Medical Doctor – Emergency Medicine – Gaza

Are you a licensed medical doctor experienced in providing emergency medical care in humanitarian settings?

Role: Medical Doctor – Emergency Medicine – Gaza

Hours: Full time, with some weekend and evening working required to support the humanitarian programme delivery

Pay: £4,025-£4,200 gross per month (dependent on experience)

Duration: Till 31st of December 2024 (funding pipeline dependent), with potential extension

Location: Gaza with travel to Cairo, Egypt and Amman, Jordan

Candidates must be able to travel quickly through Egypt and Jordan, securing visas on arrival with eligible documentation. If you do not meet this requirement, you can join our register of humanitarian and health professionals for other opportunities.

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the British National Health Service, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are seeking Medical Doctors specialising in Emergency Medicine with previous experience working in humanitarian contexts. You will be able to make yourself available to travel and work internationally at short notice for a minimum of 4-6 weeks (longer availability is highly desirable) to deploy in Gaza, supporting the health needs of host and internally displaced persons.

Our ideal candidates will be fully licensed and experienced Medical Doctors, who have significant experience working in Emergency Departments providing emergency medical care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions.  You will be confident and capable in treatment of both adults and children, and able to perform a full range of clinical activities including diagnosis and treatment.  You will have experience practicing emergency medicine in low resource / humanitarian contexts.

You must hold a current medical license and able to demonstrate your current and unconditional membership of a suitable registering organisation.  You must hold specific qualifications / professional registrations in Emergency Medicine.

You will be determined, high performing, compassionate and collaborative, as well as being committed to learning and supporting others to learn. Language skills will be an advantage.

We offer excellent learning opportunities and occasional opportunities to work in international humanitarian responses.

To apply:

To apply, please complete the application process online. Submit a current CV and a supporting letter (1-2 pages) that includes:

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday 28th June 2024.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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