Peace Corps Medical Officer (Nurse/Doctor ) - Liberia

Location : Liberia , Monrovia
Deadline : 11 July 2017

We are seeking Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Liberia. The PCMO will provide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Liberia and will work under the supervision of the Peace Corps Country Director in Liberia and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Duties include:

Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines
Individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems
Response to emergency medical situations
Member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Liberia
Ability to conduct trainings on health related issues
Site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers throughout Liberia
Administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management

Inventory of medical supplies and equipment
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
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 sites in Liberia
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Must be able to obtain an American visa

How To Apply:
Email application to: xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.com

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