- Advert number: 321700-0
- Posted Date: 17/01/13
- Closing Date: 28/03/13
Paediatric Palliative Care Consultant - Reference: MD-01
Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice - Kuwait
Bayt Abdullah Children's Hospice (BACCH) is seeking a full time Consultant Physician in Paediatric Palliative Care to lead and develop Hospice Care in Kuwait.
BACCH is an exciting and ambitious programme as it is the first fully comprehensive Children's Palliative Care service in the Region. BACCH will provide holistic, multidisciplinary care for children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening diseases and their families. This specialty programme aims to provide the five key dimensions in Paediatric Palliative Care: Inpatient Care, Daycare, Respite Care, Home Care and Outreach Support to hospitals. Our staff work collaboratively with Paediatric and sub specialist staff throughout the Ministry of Health to ensure care provision at a national level, as well as developing an education and research programme for Kuwait.
The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and motivated multidisciplinary team working towards creating a centre of excellence in the Middle East.
Applicants must have full Board certification / membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health or equivalent, with experience working in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at Consultant level.
This post would suit a Consultant with innovation and leadership qualities, who enjoys working in a unique and rewarding environment. Applicants considering a career break or short term contract (minimum of one year) are also invited to apply.
Monthly pay scale starts from USD 20,000 tax free, in addition to other benefits based on BACCH’s grading structure.
Interested applicants should apply or send their CVs directly to:
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Further information and detailed job description can be obtained from HR Department, Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice, Kuwait or visit:
Closing date for applications: 28th March 2013.