Medical Officer - Remote Medicine

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
25 Apr 2017
25 May 2017
Medical Officer - Remote Medicine - Aberdeen
Contract Type

Medical Officer - Remote Medicine


International SOS is the world’s leading international health care, medical assistance and travel security risk services company with over 11,000 employees, led by 1,200 doctors and 200 security specialists.

We provide a world class offering for travellers and expatriates.  Every single day we are making a difference in people’s lives and able to support them when they need it the most.

We are looking for an A&E doctor or GP to provide remote offshore support offering advice and oversight of treatment delivered by trained medics in offshore locations, either on a full-time or part-time basis. The service would be conducted out of our Aberdeen Clinic. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to provide clear leadership in the delivery of professional and effective medical services for clients, achieving the highest standards of excellence.

In addition to offering support to Offshore Medics in the Northern Seas region, you would be encouraged to perform Occupational Health related duties, including Oil & Gas UK medical examinations, pre-placement and back-to-work medical assessments, working as part of our team within the Aberdeen Clinic.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Medical due diligence and case direction with respect to all offshore medical cases
  • All ongoing medical related tasks required on all offshore cases
  • Provision of assistance with referrals
  • Providing clear case direction at the handover process in the assistance centre
  • Directing the medical frequency/intensity of medical contacts with onsite medics and clients
  • Completing medical assessments and provide medical reports  
  • Interpreting results from health screening or diagnostic testing and advising on fitness to work, in compliance with statutory, industry or client standards

Applicants must be GMC registered with a current licence to practise medicine in the UK.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Medical Degree
  • ALS certified
  • Acute medicine or General Practice experience

    Here at International SOS we will offer you an interesting, varied and challenging career, where you will have the opportunity to experience working with a diverse range of people.

    Please apply online now by email to, attaching your CV.