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Looking to embrace an island lifestyle? Truly a tropical paradise, the Cayman Islands are alive with vibrant coral reefs, marine life, flora, and exotic birds. This natural beauty is accompanied by one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean, along with a sophisticated international culture, and the benefits of a flourishing financial industry. Part of an underwater mountain range running between Cuba and Belize, the Cayman Islands lie 480 miles south of Miami, 150 miles south of Cuba and 189 miles northwest of Jamaica. With an average year-round temperature range of about 75° F in the winter to about 85° F in the summer, the Islands boast some of the finest tropical weather in the world. We have an urgent requirement for two general surgeons for a locum assignment on the beautiful Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean. Locum coverage is needed as soon as possible for up to 3 months. The overall responsibilities for these positions are to provide specialty services, including managing a 24-hour service to patients requiring acute care in conjunction with other consultants on a rotational basis. This includes providing regular general outpatient clinics and ward rounds, managing cases referred by other disciplines within the hospital (emergency room, general practice, and CCU), when on duty. The positions require managing sub-specialty emergency cases while on duty in the absence of those specialists and provides advice to, or accept, cases as referred. The Hospital is a satellite hospital in the Caribbean. The hospital on a monthly rotational basis. The post-holder also establishes, with colleagues, an ongoing educational program for the junior physicians within the department and takes part in continuing professional development for medical staff. The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team is highly essential. Accommodation and transportation provided. Receive malpractice coverage and medical registration fees are paid for by hospital and a work permit is provided. You must have a specialist medical registration/board certification from one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, or Jamaica. On your days off if you are looking to get off the beach, get lost in the luxury of George Town, where colorful traditional Caribbean-style buildings meet high finance corporations, and finish the day off with a sunset cocktail. It is on Grand Cayman that you will find some of the most popular Caribbean activities, attractions, and festivals, including the popular Pirates Week and the colorful and exciting Batabano (the Grand Cayman Carnival). Other popular attractions include the Cayman Islands National Museum, Rum Point, Pedro St. James, Bodden Town, the first capital of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Turtle Farm, and the National Trust Mastic Trail, a 2-mile traditional footpath through unspoiled woodlands. This experience is the perfect opportunity to go far and do good – call us today.