Physician – U.S Embassy Addis Ababa

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Physician – U.S Embassy Addis Ababa, July 3 2023

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Organization: U.S Embassy Addis Ababa

Position: Physician

Employment: Part Time, Permanent

Location: Addis Ababa

Salary: USD $14,538 /Per Year

Deadline: 07/17/2023

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Job description

About

Announcement Number:
Addis-2023-051
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Addis Ababa
Position Title:
Physician (Part-time) – All Interested Applicants/All Sources
Open Period:
07/03/2023 – 07/17/2023 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE – 0505 12
Salary:
USD $14,538 – USD $14,538 /Per Year
Work Schedule:
Part-time – (20 hours per week)
Promotion Potential:
LE-12
Promotion Potential Explanation:
None. This is advertised at the Full Performance Level FSN-12 which is equivalent to FP-03.
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in
Addis Ababa, ET
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
 HR Section
000-000-0000
AddisHRO@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 03.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    All Interested Applicants/All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary:
The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Physician (Part-time).

The work schedule for this position is:

    • Part Time (20 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

 

The physician in this position is expected to provide primary urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their family members. Additionally the incumbent will provide emergency and occupational health services to all employees of the Mission. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination, and treatment. The LE Staff physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of the patient’s care. The LE Staff physician will participate in after-hours call responsibilities with other health unit team members. The job holder has significant impact on the entire embassy customer base in a variety of levels and fashions, including decisions on employees’ abilities to work, continued ability to be posted in their overseas assignment based on medical conditions that require ongoing management, and Medevac decisions and implications. The Front Office and Management Officer will look to this position to play a vital role in creating a healthier workplace, writing policies and providing advice on how to improve the health condition and awareness of the entire mission.

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Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience post-graduate training in primary care (Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) with at least 50% of the provider’s time involved with direct patient care during that time is required.

Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under “Other Document 1 or 2”

Education Requirements:
Education: Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintains a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under “University Degree”

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This may be tested)

 (You are required to pass the English Placement Test (EPT) that is conducted by the Human Resources Office).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to perform common office-based surgical procedures, primary care procedures, and have emergency response skills such as intubation of patients, IV insertion, ability to perform CPR, etc. Position shall work with standard medical equipment and is expected to know how to operate basic laboratory equipment. Must be proficient in use of computer including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet functions including medical literature searches and use of common computer-based applications/programs. Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of the patients and be approachable and personable in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents.

Note: A practical examination test may be given to the candidate prior to the interview.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

    1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
    1. AEFM / USEFM
    1. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

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How to Apply

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public trust security clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested Medical degree as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
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    • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
    • Passport copy (if applicable)
    • University Degrees (Required)
    • Work Experience (Required)
    • Driving License (if applicable)
    • Certificate or License (if applicable)
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)
    • Any documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed (e.g. work experience documents, transcripts, certificates, etc.)

Note: Please upload all copies of your work experience under ‘other document’

  • FOR AEFM / USEFM ONLY
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable)
    • Passport copy (If applicable)
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)

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