12 November 2016

Offshore Doctor - HAAD License - Male Only

Employer: UniTeam Medical Assistance LLC 
Location: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
Salary Range (Monthly)
AED 18000.00 - 30000.00
No. of Vacancies 2

The Off Shore General Practitioner will be working in a UniTeam Medical Client facility, a specialised seismic survey company, located off shore in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Additional work may be available in various locations on shore in Abu Dhabi.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the position is to provide primary and emergency medical care to a UniTeam Medical Client(s). The services are to be provided to 200-300 project staff predominantly on an Off Shore Platform out of Abu Dhabi and will be required to work in other locations in Abu Dhabi off platform. This position is on a rotational Roster.

The position’s principle role is to provide medical emergency treatment and provide primary medical care to all the offshore personnel on site.

Required Professional & Academic Qualifications, Licenses, Experience, Competencies & Personal Attributes


General Practitioner
MBBS or MBChB or equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
Successful completion of an internship program and two years clinical experience


A valid Home Country License must be maintained at all times
A valid Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) license must be maintained at all times

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Evidenced by


Must have previous medial experience in remote, offshore Oil & Gas or industrial setting with Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) knowledge

BOSIET certification required

OGUK medical certification required

HSE Certification (Nebosh, IOSH, OSHA etc.)

Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English


BLS/ACLS/ATLS course is highly desirable

Interview and /or references

Presentation of Certificates

Personal Attributes

Evidenced by


Flexibility in working patterns to meet the needs of the service as when required.


Familiarity with the UAE culture.

Fluency in spoken and written Arabic.

Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

Interview and/or references

Compensation & Benefits:

A monthly compensation of AED 18,000 to AED 30,000 per month. Accommodation with full board will be provided off shore with transport to and from the vessels. During the on shore period shared, single room accommodation will be provided with utilities.

Additional benefits will include a 12 month contract, Comprehensive Health Insurance, Medical Malpractice & Professional Indemnity Insurance, Visa & HAAD licensing and End of Service Gratuity benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities

Respond to all medical emergencies and provide care as required as per client’s current policy and procedures.

Manage client’s Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) team in the execution of health and safety initiatives such as health & hygiene inspections, health surveillance programs, health promotion programs, etc.

Operate a fully functional offshore clinic to ensure the necessary medical equipment, pharmacy and clinical supplies are available and applicable to the setting. The clinical workload is predominantly routine outpatient clinic and minor injuries. Serious injuries are uncommon due to outstanding safety practices offshore, but all medical staff must be to respond, stabilise and transfer casualties to a trauma centre quickly and effectively should the situation require.

There is a requirement to offer health assessment and screening such as blood pressure and cholesterol checks, lung function tests, etc.

The offshore General Practitioner monitors public health issues such as infectious diseases, air and water quality and work site health exposure. Additionally, the General Practitioner manages the Medical Emergency Team in the event of drills and actual emergencies, and assists with training the Emergency Response teams.

In addition, the General Practitioner will attend safety meetings, address health concerns as they arise, give presentations on health and safety topics to the crew, and lead inspections of accommodations from a health perspective.

The General Practitioner must comply with the Company’s and Client’s policies and procedures and Code of Conduct at all times.

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