US – China Friendship Volunteers (Peace Corps – China)
The United States-China Friendship Volunteers is seeking to fill the following position in Chengdu. Qualified persons must provide a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae in English, with work and salary history and work-related references.
Send application materials by fax to 028-8541-7152, attn: Med Selection Committee, or by post to: Med Selection Committee, U.S.-China Friendship Volunteers, Sichuan University, Wang Jiang Road No. 29, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610064.
The deadline for receiving applications is: October 10, 2010
Candidates best meeting the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
The position of Medical Clerk is a new, permanent position with Peace Corps. The Medical Clerk will be part of a four-person medical team responsible for the well-being of US-China Friendship Volunteers (Peace Corps Volunteers, or PCVs.)
The Medical Clerk is responsible for providing clinical and administrative support to the medical unit and assists in the arrangements of all medical events, including but not limited to:
• Preparation and delivery of Health Training to PCVs,
• Maintaining medical documents and up-to-date, organized files/records
• Administering vaccines
• Traveling to PCV sites with Medical Officer to check on the well being of PCVs
• Physical exams given to PCVs annually
The position requires someone who has good organizational skills, patience with details, an ability to troubleshoot, experience maintaining records and appropriate medical training to respond appropriately and in a timely manner to support requests made by the Medical Officers.
•Solid command of English language, both written and verbal
•Administrative experience in a medical facility or office
•Some medical training or experience; Certificate of Public Health, Medical School, Nursing, or Pharmaceutical preferred
•Highly developed communication and organizational skills
•Experience working with foreign persons and/or organizations
•Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
•Demonstrates willingness to learn new systems and motivation to improve existing capabilities
•A positive attitude towards China, its people, and the goals of Peace Corps