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The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, is seeking to employ a suitable suitable and qualified candidate for the position of:

Job Title: Physician


Job Field
Medical, Health, Safety

Job Detail
The incumbent provides medical services to approximately 156 direct hire American employees and approximately 85 dependents of all agencies at post as primary care physician. S/He sees 377 Foreign Service National employees upon occasion of injury on the job, referring any who become ill at work to their private physicians.
S/He helps in planning and administering the health program at post, including at - post hospitalizations and medical evacuations. She or He serves as consulting and on - call physician for high - level VIP visits when the RMO and FSHP are not present.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered:

Medical Degree from the U.S. or western European equivalent is required with a license to practice in Nigeria. Completion of formal U.S. internship, minimum of three years formal residency or equivalent training as certified by the U.S. Office of Medical Services M/MED and current U.S. speciality Board certification is required
Minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, and OB, GYN. The incumbent must possess the following experience: international medical evacuations and experience of providing medical services during disaster
Level IV fluent Speaking, Reading, Writing in English, the use of professional medical terminology is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
Must have good working knowledge of Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advances Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Emergency Preparedness for chemical, biological and radiological situations.
Regular attendance of the annual Continuing Medical Education CME training and seminars to stay current with medical practice at U.S. standards is required.
Must be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and have a customer - service orientation.

Additional Selection Criteria
Management will consider nepotism, conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an overall summary rating of Needs Improvement; or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment FMA are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement PSA are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed WAE work schedule.

Qualified and Interested Candidates should Complete Application Form and forward to  email


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