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Physicians Assistant, Kabul



Kabul, Afghanistan 

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Report To: Principle Deputy Program Manager (PDPM)

PAE 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
* Evaluatepatients’ 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 highly preferred.

* 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

PAE 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.
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