Associate Staff Physician, Cardiac Surgeon

Location
Abu Dhabi
Posted
Jul 31, 2022
Ref
695934
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 Heart & Vascular Institute - Cardiac Surgery specialty at CCAD. Under the supervision and guidance of a Consultant physician, this position treats patients directly and/or may make referrals to different members of the health care professional team at CCAD.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

UNDER THE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE AND APPROVAL OF A CONSULTANT STAFF:
  • Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Cardiac Surgery 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 patients 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 patients condition for purposes of serving as a record of treatment and / or 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
  • Performs surgical procedures and operations within the scope of Cardiac Surgery and according to Department of Health and Hospital privileges
  • Supplies and provides care in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner
  • Takes part in administrative functions that ensure the continued operations of the clinical environment, such as committees, task forces and performance improvement measures
  • Provide hospital on-call in patient coverage as deemed necessary
  • Follows ethical and regulatory guidelines
  • Adheres to individual approved clinical privileges, as well as to all policies and procedures of the Physician Staff.

Experience Requirements
  • For Associate Staff (Specialist) from Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries, no additional experience required post board certification.
  • For Associate Staff (Specialist) from Tier 3, not less than 3 years clinical experience as Specialist post qualification in internationally accredited institute. UAE nationals, require not less than one (1) year experience post qualification in the specialty field.
  • Should meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements (where applicable)
  • Demonstrated expertise in specialty practice area
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills with patients, staff and other physicians
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and staff
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and protect sensitive data at all times
  • Ability to speak and write in English is required