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Peace Corps Medical Officer- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Ethiopia UNITED STATES PEACE CORPS-ETHIOPIA
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Peace Corps Medical Officer
CLOSING DATE: August 15, 2018
WORK HOURS: Full time, 40 hours/week
SALARY RANGE: $54,930 - $98,874 (paid in ETB) depending on experience

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The PCMO will provide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia and will work under the supervision of the Peace Corps Country Director in Ethiopia and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Duties Include:
  • Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines
  • Individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems
  • Response to emergency medical situations
  • Member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Ethiopia
  • Ability to conduct framings on health related issues
  • Site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers throughout Ethiopia
  • Administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management
  • Inventory of medical supplies and equipment
  • Alternate 24 hour on- call duty with the other PCMO
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Graduate of accredited school
MDs must be a graduate of a school listed in this link, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
https://search.wdoms.org/
  • Current license to practice
  • Relevant clinical experience in primary care after medical school
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral /written English.
  • Experience in managing mental health issues including counseling of patients
  • Experience in training design and presentation of health related material
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
  • Program management, administrative experience
  • Ability to work effectively as part of an intercultural team
  • Hardworking, reliable and diligent with good inter-personal skills
  • Willing to travel to sites in Ethiopia
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to obtain an American visa
Candidates need to address their ability to meet the minimum qualifications in their submitted application materials


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