Job Opening: MEDICAL OFFICER-Personal Service Contractor (PSC) (Deadline: February 28, 2019)

OPEN TO:                    All Qualified Candidates

OPENING DATE:           31 January 2019

CLOSING DATE:           28 February 2019

 

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  Peace Corps (www.peacecorps.gov) is a U.S. government agency that sends volunteers to assist in development. Learn more about Peace Corps Cambodia here: http://cambodia.peacecorps.gov https://www.facebook.com/cambodia.peacecorps

Position Description:

The Medical Officer, in partnership with another PCMO, manages Peace Corps medical office to provide healthcare to all Peace Corps Volunteers in Cambodia. This is a full time (40hours/week) working under the supervision of the Country Director and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Duties Include:

  • 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
  • Facilitate individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems
  • Respond to emergency medical situations
  • Serves as Member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Cambodia
  • Conducts trainings on health related issues
  • Participates in site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers
  • Supervise a Medical Assistant to manage administrative tasks of the medical office including budget and inventory of medical supplies and equipment
  • Alternates 24 hour on-call duty with the other Medical Officer

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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/
  • Possess a current license to practice
  • Three years of relevant clinical experience in primary care after medical school
  • Experience in managing mental health issues including counseling of patients
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in oral /written English.
  • Must be able to obtain a United States visa

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience managing administrative functions and working with multiple teams in a professional organization.
  • Experience in training design and presentation of health related material
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
  • Proven ability to succeed in a multi-cultural English-speaking organization.
  • Proven excellence in managing multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on short notice

Application Instructions:

  • Submit a cover letter in English describing your interest in working with the Peace Corps and how you meet the qualifications.
  • Submit a CV in English that demonstrates how you meet the desired qualifications and includes:
    • Professional positions held, identifying duties, responsibilities, 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
  • Submit documentation of required degree(s) including:
    • Diploma from medical school
    • Professional medical license
    • Professional certification if Nurse Practitioner
  • Send cover letter, CV/Resume, and documentation of degrees to KH-jobs@peacecorps.gov with the title “PCMO”
  • Or, deliver to the Peace Corps Office – #7A, Street 256
  • Or, mail to Peace Corps Office, PO Box 2453, Phnom Penh 3

For questions, please contact Peace Corps/Cambodia at Tel: 023 222 901.

Applications that fail to follow application instructions or address the required qualifications or are submitted after 5:00pm on the closing date will not be considered. All documents must be in English.  Official translation is not required.