupational health services to locally employed staff.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human

Resources Office. Contact us via mail: pappersonnel@state.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive

information supporting each item.

1. Medical degree and completion of an approved internship and residency and/or Current US Specialty Board

Certification is a plus. License to practice medicine acceptable to the Government of Haiti.

2. At least six years experience as a physician. Experience with patients across the lifespan. Additional experience

in flight medicine; travel medicine; previous experience with the US Government, experience with disaster

medicine to include nuclear, biologic and chemical threats.

3. Level IV in English, French and Creole is required to include medical terminology.

4. Thorough Knowledge of medical practice across the lifespan, as well as thorough knowledge of US standards of

care. Knowledge and understanding of advanced life support and trauma care. Familiarity with occupational safety

and health regulations. Regular attendance at continuing education training and seminars is required.

5. Ability to diagnose and treat a full range of illnesses and injuries. Interpersonal skills suitable to advise patients

and families who may be under considerable stress. Respect for medical confidentiality. Sensitivity in eliciting

information from those who may have difficulty articulating their condition.

Applicants who meet education and work experience requirements may be called in for evaluation of language,

typing and computer skills.

AMERICAN EMBASSY PORT-AU-PRINCE

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER 122- 2013

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

http://photos.state.gov/libraries/haiti/231771/PDFs/2013-7-15%20Physician.pdf

 

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