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Department Head - Paediatrics & Neonatology

Our client is a 140-bed multi-specialty private hospital located in Abu Dhabi City.

This state of the art facility will be operational in 2016.

The hospital will offer a broad range of specialty clinical services including Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics & Trauma, Cardiology, Dermatology, ENT, Labs & Pathology, Neurology, Radiology and Urology.

Cavendish Professionals is currently recruiting for a Head of Department to manage and lead the Paediatric and Neonatology Department.

Essential Requirements:

  • Completion of a medical school program and received an M.D.

  • Board certification in area of specialisation.

    The client would prefer someone from a Neonatology background with some experience in Paediatrics.

  • 2-5 years' post-specialisation experience, dependent on country of education.

  • 2-3 years' experience as Head of Department.

  • Fulfilment of educational and training requirements of Health Authority Abu Dhabi HAAD on a yearly basis.

  • At least five years' experience in supporting project managers or hospital managers.

  • Experience of dealing with a wide variety of administrative works, preferably in healthcare.

Based on the HAAD PQR - Tier 1/ Tier 2 requirements.

A full job description is available upon request.


  • Attractive tax free salary

  • Accommodation provided OR allowance and utilities

  • Flights (Mobilisation and Repatriation) - Self & family

  • Generous vacation leave and public holidays

  • Gratuity Award

  • Health Insurance

  • Single and Married contracts available

Please note the targeted start date for each position is dependent on the speciality/ level and current timeline for the project.

Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc.

also need to be considered.

We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.