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Job Title:
Health Admissibility Adjudicator (HAA)

Php677,966.00 plus bonuses and benefits, non-negotiable

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
Indeterminate, full-time at 37.5 hours per week



Levels 6-8 Tower 2 RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Avenue, Makati

Closing date for applications:
09-12-2018 At midnight UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general direction of the Regional Medical Officers and as part of the Regional Medical Office team, the Health Admissibility Adjudicator (HAA) screens and assesses a large number of immigration medical examinations every year. While the HAA does not perform the medical examination, he/she will review all the medical documentation, test results and chest x-ray that are part of the examination in order to identify health risks and conditions. This position works closely with the team physicians who provide guidance and advice. The HAA assesses medical information regarding visa applicants’ admissibility to Canada on health grounds.

Essential qualifications:

- Fluency in English (read, write, speak)

- Bachelor’s Nursing Degree recognized by the Professional Regulations Commission/PRC (an equivalent nursing degree from an accredited university in another country may be considered); a Medical Degree from an accredited university recognized by the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges may also be considered

- At least two years’ experience in clinical health care in a hospital setting
- One year's experience in clinical health care in a hospital setting plus an additional one year's experience in any of the following: a public health program, community health program, health research program, and/or reviewing medical files in an embassy medical office or similar large scale organization medical office


- Tuberculosis Management
- Management of common chronic diseases

Abilities / Competencies:
- Analyze immigration medical examinations to assess health risks of visa applicants to Canada
- Manage professional stakeholders
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Use computer software applications

Personal Suitability:
- Team Function
- Judgment
- Interpersonal skills

Asset Qualifications:
- Master of Arts or Master of Science in Nursing, Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Community Medicine or related disciplines
- Master’s degree in Administration, Public Administration or related disciplines
- Master or training in Public Health, Epidemiology and Statistics, Infectious Diseases, or Health Service Administration

- At least three years’ experience in clinical health care related to the medical management of tuberculosis and/or chronic diseases

Organizational Needs:
Working hours:
Mondays-Thursdays: 07h30-16h15
Fridays: 07h30-12h00

Operational Requirements:

Condition(s) of Employment:
The successful candidate must:

1. Obtain and maintain the required level of security clearance from the Government of Canada. This involves, among other things, criminal record checks, credit checks and validation of qualifications.

2. If non-citizen of the Philippines, have the possession of or ability to procure a valid working permit in the Philippines for an indeterminate period.

3. Meet the employer’s medical requirements by undergoing a medical evaluation by a physician.

4. Be able and committed to working additional hours as required, and on short notice, during evenings and weekends.

Area of selection:
Open to Philippine nationals and expatriates eligible for a work permit, who meet the Essential Qualifications and are currently residing in the Philippines

Important Notes:
To apply, candidates, including previous applicants, should send a résumé and covering letter which addresses each selection criterion with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in the Essential and Asset Qualifications.

Applications must be submitted through this website by 23h59 pm 9 December 2018 (Manila time). Only applications received through the website will be accepted.

Candidates must meet the Essential Qualifications to be invited to the competition process. Candidates will be assessed on Abilities, Personal Suitability, Essential and Asset Qualifications. A written examination and/or interview may be administered. References will be required and reference checks may be conducted and evaluated.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only contact those who pass the initial screening. Candidates must provide contact information so that they can be easily reached (e-mail, mobile, etc.).

The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list for similar openings in the Embassy which might arise in the twelve months following the completion of this competition.

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.

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