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Reporting to the Head of Medical and Rescue, the "Permanent Medical Delegate - Formula 1" is responsible for the oversight of medical and rescue safety matters relating to all FIA Formula 1 World Championship events. During events he/she assumes an operational oversight role, working with the CMO / DCMO of each race to ensure that all medical and rescue services are available and operated according to FIA regulations. They will liaise with the Race Director and the COC on all medical & rescue issues that arise during the competition.

MISSIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Homologation and assessment of Circuit Medical Centre at venues included on the FIA Formula 1 calendar;

  • Assessment of event local hospitals to ensure conformity with FIA requirements and maintenance of relationships with these hospitals for and on behalf of the FIA;

  • Evaluation of CMO, DCMO, and Rescue & Extrication teams appointed for FIA Formula 1 World Championship events;

  • Liaison with hosting ASN's for completion of event medical questionnaires and evaluation of submitted medical questionnaires to ensure conformity;

  • Liaise with hosting ASN's CMO and Rescue Chief to ensure adequate provision of Medical and Rescue services on site and report on any potential improvements at events with the aim of ensuring continual improvement of Medical and Rescue services at FIA Formula 1 World Championship events;

  • Supervision and assessment of the on-event extrication exercises, support and facilitate training if required;

  • Remain on call and attend on track incidents in the FIA Medical Car throughout all practice sessions, qualifying sessions and races of the Championship, including those of the FIA Formula 1, FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 championships;

  • Manage the process of reintegration to competition of drivers competing F1, F2 and F3 who have been involved in an accident, including, but not limited to, physical assessment and completion of relevant documentation as described in the International Sporting Code;

  • Engage with host ASN's of new events joining the FIA Formula 1 Championship calendar to support with preparation of event and circuit services in good time prior to inaugural events;

  • Provide, when needed, medical support and guidance to FIA personnel attending FIA Formula 1 World Championship events;

  • Administration of alcohol testing at FIA Formula 1 Championship Events;

  • Compile detailed event medical reports for distribution to key event stakeholders;

  • Work with FIA Single Seater department and their appointed officials, specifically the Formula 1, Formula 2 and Formula 3 Race Direction Teams to define and refine operational procedures for associated with deployment of medical & rescue services during events;

  • Work with FIA Single Seater department, Formula 1 and their appointed suppliers on the provision and specification of the FIA Medical Car(s) and the equipment carried within them;

  • Attendance of medical conferences and training events, both with a view to maintaining personal professional development and with the intent to ensure the FIA and Formula 1 medical & rescue services are informed by latest research and best practice.

PROFILE:

  • Doctor of Medicine

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Doctor, preferably with experience in Prehospital medicine, Emergency medicine, Anaesthetics or Trauma Surgery / Orthopaedics

  • Current recognized Prehospital qualification such as HEMS, ATLS, ALS etc

  • Prior knowledge of the running of motor sport events a significant advantage

  • Proven experience as a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) at circuit and/or rally events a significant advantage

  • Native English written and spoken

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and other IT tools designed to enable real-time collaboration between different locations

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Analytical and structured approach

  • Ability to work within an international team

  • Extensive travel required, attending approximately 16 FIA Formula 1 World Championship events during each season

The FIA is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religion or ethnicity, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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