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Our client who runs a very respected medical clinic in Hanoi, is now looking for a Specialist Gastroenterologist to join their team. Many foreign visitors make use of their services and their doctors speak English as one of their languages.  

Job Summary

  • Examining patients, collecting medical histories, reviewing and interviewing imaging and laboratory reports.
  • Diagnosing and treating GI disorders including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and other digestive diseases
  • Perform investigative endoscopic procedures such as Gastroscopies and Colonoscopies
  • Keeping up to date with the latest research and treatment in the field

Gastroenterology experience required:

  • Board certification in Gastroenterology
  • Current medical license in the state of practice
  • 4+ years of experience as a Specialist Gastroenterologist
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Empathetic and caring in nature

The applicant must have a thorough knowledge of the pharmacology of the agents used for sedation and experience in sedating patients during procedures.

Working hours are Monday to Saturday, 44 hours a week.


The salary will be between $6,000–$7,000 USD net / after tax per month (this is a very high income in Vietnam) with the following benefits:

  • Malpractice insurance
  • 14 days of annual leave + 11 days of Vietnamese national holidays
  • Annual return flight ticket back home after 1 year of work
  • Housing arrangement: assistance with finding housing in Hanoi
  • 10 days of temporary accommodation when arriving in Hanoi

If candidates are not native English speakers, they will need to pass a Medical English test, which is given a few times a year in Hanoi.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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