Cameroon

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Yaounde-2020-029
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Yaounde
Position Title:
Registered Nurse
Open Period:
12/30/2020 - 01/13/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
LE - 0510 9
Salary:
XAF FCFA15,666,826
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-9
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Yaounde, CM
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
ydeapplicants@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources.
For USEFM - FS is FP-05 Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week).


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.


 

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

The incumbent serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under the Bureau of Medical Services approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies, implementation of a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission.  The incumbent will work in the Medical Unit under the direct supervision of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or Medical Provider (MP). 100%

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must possess critical-thinking skills and comprehend Bureau of Medical Services (MED) policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations and insurance reimbursement methodology.  Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including betted specialists and hospitals.  Is a resource for arranging the best method to transport critically ill patients and maintains a working relationship with transport facilities.

Education Requirements:

Degree (Registered Nurse-RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing.  Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the host nation, country of origin, or the U.S.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English language is required. Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading French language is required. This will be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations.  Must have a solid working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care.  Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer. This may be tested.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.


For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.


The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:



  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

  2. AEFM / USEFM

  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 


** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.


For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Medical and Security clearances from the U.S. Embassy. 


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • University Degree

  • Other Documents

  • Other Documents 2

  • Other Documents 3

  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • References

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 


For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon.