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Emergency Medicine Consultant – JCI accredited, public teaching hospital - Singapore

Consultant - Emergency Medicine
Ref: 1102 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Nov 2016
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Singapore offers fantastic career opportunities, a year-round tropical climate and the opportunity to earn a low-tax salary! With tremendous growth happening across the healthcare system, now is the ideal time to make a move to this bustling and thoroughly modern country.  

Not only will you be working in one of the most advanced and efficient healthcare systems in the world, you will also be generously compensated and supported. 

  • Award-winning 1000 bed hospital
  • 3 x times winner of the family friendly hospital award
  • Government facility with teaching opportunities
  • Salaries average S$220,000 - S$320,000 with a host of employee benefits included such as child care, travel insurance, employee health cover, staff discounts and access to recreational facilities
  • Performance bonuses are available as well as annual salary increments
  • Housing and relocation assistance provided for foreign applicants
  • A very low tax rate – that means more income left over for you to spend!

The Role

The hospital department provides 24-hour service for trauma and non-trauma surgical and medical emergencies. This A&E department also won the Customer Service award in the Asian Hospital Management Awards 2009 for improving the patient's experience at the A&E.

The hospital is supported by a 24-hour x-ray and laboratory services and advanced technologies. They are the first hospital in the world to pilot the Mobile Clinical Assistant in an A&E environment. This wireless and highly portable technology enables doctors and nurses to better care for their patients and more effectively manage the hectic workflow in the fast-paced A&E.

Your role will be interesting and varied, working within a Department that treats the following:

  • Acute surgical conditions (e.g. acute abdomen, bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Medical emergencies (heart attack, stroke, severe asthma, pneumonia, shock, sepsis, etc.)
  • Orthopaedic injury
  • Sports injuries
  • Trauma (minor/major), head injury and fracture
  • Paediatric emergencies
  • Toxicology / poisoning
  • Acute ENT & eye emergencies
  • Industrial accidents

What are we looking for?

The hospital is ideally looking for a specialist with one or more of the below:

  • Certification by one of the medical specialty boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Specialist Certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT or CCST) awarded by a competent authority of the UK or Ireland
  • Certification by one of the Royal Colleges in Australia

Please note that the career path for a specialist in Singapore follows Associate consultant, Consultant and Senior consultant. We are supporting with hiring of specialists at Associate consultant and Consultant level for this department.

Singapore’s population is highly diverse; with a patient flow of Chinese, Malay, Indian and westerners as regular clientele, cultural appreciation is required.

The Location

Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city populated with high-rise buildings and landscape gardens. Brimming with a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, Singapore is a dynamic city that’s rich in contrast and colour that embodies the finest of both East and West.

There are numerous shopping malls, museums, and dining and entertainment hotspots to choose from. Alternatively, you could choose to discover Singapore’s old world charm. You can explore and experience the island’s key historical landmarks or memorials or you could embark on a heritage trail and enjoy the sights and sounds at various cultural precincts, notably Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam.

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

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:

Amanda Gregory

Senior Recruitment Consultant (Asia)

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5281 LinkedIn