Cleveland Clinic Occupational-Medicine-Specialist-Physician-Clinical-Associate in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Please note: If you have previously applied to the Consultant Physician opportunity and were notified that you qualify for the Associate Staff (Specialist) opportunity, please do not submit a new application, as we have your original application on file .
This is a Specialist Physician (Clinical Associate) position responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of illnesses for patients within the Medical Subspecialties Institute – Occupational Health specialty at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD). This position treats patients directly and/or may make referrals to different members of the health care professional team at CCAD.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision, guidance and approval of a Consultant Physician:
Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Occupational Health 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 patient’s 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 patient’s 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 as appropriate
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
For physicians with qualifications from Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries, no additional experience is required post qualification.
For physicians with qualifications from Tier 3 countries, a minimum of three years clinical experience post qualification as a Specialist in an international accredited institute is required. For UAE nationals, a minimum of one year experience post qualification in the specialty field is required.
Ability to speak and write English is required; ability to speak and write Arabic is preferred.
For details on the professional Qualification Requirement set by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi, please click http://www.haad.ae/HAAD/tabid/927/Default.aspx
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, the heart of Abu Dhabi’s new central business district. It shares the island with a hotel, stock exchange, and office buildings. Access to the island is by multiple bridges to the mainland. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, providing a spectrum of specialty services that are designed to cater to the healthcare needs of Abu Dhabi and the region. One of the objectives of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is to address the needs of patients currently traveling abroad for treatment. Like its counterpart in the United States, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a physician-led medical facility, served by Western-trained, North American board-certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers the most advanced tertiary medical services in the region through a comprehensive range of specialties and subspecialties. Local and international patients are cared for in an environment that combines excellent amenities and service standards with the highest quality patient care and superior clinical outcomes. The hospital is designed to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, and to utilize advanced technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of a number of initiatives led by Mubadala Healthcare.
For information about Mubadala Healthcare, click here. at https://www.mubadala.com/en/what-we-do/healthcare
Estimated Service Area
This strategically located multi-specialty tertiary care facility with adjacent clinic houses five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors of critical and acute inpatient units totaling 364 beds (expandable to 490). Additional space has been incorporated for operational and support departments, retailers, a conference center, and a high-fidelity clinical simulation center. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hosts the latest technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records, integrating systems in a manner that is first of its kind in the country and the Middle East healthcare region. State-of-the-art imaging equipment like CTs, MRIs, and procedural suites, along with technologically advanced and modern patient rooms, serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.
Number of Beds
364 beds (expandable to 490)
Information about Abu Dhabi:
Visit Abu Dhabi at http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/default.aspx
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority at http://tcaabudhabi.ae/en
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