Specialist in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or General Practice - Rest of World

Saint Helena (SH)
Very competitive – contact Jo for more information
06 Jun 2017
04 Jul 2017
GP, International
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

To be considered for this 2 Year Fixed Term Contract, you will have a minimum of 10 years experience as a GP or worked as a Consultant, with full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body.

Your key responsibilities will be in helping to develop Primary Care Services by actively supporting a programme of health services reform, playing an active part in health promotion and preventative care programmes.

Under the supervision of the Senior Medical Officer you will run out-patient clinics covering a wide range of practice, including diabetes, hypertension, cardio-pulmonary disease, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology etc.

You will also be required to take care of in-patients as well as being primary on-call approximately every fourth night supporting the nursing staff in the triage and attending possible emergencies. You will be supported by specialist colleagues in anaesthetics, surgery, orthopedics and obstetrics/gynaecology as well as two other medical officers.

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for total transformation with the imminent opening of an international airport. The 30-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

Competitive package circa £108k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities plus 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances.

Desirable (but not essential)

  • MRCP (or equivalent specialist qualification)
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General (Internal) / Acute Medicine, or be within 6 months of award of CCT or similar
  • Satisfactory record of continuous professional development
  • Overseas experience in a remote location
  • ATLS, APLS or equivalent