Department Chair, Hematology and Oncology

Location
Abu Dhabi
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
617655
Position Type
Permanent
JOB SUMMARY

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 Oncology Institute - Oncology and Hematology specialty at CCAD. This position treats patients directly and/or may make referrals to different members of the health care professional team at CCAD. As Department Chair, the physician would oversee the development and management of a state-of-the-art Hematology/Oncology Program at CCAD in the Oncology Institute and the transition of the program into the new Oncology Building at CCAD scheduled to open in Fall of 2022. The Department Chair will work closely with others physicians and leaders on the further development of a multi-disciplinary oncology programs at CCAD. The Department Chair would also be responsible to oversee efforts to offer therapeutic clinical trials to CCAD, further advance quality initiatives in Hematology/Oncology, and develop survivorship programming within the Oncology program at CCAD.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Oncology Institute - Oncology and Hematology specialty

- 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

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

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

- 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.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, the heart of Abu Dhabi's new central business district. It shares the island with a hotel, stock exchange, and office buildings. Access to the island is by multiple bridges to the mainland. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, providing a spectrum of specialty services that are designed to cater to the healthcare needs of Abu Dhabi and the region. One of the objectives of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is to address the needs of patients currently traveling abroad for treatment. Like its counterpart in the United States, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a physician-led medical facility, served by Western-trained, North American board-certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers the most advanced tertiary medical services in the region through a comprehensive range of specialties and subspecialties. Local and international patients are cared for in an environment that combines excellent amenities and service standards with the highest quality patient care and superior clinical outcomes. The hospital is designed to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, and to utilize advanced technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records.

Ownership

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of a number of initiatives led by Mubadala Healthcare.

For information about Mubadala Healthcare, click here.

Estimated Service Area

This strategically located multi-specialty tertiary care facility with adjacent clinic houses five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors of critical and acute inpatient units totaling 364 beds (expandable to 490). Additional space has been incorporated for operational and support departments, retailers, a conference center, and a high-fidelity clinical simulation center. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hosts the latest technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records, integrating systems in a manner that is first of its kind in the country and the Middle East healthcare region. State-of-the-art imaging equipment like CTs, MRIs, and procedural suites, along with technologically advanced and modern patient rooms, serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.

Number of Beds

364 beds (expandable to 490)

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