US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-09-02 Deadline: 2018-09-09
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Medical Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Healthcare / Medical
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Hiring Agency Embassy Kathmandu
Position Title : Physician
Open Period : 08/31/2018 - 09/14/2018
Series/Grade : LE - 0505 12
Salary : (NPR) ₨3,101,145
Duty Location(s) 1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP

The physician in this position is expected to provide primary, urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their family members.  Additionally, the incumbent will provide emergency and occupational health services to all employees of the Mission.  Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination, and treatment.  The physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of the patient's care.  The physician will participate in after-hours call responsibilities with other health unit team members. The physician has significant impact on the entire embassy customer base in a variety of levels and fashions, including decisions on employees’ abilities to work, continued ability to be posted in their overseas assignment based on medical conditions that require ongoing management, and Medevac decisions and implications. The Front Office and Management Officer will look to this position to play a vital role in creating a healthier workplace, writing policies and providing advice on how to improve the health condition and awareness of the entire mission.

General Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience post-graduate training in primary care (Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) with at least 50% of the provider's time involved with direct patient care during that time is required.
Education Requirements:
Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintains a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required. English language ability will be tested. 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must be able to perform common office-based surgical procedures, primary care procedures, and have emergency response skills such as intubation of patients, IV insertion, ability to perform CPR, etc. Position shall work with standard medical equipment and is expected to know how to operate basic laboratory equipment. Must be proficient in use of computer including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet functions including medical literature searches and use of common computer-based applications/programs.  Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of the patients and be approachable and personable in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents. Practical medical skills will be tested.
KNOWLEDGE:  Applicant must be a skilled and experienced physician who recognizes and understands the problems of delivering healthcare to a large and diverse group of personnel and their family members and be able to adjust his/her response and actions to varying medical and social situations.  Expert knowledge in technical medical terminologies is required.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period of one year for LE Staff.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).   Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item.  Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

To view the vacancy announcement and apply directly, please visit:

For information on ERA and instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below: ERA information page-Internet site  

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Copy of Citizenship or passport
  • Copy of Medical license
  • Residency Permit (if applicable)
  • List of References
  • Education Transcript/Degree
  • Training Certificates 
  • Other Documents (work experience certificates, as available)
  • DD-214  (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language/skills test or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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