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Physician - General Practitioner | Healthcare | Dubai

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Date: 14-May-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

About Al-Futtaim

 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

 

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

 

Al-Futtaim is now entering the healthcare sector. We will expand our product and service portfolio by providing high-quality health and patient care. Using the latest innovations in technology and best clinical practices, we will strive to improve health outcomes and support people within the UAE and beyond to live happier, healthier and better lives.

 

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

 

About the Role

 

Al Futtaim Group Healthcare is looking for Physician - General Practitioner to provide competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines, and meets statutory requirements. 

 

The Incumbent will undertake a variety of duties within the clinical setting including providing skilled health assessment, diagnosis and treatment services to patients.

 

About the Responsibility

  • Provide general practice services to patients, through current best-evidence based standards, using best judgement at all times, in accordance with the clinic medical staff by- laws and rules and regulations and with instructions from the Medical director.
  • Participate equitably in the on-call roster.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuing medical education.
  • Participate in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the general practice services in the clinic.
  • Fulfil professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competence in all aspects of general practice.
  • Carry out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of a physician and ensure proper record keeping.
  • Provide skilled health assessment, diagnosis and treatment services to patients
  • Ordering diagnostic tests as needed, checking and informing patients of results in a timely manner.
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on the patient’s medical history, examination and tests results.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying pathologies.
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration.
  • Referring patients appropriately to other specialist doctors if needed.
  • Consulting and collaborating with colleagues to provide optimal care.
  • Documenting all care provided and education/information given to patients within their health record, as per professional and company standards.
  • Develop skills and knowledge within the different specialities areas across the clinic.
  • Encourage health promotion and patient education.
  • Comply with infection prevention control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Be aware of safe guarding policies, both local and national, and implement such policies should it become necessary.
  • Assess clinical conditions, prioritise health problems, including initiation of effective emergency care.
  • Provide emergency care to patients as necessary and attend annual resuscitation training.

 

About the Requirements

 

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • MBBS or MBChB or equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
  • UAE Medical License or Eligibility letter: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) / Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) / Ministry of Health (MOH
  • Successful completion of internship program and 3 years clinical experience.
  • Experience in emergency medicine is highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, doctors, nurses, and other clinical staff.
  • Appropriate exposure, experience and competence in all aspects of general practice.
  • Certification in Basic and Advanced Life Support.
  • Fluency in English (speak, read and write).
  • Arabic speaking skills will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent Computer Literacy skills is required.

 

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 3+ years experience in a similar role.

 

Behavioural Competencies:

  1. Excellent presentation and analytical skills
  2. Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  3. Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  4. Good decision making skills
  5. Strong operational thinking skills
  6. Critical Thinking
  7. Conflict Management

 

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