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Consultant - Paediatric Emergency Medicine - Gulf Region

Consultant - Paediatrics
Ref: 3942 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 May 2017
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We are urgently seeking Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultants for a world-class medical and research center in Qatar.  

You will be working in a state-of-the-art academic medical center that will function to the highest levels of international standards.  Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Department Profile

Sidra Medical & Research Centre's Department of Paediatrics will provide world class excellence in clinical care, teaching and biomedical research for the women and children of Qatar.  The Department of Paediatrics coordinates its surgical services with Hamad Medical Corporation and collaborates in research and educational activity with Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar.  The level of national interest and support in medical quality, educational, innovative research and technology has already resulted in significant discoveries and highly functional research organisations that will collaborate with Sidra.

Job Summary

The Emergency Medicine Consultant is responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care, effective and efficient diagnosing, managing and treating all patients placed under the role holder's care.  The ED Consultant makes recommendations, orders, appropriate therapeutics and diagnostics as per the patients diagnosed condition. 

Qualifications and Experience required

  • MD Degree or equivalent;
  • Completion of residency program with specialty experience or training in Paediatrics / Emergency Medicine from an accredited Western Board;
  • Completion of a Fellowship in Paediatric Emergency Medicine;
  • Board Certification, or its equivalent;
  • Research, Education or Administration experience;
  • Valid professional license in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area;


Qatar is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and is located on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The country is pressing ahead with ambitious social, economic and infrastructure development plans and will invest tens of billions of pounds in developing its infrastructure over the next 10 years with rapid population growth driving demand for accommodation, medical and education services. The country provides a safe and family-friendly expatriate lifestyle, with an excellent range of shops, restaurants, museums, cultural events, world-class universities and social and sporting clubs and facilities.

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. With this in mind, not only will we assist you throughout the application, interview and offer process, once you have accepted a position we also have a dedicated registrations team who will guide you through the medical licensing and visa process to ensure your transition is as smooth as possible.


If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Annie Nicholson

Managing Consultant (Gulf)

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5251 LinkedIn