Medical Secretary

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Medical Secretary

The United States Peace Corps seeks experienced and qualified applicants for the full time contracted position of Medical Secretary (MS), Personal Services Contractor working 40 hours per week based in Kathmandu.

Under the specific direction of the Peace Corps Medical Officers (PCMOs), the MS performs administrative duties, including but not limited to; working as the health unit receptionist, screening phone calls, taking messages, coordinating requests, scheduling medical appointments, managing medical records, assisting in managing medical supplies inventories, distributing medicines to Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) under PCMO oversight, and other clerical and administrative functions in support of PCMOs and the medical unit.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education: Completion of 12th grade (intermediate) or equivalent (see Desired Qualifications in Next Section for additional details)
Prior Work Experience: Minimum of two years related experience in a medical administration role.
Language Proficiency: Fluent in both English and Nepali (written and spoken).
Knowledge: Medical administration, medical records management, and/or medical office operations.
Skills and Abilities: Computer experience including Microsoft Office (including MS Word and MS Excel), Outlook and internet. Ability to perform administrative responsibilities efficiently and in compliance with Peace Corps and other relevant regulations required. Exhibits tact and diplomacy when interacting with vendors, contractors and Volunteers.

Desired Qualifications: Registered Nurses, Health Assistants and other health care experienced candidates who have at least two years of progressively responsible related experience in performing administrative duties related to health services are encouraged to apply. Experience in a medical setting working with foreigners is also preferred.

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Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter in English addressing the qualification requirements and salary requirements by email to: In the submission, candidates should specifically address experience working with relevant computer software and systems. Please list “Announcement Number: 22-002, Medical Secretary” in the subject line of the email. Only applications received by the deadline of Friday, July 9, 2022 at 5 PM will be considered.

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Source: The Himalayan Times, 22 June 2022

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