U.S. Embassy in South Africa has a vacancy for a skilled Registered Nurse

Job Overview

The U.S. Mission to South Africa is looking for a dedicated and skilled Registered Nurse to join our team!

📅 Application Deadline: 25 June 2024
📍 Location: Embassy Pretoria

If you have a passion for healthcare and thrive in a dynamic environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse at our Mission, you will:

✅ Provide top-notch medical care to Mission employees and their families
✅ Maintain and manage medical equipment and supplies
✅ Implement a comprehensive vaccination program
✅ Lead group and individual health education initiatives
✅ Develop and execute medical emergency contingency plans

You’ll work closely with our Medical Unit under the guidance of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or Medical Provider (MP).

Education Requirements

  • Degree (RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the host nation, country of origin, or the U.S.

Knowledge and Experience


  • A minimum of two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required. 


  • The incumbent possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations and insurance reimbursement methodology. 
  • Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including betted specialists and hospitals. 
  • Is a resource for arranging the best method to transport critically ill patients and maintains a working relationship with transport facilities.

Skills and Abilities

  • The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations. 
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care. 
  • Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer.

How to Apply

This is more than just a job – it’s a chance to make a real impact on the health and well-being of our community.

If you’re ready to take on this rewarding challenge, then CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

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