Job Title: Physician
Ref: 2015-018, 2015-075
Location: Abuja – Health Unit
Position Grade: FSN-12/FP-03
Work Hours: Full time; 40 hours/week
- The incumbent provides medical services to approximately 156
direct hire American employees and approximately 85 dependents of all
agencies at post as primary care physician.
- S/He helps in planning and administering the health program at
post, including at – post hospitalizations and medical evacuations.
- S/He serves as consulting and on – call physician for high – level VIP visits when the RMO and/or FSHP are not present.
- S/He sees 377 Foreign Service National employees upon
occasion of injury on the job, referring any who become ill at work
to their private physicians.
Note: All applicants MUST address each
selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each criterion or the application will not be
- Medical Degree from the U.S. or western European equivalent is
required with a license to practice in Nigeria. Completion of formal
U.S. internship, minimum of three years formal residency or equivalent
training as certified by the U.S. Office of Medical Services (M/MED)
and current U.S. specialty Board certification is required
- Must have good working knowledge of Advanced Cardiac Life
Support, Pediatric Advances Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support,
and Emergency Preparedness for chemical, biological and radiological
- Regular attendance of the annual Continuing Medical Education
(CME) training and seminars to stay current with medical practice at
U.S. standards is required.
- Must be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and have a customer – service orientation.
- Minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in internal
medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, and OB/GYN. The
incumbent must possess the following experience: international medical
evacuations and experience of providing medical services during
- Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English, the use
of professional medical terminology is required. Language proficiency
will be tested.
- When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members
(USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is
essential that the candidate specifically address the required
qualifications above in the application.
Additional Selection Criteria
- Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
- Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member
Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions
within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
- Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services
Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within
the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired
into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
- Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
- Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an overall summary
rating of Needs Improvement; or Unsatisfactory on their most recent
Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Salary Or- Ordinarily Resident – N9,045,838.00 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN – 12
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan. NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$76,730 EFM/MOH – US$66,067 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP – 03.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
- Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS – 174; plus.
- Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD – 214 with their application.
- Any other documentation (e.g., certificates, awards, copies of
degrees earned) that directly addresses the qualification requirements
of the position as listed above.
- A type written and signed application letter specifically
applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as
advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number
on the application letter.
- Limit all electronic (e – mail) submissions to one entry/e –
mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word
formats, not pictures.
- E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit Application to:
Embassy of the United States of America,
Human Resources Office,
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
Central District Area,
Submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov
Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
- Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
- All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required
work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S.
Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered,
but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does
have to Be assigned officially to post.
Application Deadline 8th December, 2015.