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General Surgery role (Mandarin and English speaking) - Singapore

Consultant - Surgery - General
Ref: 2714 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Nov 2016
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We have an exciting opportunity available for a General Surgeon for our client,  the largest and best regarded academic healthcare cluster in Singapore.

You will be initially joining an existing, 1600 bed JCI accredited hospital, you will have the opportunity to be part of the development of a brand new, cutting-edge general hospital which will be opening in 2018/2019.

Singapore is Asia’s premier healthcare hub, enjoying world class hospitals and a growing medical tourism industry. It has long been a popular location for expats from around the globe, offering a high quality lifestyle and excellent career opportunities.

What you can expect:

  • 2017 start dates available
  • Salary range of 200,000 - 350,000 Singapore dollars per annum
  • Solid career progression prospects
  • Opportunity to work in one of the world's best healthcare systems
  • World class surgical facilities
  • Chance to work with highly trained specialists from all over the world
  • Specialist allowance and housing allowance on offer
  • Relocation assistance provided for foreign applicants
  • Medical benefits on offer
  • Low tax rates of 12.5% - 15%


Our client is seeking Consultants who meet the following requirements:

  • Completed higher specialist training in the UK, Hong Kong, Ireland, North America, Canada or Australia.
  • Have first-authored at least one publication within the field

The Hospital:

The new hospital which will set the future for Singapore will be a 1400 bed integrated development and will deliver holistic, multi-disciplinary and patient-centric care covering all major healthcare disciplines.

With access to a network of tertiary academic specialist hospitals and national centres, the hospital will work alongside primary care physicians, polyclinics and intermediate-and-long term care providers to offer a unified healthcare experience in north-eastern Singapore.

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.

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

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