Caribbean: UN Barbados and OECS invited applications for the position of United Nations Examining Physicians (UNEPs). The deadline for the submission of the application is September 29, 2023.
UN Barbados and OECS also announced the key requirements and the criteria for applying for the position. The job role of the applicants would be providing health and well-being assistance to the UN personnel and their families in the Eastern Caribbean.
The vacancy is opened at the territories such as Anguilla (5), Antigua and Barbuda (5), Barbados (1), British Virgin Islands (4), Dominica (4), Grenada (4), Montserrat (5), Saint Kitts and Nevis (4), Saint Lucia (1), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (5).
People who are dedicated medical professionals are suitable to apply for the position.
Key Requirements: To be considered for this role, candidates must have:
- The candidates should possess a doctorate (MBBS/MBChB/MD) in medicine with sub-specialization in General Practice/Family medicine/Internist.
- There should be a minimum of five (5) years of continuous clinical experience as a GP or Internist.
- The candidates should provide valid licenses to practise.
Duties and responsibilities: UNEPs play a vital role in:
- The candidates will have to conduct pre-employment and periodic medical examinations.
- They will also have to perform exit medical examinations.
- The selected candidate will also have to provide assistance and recommendation for medical evacuations.
UN Barbados and OECS support the Caribbean region with different plans, programmes and initiatives. Earlier on World Humanitarian Day, a day to honour the work of those who dedicate their lives to helping others, they honoured exceptional people.
They are inspired by the story of Marcashar Warner and the staff of 869-AccXess Services in St Kitts.
During the pandemic, they donated packages of food, vitamins, and medications to the Cardin Home for Seniors. They also provided transportation services to their clients, adhering to all WHO protocols to keep everyone safe.
UN Barbados and OECS said that their work is a reminder that they all have the power to make a difference in the world.