Geriatric Medicine Consultant - UAE

PHYSICIANS Geriatric Medicine Physicians Abu-Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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Amazing contract job opportunity available for international GERIATRIC CONSULTANT PHYSICIANS at a HOME CARE GROUP in ABU-DHABI, UAE. 

Are you a SuPeRioR patient focused medical professional who beliefs that each and every patient should receive the right level of care, in the right setting, at the right time?  Do you want to take your career to the next level  by gaining international work experience while earning an excellent salary package? 

If yes, please do read further…


The healthcare facility offers dynamic careers with opportunities for continual growth and development. It  promotes a culture that encourages work-life balance and creates opportunities for exploring and expanding staff members’ personal and professional goals.

A Competitive Recruitment Package offered to Overseas candidates (for a unlimited time period, 6 months probationary period).

Salary will be paid in AED.

  • Highly attractive and competitive basic monthly salary tax free. 
  • Consolidated Allowances along with salary.  
  • Housing: For candidates coming outside of the UAE accommodation will be provided for 1 month only during the first month of employment.
  • Health insurance with group approved insurer provided for yourself by the company. (You may enroll family members in said coverage at your cost. The cost of family coverage will be deducted from your monthly salary.)
  • Annual leave per year.
  • Flight ticket to home country provided following the first anniversary of the commencement date and every year thereafter you shall be provided with return air ticket io your home country. 
  • Training and development opportunities. 
  • Service bonus upon completion of contract.

The recruitment package is determined and offered by the employer and not by Global Medical Recruiting. 

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees.




Minimum Requirements


One of the following Specialist Qualifications :

  • U.S.A: ACGME Residency / Fellowship Program: Certified by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
  • U.K: CCT or MRCP or FRCP.
  • Australia /New Zealand: Fellowship of the Royals College/Colleges.
  • Canada: CCFP (Certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada) OR RCPSC (Specialization Certificate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada)


Appropriate experience and competence in all aspects of Palliative Medicine. 

Minimum of 5 years relevant experience after completing the post qualification. 

3 years Specialist experience post qualification. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families and multi-disciplinary team members. Demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education.



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.

Eligible for Department of Health – Abu Dhabi License or transferable UAE license.


Fluent in English - Oral and Written. 



About the Employer

This healthcare provider is the first CARF-accredited (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)  comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the UAE. It currently operates 2 hospitals -  a long-term care hospital for medically complex patients in AL AIN, UAE  and the first specialized inpatient rehabilitation hospital in ABU DHABI, UAE as well as a Home Care Group. 

A private specialized provider of the following healthcare services including:


  • POST STROKE REHABILITATION: Helping patients recover from a stroke or brain hemorrhage through an intensive program of inpatient rehabilitation. Provides intensive, in-patient rehabilitation after a stroke or brain hemorrhage leading to body weakness, speech and language difficulties, swallowing difficulties, cognitive and perceptual deficits and a range of other neurological impairments.              
  • NEURO REHABILITATION: Restoring function and independence after a severe head injury, complex neurosurgery or spinal injury. Provides intensive, in-patient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury and neurosurgery.                                                                
  • MEDICALLY COMPLEX REHABILITATION: Restoring function and independence for patients with complex medical disorders such as breathing difficulties, neurological conditions, complex wounds or complications of diabetes.                                                                  
  • REHABILITATION AFTER SURGERY OR TRAUMA: Restoring function and independence following trauma or major surgery including complex orthopedic procedures.


The Healthcare providers Long-Term Acute Care facilities are fully licensed hospitals with ICU-level capabilities but a warm, home-like feel – combining traditional architecture and modern design to create a healing environment 

  • VENTILATED AND MEDICALLY COMPLEX PATIENTS: Intensive medical care and rehabilitation for pediatric and adult patients on long-term mechanical ventilation.
  • NON-VENTILATED PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED MEDICAL CARE: Comprehensive medical, nursing, and rehabilitative care focused on maximizing the individual’s quality of life.


  • HOME CARE: Supporting patients at home with regular visits by a specialized team of doctors, nurses and rehabilitation experts. The Home Care team specializes in caring for patients in the comfort of their own homes – especially those with complex medical needs not adequately served by non-specialized home care providers.
  • RESPITE CARE: Caring for patients in the temporary absence of family members or regular caregiver – including for patients with complex medical needs who require 24-hour medical and nursing care. The Respite Care service provides short-term accommodation in the healthcare facility for patients who are usually cared for at home.  This provides temporary relief when family members or regular caregivers are away and gives patients all the benefits of care at an Healthcare facility.
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE: Hands-on support with home modifications, carer training and equipment for patients and families to ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home Healthcare provides a dedicated Transitional Care service for patients moving from hospital to home following a major illness, surgery or a period of intensive rehabilitation – whether in their home country or after receiving medical care overseas. The transition is managed in stages – initially with home visits and brief home-stays and later with a detailed home or workplace modification plan prior to discharge.  The team of doctors, nurses and rehabilitation experts support the patient and family at each stage of the process.

Why you would love working for this healthcare provider.

This  Healthcare provider is not only JCI accredited but ALSO  the only CARF accredited ( Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) specialized rehabilitation hospital in the UAE; and the only private rehabilitation hospital with CARF accreditation in the Middle East.

In this role you will join an outstanding medical team consisting of:

• ICU specialists, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists and physical medical and rehabilitation specialists –the majority Western-trained.

• A strong and experienced nursing team (large proportion of nurses with Western , European and North American training)

• A Large in-house rehabilitation team including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, speech and language therapists, communication specialists and special educators for both adult and pediatric patients. 

• Arabic speaking staff on all shifts. 

The hospital has latest European and North American equipment including Hill-Rom beds, medical mattresses and state-of-the-art monitoring and patient care equipment. Sophisticated VGo™ telepresence robotics system –the first in the Middle East. REX Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot –the first in the Middle East. Specialized hydrotherapy room, gym facilities, external therapy gardens and children’s play rooms. The patient rooms is Spacious and well-designed with Arabian architecture and a home-like feeling including private space for personal items, a private bathroom and facilities for carers or family members to stay overnight in private, VIP or VVIP rooms.