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Locum Consultant - Critical Care (PICU) - Gulf Region

Consultant - Paediatrics - Qatar
Ref: 4720 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Nov 2017
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We are urgently seeking Locum Consultants - Critical Care (PICU) for a world-class medical and research center in Qatar.  These contracts are for three (3) months only. 

You will be working in a  brand new, state-of-the-art academic medical center that will function to the highest level of international standards.  Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.  The inpatient facility will open in the first quarter of 2018.

Department Profile

The medical Staff Services Department, Support Services, Department of Paediatrics excels at providing a support system for the Medical Staff and Allied Health Professional Staff.  Paediatric Medical Services, headed by the Divisional Chief of Paediatrics, is responsible for all paediatric clinical practice, research and education accross the organisation. 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Clinical and procedural skills needed to manage patients in PICU;
  • You will be required to be part of the night and weekend cover with 24/7 in-hospital coverage.  All night calls will be in-house;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office program;
  • Proficiency in medical research;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;

Essential Qualifications and Experience required

  • MD Degree or equivalent;
  • Board Certification / CCT in Paediatrics;
  • Sub-specialty Fellowship and Board Certification in Paediatric Critical Care Medicine from an accredited program;
  • 2+ years' of PICU clinical experience in an academic centre;
  • Research, Education or Administration experience;
  • Valid professional license in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area;
  • Clinical and procedural skills needed to manage patients in PICU;


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