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Staff Physician, Gastroenterologist

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Duration: One Year

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 Digestive Disease – Gastroenterology and Hepatology 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 Digestive Disease – Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialty
  • Prescribes or administers medication, therapy and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury
  • Analyses 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

Experience requirements

  • 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
  • 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