Medical Doctor – Anaesthesia and intensive care – Gaza


Gaza occupied Palestinian territory

Hours: Full time, with some weekend and evening working required to support the humanitarian programme delivery

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

Location: Gaza, with some travel to Cairo, Egypt

Duration: Till 31st of December 2024 (funding pipeline dependent), with potential extension

Are you a licensed medical doctor experienced in providing anaesthesia medical care in humanitarian settings?

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 seeking Medical Doctors specialising in anaesthesia and intensive care with previous experience working in humanitarian contexts. You will be able to make yourself available to travel and work internationally at short notice for a minimum of 4-6 weeks (longer availability is highly desirable) to deploy in Gaza, supporting the health needs of host and internally displaced persons.

Our ideal candidates will be fully licensed and experienced medical doctors, who have significant experience working in the anaesthetic department providing perioperative care to adults, children and maternity services. This will include aspects of both general and regional anaesthesia. You will be confident and capable in the management of level II and III critically ill patients. You will have experience practicing in low resource / humanitarian contexts.

You must hold a current medical license and able to demonstrate your current and unconditional membership of a suitable registering organisation. You must hold specific qualifications / professional registrations in anaesthesia, dual certification in intensive care is not essential.

You will be determined, high performing, compassionate and collaborative, as well as being committed to learning and supporting others to learn. Language skills will be an advantage.

We offer excellent learning opportunities and occasional opportunities to work in international humanitarian responses.

How to apply

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

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal.

Please apply below, and no later than 24th April, 2024. However, this is rolling recruitment, so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible

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: 24-Apr-24