Associate Staff Physician, Podiatrist

Abu Dhabi
Nov 24, 2022
Position Type
Job Summery

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 - Podiatry 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.

Education Requirements
  • Board Certified, DPM degree with 2-3 years of residency
  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience as Podiatrist

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Podiatry 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 podiatry 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.