Foreign Service Regional Medical Officer

Job Announcement Number:
Location Name:
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Department Of State
Occupation Code:
Pay Plan:
Appointment Duration:
Permanent after being tenured in the Foreign Service by a Foreign Service Tenure Board.
Opening Date:
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Closing Date:
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Job Status:
$115,529.00 to $133,444.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
01 to 01
Who May Apply:
Must be a U.S. citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service career. Applicants may not reapply for one year after the previous application for the same position. If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply (except Diplomatic Security Special Agent (SA) candidates whose denial was based solely on the unique requirements for SAs.)
Job Summary:
The U.S. Department of State, our countrys lead foreign policy agency, provides a rich international experience whether at home or abroad, and opportunities to become responsible leaders. Each day, our employees make a difference as they contribute to our global society and defend and advance our countrys interests and values. They work on the business of diplomacy and high priority issues that impact the safety, security, and prosperity of our world human rights, environment, energy, food security, public health, and technology all while experiencing a unique career. Our talented workforce reflects and champions all of our strengths and diversity personal, professional, and educational. We offer a workplace that values and rewards leadership, collaboration and innovation, and personal and professional development. The Bureau of Medical Services (MED) in the Department of State maintains and promotes the health of employees and their accompanying family members who represent United States government agencies abroad. The Department assigns Foreign Service Medical Officers (RMOs), Psychiatrists (RMO/Ps), Medical Providers (MPs), and Medical Laboratory Scientists (RMLS) to selected posts overseas. Many of these posts have significant health risks and local medical care that is inadequate by U.S. standards. As a member of a diplomatic team, you will not only help to accomplish the mission of the Department of State, but also will be a representative of your country to the people of other nations. A Foreign Service career involves uncommon commitments and occasional hardships, as well as unique rewards and opportunities. A decision to enter this career should be based on extraordinary motivation and a firm dedication to public service.

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