PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTOR (PSC) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates POSITION: Peace Corps Medical Officer OPENING DATE: January 15, 2018 CLOSING DATE: March 14, 2018 WORK HOURS: 40 hours per Week
The United States Peace Corps (aka U.S – China Friendship Volunteer)seeks a Medical Doctor to serve as a contracted Peace Corps MedicalOfficer (PCMO) based in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The PCMO willprovide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers. Preferred candidates will have a strong English communication skills,demonstrated team skills and be willing to participate in administrativeduties.
Duties include: • Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteersincluding treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance withPeace Corps medical guidelines • Response to emergency medical situations • Design and presentation of health training sessions • Administrative tasks of the medical office including inventory ofmedical supplies and equipment • Alternate 24 hour on- call duty with the other PCMO • Coordination and collaboration with all Peace Corps medical staff
Qualifications and Requirements: • Graduate of accredited medical school MDs must be a graduate of a school listed in this link, Foundation forAdvancement of International Medical Education and Research https://search.wdoms.org/ • Current license to practice • At least 2 yeas’ residency training plus 3 years’ primary care independent practice • Ability to communicate effectively in oral /written English. • Ability to work effectively as part of an intercultural team • Be able to obtain an American visa
Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or theapplication will not be considered: 1. A resume or C.V. that includes: • Professional positions held, identifying duties, responsibilities,dates of employment, salary history and reason for leaving • Education and training, identifying universities attended, dates ofattendance, degrees and diplomas. • Professional licenses, certificates, registrations • An accounting for periods of unemployment longer than three months
2. A cover letter
All documents must be in English. Official translation is not required.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO Attention: Peace Corps Administrative Officer Email Address: PCMOResumes@cn.peacecorps.gov
The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.