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Junior Consultant Neonatologist - Qatar - Gulf Region

Consultant - Paediatrics
Ref: 4466 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Sep 2017

We are urgently seeking Consultant (Hospitalist) Neonatologists 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

The Neonatology Center of Excellence will provide 24/7, state-of-the-art support for preterm and term neonates born with life threatening conditions, including respiratory, cardiac, renal and gastrointestinal diseases, congenital malformations and neonatal surgical emergencies, as well as advanced therapies such as cutting edge cardiorespiratory care, neurocritical, hemodynamic support. Non-cardiac neonatal ECMO services will be provided in a collaborative manner with obstetricians, perinatologists and pediatric medical- surgical specialists, using a family- and patient-centered approach to care.

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Neonatology Attending, the Hospitalist Neonatologist provides family-centered medical care services to Neonates to establish diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases while emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner.  The HN is a health care resource, and patient advocate. Additional involvement in academic and quality improvement projects will be encouraged and required. Such activities include but are not restricted to participation in Nursing and Allied Health education, resident and fellow training, contribution to ongoing clinical research projects and/or the development of divisional guidelines or involvement in divisional multidisciplinary quality improvement projects.  By delivering the very highest quality in clinical care, Sidra Medical and Research Center will serve as a magnet for patients within the borders of Qatar and beyond. 

Qualifications and Experience required

  • MD Degree or equivalent;
  • Board Certification / CCT in Paediatrics;
  • Sub-specialty Fellowship and Board Certification in Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine;
  • Research, Education or Administration experience;
  • Valid professional license in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area;
  • 3 years' of clinical experience including Fellowship;


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