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Details: Posted on: 16th January 2018

  • Company Name: Abu Dhabi University
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Job Description

Designation: Specialist Gastroenterologist

Report to (Direct): Medical Director

Report to (Indirect): COO

Department: Physician

Position Summary

Patients value Physicians who spent time with them and express genuine concern about their ailments and quality of life. That’s what we are looking for: a Physician who can contribute companionate, patient-centered care in our internal medicine practice. If you enjoy getting to know your patients on a personal level, we are interested in meeting with you. We run a laid-back but highly efficient office and we help one another with our work-loads when necessary. Each of our Physicians commits themselves to practicing mindful medicine and treating patients like people rather than numbers.

Duties & Responsibilities

· Develop a roster of patients by providing compassionate, holistic care.

· Meet with patients to assess their symptoms; inquire into the nature of their illness or injury

· Accurately identify and diagnose medical conditions

· Thoroughly examine patients and attend to their chief complaint

· Answer and advise on any other questions or concerns the patient might have

· Assign appropriate treatment plan according to each patient’s needs

· Educate and inform patient of necessary treatment plan and any follow-up appointments

· Perform clinical tests to better inform diagnosis

· Perform in-office treatment if possible

· Look for anything unusual or abnormal

· Prescribe appropriate medicines or therapy

· Calculate correct medication dosage for each patient and educate on proper use

· Order diagnostic tests and lab work as needed (blood/urine test, tissue samples, imagery, etc.)

· Analyze and share results of diagnostic testing with patient

· Continually chart and maintain patient information on paper and in computer system

· Conduct follow-ups with patients to monitor and track their condition and progress

· Refer patient to a medical specialist when needed

· Maintain confidentiality and always work with respect and integrity

· Encourage preventative health measures including proper diet, rest and exercise

· Direct, train, and supervise medical staff including nurses, physician assistants, and med techs on proper procedures and protocol

· Attend conferences and continue research in his or her field to stay abreast of medical innovations and breakthroughs.

· Explain all medical procedures thoroughly

· Explain test results and provide patients with plan of care details

· Consult with other physicians about each patient’s specific needs.

Quality Assurance

· Participate in departmental quality improvement and patient safety programs.

· Attend planned in house quality improvements

· Understand, comply and participate in healthcare Quality, Risk management, Safety, Infection prevention program.

· Report any Occurrence Variance in during duty timings.

· Understand and fully comply with Regulatory and accreditation bodies requirements.

· Any other duties assigned by the In-charge/HOD as per exigencies of work.


· Participate in patient safety programs.

· Attend planned safety trainings. (Fire & Safety, Mock Drills etc)


Qualifications and Skills

· Doctorate in Medicine (M.D. or D.O.)

· Valid HAAD license to practice; board certified is a plus

· No board sanctions or actions in last 10 years

· 2+ years practicing medicine in hospital or private practice

· Experience treating lifestyle-related disorders preferred

· Adept at diagnosing problems and creating treatment plans for patients

· Highly computer literate and familiar with charting

· Excels in communicating sensitive and/or adverse information

· Sound judgment and expert decision-making abilities

· Analytical thinker and complex problem solver

Salary & Benefits

· Generous Tax-Free Salary

· Family Visa

· Family Medical Insurance

· Family Flights

· Incentives plan to be discussed

Job Details

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Industry: Medical/Hospital; Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician; Healthcare, other
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Residence Location: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Kuwait; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia

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