L’Ambassade des États-Unis recherche un médecin, Niamey, Niger


U.S. Mission       

Niamey, Niger

Announcement Number : Niamey -2022-020

Position Title : Physician

Opening Period :  August 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022

Series/Grade :  LE 0505 FSN-12

Salary :  FCFA 26,488 125 – FCFA 26,488 125 (Annual Basic Salary)

For More Info : Human Resources Office: 20722661 ext. 26261/26161

E-mail Address : [email protected]

Who May Apply : All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Duration Appointment : Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

The work schedule for this position is : Full Time (40 hours per week)




The physician in this position is expected to provide primary urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their family members.  Additionally, the incumbent will provide emergency and occupational health services to all employees of the Mission.  Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination, and treatment.  The LE Staff physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of the patient’s care.  The LE Staff physician will participate in after-hours call responsibilities with other health unit team members. The job holder has significant impact on the entire embassy customer base in a variety of levels and fashions, including decisions on employees’ abilities to work, continued ability to be posted in their overseas assignment based on medical conditions that require ongoing management, and Medevac decisions and implications. The Front Office and Management Officer will look to this position to play a vital role in creating a healthier workplace, writing policies and providing advice on how to improve the health condition and awareness of the entire mission.


Profil :

EDUCATION : Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintains a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

EXPERIENCE : A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience post-graduate training in primary care (Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) with at least 50% of the provider’s time involved with direct patient care during that time is required.

LANGUAGE : English level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. French level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Must be able to perform common office-based surgical procedures, primary care procedures, and have emergency response skills such as intubation of patients, IV insertion, ability to perform CPR, etc. Position shall work with standard medical equipment and is expected to know how to operate basic laboratory equipment. Must be proficient in use of computer including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet functions including medical literature searches and use of common computer-based applications/programs. Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of the patients and be approachable and personable in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents. This may be tested.


How to Apply :

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered  : lGo to US Embassy Website at :  https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Click on Current Vacancies, choose Announcement Number Niamey-2022-020 Physician and follow the instructions.

lUpload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g resume, cover letter, degree, Work certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.