This is an exciting opportunity to experience life in one of the world’s greatest cities! Singapore has a lot to offer including, having a healthcare system that is regarded as one of the best in the world, having a highly rated education system and also being South East Asia's travel hub, servicing flights to (well almost) anywhere!
- 800 bed teaching hospital with teaching opportunities available
- New and modern facility opened in 2010 with state of the art facilities
- Excellent quality of life
- English speaking work environment
- Performance bonuses are available as well as annual salary increments
- Generous salary package
- Relocation assistance offered to foreign nationals
- Foodie's paradise
- Access to one of the world's most efficient transport systems
- A very low tax rate or 12.5-15% – that means more income left over for you to spend!
What's the role?
The Haematologist will provide predominantly consultative clinical services to the hospital and some diagnostic services to the lab. You will participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities as well.
Clinical duties include managing haematology patients in both outpatient and inpatient setting. You will be expected to do 3 specialist clinics a week and see inpatient referrals. Patients diagnosed with a haematological malignancy requiring parenteral chemotherapy, as of now are referred to higher centres for treatment.
As a Lab Haematologist, you will be expected to report blood films and bone marrows, assist lab in interpreting abnormal results. You will have to do take part in quality control and SOP reviews. You will be involved in adding new tests to the lab inventory over time, procurement and set up of Laboratory equipment.
Apart from the clinical duties stated above, there are administrative, research and educational commitments that will be expected, including (but not necessarily limited to) serving on hospital and external (up to National-level) committees in roles related to the specialty. You will be expected to teach to different levels of staff that includes medical undergraduates, junior doctors, haematology trainees and laboratory technical staff.
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
- Fellowship with the Hong Kong Academy or College (FHKAM, FHKAM etc)
- 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
- Having at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal in a field related to Haematology would be viewed as a strong advantage.
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 consultant and Senior consultant level for this department.
What does Singapore have to offer?
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 can Head Medical 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