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Peace Corps Medical Contractor Worldwide - PCMC-worldwide-Continous

Solicitation Number: PeaceCorpsPCMC
Agency: Peace Corps
Office: Office Of Acquisitions And Contract Management
Location: OACM
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Added: Mar 28, 2012 10:29 am

This is an open and continuous solicitation. Contracts will be competed from the pool of applicants as contracts come open. Peace Corps (PC) seeks licensed and nationally certified nurse practitioners, physician assistants and physicians to serve as Peace Corps Medical Contractors (PCMCs) worldwide. Occasionally a position may be open to a registered nurse with highly specialized qualifications. PCMCs are paid contractors who provide healthcare, education, and counseling services and manage the Peace Corps Volunteer health care programs in their countries of assignment. See attached Statement of Work for complete description of responsibilities. The contract is for a one-year period with three (3) option years. The first option year is at the unilateral option of the Peace Corps.


Required Qualifications:

Minimum three years recent, relevant primary care experience

Current certifications in one of the following:

Nurse practitioner, physician assistant, physician, registered nurse.

**No unfavorable actions related to medical malpractice, state license, clinical privileges, etc in National Practitioner Data Bank.

Security background clearance. A background security investigation will be required. The contract award will be subject to the contractor's successful completion of a background security investigation.

Physically fit to work in an overseas environment. The contract award will be subject to the contractor passing a physical examination.

Contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration before being awarded a Federal Government contract. Registration can be accomplished at

Professional fluency in English

**Peace Corps requires that PCMCs have and maintain a current, active license to practice at the level of their credentials.

All practitioners must maintain their national certifications during the entire contract period.

Physicians Assistants must hold certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc. or the National Academy of Physician Assistants. Physician assistants must also maintain current, active licenses to practice for the duration of their service.  Nurse practitioners must hold certification from a national certifying organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


Desired qualifications:

Independent practice experience

Experience managing a clinic

Experience providing or presenting preventive health education and training to non-medical personnel

Demonstrated ability to practice in environments with limited resources

Language skills if applicable, e.g., French or Spanish


Application Requirements:

1. All applicants should submit the following materials together to Peace Corps via FAX or commercial express mail at the contact information listed below:

 Application form (Form attached)

Current resume

Skills check list (Form attached)

Copies of current professional licenses and certifications

2. All applicants must arrange to have the following additional documents sent to Peace Corps:

Three confidential professional references submitted directly from the issuing individual. (Form attached)

Primary source verification of professional school attended (NP, PA, MD, RN) submitted directly from the issuing institution. (Form attached) [If Peace Corps already has this verification from a previous application, resubmission is not necessary.]


Competitive evaluation of applicants will be based on the following criteria:

Counseling experience and ability • Experience providing preventive health education and training to non-medical personnel

Experience managing and administering health care systems, clinics, or out-patient programs

Recent relevant primary care experience

When appropriate, competency in the language spoken at post Files attached to this solicitation include the following:

Statement of Work

 Application Form

Skills checklist

Reference form


Primary source/Contact information: Marty Leishman, PCMO Program Coordinator Office of Medical Services Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters Room 5206 1111 20th St. NW Washington, DC 20526 Phone: 202.692.1524 FAX: 202.692.1471

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Posted Date:
March 28, 2012
Description: Standard Contract Template
benefits..docx (22.79 Kb)
Description: Standard Contract Benefits
Description: MD Privileging Form
Description: SOW for PCMC Nurse Practitioner
Description: SOW for PCMC Physician
Description: SOW for PCMC Physician Assistant
Description: SOW for PCMC Registered Nurse
Description: NP and PA Privileging Form
PCMO App.doc (52.50 Kb)
Description: PCMC Application Form
Description: PCMC Applicant Skills Survey
Description: RN Privileging Form
Description: Standard Reference Form
Description: Verification of Degree Form
1111 20th Street, N.W., Room 4416
Washington, District of Columbia 20536
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United States
Robert D. Livengood,
Contract Specialist
Phone: (202) 692-1752
Fax: (202) 692-1590
Martha F Leishman (Marty),
PCMO Coordinator
Phone: (202) 692-1524
Fax: (202) 692-1471