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Job Title: Health Unit Registered Nurse, FSN-09 (ERR*)/FP-05

Employer: United States Mission

No. 2013-052  

Ref: A50202  

Location: LAGOS – U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates

WORK HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident– $38,278

Position Grade: FSN-09, ERR*

NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$50,043

Position Grade: FP-05

NOTE: 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 COM AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED TO POST.

The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Health Unit Registered Nurse in the Medical Unit office.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION: – The incumbent provides the range of registered nursing health care services, including the rendering of first-aid, immunizations, as well as evaluating and assessing a variety of medical conditions through physical examination, and selecting the appropriate treatment under signed written nursing protocols or referral to the RMO, FSHP or LE Staff medical provider.  – S/he maintains liaison with local health care providers; conducts health orientations for new arrivals and performs various other medical administrative functions.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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

1. Must be a graduate of a professional nursing school or college that has the equivalent of RN training in the U.S. (to be confirmed by the Regional Medical Officer and M/MED) and be fully credentialed/licensed in Nigeria.

2. At least two (2) years of hospital or outpatient nursing is required.

3. Level IV English language ability (Fluent) Speaking/Reading is required.

4. Strong interpersonal skills, client-oriented disposition and familiarity with the American Nursing standards of care is required.

5. Basic nursing skills such as vital sign measurement, injection administration, and bedside nursing care is required.

6. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel applications.

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174): http://s.jobnavy.com/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 (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. A typewritten 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.

Instructions for Completing DS-174: http://s.jobnavy.com/LD39s

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

Embassy of the United States of America

Human Resources Office

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive

Central District Area

Abuja.

Or submit to HRNigeria@state.gov

POINT OF CONTACT

Telephone: 09-461-4000 ext 4261

Fax: 09-461-4036

CLOSING DATE: October 9, 2013

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