Flight Doctor

Position: Flight Doctor
Sector: Humanitarian
Contract: Ongoing
Rotation: 8:4 / 8:8 / 12:4
Location: West Africa
Job Role:

Our client UnitedHealthcare Global Medical are currently inviting applications from suitably qualified Doctors who have a post graduate certificate/diploma experience in emergency medicine/anaesthetics/ICU/disaster medicine or flight medicine to support a UN peacekeeping mission in remote West Africa. Candidates must achieve at least a B2 in English language.

Successful candidates will be working within a team conducting aero emergency medical evacuations via helicopter, based on a secure UN site. Duties may also include delivering first aid training, health and fitness initiatives, sexual health and smoking cessation programmes and risk assessments.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Registered Doctor with current registration/licence to practice
  • Post Graduate diploma in either Emergency Medicine, Aviation Medicine, Anaesthetics, ICU/ITU, Disaster Medicine or equivalent (obtained in or before 2017)
  • Experience in medical evacuations or aviation medicine
  • At least a B2 certificate in English language skills
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Advanced Trauma certificates (ITLS, PHTLS, ATLS or equivalent)
  • Computer literate
  • High levels of health and fitness

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