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Date: Feb 12, 2014
Location: Abu Dhabi
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Facility: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Department: Neurology, Department Of
Job Code: 1037
JOB SUMMARY This is a physician position for Physiatrist or Neurologist with clinically focused Neuro Rehabilitation training. This physician is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of illnesses related to nervous system pathologies. This physician treats patients directly under the Neurological Institute and may be involved in the treatment of other patients at CCAD.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESInteracts with patient, relative(s) or other physicians to gather history and information about medical conditionAssesses and establishes rehabilitation management plans for patients admitted under the Neurological Institute and/or other patients at CCAD requiring neuro-rehabilitation treatments Supervises treatment provided by other rehabilitation healthcare allies (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists...) working within the Neurological Institute Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD Provides specific treatments and/or performs procedures to treat patient medical conditions 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 patient’s medical condition Explains procedures and discusses test results or prescribed treatments with patient Evaluates patient records and applicable notes about patient’s condition for purposes of serving as a record of treatment and/or making a possible referral to another member of the health care professional team Liaises with other medical and non-medical staff at CCAD to ensure quality patient treatment Supplies and provides care in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner Follows ethical and regulatory guidelines Takes part in administrative functions that ensure the continued operations of the clinical environment, such as committees, task forces and performance improvement measures Adheres to individual-approved clinical privileges, as well as to all policies and procedures of the Professional Staff
For physicians from Tier 1 countries, a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience is requiredFor physicians from Tier 2 countries, a minimum of eight (8) years full-time employment by a World Health Organization (WHO) listed medical school or a fully JCI, Canadian or Australian accredited hospital is requiredDemonstrated expertise in specialty practice areaDemonstrated exceptional customer service skills with patients, staff and other physiciansAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and staffAbility to maintain confidentiality and protect sensitive data at all timesAbility to speak and write English is required
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCurrent national medical license or equivalent is required For details on the Professional Qualification Requirements set by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi, please click here, and refer to pages 13-23 of the document.