Medical Physicist - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD is an extension of the US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model.

In all, more than 30 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The hospital officially opened in May 2015.


Under the supervision of the Manager of Radiation Safety and Medical Physics/RSO, the Medical Physicist will perform Medical Physics compliance testing on radiologic equipment to ensure its quality and optimal performance to ensure compliance with both UAE and International regulations. For example:

  • Performs Medical Physics compliance testing, quality assurance, and radiation safety measurement for X-ray machines, CT scans, Fluorosocpy, mammography, Nuclear medicine related equipment, etc.
  • Conducts and supports related institutes in obtaining accreditation related to specific X-ray machines such as CT Scan ACR accreditation, Mammography ACR accreditation, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains a comprehensive program of Quality Assurance for CCAD and contributes effectively in the CCAD Radiation Safety Committee (RSC)
  • Manages patient dose reference index and clinical radiation protocols in collaboration with both related institutes CCAD physicians and clinical staff to ensure optimization of radiation at CCAD.
  • Conducts calculations and evaluations (safety assessment) of architectural drawings and specifications for adequate shielding and contamination control provisions, including identifying safety hazards and delineating modifications.
  • Assists in responding to and/or investigates radiation incidents/emergencies related to patient safety and implements corrective actions.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics required
  • Master's degree in Medical Physics or Radiation Physics required
  • Must have American Board of Radiology qualification in Diagnostic Medical Physics
  • Current national license
  • A minimum of five years of experience (post ABR qualification) in Medical Physics in an acute-care/tertiary setting
  • Must have experience in Diagnostics and Nuclear Medicine, including at least five years experience performing annual performance evaluations/surveys on all diagnostic imaging equipment including radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, mammography, MRI, SPECT, PET, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, etc.


  • Tax-free income
  • Housing Allowance
  • Living Allowances (e.g., annual airfare)
  • Return airfare (start/end contract)
  • Medical coverage
  • 25 work days of vacation, plus at least five statutory holidays
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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

The Cleveland Clinic Hospital Abu Dhabi (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD provides Western-style healthcare, according to the US Cleveland Clinic model. more

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also the wealthiest emirate and the largest emirate. Wishing to establish itself as the cultural center of the Middle East, it is building a fantasy-like museum to which the Louvre will lend exhibits.

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, population approximately 9.7 million (2017 est. 12% Emirati citizens and 88% expatriates), is one of the most westernized countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

Three large cities: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai (the UAE's most internationally-known city), and Al Ain (the university centre with a medical school). Has a long coastline and the Hajar Mountains to the East, which are great for hiking. Popular with tourists who come from Europe and from throughout the region. more