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US CONSULATE IN NIGERIA (NURSE PRACTITIONER) VACANCIES
Date Posted: 29/Oct/2015   Deadline: 10/Nov/2015


US Consulate in Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the following position:



Position: Nurse Practitioner



Location: Lagos State - Nigeria.



Work Hours: Part- time; 36 hours/week



Salary:

OR – Ordinarily Resident–N8,795, 684p.a.  (Starting basic salary)

Position Grade: FSN-10

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in  accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM-US$57,270EFM/MOH –US$ 49,311

(Starting Salary) p.a.



Position Grade: FP-05/5



Job  Description:

The incumbent provides primary preventive and emergency health care services to the entire American direct hire and dependents of all agencies at post and coordinate referrals with providers in Nigeria or medevac referrals when necessary.

S/he assesses Foreign Service National Employees upon occasions of injury at work and refers any who become ill at work to their local private physicians.

The program assists with the health unit administrative matters and trainings.

Additionally, s/he communicates with the local providers, local diagnostic facilities, local pharmaceutical and air ambulance companies to provide their assistance with individual care when needed.



Qualifications/Requirements:

All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

Masters degree in nurse practitioner with current unrestricted license. MSN with nurse practitioner certification from either American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is required.

Minimum of two (2) years of experience or practice after receiving advanced degree is required.

Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.

Must have practice advanced nursing to include examinations, diagnosis and treatment of disease, and health education. Expertise with otoscope, ophthalmoscope, stethoscope and other diagnostic instruments is required.

Ability to work without technical medical supervision, plan and administer a health program is required.

Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft and keyboard data entry is required.



NB:

ALL  NOT  ORDINARILY  RESIDENT  APPLICANTS  MUST  HAVE  THE

REQUIRED  WORK  AND  RESIDENCY  PERMITS  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  CONSIDERATION.

A   U.S.   CITIZEN   EFM   DOES   NOT   HAVE   TO   BE  RESIDING  IN  COUNTRY  TO  BE  CONSIDERED,  BUT  THE  SPONSORING  OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO  BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.  



SELECTION PROCESS:

When  fully  qualified,  U.S.  Citizen  Eligible  Family  Members  (USEFMs)  and  U.S.  Veterans  are  given  preference.    Therefore,  it  is  essential  that  the  candidate  specifically  address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status  in determining successful candidacy.  

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current  Ordinarily  Resident  employees  with  an  o

verall summary rating of “Needs  Improvement”  or  “Unsatisfactory”  on  their  most  recent  Employee  Performance  Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently  employed  U.S.  Citizen  EFMs  who  hold  a  Family  Member  Appointment  (FMA)  are  ineligible  to  apply  for  advertised  positions  within  the  first  90  calendar  days of their employment.

5. Currently  employed  NORs  hired  under  a  Personal  Services  Agreement  (PSA)  are  ineligible  to  apply  for  advertised  positions  within  the  first  90  calendar  days  of  their  employment  unless  cur

rently  hired  into  a  position  with  a  When  Actually  Employed  (WAE) work schedule.

6. 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



Method of Application:

All potential job applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the  application will not be considered:



1. Application for US Federal Employment  (DS-174) ; or a current resume or  curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS- 174

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form  DD - 214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC  Certificates/exemptions or awards.

4. A type-wrtten and signed application letter specifically applying for this position,  and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised.  Please reference the job  title and announcement number on the application letter.

5. Limit all electronic (e- mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than  5MB.  

Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.

6. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.



SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

HRNigeria@state.gov



Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.

POINT OF CONTACT:

Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261



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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.



Application Deadline: 10th November, 2015



Signatories:

Drafted: JOkomba

Approved : SHRO: WGooding

Cleared: HU: JRiemers.



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