Part-time Contract Doctor (for COVID-19), Department of Health (Ref: 42943)

Department: Department of Health

Publish Date: 2020-04-07 18:00:00

Job Title: Part-time Contract Doctor (for COVID-19)

Salary (Monthly): $N/A

Salary (Hourly): $416

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have–

(a) a medical qualification registrable in Hong Kong under the Medical Registration Ordinance, Cap. 161; and
(b) a good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.


Mainly deployed to implement measures for prevention and control of COVID-19, including:

(a) operation of the quarantine centres and specimen collection centre, including conducting medical consultations and briefings to confinees and overseas returnees, and collection of specimens ;
(b) provision of health advice to home confinees and overseas returnees at designated locations and arrangement of referrals to hospitals;
© issuance of Quarantine Order; and
(d) other duties as assigned.

(Note : Selected candidates are required to work shifts outside normal working hours and perform on-call duties. )

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for three to six months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department and the performance of the candidate.

General Notes:

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation & race.
© Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the recruitment interview/ written examination without being subject to further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the enquiry address indicated.

How to apply:

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website at

There is no specific closing date for application for this position, but applications will close without further announcement when all the vacancies are filled. Applicants should state in detail in the application form their relevant experience, qualifications and registration number in the Medical Council of Hong Kong under the Medical Registration Ordinance Cap.161.

Completed application forms together with copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic qualifications (e.g. transcripts, certificates, etc.), should reach the enquiry address indicated. Please clearly mark on the envelop "Application for the post of Part-time Contract Doctor (for COVID-19)”. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website at

Applicants who apply on-line should submit copies of relevant documents to the enquiry address indicated within one week after the application. Please quote the online application number on the envelop and every page of the copies of the documents. Please do not send originals of transcripts/ certificates.

Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hong Kong Post. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Section, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2961 8526

Application Start Date: 2020-04-07 18:00:00

Application End Date: 2099-12-31 23:59:00