Consultant - Pediatric Burns Plastic Surgeon

Clinical Practice: Develop and spearhead the paediatric burn service in line with international world class standards. Form protocols and guidelines in the...

Clinical Practice: Develop and spearhead the paediatric burn service in line with international world class standards. Form protocols and guidelines in the...

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Consultant - Pediatric Burns Plastic Surgeon

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai


Posted on 17 Apr, 2024
Apply before 01 Jun, 2024


2 – 5 years




Master's Degree





Job Sector


Job Type

Full Time





Job Description

Clinical Practice:

  • Develop and spearhead the paediatric burn service in line with international world class standards.
  • Form protocols and guidelines in the comprehensive treatment of acute and secondary paediatric burns reconstruction.
  • Participate in the on-call rota for acute burns/trauma with consultant colleagues
  • The appointed candidate would share the on-call plastic surgery rota with the existing consultant.
  • Undertake independent clinics for paediatric plastic surgery
  • Work closely with the wound care team and the pain service team
  • Develop new services within the specialty of paediatric plastic surgery
  • The proposed job plan includes a dedicated burns clinic, weekly operating list and general paediatric plastic surgery clinics.
  • The post holder will also be required to actively contribute to the acute burns service and is expected to lead that service.
  • There are opportunities to work jointly with colleagues from paediatric orthopaedics, paediatric ENT, paediatric surgeons, paediatric cardiac surgery and all paediatric sub-specialties.
  • The ability to work flexibly, in collaboration with existing consultants and specialists is a necessary requirement of the post.
  • Additional special interests of the candidate will be strongly encouraged.


  • The hospital hosts an inhouse paediatric residency programme, and the post holder is expected to actively engage and teach topics on plastic surgery.
  • In addition, residents from orthopaedics and other surgical/paediatric sub-specialties will rotate into the department providing ample opportunities for resident teaching.
  • The department hosts medical students on their surgical rotation or elective.
  • Candidates must show evidence of interest in teaching and training.
  • Previous formal teaching roles including university positions, national course trainers and evidence of educator training is essential.


  • Research is strongly encouraged in the hospital, and numerous clinicians are actively involved at the national and international level with their respective associations and research groups.
  • The hospital hosts an annual research prize which is well attended and highly competitive.
  • Emirates Plastic Surgery Society has an annual international conference with a strong focus on original research and innovations.


  • Interacts with children, visitors in a courteous, respectful and helpful manner
  • Interacts with members of the healthcare team in a manner that demonstrates respect, effective communication skills and promotes teamwork
  • Documents all relevant information correctly, appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Promotes safe patient care and a safe environment by embracing a Culture of Safety and identifying proactively areas of risk and the timely reporting of adverse safety events.


  • Demonstrates advocacy for children, young adults and their families.
  • Encourages and involves children and their families in care decisions to make informed choices by providing them with information, support and direction to the relevant support services as appropriate.
  • Contributes to the achievement of clinical quality indicators, positive patient outcomes and patient and family satisfaction through extraordinary service.
  • Coordinates care across the continuum – understands and utilizes case management resources to achieve patient care goals, discharge planning, decreasing the length of stay and waiting times.


  • To actively support strategies for Safeguarding Children and ensure participate in the development and implementation of safeguarding strategies and procedures
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behaviour or performance.
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision-making or documentation.
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for children, families, visitors and co-workers.
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and take time to assess and resolve the situation

Qualification & Training:

  • Completion of all the formal requirements for the degree corresponding to Doctor of Medicine (MBBS, Board certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Tier 1) and Fellowship in Paediatric burns)
  • Completed senior fellowship in paediatric burns along with Consultant experience of being part of a Burns MDT

Job Skills

Clinical Experience:

  • Consultant experience in delivering care within the framework of MDT
  • Experience in other areas within paediatric plastic surgery
  • Evidence of successful outcomes within paediatric plastic surgery

Teaching Experience:

  • Evidence of both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at formal & informal levels.
  • Evidence of training in teaching & training of staff
  • Experience of delivering training courses

Licensure and Certification:

  • Successful completion of the DHA Licensure requirements as Consultant
  • Maintenance of current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Job Specific Skills and Abilities:

  • Positive, enthusiastic, and motivated individual
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player

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Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai

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  • Location
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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