Senior Consultant Intensive Care Aero-Medical
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the premier non-profit healthcare provider in Qatar. It was established by Emiri decree in 1979 and reports to the Supreme Council of Health. Since its establishment, HMC has rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of diseases that previously could only be managed in overseas medical institutions. We are now recruiting experienced Senior Consultants Intensive Care / Aero-medical, flying with patients around the world (UK/Europe/USA/East Asia). This post is within our Ambulance Service; your main responsibility will be the retrieval of patients. LifeFlight is used for fast transit from emergency scenes to our hospitals. All of our helicopters are equipped with the latest advanced life support medical equipment and carry 2 medical crew and 2 pilots. The efficiency of the Ambulance Service is an important element in providing critical care to patients, especially those who are not in the close vicinity of the city. You will work within Medical ICU on a rotational basis for approx 50% of the time. The Ambulance Service fulfills an essential role for the people of Qatar - a life-saving one. Every incident that the Ambulance Service attends offers different challenges, in terms of the injuries faced, the number of people affected, the location and the support required. The Ambulance Service receives more than 100,000 calls each year that 1,454 staff, 167 ambulances, 20 rapid response vehicles and our fleet of helicopters respond to. The Ambulance Service is accredited by the Joint Commission International and its Medical Communication Center has been named an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE). Our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a specialized section of Al Khor Hospital providing comprehensive and continuous care for patients who are critically ill or in an unstable condition. The unit manages critically ill patients admitted under various specialties such as trauma and cardiology. Healthcare professionals who work in the ICU provide around-the-clock intensive monitoring and treatment of patients 7 days a week. Services for unstable to critically ill patients are determined by guidelines formulated for staff to ensure that the criteria for admission and discharge to the Intensive Care Unit are comprehensible. Our facilities are state-of-the-art with common, private and isolation beds, providing specialized monitoring equipment and constant access to highly trained nurses with a high degree of medical ability. These nurses are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) and Immediate Life Support (ILS). The ICU has an in-house 24 hour specialist who responds to all emergency calls in the hospital. The department attends to approx 50 patients per month. We are looking for enthusiastic Consultants who have had exposure of: Aero-medical repatriation Inter-hospital transfer Intensive Transport Anesthesiology Intensive Care Applicants should be flexible and willing to work as part of a growing team. You will work with a team of world class professionals such as other consultants, fellows, specialty nurses and technologists. We expect our Senior Consultant to have: Primary medical degree from a recognized medical school CCST specialist register and fellowship of a College of Anaesthetists or equivalent five years work background after graduation from primary degree six years work background as a Critical Care Senior Consultant At HMC we value your skills, requirements and background and there has never been a better time to consider a career with us. We are expanding, modernizing our patient care offering, and reviewing how we reward and compensate staff. Our Human Resource strategy is making HMC a great place to work and by joining us you will enjoy: Generous tax free salary Accommodation appropriate to your position Annual leave entitlement of 50 days Business class return ticket for you and your family to country of hire each year Education allowance (up to three children) At Hamad Medical Corporation you will be joining a multicultural team of professionals from all over the globe. You will work alongside diverse cross section of people from the Arab world, Asia, North and South America, Europe and Africa. As well as an interesting team environment, you will also be joining a Corporation that is striving to achieve the highest national and international standards of excellence in many areas. Advance your professional career by working for a healthcare organization that strives to deliver the highest standards of healthcare to the people of Qatar now and for years to come.
February 13 on Get Physician Jobs