Peace Corps Medical Officer

Peace Corps

Медицина | Мед.оборудование | Лаборатория Юридические и консультационные услуги | Услуги экспертов и специалистов
Крайний срок: 27/09/2023

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Officer to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Bishkek city. The PCMO will provide health care to Peace Corps/ Kyrgyz Republic Volunteers and will work under the ultimate responsibility, authority and medical supervision of the Peace Corps Associate Director for the Office of Health Services (AD/OHS) with assistance from the Country Director (CD).

Duties include:
1. Provide routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines.
2. Provide individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural challenges.
3. Respond to emergency medical situations.
4. Serve as a member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Kyrgyz Republic.
5. Ability to conduct trainings on health related issues.
6. Conduct site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers throughout Kyrgyz Republic.
7. Ability to maintain Peace Corps medical database.
8. Carry out administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management.
9. Conduct and manage inventory of medical supplies and equipment.
10. Serve as alternate 24 hour on- call duty with the other PCMO.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
1. Graduate of accredited school. Medical Doctor must be a graduate of a school listed in this link, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research https://search.wdoms.org/
2. Current license to practice.
3. Minimum of 5-years relevant experience in clinical care after medical school.
4. Ability to communicate effectively in oral /written English.
5. Experience in providing basic counseling.
6. Experience in training design and presentation of health related material.
7. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and patient management systems.
8. Program management, administrative experience.
9. Ability to work effectively as part of an intercultural team.
10. Hardworking, reliable and diligent with good inter-personal skills.
11. Willing to travel to sites in Kyrgyz Republic.
12. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
13. Must be able to obtain an American visa and U.S. Government security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Ten years relevant experience in clinical care after medical school.
2. Cross-cultural skills. Demonstrates ability to interact with Americans.
3. Experience in providing health education.

4. Experience in managing mental health issues including counseling of patients.
5. Current or former Peace Corps and/or international organization experience.

Interested applicants for this position must submit all of the following information to be considered for the position.

Checklist for completing your application

1. _____ *Completed and signed PCMO Application form.
2. _____ *Completed Privileging form. The applicant must complete this request for privileges depending on their professional qualifications.
3. _____ A cover letter.
4. _____ A resume or C.V. that includes:

  • Professional positions held, identifying duties, responsibilities, and dates of employment and reason for leaving.
  • Education and training, identifying universities attended, dates of attendance, degrees and diplomas.
  • Professional licenses, certificates, registrations.
  • An accounting for periods of unemployment longer than three months.

5. _____ Three professional medical references, with at least two being from medical colleagues who have directly observed the applicant in a clinical setting. (One must also be from the current  employer.)
6. _____ Photocopies/scan of:

  • Diploma from Medical school/Medical University.
  • Professional medical license. If the license does not have an expiration date, written confirmation must be submitted directly from the issuing authority.

8._____ The candidate should also provide the following (as required in the application):

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Passport number
  • Passport issue date
  • Passport expiration date

All documents must be in English. Official translation is not required. *Items listed in numbers 1-2 are available for download with this notice. If there are any problems with the required forms please contact Peace Corps/Kyrgyz Republic at the email address below.
NOTE: Back-up Medical Provider Position – Candidates applying for this full-time PCMO position will also be considered as candidates, if interest is confirmed, for an opened part-time “Back-up Medical Provider” if not offered the full-time PCMO position. The Scope of Work for the “Back-up Medical Provider” is provided as an attachment to this notice.
The individual will be required to follow any workplace health and/or safety rules indicated for their position specified in Peace Corps policies – including complying with any medical and/or training requirements the policy/policies specify.
Compensation starting from USD $34,360 per annum, negotiable based on salary history and experience.
Application Form and Statement of Work (SOW) are available at the Peace Corps website:
www.peacecorps.gov/kyrgyz-republic/contracts .

Interested applicants must submit the required documents by e-mail to pckg.contracting@gmail.com

Please indicate in the subject line of your email “PCMO Application_last_first_name”. Applications not meeting the criteria given above will not be considered. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, September 27, 2023 COB.

Peace Corps reserves the right to not evaluate or to withhold an offer under the following circumstances:
– Relative or household member is a current Peace Corps staff member;
– History of poor performance or conduct as a Peace Corps Trainee, Volunteer or staff member; or
– Prior connections with intelligence activities through employment, related work or family relations.

A contract will be awarded contingent upon successful completion of reference checks, background investigation and medical examination.
Peace Corps will not discriminate against an applicant because of that person's race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older, except when the applicant is beyond the mandatory retirement age in the country of assignment), disability, or genetic information.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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