Department Chair, Occupational Health

Aug 08, 2021
Position Type
This is a physician leader position that is responsible for the Caregiver Wellbeing Division, including and not limited to all issues regarding
strategic, operational, fiscal and human resource management. This leader will be responsible for the integration of all Caregiver Wellbeing
Division services into CCADs strategic plan of growth, quality, patient experience and operational excellence.
Physician responsibilities:
? Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within Caregiver Wellbeing Division
? Prescribes or administers medication, therapy and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury
? Provides specific treatments and/or performs operations to treat patient medical conditions
? Evaluates patient and records applicable notes about patients condition for purposes of serving as a record of treatment and/or making a
possible referral to another member of the health care professional team
? Liaisons with other medical and non-medical staff at CCAD to ensure quality patient treatment
? Supplies, provides and manages care in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner
? Adheres to individual approved clinical privileges, as well as to all policies and procedures of the Medical Staff
Leadership responsibilities:
? Develops a strategic plan for the Division that supports the strategic direction of CCAD
? Defines the Divisions scope and direction in the areas of patient care, education and research
? Creates a vision and supports members of the Division in their pursuit of excellence in the areas of patient care, education and research
? Recommends criteria for selecting the department's or services professional staff and choose or recommend individuals who meet those
? Recommends space, medical technology, equipment, staffing, and other resources needed by the department or service and have a
process in place to respond to shortages.
? Provides orientation and training for all staff of the duties and responsibilities for the department or service to which they are assigned.
? Responsible for recommending and monitoring outside sources of services that relate to the specialty.
? Promotes the retention of employees
? Assesses the cost effectiveness of practice at CCAD and recommends methods by which the most economical use of equipment, supplies
and pharmaceuticals can be assured without compromising the medical necessities of treatment
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? Develops and implements, in cooperation with Nursing, Administration and the Medical Staff, patient care policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols and periodically updates them as needed
? Cooperates with leadership of other Institutes/Departments in setting strategy and providing care to patients
? Participates as a member of the Medical Executive Committee (MEC) and assumes administrative responsibilities on behalf of the organization as required
Operational responsibilities:
? Oversees and resolves issues relating to operational volumes, resource utilization, productivity and other administrative functions
? Monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of patient care provided within the Division
? Ensures that the Division provides appropriate clinical outcomes data and physician level performance metrics to allow for an objective evaluation of clinical performance
? Identifies opportunities for Divisional performance improvement from both a clinical and administrative perspective and works toward enhancing performance to meet or exceed standards
? Leads patient experience efforts and initiatives for the institute
Fiscal responsibilities:
? Adheres to budget for the Division and analyzes and explains budget variances
? Ensures that all Division expenditures are in accordance with current CCAD policy
Human Resources Management responsibilities:
? Participates in reviewing and approving plans and expenses involved in the recruitment of staff members
? Performs annual professional review for staff
? Monitors and ensures high quality education and research programs
? Recommends compensation adjustments or requirements that are within budget guidelines
? Helps to arbitrate disputes regarding compensation
? Recruits physician staff through a careful review of candidates and selection process 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
? MBA is preferred
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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: Patients 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.