Apr 26, 2018
U.S. Mission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Announcement Number: Addis Ababa-2018-12 Position Title: Physician Opening Period: April 18 – May 2, 2018 Series/Grade: FS-505, FP- 03 Salary: Starting Base Salary USD 69,022 per year (Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.) For More Info: Human Resources Office: (POC- Fitsume Letta) E-mail Address: HROaddisababa@state.gov or by Phone: +251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383 Who May Apply: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies Security Clearance Required: Public Trust clearance level Duration Appointment: NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR MINUS ONE DAY Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. ( https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees ) Summary: The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Physician. Work schedule: Intermittent (Irregular) Start date: The candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end. Supervisory Position: No Duties: The Physician is expected to provide primary urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their eligibly family members (EFMs). 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 Physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of patients’ care. The 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. This position reports to the U.S. Direct Hire Medical Provider. Qualifications and Evaluations 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. 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. 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. Evaluations LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluent) speaking, reading, writing English is required. 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. QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications. 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. BENEFITS: 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 and confirmed by Washington, D.C. 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* (2) AEFM / USEFM (3) 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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance level security clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on U.S. Embassy web site or by contacting Human Resources Office. To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below : SUBMIT APPLICATION TO U.S. Embassy Human Resources Office P.O. Box: 1014 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Preferred method of sending applications is by email E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov POINT OF CONTACT Human Resources Office Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383 E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov FAX: 251-11-124-24-03 Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: DS-174 Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) Residency and/or Work Permit Passport copy Copy of education degree(s) Copy of education transcript(s) Language Scores (if available) Driver’s License Training Certificates or Licenses DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable) SF-50 (if applicable) Letter(s) of recommendation What to Expect Next: 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. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia.
Embassy of The United States of America in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time