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Peace Corps Ecuador

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Peace Corps Medical Officer

Peace Corps Ecuador
Washington, DC Full-time
Posted on May 27, 2018

Position: Peace Corps Medical Officer

Opening Date: May 27, 2018

Closing Date: July 08, 2018

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Doctor to serve as a full-time contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO), to be based in Quito. The PCMO will provide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Ecuador, and will work under the supervision of the Peace Corps Country Director and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Starting base salary may range from $66,639-$77,368 annually, depending on qualifications, inclusive of annual fixed benefits, 13th month, 14th month, and reserve fund bonuses.

Life and health insurance are provided, with annual coverage of health benefits for each individual up to $57,600. Duties include: Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines; individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems; and response to emergency medical situations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school
  • Current license to practice
  • Relevant clinical experience in primary care
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral/written English
  • Residency in Ecuador
  • License to practice medicine in Ecuador
  • Residency in Ecuador
  • License to practice medicine in Ecuador

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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