Medical Physicist - 114014

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

  • Single and family contracts available.
  • Generous Tax free basic salary. 15 000 - 27 875 Qatari Riyals per month.  27 875 QR is +/- 5970 GBP / 6700 EUR / 7600 USD.  Salary paid in QR.
  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • School allowance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) for up to 3 children (ages 5- 18) per child per academic year provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha.
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.
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The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

Postgraduate degree in Medical Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Bio Engineering, Biomedical engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Medical Imaging, Computer science.

 

Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable and should be eligible for license in Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.

 

Minimum Experience: (LICENSED OR REGISTERED EXPERIENCE)

For ‘Radiation Oncology’ & ‘Nuclear Medicine’ roles – 3 years licensed experience in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, PET CT, or PET/MR

 

For ‘Diagnostic Imaging’ & ‘Health Physics’ roles – 7 years licensed experience in radiation fields (Medical Research, Academic) including 5 years licensed experience in Radiation Safety (including non-ionizing radiation safety such as laser) or in Diagnostic Medical Physics and/or MRI.

 

Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Specification

Position Summary:

  • The Medical Physicist overseas all the physics practice in the Hospital.
  • This includes radiation protection, Physics practice QA program, dosimetry, acceptance, testing and commissioning of new equipment training of other staff.
  • The Medical Physicist will develop, execute and maintain programs pertaining radiation protection and safety in various practices in the medical field such as diagnostic radiology, health physics, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the the Employer’s mission, vision and values.
  • Regular monitoring of the radiation equipment to ensure correct and consistent results or outputs are achieved.
  • Plays a major role in the commissioning/acceptance testing of highly complex equipment.
  • Ensure ongoing maintenance routine is followed.
  • Training and advising technical staff on new equipment and protocols.
  • Researching new equipment developments and techniques, assessing the impact on existing local practice and compiling reports to initiate changes.
  • Acting as on-call duty physicist to respond to problems, provide advice and technical assistance.
  • Advises and consults with physicians in such applications as use of ionizing radiation in diagnostic and therapy.
  • Develops, contributes, participates and complies with quality improvement programs and competency assessment initiatives of the department.
  • Complies with the Employer’s policies and procedures; and in particular infection control, safety and quality Management
  • The additional specific account abilities related to sub specialties (‘Radiation Oncology’, ‘Nuclear Medicine’, ‘Diagnostic Imaging’ & ‘Health Physics’) are attached with the relevant addendum's.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.