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Specialist Endocrinology | Healthcare | Medical

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 134583 

 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

 

Overview of the role

The purpose of this role is to be able to diagnose medical illnesses and provide treatment with focus on the overall health of the patient including and not limited to physical, psychological and social aspects of care.

 

 

What you will do

  • Provides comprehensive care to patients according to current best-evidence based standards, using best judgement at all times and in accordance with Al-Futtaim Health Medical Staff bylaws and rules and regulations.
  • Analyzing, examining, and investigating patients and their medical histories for signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalances.
  • Advising, ordering, and performing tests and interpreting the results.
  • Discussing diagnoses with patients, explaining treatment options, and giving advice on medications, lifestyle and dietary changes, and other preventative measures.
  • Carrying out follow-up appointments, monitoring patient progress, adjusting treatment plans and medications, and updating patient records.
  • Supporting patients with serious or complex endocrine conditions and their loved ones.
  • Conducting research and studies on the endocrine system and its diseases, disorders, and conditions to develop new treatment techniques.
  • Participates equitably in the on-call roster.
  • Participates in the oversight and professional developments of any junior medical staff in the departments.
  • Remaining up-to-date on current discoveries, developments, trends, research, and technology.
  • Participate in the educational activities of the medical staff as a whole.
  • Conducts clinical audit in line with medical advisory committee requirements.
  • Participate in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the department and of the healthcare facility.
  • Participate in activities and opportunities to promote the department and Al-Futtaim Health to the general public and wider medical community of the UAE.
  • Fulfils professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competency in all aspects of Endocrinology.
  • Carries out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.
  • The post holder is responsible for providing comprehensive specialist level patient care in Endocrinology.
  • Liaises with patients, families, medical staff, nursing staff, other clinical staff and referring doctors.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuing medical education.
  • Demonstrate ability to deliver quality patient care.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality improvement for better health outcomes.
  • Accountable to ensure patient safety by practicing ethical medical practices as per local regulations.
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on patients medical history, examinations and tests results.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests/ diagnostic tests to obtain more information for underlying pathologies.
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration
  • Make professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from another healthcare professional.
  • Offer expert clinical opinions relating to Endocrinology and take independent responsibility for the clinical care of patients.
  • Develop & administer healthcare management plans in consultation with patients and in line with current treatment and management protocols.
  • Provide holistic care and health education.
  • Admit or discharge patients to and from the caseload, ensuring referrals are made to other healthcare professionals and providers as appropriate.
  • Carry out comprehensive and systematic assessments of patients and manage them based on clinical guidelines and evidence based practice.
  • Work alongside and maintain good communication channels with other specialist services to optimize patient care and treatment outcomes.
  • Prescribing in accordance with the practice based system, guidelines and protocols.
  • Undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a Specialist Endocrinologist working alongside primary care providers.

 

 

What equips you for the role

  • MBBS or MBchB or equivalent qualification from an accredited institution AND Completion of specialty qualification recognized by Dubai Health Authority or Health Authority of Abu Dhabi or Ministry of Health UAE.
  • Appropriate experience and competence in all aspects of Endocrinology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, doctors, nurses, and other clinical staff.
  • 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.
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals with be well regarded.
  • Minimum 5+ years relevant experience at a specialist level, since gaining higher qualification.

 

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