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Consultant Cardiology - CICU

  • Job reference: BBBH4017
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medicine. Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for a Consultant Cardiology - CICU

Cavendish will be hosting interview days on behalf of our client. Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Consultant Pediatric Cardiology CICU is responsible to provide direct care and oversight in the delivery of Cardiac Intensive Care clinical services to all CICU patients treated at Sidra Medicine and closely follow all the quality and safety parameters and bench marks. It is expected that this will include regional and supra-regional referrals directed to Sidra Medical Center, as well as adult patients with congenital and/or structural heart disease that may be treated at Sidra or Hamad Medical Cooperation. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follows clinical policy development appropriate to the scope of the CICU and guides effective implementation of other organizational standards and compliance requirements.
  • Helps in delivery of high quality and evidence based services that are sufficient, efficient and responsive and designed to meet the identified customer needs and outcomes.
  • Provides accurate and data driven advice and recommendations to the Executive line in a timely manner.
  • Helps in the implementation and maintenance of effective record keeping and reporting systems within the CICU program.
  • Maintains minimal caseload volume for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to maintain clinical competency and proficiency in accordance to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Helps planning, service development and capacity planning for the activities of CICU program.
  • Responsible for all medical related activities of the CICU program.
  • Helps in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards of care that guide in the provision of PCICU program medical services.
  • Helps in the ongoing surveillance of patient care delivery and the professional performance of all clinical staff within the PCICU program.
  • Helps in all clinical Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance activities within the CICU program.
  • Sets and achieves targets to drive continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided and initiates actions for necessary improvements within the CICU program.
  • In conjunction with the Service Chief, ensures the implementation of robust clinical governance structures and processes to ensure patient safety
  • Is actively involved in research, graduate teaching, and publication in higher impact peer reviewed journals, advising of students and participation in academic services.
  • Ensures effective communication with and involvement of all staff within the CICU program in regards to key decisions and initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively with other Directors to achieve broad Sidra objectives.
  • Conducts other duties as may be directed by the Divisional Chief of Cardiology & Center Director.
  • Identifies and coordinates resolution of problems to improve CICU program staff utilization and patient satisfaction.


Essential Requirements:

  • MD degree (or equivalent)
  • Board Certification in Pediatrics or its equivalent.
  • Subspecialty Fellowship and board certification in Pediatric cardiology or Pediatric Critical Care Medicine or their equivalent.
  • 4th year training in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive care or work experience in Pediatric CICU for more than 5 years
  • Dual training- Fellowship in both Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine with Board certification or its equivalent in both specialties
  • 2+ years of clinical experience in an academic program CICU
  • Active License to practice Medicine in country of origin/country of training.


Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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