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Registered Nurse needed at Embassy of United States of America

Embassy of United States of America

Embassy of United States of America

Position: Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Time: Part-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary: USD $22,976.5
Application Deadline: Oct, 8/2021 


Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency

  • For USEFM – FP is 05.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Temporary

Appointment Type Details: Definite not to exceed five years

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.



The work schedule for this position is: Part -Time (20 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: NO

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: NO

Travel Required: Not Required



Under the direct supervision of the Medical Provider, the incumbent will work in the Medical Unit and serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under (Medical) MED approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies, implementation of a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission.


Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.

EDUCATION: Degree (Registered Nurse (RN) Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing. Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the host nation, country of origin, or the U.S.

LANGUAGE:  English Level III (Good Working Knowledge) (speaking/reading/writing) is required. English Language will be tested

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations. Must have a solid working knowledge of (Medical) MED’s Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care. Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer. (There will a skill test for this position)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
  • For US Citizen EFMs (NORs), benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.  Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
  • For Ordinarily Resident (OR) US Citizen Employees, salary is denominated in US Dollars and will be paid in local currency using the established exchange rate.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.



  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

How to apply

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.


Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:


    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Passport copy
    • Copy of Completion of High School
    • Driver’s License (if applicable)
    • Certificate or License
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)
    • Letter(s) of recommendation
    • List of references

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office


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This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. Getachew Bayu

    Type here.. am interested

  2. Gemechis Tekle

    I need work

  3. Eyerusalem Asmamaw

    I have more than 2 years experience from Tekelehaymanot general hospital

    1. Admin

      Doctors online has no direct affiliation with this employer but you can follow the instructions on the ‘How to apply’ section in order to apply.

  4. Chaltu Tessema

    This is a life time opportunity for me so l want work with this organization so bad and if you choose me l work very hard and smartly because l am expiriyansed lastly tanx for this opportunity.

    1. Admin

      Doctors online has no direct affiliation with this employer but you can follow the instructions on the ‘How to apply’ section in order to apply.

  5. Eleni mekonen

    Am interested and expereianced nurse professional

    1. Admin

      Please use the information on the how to apply section to apply.

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