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Consultant - Radiology

  • Job reference: BBBH4016
  • 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 - Radiology

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 Radiology provides specialist clinical radiology services for the Department of Radiology with particular regard to service provision in women's, pediatric and neonatal imaging for patients and medical research. The individual occupying this position reports directly to the Division Chief - Body Imaging and works cooperatively with radiologists, department staff and other stakeholders, including referring clinicians and patients. Provides educational support in radiology to junior medical and other staff. The Consultant - Radiology will have an academic appointment to Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar.
Through the diagnostic interpretation of high quality images, the Senior Attending Physician - Radiology is responsible for ensuring a high standard of service is continually provided to all patients, their families and other hospital staff as prescribed in the patient care and facility standards set down by Sidra Medicine. It is expected that the SeniorAttending Physician - Radiology will perform research or pursue approved academic initiatives during dedicated academic time, which will be provided every week . Furthermore, participation in continuous quality improvement is mandatory and it is expected that all staff will contribute to this important and continually evolving process

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform and provide interpretation of diagnostic radiologic imaging examinations, and provide diagnostic consultation related to diagnostic imaging to other members of the medical staff. Examinations, procedures, and studies performed will include the full range of diagnostic work that would be performed by an appropriately credentialed diagnostic radiologist. Routine studies such as plain film interpretation, the normal range of fluoroscopic examinations and common imaging procedures, and the interpretation of MRI, CT scans, and ultrasound are required. Interpretation of specialized exams such as mammography and fetal imaging is a dedicated skill and some radiologists with this skill will be required to provide this service.
  • Prepare all records and reports as may be required in support of services rendered and as required by Qatar State Law
  • Provides clinical services as assigned. Responsible for clinical services provided in area during assigned time frame, which could include an evening shift rotation and participation in on call roster. All scheduling in radiology is established at the direction of the Chief of Radiology.
  • Provide advice and opinions in support of diagnostic interpretations of radiological examinations and procedures as provided in conjunction with patient care.
  • Read STAT and emergency diagnostic imaging studies and provide verbal/written results of critical values to clinical staff as directed by the facility policy.
  • Develops assists and/or participates in medical research/academic projects as directed by the Chief of Radiology.
  • Is accessible and available to referring physicians, technologists & clerical staff. Maintains good working relationships with peers, as well as with technical and clerical staff. Provides quality services as demonstrated by accuracy of diagnoses and compliance with local legislation and ACR Documentation Standard. Works cooperatively with other members of department to ensure that a high standard of patient care services is maintained.
  • Sidra will be using a structured report format, and all radiologists will be required to issue reports in this format. Furthermore, all reports will be issued via voice recognition software.
  • Sidra is a digital environment, and as such, it is expected that radiologists will become fluent in the use of appropriate digital systems; training will be provided.

Essential Requirements:

  • Medical Degree (E.g MD, MBBS, MBBCH)
  • Completion of residency program with specialty experience or training in Radiology from an accredited Western Board
  • 8+ years of post-certification/residency in Diagnostic Imaging in the relevant field from a North American Academic/ Health care Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, or other European Countries with accredited and recognized board, Australia or New Zealand.
  • Experience at a dedicated paediatric or women's medical imaging facility (Preferred)
  • Knowledge and clinical experience in paediatric or women's imaging (Preferred)
  • Valid professional License in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area
  • Board Certification or its equivalent in Radiology from an accredited Western Board
  • Eligible for licensure as a Radiologist in the State of Qatar


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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