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Consultant/ Specialist Paediatrician – NovaVita

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Global Medical Recruiting currently recruiting expatriate Medical Staff on behalf of NovaVita Specialized Paediatric Hospital located in Abu Dhabi UAE. Thinking of joining the NovaVita team? Apply for this position using the +APPLY button on your right. Why not pass this position on to a friend or colleague? Note: Global Medical Recruiting will not charge you, the applicant any placement fees.

The Consultant Paediatrician will be responsible to provide post- acute transitional care and elective paediatric services based at NovaVita Specialised Paediatric Hospital (NSPH). The Consultant Paediatrician will work with four specialists based at NSPH, providing inpatient high transitional care to neonates. As a consultant he/she will be in charge of the clinical unit.

Responsibility for day-to-day management of the NICU and all associated work will be shared by the associate specialists. Responsibility for supervising the specialists work, organising the on-call rota, and medical personnel leave. Provide stand by week-end and on-call services in a manner mutually agreed by the post holder and hospital management. Run paediatric outpatient clinics. The Consultant will be expected to have experience in wide range of general paediatrics neonatal intensive care, and post-acute care. Added expertise in the area of paediatric pulmonology would be an asset. He/she should be competent in the diagnosis and management of all aspects of emergency paediatric and neonatal conditions. The Consultant will be expected to participate in the organisation arrangements for safeguarding children. Establish and develop links with the regional neonatal and paediatric units. While maintaining complete clinical independence, he/she will be expected to work with colleagues as a team. Undertake their core supporting professional activities including CPD, governance and departmental meetings. The Consultant may have an opportunity to take on a portfolio within the department’s extra supporting professional activities e.g. clinical service lead, governance, rota coordinator. Participate fully in the appraisal system and requirement for revalidation. Lead the multidisciplinary management of babies with complex needs. Work closely with paediatric colleagues, nursing colleagues, and Allied Health Professionals. He/she will have considerable contact with colleagues providing educational and social services within the community. Participate in the medical input to multidisciplinary management of child protection. Lead and participate in health promotion programmes. Examine patients or order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical conditions and determine diagnosis. Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialised medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury in infants. Collect, record and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports and examination results. Advise patients and their parents or guardians and community members concerning diet, activity, and hygiene and disease prevention. Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatment with patients’ parents or guardians. Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary. Direct and coordinate activities of specialists, nurses and other medical staff. Plan, implement or administer health programs or standards in NSPH, for prevention or treatment of injury or illness. Prepare reports for government or management on death, disease statistics, workforce evaluations or medical status of individuals. Show clinical leadership, set standards, supervise junior Doctors and participate in management activity as requested. Administrative and audit duties, including those associated with the care of patients and the running of his/her department will be part of the post. Participate in the professional training of non-medical staff in the department. Research activities which are an inherent part of normal clinical duties will be encouraged. To contribute to the development of excellence in clinical practice through research, audit and undergraduate and postgraduate training. The Consultant will be expected to participate in audit activities and to participate in continuing medical education in accordance with current requirements from the Heath Authority Abu Dhabi.

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form. Conduct complete physical examinations. Administer injections. Administering medication and treatment. Conducting medical tests. Collecting clinical data. Identify body response variations. Understand properties or composition of drugs. Analyzing medical data. Analysing patient activity. Use clinical problem solving techniques.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Team building skills. Analytical and problem solving skills. Decision-making skills. Effective verbal and listening communications skills. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. Assign and supervise the work of others. Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behavior. Very effective organisational skills. Effective written communications skills. Computer skills including Outlook, Microsoft office, Excel and Power Point. Stress management skills. Time management skills. Ability to protect integrity of confidential information. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Making decisions and solving problems. Assisting and caring for others. Ability to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships. Honest and trustworthy. Kind and polite. Resilient and calm under pressure. Demonstrate sound work ethics.

Ability to perform work in a fast-paced office environment and at off-site locations. Ability to professionally communicate verbally, in writing, and orally in front of large groups effectively is essential for this position. Visual acuity is required for reading computer screens and documents and making changes as necessary/required. Job requires high levels of alertness and concentration. The position requires office work involving extensive use of the computer and inter-departmental coordination.The individual must be able to quickly maneuver throughout halls, stairways and patient rooms in response to organisation emergencies.


With 80% of the UAE’s population being foreign born, the country is often considered an expat’s paradise. Indeed, you’ll find that many aspects of living in the UAE combine to make settling in quite easy. With a combination of the middle-eastern weather, tax-free income and located within close proximity to top Asian tourist destinations, the UAE is a highly sought after destination. Although located in the highly conservative Middle-East, the UAE is one of the most liberal countries in the Gulf, with other cultures and beliefs generally tolerated.

Five Reasons to choose the UAE:
1. Tax-Free Income: You don’t pay any tax on your income in the UAE and salaries can be relatively higher than your home country.
2. Expat Friendly: 80% of the United Arab Emirates population is foreign born, so as you can imagine the expat population is quite outstanding with the majority of the expats from Europe and the United States. The UAE has become a second home to many people looking for a new adventure abroad.
3. Sunny Climate:The UAE is located in the dry climate region, which is known for its high temperatures. The warm, sunny climate of the UAE will be a welcome change if you are looking for an alternative to the rain, wind and the cold.
4. The Chance to Travel:The United Arab Emirates is a travel hub and it is easy to get to amazing places within 4 hours or less that would maybe be long haul from your country of origin.
5. Standard of Living:The United Arab Emirates have come a long way since its founding in 1966. The economy, mainly backed by the oil industry, has already established itself as a major business hub in the Middle East as well as in Asia. The people of the UAE generally enjoy a high standard of living, including exceptional healthcare services, low taxes and an international environment.

UAE - Facts and Figures: Population: 9.2 million, 16.5 % Nationals. Area: 83,600 km2 .Capital City: Abu Dhabi . Currency: UAE Dirham .Weekend: Friday and Saturday .Natural Resources: Oil and Gas .Average Temperatures:Summer 44 - 45ºC, Winter 11ºC.
Global Medical Recruiting is one of the Middle East's leading medical staffing suppliers to a wide range of hospitals and clinics in Middle-Eastern countries such as Qatar, UAE, Saudi-Arabia, Oman etc. We have access to a large client base and thereby have access to a large number of open vacancies making it easier for you to secure your ideal job faster.We have successfully undertaken hundreds of assignments and successfully placed medical personnel from all around the world at Middle Eastern hospitals. Our recruitment services are paid by our clients the employers and you the applicant will NEVER be asked to pay recruitment fees to us.

Global Medical Recruiting's dynamic and professional team will assist you in the following:
1. Creating a CV according to the requirements of Middle Eastern hospitals.
2. Submitting your CV to different hospitals/clinics in Middle Eastern countries of your choice.
3. Scheduling of a face to face/SKYPE/telephone interview with hospital management on request from the hospital .
4. Assist you in offer of employment and submission of documents required by hospitals.
5. Assist you with Verification / Credentialing (Clinical Staff) and all recruitment requirements.
6. Liaise with the employer regarding issuing of your entry visa into the country.
7. Booking of your flight and meet & greet at the airport.

NovaVita Specialised Paediatric Hospital is located in Abu Dhabi UAE. Phase 1: open end of October 2015. 20+ Chronic Care NICU/PICU level 3. Outpatient department with specialized physiotherapy. Phase 2: To start 2016 with 120 Bed Pediatric Hospital.


You must meet HAAD PQR requirements to work at NovaVita.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Qualifications As per HAAD PQR (Health Authority Abu Dhabi - Professional Qualifications & Requirements). Please refer www.haad.ae/haad.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE/REGISTRATION: The applicant must have a valid professional license to practice, or registration (where applicable) from home country and/or country of last employment. Must have Good standing status. Valid Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) or Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
GENDER: Males and Females welcome to apply.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluent in English - Oral and Written.
NATIONALITIES: Westerners or Arab doctors (from Jordan, Syria, Lebanon) who studied in the USA, UK or any other Western country

Job Reference: Specialized Paediatric Hospital
Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
Language requirements:
  • English-very good
Employment type: Contract
Salary: Tax free basic month EGP
Degree: Masters
Experience (year): 2
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Address: PO Box 26348
Monument Park
Benefits and Other Informations: CONTRACT PACKAGE
At NovaVita Specialist and Consultants must expect to provide week-end and overnight on-call services in the hospital.
NovaVita Specialised Paediatric Hospital offers: .
A Competitive Open ended (unlimited time period) Recruitment Package offered to Overseas candidates. Single candidates will receive a single contract package while married candidates will receive a family contract with family benefits.
Tax free basic monthly salary offered according to experience and qualifications.
Specialist and Consultants will receive a total salary package above 70 000 AED (Components of the salary package - Basic salary + other allowances such as housing contribution allowance, Utility & Living allowance, vehicle allowance and Mobile allowance).
Family benefits for married candidates: Schooling allowances for up to 3 children between 4 to 18 years studying in the UAE. Other family benefits for spouse and children (2 to 3 children depending on role): Visa Costs for family, education assistance.
Housing allowance paid monthly with your salary.
Life insurance for the employee.
Discretionary Annual Performance bonus.
Health insurance with group approved insurer provided for yourself and if married also for your spouse and up to 3 children under the age of 18 years provided the dependents are under your sponsorship and living in the UAE.
You will receive a end of service bonus when you leave the company (which is calculated according to years of service).
30 Calender days paid annual leave per year of employment.
Free Flight ticket to home country provided following the first anniversary of the commencement date and every year thereafter you shall be provided with one economy class return air ticket. If you have a family contract your spouse and children under your sponsorship will also be included in receiving free flight tickets as stipulated.
The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees.
Post Date: 22/01/2016 / Viewed 14790 times

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