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Consultant Obstetric Anaesthesia

  • Job reference: BBBH3941
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medical and Research Center. 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 Obstetric Anaesthesia

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:

Attending Physician - Anesthesiology Adult/ Women will be responsible for the provision of high quality evidence-based care for adult patients requiring anesthesia and perioperative care. He/she is expected to have a strong base in obstetric anesthesia and analgesia; prior fellowship training and/or a leadership or training role in obstetric anesthesia would be advantage. The candidate will have the ability to work independently and will have the requisite skills and experience for effectively and efficiently diagnosing, managing, treating all patients placed under the post holder's care within the usual scope of anesthetic services. He/she is expected to perform regular daytime duties as well as participating in the after-hours duty roster. The Attending Physician - Anesthesiology Adult/ Women is expected to be an example of clinical excellence within his or her specialty and to provide leadership and training for junior medical staff. He/she is also expected to demonstrate an active interest and involvement in research. Interdisciplinary and multi-level educational contributions are integral to this post, and may include bedside teaching, formal didactics, participation in simulation training, and written communications that are educational in nature.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent patient clinical care, as informed by current standards of recognized leading western medical organizations.
  • Provides anesthetic care including obstetric anesthesia and analgesia, general anesthesia for non-obstetric adult patients, neuraxial regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blockade, intravenous and inhalational analgesia, monitored anesthesia care and emergency airway management conforming to the best current practices as defined by major western (EU and/or North American) anesthesiology organizations. Provides pre-anesthetic and post-anesthetic consultative care, follow-up, and appropriate referrals. Performs pre-anesthetic informed consent discussions with patients and families and provides documentation thereof.
  • Covers emergency and on-call duties as determined by the Division Chief, Chair and/or their designee.
  • Participates in clinical care at offsite locations such as the Hamad General Hospital as required
  • Works collaboratively with Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar to provide teaching support for instruction regarding the basic science and clinical curriculum by the members of the division for undergraduate medical students and surgical residents.
  • Works in a in a congenial, supportive, collaborative and equitable environment.
  • Works collaboratively with other physicians, nurses, other health care providers and all other division staff to ensure that cohesive, cross functional teams are maintained.
  • Promotes mentorship and academic career development for junior team members.
  • Participates in clinical research projects
  • Provides accurate and timely quality and safety data on each patient care encounter.
  • Actively participates in graduate medical education and in education for nursing, technical staff, and other physicians as necessary
  • Communicates effectively, consistently, and in a timely manner with colleagues and other staff members
  • Keeps excellent and complete electronic medical records. Mentors others in the optimal utilization of electronic records.
  • Participates actively and is a leader in in departmental meetings, retreats, journal clubs, simulation activities, and other agendas
  • Performs departmental duties as determined by the Division Chief and/or Chair.

Essential Requirements:

  • MD, MBBS or MBChB degree or equivalent; Board certification in Anesthesiology or equivalent: for example FANZCA, FRCA, FFA (CCT) or equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of an Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) residency program in the United States and certification by one of the medical specialty boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Other countries, (including Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong) recognized qualifications of a similar status that is acceptable to Sidra.
  • Maintenance of board certification status as required in home country.
  • 5+ years clinical experience post certification and completion 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.

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