Senegal

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
DAKAR-2021-003
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dakar
Position Title:
Registered Nurse Part-Time (U.S. EFM ONLY)
Open Period:
01/27/2021 - 02/14/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT
Series/Grade:
FP - 0510 5
Salary:
USD $47,619 - USD $47,619
Work Schedule:
Part-time - Part-time, 20 hours per week
Promotion Potential:
FP-5
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Senegal, SG
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
xxxx@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Not to exceed five (5) years.
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Registered Nurse (RN).  The position will become vacant in or about June 2021.

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 MED 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).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Education:   Degree (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.


Experience: A minimum of 2 years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.


Language: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. (This will be tested.)                                                 


Skills and Abilities:  This position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with complex 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.)

Education Requirements:

Degree (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:

Education:   Degree (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.


Experience: A minimum of 2 years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.


Language: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. (This will be tested.)


Skills and Abilities:  This position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with complex 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.)

Qualifications:

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


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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency 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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

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


Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:  



  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DAKAR-2021-003 for Registered Nurse. Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.

  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.

  3. Review and submit the application.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Supplemental Narrative Form (optional)

  • Proof of Education

  • Certificate or License

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Passport copy

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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 Dakar, Senegal.