Registered Nurse

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-11-05 Deadline: 2015-11-19
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Graduate of professional nursing school with a current and unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Western European equivalent is required
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Healthcare / Medical
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The American Embassy in Kathmandu is seeking an individual for the position of Registered Nurse.

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Registered Nurse
OPENING DATE: November 5, 2015
CLOSING DATE: November 19, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: Rs.1,161,099 p.a.
Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-9

US $43,812 p.a.
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-5*

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
This position functions as the Post's primary health care provider. The incumbent will serve as the U.S. Registered Professional Nurse, or Western European equivalent trained Registered Professional Nurse with comparable licensure. The position is located in the Embassy Health Unit (HU) and is under the direct supervision of the Medical Provider (MP). The position will provide the full range of professional nursing services to American and Locally Employed Staff. The incumbent must be available outside of normal Embassy working hours.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

NOTE: Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

1. EDUCATION: Graduate of professional nursing school with a current and unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Western European equivalent is required.
 

2. EXPERIENCE: Previous experience teaching at least three of the following health promotion activities is required: smoking cessation; weight reduction; well child anticipatory guidance; emergency first aid; prenatal classes; community emergency response; CPR; safe food services; healthy lifestyle; stress management and relaxation; drug and alcohol dependence; and/or HIV prevention. Experience in primary adult and pediatric ambulatory care is required.

3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required.

4. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good working knowledge or experience of current health promotion recommendations in the U.S. population is required. Must be familiar with the American Nurses Association Scope and Standards of Practice.

 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at http://nepal.usembassy.gov/about_the_embassy/job-opportunities.html and/or by contacting the 

Human Resources Office at telephone #4234226.

SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(2) USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(3) FS on LWOP

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a non-sensitive Public Trust security certification.(Note: Candidate must be able to secure a Public Trust security certification within 9 months of application)

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website at http://nepal.usembassy.gov/about_the_embassy/job-opportunities.html or by contacting Human Resources at telephone# 4234226; and

2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. copies of education certificates, transcripts, degrees, awards etc.)

IMPORTANT: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).
 

WHERE TO APPLY:

Mailing Address: Human Resources Office
G.P.O. Box 295
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail Address: recruitktm@state.gov
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.

Appendix A - DEFINITIONS

Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is defined an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

ï‚· U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
ï‚· Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
ï‚· Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term “child” shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchild, adopted child, and a child under legal guardianship of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such child is expected to be under legal guardianship until 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian; or
ï‚· Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or samesex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
ï‚· Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
ï‚· Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
ï‚· Is under chief of mission authority. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
ï‚· U.S. Citizen; and
ï‚· Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
ï‚· Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
ï‚· Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a directhire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
ï‚· resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
ï‚· Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
ï‚· U.S. Citizen; and
ï‚· Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
ï‚· Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
ï‚· Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a directhire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
ï‚· Is under chief of mission authority; and
ï‚· Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
ï‚· Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): A MOH is an individual who meets all of the following criteria.
ï‚· A MOH is someone who accompanies or joins a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
ï‚· A MOH must be officially declared to the COM by the sponsoring employee as part of his/her household; and
ï‚· A MOH is under COM authority;
ï‚· A MOH may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative, or adult child;
ï‚· A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen;
ï‚· A MOH is not an EFM;
ï‚· A MOH is not listed on the travel orders or approved Form F-126 of a sponsoring employee. 

Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
ï‚· An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
ï‚· Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
ï‚· Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
ï‚· Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
ï‚· Is not a citizen of the host country; and
ï‚· Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
ï‚· Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.


Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
ï‚· A citizen of the host country; or
ï‚· A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
ï‚· Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

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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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