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Job Title:
Medical Doctor (MD)

PHP 1,498,185 plus bonuses and benefits

Vacancy type:


Medical Doctor

Embassy of Canada in the Philippines

Closing date for applications:
07-12-2020 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:
• 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

• 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

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

Asset Qualifications:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:
• 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:
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. 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:
How to Apply:
• Applications must be submitted through this website by 23:59, 07 December 2020, 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.

• Applicants should attach a copy of a valid License to Practice Medicine without restriction in the Philippines in their application. If a valid physical License card is not available due to delays in issuance, proof of online renewal must be sent in the interim.

• 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.

• We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only contact those who pass the initial screening.

Other Information:
• Please note that the Canadian Government 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.

• Applicants are advised that the exam and interview will only be re-scheduled under these exceptional circumstances:
a. Medical reason with certificate
b. Pre-arranged travel with proof
c. Pre-scheduled training with proof
d. Death in the family
e. Other exceptional reason deemed acceptable by the Selection Board

• If candidates need any special assistance in terms of attending exams or interviews, then please let us know at during the application process.

• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the The Embassy of Canada in Manila which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.

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