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Unit-in-Charge /Clinic Manager | Healthcare | Dubai

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Date: 15-Jul-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 30479 

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.


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


About the Role

The Unit-in-Charge will oversee the overall operations of the allotted medical clinic by being instrumental in defining the mission, goals, budget and performance standards in line with the quality standards of the Al Futtaim Healthcare.  

Scope of Work:

Budget and Supplies, Staffing, Legal Issues, Standards & Reporting, Patient Relations

Projects, Policy & Reconciliation, Quality, Environment & Safety


About the Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Master’s degree in Management & / Healthcare Sciences

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role.


Job-Specific Skills:


Leadership: Leads employees to accomplish all job objectives; inspires confidence and motivation; clearly defines expectations, and maintains personal effectiveness under pressure.

  1. Demonstrates leadership skills of: a. Critical Thinking b. Conflict Management c. Negotiation and Motivation d. Personnel Development
  2. Helps establish/implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and systems for the clinic.
  3. Monitors and controls clinic expenditures within approved budget.
  4. Determines system for intradepartmental functions in keeping with clinic systems and communicates it to staff.
  5. Monitors effectiveness.
  6. Provides physician reports and provides consultation as needed.
  7. Fosters the goals of teambuilding with clinic staff.
  8. Demonstrates appropriate delegation and coordination of tasks and duties in the operations of physician clinic, using appropriate organizational/priority setting skills. a. Establishes a system of communication to coordinate activities/functions. b. Assigns responsibility for intradepartmental function. c. Develops the leadership skills of staff through delegation of responsibility. d. Empowers staff to achieve their best professionally and guides them through creative problem solving.


Communication: Determines and demonstrates effective communication methods and defines appropriate lines of authority for the clinic in keeping with administrative structure.

  1. Uses all methods of communication to disseminate information to staff in a timely manner.
  2. Utilizes healthcare staff formal lines of communication for problem solving and decision making and to communicate results according to Physician Group communications plan.
  3. Functions as a liaison with departments
  4. Chairs the conduct of regular staff and physician meetings on an as-needed basis.


Technical: Demonstrates competency in selected skills which are pertinent to healthcare operations.

  1. Reports medical as well as clerical equipment problems and/or arranges for service as needed.
  2. Assures answering machine and/or answering service is activated when appropriate and ensures it is working



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