Cleveland Clinic Specialist-Gastroenterology in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This is a physician position and is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of illnesses for patients within the Digestive Disease - Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialty at CCAD. Under the supervision and guidance of a Consultant physician, 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 STAFF:

Monitors and provides care to patients at CCAD within the Gastroenterology and Hepatology 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 simple endoscopic procedure when deemed appropriate.

Provide hospital on-call in patient coverage as deemed necessary

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

Follows ethical and regulatory guidelines

Adheres to individual approved clinical privileges, as well as to all policies and procedures of the Physician Staff

For Associate Staff (Specialist) from Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries, no additional experience required post board certification. For Associate Staff (Specialist) from Tier 3, not less than 3 years clinical experience as Specialist post qualification in internationally accredited institute. UAE nationals, require not less than one (1) year experience post qualification in the specialty field. Demonstrated expertise in specialty practice area Should meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements (where applicable) Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills with patients, staff and other physicians Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and staff Ability to maintain confidentiality and protect sensitive data at all times Ability to speak and write in English is required Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred