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Job Title:
Medical Doctor, IRCC

PHP 1,519,160 per annum plus bonuses and benefits

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in the Philippines



Embassy of Canada in the Philippines

Closing date for applications:
26-09-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general direction of the Regional Medical Officer: the LES-MD will provide immigration medical assessment services which include immigration medical adjudication and assessment of immigration medical applications made by foreign nationals, manage panel physicians and liaise with the panel physician and regional public health network, and perform other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.

• Medical Degree from an accredited school of medicine with Canadian equivalence (comparable)

• Fluency in English (read, write, speak)

• Minimum 3 years' experience in clinical health care or in hospital setting
• Interpreting basic chest x-rays
• Providing support or administrative services such as: Medical data entry/extraction and providing written/oral reports

The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

• Tuberculosis Management
• Management of common chronic diseases
• General knowledge and use of various software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web-based applications

Abilities/ Competencies:
• Analyze medical examination results/information to assess health risks for the purposes of immigration
• Ability to review health assessment for clients and provide an opinion on the findings
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing

• Collaboration and Cooperation
• Demonstrating Integrity and respect
• Showing initiative and thinking things through

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates

• Master in Public Health, Epidemiology and Statistics, Infectious Diseases, or Health Service Administration
• At least 3 years’ experience in clinical health care related to the medical management of tuberculosis and/or chronic diseases
• Experience with quality assurance in health care settings.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Be able and committed to working additional hours as required, and on short notice, during evenings and weekends.

Condition(s) of Employment:

The successful candidate must:
• Have a valid “Reliability Status”, security check is required prior to appointment as well as a local police clearance certification and medical examination. The required level of security clearance must be maintained throughout the employment period.
• Have the ability to maintain a valid working authorization in the Philippines.
• Valid License to Practice Medicine without restriction in the Philippines

Area of selection:
This position is open to Philippine nationals and expatriates with or eligible for a work permit, who meet the Essential Qualifications and are currently residing in the Philippines.

Important Notes:
• Applications must be submitted through this website by 23:59, 26 September 2021, Manila time.
• Only applications received through the aforementioned website before the closing date will be accepted.
• Applicants should send a résumé and cover letter, in English or French which addresses each of the essential qualifications and any assets qualifications with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only contact those who pass the initial screening.

• Please note that the Government of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interview nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Applicants who fail to confirm their attendance at our written exam and/or interview will be considered withdrawn from the process.
• Applicants are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language (English or French) in their application.
• If candidates need any special assistance in terms of attending exams or interviews, then please let us know at during the application process.
• This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and/or similar positions with various tenures, including indeterminate and term at the Embassy of Canada in Manila Philippines which may arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process. If the selected candidate is already an active Locally-Engaged Staff (LES) employee, the eligibility list may also be used for assignments or acting appointments. When you submit your application, you must specify at least one type of employment tenure for which you are interested in being considered (e.g., indeterminate only) so that we may create applicable eligibility lists.

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