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Vacancy: Island Physician

Saba is part of the Caribbean Netherlands and has an area of 13 km2 with about 2,000 inhabitants. The quiet and beautiful island is also known as "The Unspoiled Queen". The language of communication on Saba is English.

Medical care on Saba is provided by Saba Cares With a general practitioner clinic, admissions department, first aid station, ambulance service, nursing department, radiology, laboratory and community care, the Saba Cares serves the people of Saba.

Are you a driven general practitioner and/or tropical doctor ? Are you ready for a different and challenging work environment in which you are committed to good patient care together with a professional team? Then the position Island Physician at Saba Cares will suit you!

You will have the unique opportunity to gain new experiences in a dynamic environment where there are a wide range of care issues. You will also contribute to the further growth and professionalization of healthcare on Saba.


Together with our team, you and two other island physicians provide 24/7 medical care. Part of your tasks are nursing home care and district nursing care.You will also advise the director. Further there is close cooperation with the Public Health department and mental health care.

Candidate Profile

· A BES– ontheffing -registered, broadly oriented general practitioner a/o tropical doctor.

· Flexibility in view of the extensive range of tasks and the isolated location.

· Excellent communication skills, able to enthuse, motivate, overcome resistance and communicate at different levels, especially in English.

· Cultural sensitivity, ability to fit into the culture of Saba and be able to empathize with the experience of our patients.

· Approachable personality who can cooperate with the nursing team in a connecting way.

Saba Cares Offer

A 90% to full-time, challenging position in which you as a professional will have a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth and professionalization of healthcare on Saba. For this Saba Cares offers excellent primary and secondary working conditions.

Vacancies during the year

Permanently there is a team of three doctors working for Saba Cares each with their own profile and with varying lengths of stay on Saba. Because of this 1 or more vacancies may arise during the year.

Interested and qualified?

If the aforementioned appeals to you and you would like to work with us at Saba Cares, please send our HR department your motivation and CV in English as soon as possible.

Based on a first selection Saba Cares will invite candidates for a first introductory interview via MS Teams. A personality assessment may be part of the selection process. Please include substantive questions and comments with your response.

Reactions & info: More Information

HR Department Organisatie: Saba:

Tel: +599 416 3288 ext: 213

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