June 10, 2024

General Practitioner with special interest in Paediatrics

Fantastic GP opportunity in Dubai, The UAE. Must have a strong interest in Paediatrics whilst holding either the DCH or MRCPCH qualification. Up to £130,000 per annum, TAX FREE + benefits
General practice / Family Practice

About this job


Primary Care Family Physicians with a strong specialist interest in community Paediatrics required to assess, evaluate, diagnose and treat patients of all ages. Opportunity to join a founding team that is passionate about achieving best patient outcomes whilst leading with empathy and care.

Initially this will be a community-visiting role with Practice Privileges in a prestigious Dubai clinic.

Scope of responsibilities for Physicians:


  • Perform history and physical examination
  • Ordering and clinical interpretation of laboratory and diagnostic imaging studies
  • Prescription and administration of medications/vaccines, explaining the risks and benefits of the treatment, any alternatives and discussion of side effects
  • Counselling patients on diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis
  • Assessment and treatment of acute minor injuries, illness and procedures
  • Stabilisation of patients with major illnesses or injuries prior to transfer to hospital
  • Preventative care, including wellness screening and medicals
  • Assessment and management of mental health conditions
  • Assessment and treatment of chronic conditions
  • Ad-hoc treatments as per the Physician Practicing Privileges
  • Refer patients to specialists when necessary
  • Provide appropriate follow up with patients
  • Work shift patterns as scheduled by the Medical Director, including night, weekends and public holidays
  • Adhere to all relevant policies and procedures
  • Report safeguarding concerns as per the relevant policies
  • Follows the UAE public health law in reporting communicable diseases


  • Medical degree
  • General Practice Qualification from either; the UK (MRCGP), Ireland (MICGP), Australia (RACGP), Canada (CCFP), or the United States of America (DABFM).
  • MRCPCH or DCH holders only.


  • A minimum of one (1) year relevant clinical experience immediately prior to application, after completion of approved post graduate certification. Experience in UCC and home visiting settings since qualifying.
  • Evidence of CME activity, related to the scope of practice (minimum of 40 hours in 24 months).

Person specification:

  • Has a passion for child-health and children’s overall wellbeing
  • Team oriented with a collaborative mindset
  • Punctual
  • Empathic
  • Prepared to leave at the end of the day only after patient care is completed
  • Listen to others with an open mind
  • Willing to attend and participate at staff meetings and handovers
  • Maintain a professional appearance-abide by the uniform policy
  • Able to speak, read and write fluently in English
  • Maintain a warm demeanour with good patient interaction skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Be patient centric and customer service oriented
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • “Can Do” attitude with ability to be flexible

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