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OrganizationU.S. Embassy in Dushanbe
POSITION TITLE: Physician, FSN-11/FP-04
DATE: October 4, 2016
announcement Number: 16-44
to: all interested candidates - All sources
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/All Sources
POSITION: Physician, FSN-11/FP-04
OPENING DATE: October 4, 2016
CLOSING DATE: October 18, 2016
WORK HOURS: Part Time (20 hours per week)
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR):FSN-11,USD 10,614per year
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-04* - USD 31,816
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe is seeking an individual for the part-time position of Physician with the Health Unit of Management Section.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Physician serves in an Embassy Health Unit overseas as primary health care practitioner (Medical Doctor/Physician, or U.S.-trained Nurse-Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to provide primary health care services in support of the employees of the United States Government, their eligible family members, and in selected cases, health care advice to local staff members. The Physician may work independently or in conjunction with other Foreign Service medical personnel.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. 1. EDUCATION:Physician applicant must be a graduate of a local Tajik medical school, an accredited U.S. medical school, or any recognized foreign medical school authorized to confer the degree of Medical Doctor (M.D.). U.S. non-M.D. applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited School of Nursing or in a related medical field that includes public/community health in the curriculum. U.S. non-physician applicants must be a graduate of an accredited university or professional training program authorized to award a degree as a Physician Assistant (PA), or Nurse Practitioner (NP), in a state or territory of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia.
Applicants must have a valid license/certification in their medical specialty, recognized by the country from which they are credentialed. U.S. applicants must be currently licensed as a Medical Doctor/Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner, by a state or territory of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia, and must have current national certification from the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, or the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, as appropriate.
2. EXPERIENCE:A formal U.S. internship and a minimum of three years of formal residency training or equivalent training as certified by U.S. Department of State - Office of Medical Services are required. Some or all of the following additional experience:
- International medical evacuations, including experience with high altitude and flight-related effects on medevac patients (e.g. "flight medicine");
- Experience providing primary care including chronic and emergency care, in an independent family or general practice setting. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to manage administrative aspects of a health unit as indicated, as well as the ability to cope with extraordinary medical crisis.
3. LANGUAGE:Level IV (Fluency) in written and spoken English and Level III (Good Working Knowledge) in use of professional medical terminology in Tajik and/or Russian are required. THIS WILL BE TESTED
4. KNOWLEDGE:Must have general practice knowledge and understanding to deal with all types of primary care cases seen in Health Unit.
5. KNOWLEDGE:Familiarity of occupational, safety and health administration regulations and practices in line with U.S. and European standards is required;
6. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Maturity, stability, objectivity, resourcefulness, adaptability and sound professional judgment are essential in this position.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website and/or by contactingthe Human Resources Office at 229-20-00.
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 theses 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*
(3) FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. Ordinarily Resident : Must be able to obtain sensitive but unclassified security clearance;
5. Not-Ordinarily Resident: Must be able to obtain a public trust security clearance.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office
Mailing Address: #109 ‘A’IsmoiliSomoni Ave., U.S. Embassy Dushanbe
FAX Number: N/A
E-mail Address: Dushanbe_Jobs@state.gov
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.