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Locum Emergency Medicine Consultants - UAE - Gulf Region

Consultant - Emergency Medicine
Ref: 4463 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Sep 2017
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We are seeking 3 experienced Emergency Medicine Consultants (Paediatric experience advantageous) to work in a new Emergency Medicine / Level 1 Trauma Centre in Sharjah, UAE.  These will be locum positions commencing 27th September until the beginning/mid December 2017.

Sharjah is the third largest of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is the only emirate to have land on both the Persian Gulf Coast and the Gulf of Oman.  Sharjah is also next to Dubai and is effectively it's suburb. 

This new Emergency Department is being created with a view to raise the standard of emergency care in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates.  There are currently around 80,000 patients per year, with approximately 30% of these being paediatrics. The catchment area is 1.2 million.  

The Hospital has around 350 beds and is a tertiary centre so has all the supporting specialty services including Neuro and Gynaecology etc. 

Consultants will work 4 shifts per week (10 clinical hours per shift with no more than an hour for handover). The 4 shifts will include 1 night shift per week, or alternatively 4 per month.  You could choose to work consecutive nights if you preferred.  

Training and experience required for this role:

  • Medical Doctor degree or recognised equivalent;
  • Post-Graduate qualification in emergency medicine (CCT, US/Canadian Board, Australian or South African Fellowship);
  • Active membership in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Emergency Medicine or equivalent;
  • Active registration to practice medicine, within Emergency medicine, from country of origin or country of last practice;
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience, in an active treatment hospital, within paediatric emergency medicine;
  • Ability to handle and lead the clinical management of complex and critical patients;
  • Current ACLS Certification;

In return the successful applicant will receive an excellent package which includes;

  • Salary AED 61,000 per month;
  • Accommodation comprising a 3 bedroom furnished apartment (based in Ajman, UAE);
  • Company vehicle provided;
  • Mobilisation and demobilisation flight ticks (Economy);
  • Health and malpractice insurance;

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:

Carol Greig

Senior Recruitment Consultant (Gulf)

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5273 LinkedIn