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We‘re delighted to be working with specialist international medical recruiter Head Medical to promote some of their more interesting roles.
Arranging a position overseas is exciting, but Head Medical understand that it can also be a complex and time-consuming process. They’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and have helped many Doctors relocate since first starting in 2008. They know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle so they’ll talk through your plans and get to know you to make sure they find the right role in the right location.
Once they’ve secured a job for you, they’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you throughout the relocation.
Check out these incredible opportunities:
GENERAL PRACTITIONER – RURAL ALBERTA, CANADA
3 permanent GP positions available with a well-established rural private practice based in Western Alberta.
This is an excellent chance to experience and explore the stunning natural beauty of Canada; you will be working with and making a positive impact on a local community while being exceptionally rewarded with high earnings and excellent benefits.
- Earnings of £162,000 to over £270,000 per annum
- CAN $10,000 towards relocation costs
- Accommodation is available; either single units or family homes. These are all paid for apart from utilities (which are at a reduced rate)
- Car hire paid for 1 year
Working closely with the local community, the practice aims to effectively and efficiently develop and administer programs and services. You will be working on a fee for service basis.
The practice is open 5 days per week, 8.30am – 5pm. There are also emergency on-calls at the local hospital (on average they will be 6-10 per month but more shifts are available). Weekend rates are higher during the week. As this is a rural position you will need to have skills in Emergency Medicine.
- To be considered for this position you must have MRCGP (acquired through examination)
- You will ideally have your ATLS, BASICS or proven trauma and emergency medicine experience
For further information, contact Yan Scouller on 0131 240 5274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
REMOTE GENERAL PHYSICIAN – AUSTRALIA
- Challenging and complex medicine
- Fantastic clinical job
- Unique environment – adventure of a lifetime
- Supportive and enthusiastic colleagues
- Lucrative remuneration package and benefits
This is an amazing opportunity for a General Physician with an adventurous spirit and desire to make a difference to the health and well-being of an amazing community in outback Australia.
The job is arguably the most exciting general medicine position in Australia and would attract a committed and dynamic medical professional who can think on their feet, work autonomously and enjoy one of the most remote places on earth that also has unique health challenges.
Based within a township some 300 km from Darwin you will also continue to develop a significant outreach program that has already made some instrumental gains in health care in the region.
There are very high rates of rheumatic heart disease, glomerulonephritis, diabetic retinopathy, infectious diseases and respiratory illnesses. Most of the health care issues are poverty related with life expectancy being only 45 in the region. Applicants with interests in renal, infectious diseases, respiratory, gastroenterology, cardiology or endocrinology will be highly regarded and would add real value to the service.
This position would suit General Physicians qualified in either the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada or South Africa. Your communication skills will be first class and you must be interested in working within a cross-cultural environment, across all ages.
A first class remuneration package (circa GBP150k and above plus benefits) will be awarded.
For further information, contact Alasdair Spinner on 0131 240 5276 or email email@example.com
GENERAL PHYSICIAN – REMOTE & RURAL SPECIALIST – AUSTRALIA
Physician with an adventurous spirit required for an outback town in North West Queensland. If you are looking for a total change in practise and experience, this role could be for you.
We are seeking a General Physician to join a team in Mount Isa Hospital, which is also considered a centre of excellence for remote and rural training.
- Competitive remuneration package (up to AUD$400k dependent on experience)
- Experience the real Australian Outback
- Wide variety of cases and opportunities to teach
- Opportunity to make a real difference
- We support you in obtaining medical registration and work visa
- You will have broad range of experience and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team setting
The Medical Ward has 24 beds and consultative services are provided to the surgical and maternity wards. In addition, there is a 5-bed high dependency unit. Most referrals arise from acute medical cases seen by the emergency department or from medical, diabetic or specialist outreach Outpatient Clinics.
Ideally you will hold FRACP (or equivalent specialist qualification), and be registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Senior Medical Officer or Specialist Physician. You must have also experience and interest in working with remote and rural communities.
Although Mount Isa is a small town, established as a result of the mining industry, it is home to a variety of different cultures with a population of 25,000 and services a region spanning 300,000 square kilometres. Jump in the four wheel drive and explore the outback, do a bit of fishing, or camp out under the stars. And if you’ve never been to a rodeo, this could your chance.
The local airport has regular flights to Brisbane and ongoing international connections.
In this role, you will experience a supportive community and a relaxed lifestyle in a truly unique environment, as well as a diverse patient mix and an excellent remuneration package.
For further information, contact Caroline O’Hagan on 0131 240 5276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER – AUSTRALIA
Fantastic management and clinical opportunity, giving you the chance to lead a vital service with an outstanding salary and benefits package on offer.
- Salary £220,722 to £261,763 per year
- Housing at a subsidised rental rate
- Car provided
- End of service gratuity
An enthusiastic Senior Medical Officer (SMO) required to lead a team in the beautiful East Kimberley region of Western Australia, based in Kununurra. The East Kimberley SMO position is a combined clinical and administrative role responsible for administrative duties and supervision/support for other medical staff working in the Kununurra, Wyndham and Halls Creek hospitals. The SMO reports to the Operations Manager at Kununurra Hospital, working closely with each site’s Director of Nursing and liaises with the Kimberley Director of Medical Services on operational and strategic issues for the hospitals. Clinical duties will include involvement in the Emergency Department and/or GP Clinic at each hospital.
Appointment to this position is based on skills and experience with a minimum requirement of 12 years’ experience in general practice environment.
Experience in rural hospital settings desired. The Kimberley region has a high Aboriginal population as well as a large transient population, which impact the health services. Three quarters of attendance to hospitals with in the Kimberley are for semi-urgent and non-urgent. The leading cause of emergency attendance for Kimberley residents are skin related diseases and disorders; injuries; toxic or drug effects; ear, nose, throat respiratory system problems. This is a fixed term position with the opportunity to work flexible hours allowing time off for professional development and long holidays.
For further information, contact Yan Scouller on 0131 240 5274 or email email@example.com
Free flights from Miami to Buenos Aires!
Secure complimentary flights from Miami to board expedition ship, National Geographic Explorer in Buenos Aires on 7th December for the iconic Antarctic Medical Conference, when you book with Lindblad Expeditions & mention Expedition & Wilderness Medicine’s medical conference.
Expect breathtaking scenery and huge photo opportunities on this voyage; whales, penguins & a multitude of seabirds: 7th – 20th December. With CME content accredited for 10 hours by the Wilderness Medicine Society and delivered by Dr Alex Kumar.
To read more about this life changing experience visit our Antarctic web-page HERE
This offer is time limited and due to expire 3oth June 2015, so don’t hang around.
Gapforce require a motivated medic to support their expedition medicine course starting 18th April.
You will be responsible for:
- Providing Medical support to all members of Gapforce expeditions.
- Monitor and safeguard the general health and hygiene of their expedition group
- Provide immediate emergency medical care to participants and staff
- Teach basic medical lessons
You need to:
- Be an F2 doctor (minimum)
- Have experience in Expedition Medicine
In return you will receive:
- A travel bursary (varies depending on the length of your availability)
Contact Lauren Nethercot
0207 384 3028
The N/a’an ku sê Foundation is looking for two doctors or a doctor and a nurse practitioner to run the Lifeline
Clinic based in Pos 3 in the remote Omaheke region of Namibia, from May 2015. This is a unique opportunity to provide primary and pre-hospital care to the San Bushman. This is a voluntary position with food, accommodation and a living allowance provided and the Foundation would like applicants to stay for at least one year. The N/a’an ku sê Foundation is looking for two doctors or a doctor and a nurse practitioner to run the Lifeline Clinic based in Pos 3 in the remote Omaheke region of Namibia, from May 2015. This is a unique opportunity to provide primary and pre-hospital care to the San Bushman. This is a voluntary position with food, accommodation and a living allowance provided. The Foundation would like applicants to stay for at least one year.
The International Porter Protection Group (IPPG) require a mountain loving doctor to volunteer at the Machermo Rescue Post, Nepal for the Spring 2015 season (end Feb – start May).
You will be situated at Machermo at 4450 m and the satellite post in Gokyo Village, in the Gokyo Valley at 4800 m. This provides an opportunity for a volunteer to practice mountain medicine in the heart of the Everest region of Nepal, in a stunning environment and
to be welcomed into the local Sherpa community.
IPPG pays a small contribution to accommodation while in Kathmandu; flight costs to and from Lukla and then accommodation during the walk in and out. All food and accommodation is provided for free while at Machermo/Gokyo.
IPPG will consider potential volunteers who could work either the whole, or half of the season. For further details please contact Nick Mason at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Two 6 month junior / middle grade doctor posts available – one commencing Feb 2015, the other Aug 2015. Includes funded enrolment in Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare
DDRC Healthcare is a charity providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), training and research in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and associated fields. In conjunction with Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, we are looking to appoint two junior doctors for 6 month posts – one doctor to commence February 2015 and the other August 2015.
The post will be an average of 6 sessions per week at DDRC and 4 sessions per week in the Emergency Department. We are looking for Doctors with a minimum of 2 years experience post qualification. You must have full registration with the GMC or be eligible to become fully registered.
Derriford Hospital is adjacent to DDRC and is the largest teaching hospital in the southwest with a busy Emergency Department. DDRC provides HBO for elective and emergency patients for conditions including Decompression Illness, tissue damage secondary to radiotherapy and diabetic ulcers.
Training will be provided in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and successful candidates will be encouraged and funded to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare run by the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
There is no on call commitment for the diving aspect of this post however individuals will be encouraged to be involved in the management of diving accidents. The ED sessions may include some night shifts.
For application form and further information see Employment section www.ddrc.org
To discuss the job or to arrange a visit – please contact Dr Christine Penny – email@example.com or 01752 209999
Closing date: 18.08.2014 (08.00) interview date: 05.09.2014
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