Anaesthesiologist – Ukraine

  • Contractor
  • Ukraine


Hours: Work will be full-time. Immediate start required no later than 1st September

Pay: Up to £8,000 GBP gross per month (dependent on experience)

Duration: 10 months

Location: Ukraine

This role is within our Ukraine Programme and will be carried out in Ukraine.

Preferably applicants need to have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country ( but this is not essential.

Are you a skilled Anaesthesiologist ready to take your expertise to the global stage, assisting in medical emergencies and humanitarian responses?

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the British National Health Service, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are looking for an Anaesthesiologist with experience in diverse clinical settings, who is ready to travel internationally on short notice. In this role, you will be pivotal in providing critical anaesthesia care and pain management to individuals affected by crises and emergencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the safe administration of anaesthesia and managing perioperative pain, tailored to patients’ needs under challenging conditions.
  • Enhancing the capabilities of local staff through hands-on training and supervision, particularly in aesthetic techniques and emergency response.
  • Collaborating with surgical teams to provide comprehensive care during surgeries and critical care procedures, including advanced airway management and resuscitation.
  • Working closely with pharmacists to manage the inventory and safekeeping of anaesthesia drugs.

You must hold a valid medical license with a specialization in anaesthesiology, and demonstrate the ability to adapt quickly to dynamic environments. Strong leadership skills and a commitment to teaching are essential.

Fluency in multiple languages is highly desirable.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to make a significant impact in a challenging yet rewarding field.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Anaesthesiologist – Ukraine – April 2024before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal. no later than 17th May 2024.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and hiring manager will review applications as they are received, decisions may be made at any time if a suitable candidate is identified.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

Deadline: 17-May-24