TCN Peace Corps Medical Officer ((Nurse or Doctor)

Location: Madagascar , Antananarivo
Closing date: 28 Apr 2017

(Open to Foreign candidates / Third Country National)
Seeking a full time (40 hours per week) Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a contracted Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Antananarivo. The PCMO will provide health care to Volunteers in Madagascar and will work under the supervision of the Country Director in Madagascar and the Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Duties include:
• Routine primary health care to Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with  medical guidelines
• Individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems
• Response to emergency medical situations
• Ability to conduct trainings on health related issues
• Site visits to  Volunteers and medical providers throughout Madagascar
• Administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management
• Inventory of medical supplies and equipmen
• 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
• Current license to practice medicine
• Relevant clinical experience in primary care
• 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 remote sites in Madagascar
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Must be able to obtain an American visa

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit their application packets (pdf format) by email to xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.cxom
Please include “Ref: 
(email available to paid up members ONLY)