Registered Nurse

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Closes : December 9, 2022

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Announcement Number:
LILONGWE2022-31
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Lilongwe
Position Title:
Registered Nurse – ((Open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources))
Open Period:
11/25/2022 – 12/09/2022 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE – 0510 9
Salary:
Not Specified
Work Schedule:
Full-time – • Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Promotion Potential:
LE-9
Duty Location(s):
1  Vacancy in

Lilongwe, MI
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
 HR Section
000-000-0000
[email protected]

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Candidates – All Sources /USEFMs or MOHs

For USEFM – FP 5 is 54,932. Actual FP 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 (https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eight-Qualities-of-Overseas-Employees.pdf) before you apply.
Summary:
The US Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Registered Nurse.

The work schedule for this position is: Part Time (20 hours per week)

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

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 Medical Provider.

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 possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s 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 (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:
This may be tested:

LANGUAGE:

English level III (Good Working Knowledge) Language required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenge 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.

Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period 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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs) and locally-resident EFMs working at the U.S. Mission Lilongwe, Malawi 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 in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

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

What is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc? (https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf)

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission 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. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button available on the link; https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/mwi/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

For more information on how to apply visit the our website; https://mw.usembassy.gov

Required Documents:
• Copy of Nurse license and graduate of professional nursing certificate
• Residency and/or Work Permit for non-Malawians or Citizen Identification or any form of identification for Malawians.
• Resume/CV
Next Steps:
Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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

To apply for this job please visit erajobs.state.gov .

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