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Vacancy Announcement: Bujumbura-2019-04
Who May Apply : All eligible candidates – All sources
Position: Physician
Opening Period: July 31, 2019
Closing Date: August 14, 2019 at 16:00
Work Hours: Full-time: 40 hours/week

Note: Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 (Monday to Thursday) and 11:00 on Friday.


The candidate reports to the lead medical provider. The candidate is expected to provide primary urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their family members. Additionally the candidate will provide emergency and occupational health services to all employees of the Mission. The candidate is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of the patient's care. The candidate will make decisions on employees’ abilities to work, continued ability to be posted in their overseas assignment based on medical conditions that require ongoing management, and Medevac decisions and implications.


EDUCATION: The applicant must have a Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintain a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience post-graduate training in primary care (Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) with at least 50% of the provider's time involved with direct patient care during that time is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Applicant must be a skilled and experienced physician who recognizes and understands the problems of delivering healthcare to a large and diverse group of personnel and their family members and be able to adjust his/her response and actions to varying medical and social situations. Expert knowledge in technical medical terminology.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The candidate must be able to perform common office-based surgical procedures, primary care procedures, and have emergency response skills such as intubation of patients, IV insertion, ability to perform CPR, etc. The candidate shall work with standard medical equipment and is expected to know how to operate basic laboratory equipment. S/he must be proficient in use of computer including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet functions including medical literature searches and use of common computer-based applications/programs.

Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.

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