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Physician Assistant for Travel Assignment!
at International SOS
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Job Title: Physician Assistant
Duration: 5 Year Contract
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Start Date: Immediate
Must Have DoS MRPT Clearance.
JOB DESCRIPTION: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Report To: Deputy Program Manager – Principle (DPM-P)
InternationalSOS is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Physician Assistant (PA). This individual will be
responsible for the provision of both preventative and emergency medical provision in a contingent environment.
In addition to medical services, the PA is responsible for developing, coordinating, and leading health education
training and overseeing various recurring environmental and drug testing. The place of performance for this
contract is Kabul, Afghanistan and the ideal candidate will have experience providing medical services austere,
hazardous environments. Potential applicants must be willing to live and work in the region for the period of
performance. The duties and responsibilities listed herein are representative of the nature and level of work
assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Manage a team of medics to provide regular and 24/7 emergency care across multiple sites
Take primary responsibility for logistics and operational management for multiple clinic sites, including
responsibility for medical inventory and management of controlled sub substances
Provide direct care to patients including examinations and treatments, recording medical histories, making
diagnoses, and prescribing treatments and medications
Perform periodic health assessments and environmental health assessments
Help patients manage their well-being with patient education
Work closely with the DPM-P and QA/QC Manager to reduce and manage work related injuries
Use evidence based approaches for the management of all health conditions
Evaluate patients’ response to care rendered and the effectiveness of care
Excellent clinical management experience and interpersonal communication skills
Independent thinking, self-confident, organized, and hard working
Must be able to engage effectively with a culturally diverse workforce
Must be able to provide clear, concise written updates comprehensive to lay audience
Experience with financial management as it relates to clinic resources is highly preferred
Must be able to work effectively under stress and pressure
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Education: Graduate of nationally accredited PA program with active license/certification is required.
PAs must have current NCCPA certification and unrestricted U.S. state licensure. Applicants with
additional, relevant certifications (e.g., PHTLS, TCCC) will be looked upon favorably.
Experience: Minimum of four years in healthcare system with at least one year of management
experience preferred. Experience working in urgent care, trauma, and/or in a conflict environment is
Security Vetting: Must be able to qualify for an MRPT (Moderate Risk for Public Trust) security vetting
designation. Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract.
Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with all
levels of employees and vendors.
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position
Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination
International SOS is a Drug-Free Workplace and an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.