Psychiatrist Senior Consultant (Addiction Treatment) - Doha, Qatar

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Psychiatrist Senior Consultant 

*Qatar Public Healthcare provider seeking to recruit Psychiatrist with extensive experience working in ADDICTION TREATMENT.

Kindly note the employer will only consider ARAB SPEAKING candidates for this vacancy*

Important Note: Physicians - To be eligible for licensing registration in Qatar it is required that some of your past clinical experience or current clinical experience must be from a government institution/hospital or training hospitals. 


Both Steps needs to be followed in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Step 1:Register your profile to be added to the candidates register.  Register here>>>

Steps 2: Email your CV + valid home country license to practice + educational certificates/ qualifications to

* Kindly mention the job you would like to apply for in the subject line of the email you send.

Global Medical Recruiting (GMR) is a "Registered Recruitment Partner" with the Medical Group in Qatar. GMR does not charge you (the applicant) any recruitment fees as we are paid by the Medical Group for our placement services. 



Estimated Total Monthly Salary 50 000 QR.

Basic Salary: The offered amount is the discretion of the employer. 

Market Allowance: % of basic salary.

Monthly Professional Allowance: % of basic salary.

Transport Allowance: 1250 QAR per month.

Mobile Allowance: 300 QAR per month. 

Accommodation: Provided.

Annual Leave: 50 calendar days per year.

Schooling Assistance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) (up to 3 children) per child per academic year up to (ages from 5-18 years and provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha). Payment will be made upon submission of the appropriate receipts and will cover basic tuition fee only (provided that you obtained residence permit for them under your sponsorship).

Air Passage Entitlement: Business class air passage/flight ticket for self and family - up to 3 children up to 18 years old, on joining, annual leave & repatriation (provided that he/she obtained residence permit for them under his/her sponsorship).

Baggage Allowance: Unaccompanied baggage for yourself - up to 50 kg and family up to 200 kg on joining, and 100kg for self and 250 kg for family on  repatriation, to be reimbursed at standard rate. 

Conference entitlement: Yearly Conference (after completion of 18 months in service maximum of 9 days, with free business class round-trip ticket.

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

Important Note: Physicians - To be eligible for licensing registration in Qatar it is required that some of your past clinical experience or current clinical experience must be from a government institution/hospital or training hospitals. 


One of the following Specialty qualifications (Category 1):

Australia: Membership/Fellowship of the Royal College of Australia.

Canada:  RCPSC or CFPC 

Denmark:  Title of Specialist

Finland: Erikoislääkarin tutkinto/ Special läkarexamen.

France: CES or DESC or DIS.

Germany: Fachärztliche Anerkennung/ Fachärztliche Urkunde 

Ireland: Membership/Fellowship of the Royal Colleges and CSCST from Ireland.

Italy: A Diploma di (medico) specialista.

Kuwait: Arab board for medical specialties and Certificate of completion of residency program from teaching institutions in Kuwait or Board Certification by the Kuwait Board 

New Zealand: Fellowship pf the Royal College.

Oman: Arab board for medical specialties and Certificate of completion of residency program from teaching institutions in Oman or Omani Board.

Saudi-Arabia: Arab Board in KSA or Saudi Board.

Singapore: JCST and Certificate of Specialist Accreditation.

Switzerland: Diplôme de médecin spécialiste/Diplom als Facharzt/ Diploma di medico specialista (specialist qualification) or  Master of Advanced Studies of Clinical Medicine.

Sweden: Title of Specialist.

UAE: Arab Board in UAE.

UK: Membership/Fellowship of the Royal Colleges + CCST/ CCT/ CESR in UK. 

USA: ABMS - American Board


You must have a valid primary license from the country of origin AND you should be eligible for license from the licensing authority in the State of Qatar to practice as a Senior Consultant Physician.


Fluent in English. 

The Senior Consultant is the most senior doctor (apart from the Department Chair and/or Section Head) who practices in a specific specialty and has oversight responsibility for his team of Consultants and junior doctors and manages other team members. The Senior Consultant is responsible for the care of all patients admitted under his name and for all the clinical decisions made by other doctors under his supervision.
Ability to relate well to others and use interpersonal skills to achieve desired objectives, recognizing the need to represent both the clinical work and the team.
In addition to providing high quality patient care (diagnose, treat, manage and admit patients under his name) as delineated by his clinical privileges, the Senior Consultant works closely with department chair and/or section head on management issues (such as service development, funding, budgets, and staffing), on the teaching and training of junior doctors, and on academic and research priorities.
In essence, the Senior Consultant is required to have professional clinical competence, leadership and management skills.
Research is a key and integral component to the Corporations Strategic aim to become an Academic Health System. The post holder must be able to contribute on delivering on delivering an integrated strategic vision and planning for Clinical, Research, Education and training which improves the quality of patient care.  


About the Employer


The healthcare provider to over two million expatriates and Qatari nationals living and working in Qatar.

This is a diverse and exciting organization where over 90 different nationalities work together for the single purpose of improving the quality of human life through patient care, education and research.

The organization is committed to developing of employees through training, educating and career advancement opportunities.

You will be constantly learning. Your ideas will be welcomed in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. Your individuality will be recognized. 

You are invited to apply for job openings. 


Qatar is home to many expats who relocated here for work and those drawn to its life of luxury, this is most evident in the capital city Doha.

Doha is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of Qatar. Doha has awesome attractions.

You will be able to experience adventure, buzzing nightlife, culture or relaxation.

Qatar does not only offer the most amazing desert landscapes but also stunning beautiful beaches to enjoy.