Embassy Abidjan recruits 01 Physician (All Interested Applicants/All sources)
Announcement Number: Abidjan-2020-003
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abidjan
Position Title: Physician (All Interested Applicants/All sources)
Open Period: 02/17/2020
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT
Series/Grade: LE – 0505 12
Salary: XOF CFA31,818,482
Work Schedule: Part-time – 20 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-12
Duty Location(s): 1 in Abidjan, IV
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: Recruitment Section
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS is FP-03. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Open-to: 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 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 of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
Basic Function of the Position: 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.
Qualifications and Evaluations
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.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Applicant must be a skilled and experienced physician who recognizes and understands the problems of delivering healthcare to a large and diverse group of personnel and their family members and be able to adjust his/her response and actions to varying medical and social situations. Expert knowledge in technical medical terminologies.
Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintain a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.
LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluency) Writing/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
French level IV (Fluency) Writing/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
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. Keyboard skills required.
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.
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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits URL: Review our Benefits
Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 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.
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:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
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.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust-Background investigation clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Proof of Ivoirian Citizenship (i.e. Ivorian National Identification Card, attestation d’identite) (if applicable)
Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
For EFMs, in addition to the above:
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Embassy, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
More information: https://ci.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/