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Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant (PICU)

Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant (PICU) - Dubai, UAE

My client, located in Dubai, seeks a passionate Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant to join their growing PICU team.
Their PICU is a state-of-the-art unit housing six beds and provides specialised care to critically ill children.

It is their vision to increase the spectrum, coverage and overall efficiency of paediatric patient care in this region and to set the benchmark for exceptional standards in quality service delivery.

The PICU employs the latest technology with invasive haemodynamic monitoring, non-invasive and invasive ventilation, high frequency oscillatory ventilation, nitric oxide therapy and sophisticated invasive procedures such as flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy, haemodialysis, endoscopies, bone marrow aspirations and more. It is a true multidisciplinary PICU, managed by consultant Paediatric intensivists, staffed round the clock by in house PICU hospitalist’s, supported by Paediatric specialists such as a Paediatric nephrologist, paediatric gastroenterologist, paediatric hemoncologist, paediatric cardiologist, paediatric neurologist, paediatric endocrinologist, paediatric metabolic specialist, paediatric infectious disease, paediatric surgery, and Paediatric pulmonology.

The senior staff are highly trained specialists from all across the world particularly from North America and Europe.
The PICU has a substantial referral base from the aforementioned specialists and senior consultant Paediatricians, both in and out of hospital. The PICU opened in 2015 aims to develop further to the level of their tertiary level NICU, which has 21 beds.
In future they plan to commence with more complex surgeries including an outstanding paediatric cardiac surgery program, as well as providing a paediatric critical care transport team for all across the Emirates.

If you are looking to work within a renowned and well-established centre, offering advanced levels of diagnosis and treatment, ensuring every patient receives the highest levels of international-standard healthcare, please register your interest.

• Basic Medical Degree recognised by Dubai Healthcare City Authority.
• Completion and certification of a higher professional education program in Paediatric Critical/Intensive Care recognised by Dubai Healthcare City Authority: CCT in Paediatric Critical/Intensive Care, or American Board Certification in Paediatric Critical/Intensive Care, equivalent in Paediatric Intensive Care recognised by Dubai Healthcare City Authority
• Proven experience and competence in all aspects of Paediatric Intensive Care.
• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience, since gaining higher qualification, of which three years should be at a Consultant level.
• Experience in a Western hospital setting is highly preferred.
• Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, nurses, doctors and other hospital staff.
• Demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education.
• Publication in peer reviewed journals would be well regarded.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver quality patient care and commitment to quality improvement for better health outcomes
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and high level of interpersonal and organizational skills is expected of this role.
• Fluency in written and spoken English (Arabic language skills are well regarded)

Hays Healthcare (UAE) deals with the region’s most prominent healthcare facilities. We can offer you the opportunity to progress your career. Working in the middle east will see you receive a highly competitive tax free salary and relocation assistance.

If you would like to know more about this role, relocating to the UAE or any other opportunities we may have, please contact Melissa Kostler at call +971 (0)4 433 4145.


Job Type:
Healthcare & Medical
Dubai, UAE
Competitive tax free package applies
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Talk to Melissa Kostler, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Dubai

Hays FZ LLC, Block No 19, Knowledge Village, Dubai, Dubai, 500340

Telephone: 04 559 5840

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