This is a physician position and is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of illnesses for patients within the Respiratory Institute - Allergy and Immunology specialty at CCAD. This position treats patients directly and/or may make referrals to different members of the health care professional team at CCAD.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Respiratory Institute Allergy and Immunology specialty with Pediatric Focus
Responsible for setting up and providing direct medical care from early childhood to adulthood. (Age 4 year old+)
Prescribes or administers medication, therapy and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury
Analyzes records, reports and test results to diagnose patient's medical condition
Interacts with patient to gather additional history and information about medical condition
Explains procedures and discusses test results or prescribed treatments with patient
Provides specific treatments and/or performs operations to treat patient medical conditions
Evaluates patient and records applicable notes about patient's condition for purposes of serving as a record of treatment and/or making a possible referral to another member of the health care medical staff team
Liaisons with other medical and non-medical staff at CCAD to ensure quality patient treatment
Performs surgical procedures and operations as appropriate
Supplies and provides care in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner
Follows ethical and regulatory guidelines
Takes part in administrative functions that ensure the continued operations of the clinical environment, such as committees, task forces and performance improvement measures
Adheres to individual approved clinical privileges, as well as to all policies and procedures of the Medical Staff.
For Physicians from Tier 1 countries, not less than two (2) years additional experience post qualification
For Physicians from Tier 2 countries, not less than five (5) years additional experience post qualification
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine, and in Allergy and Immunology
Must hold a valid License/ Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable)
Should meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements (where applicable)
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team of health care professionals
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and staff
Ability to speak and write in English is required
Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred
MD, MBBS, MBChB or DO (only if the specialization is obtained from one of the following: American Board of Medical Specialties or Certificates of Specializations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada) or equivalent qualification from an accredited Institution and completion of specialty qualification as per the Recognized Specialty Certificate table listed in Healthcare Professionals Qualification Requirements 2017
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical physical demands include a moderate degree of dexterity to produce materials on a computer and mobility sufficient to attend meetings in clinical departments throughout CCAD.
ORGANIZATION-WIDE COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS
All employees will embrace the CCAD mission, vision and values and be responsible for adhering to the core values of the institution, including: Patient's First , Collaboration , Mutual Respect , Quality , Patient Safety , Integrity , Cultural Sensitivity and Compassion .
All employees are also expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organization-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position.
Customer Service Orientation includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner. Adaptability including teamwork, flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities, adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback. Efficiency and Effectiveness includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully. Essential Job Requirements includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures and guidelines affecting the work environment, as well as maintenance of required competencies and communication skills. Managerial Responsibilities includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements and budgetary constraints.
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