The US Embassy in Senegal is hiring a Physician Assistant.
Your responsibilities as Physician Assistant at the US Embassy
The Physician Assistant (PA) in this position is responsible for providing a full range of primary care, preventative, occupational health and emergency medical services for the U.S. Embassy’s official community. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination and treatment. The PA is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of patient care. They are expected to participate in the regular call schedule as well as provide after-hours medical consultations, referrals, and provide medical supervision of the Medical Unit staff in the absence of the MP/RMO.
-Experience Physician Assistant: A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in a primary or urgent care setting with at least 50% of their time spent in clinical care situations is required.
Must have completed a Bachelor level Physician Assistant program and must hold and maintain a valid licensure and current certification(s) in the respective curriculum within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.
Language: English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. French Level II limited is required. (This will be tested.)
The incumbent must possess the ability to objectively analyze patient problems, utilize competent decision-making skills, and apply sound judgment in assessing possible solutions. Must possess a high degree of integrity, decisiveness and fairness in order to equitably apply regulations and policies of the medical program. Must be sensitive to the needs and perspective of others and be approachable. Maturity, stability, objectivity, resourcefulness, adaptability and sound professional judgment are essential.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Deadline for applications: 26 September 2019