1. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:
1.1 REPORT TO: Head of the Department
1.2 RESPONSIBLE FOR: Responsible Provides services to pediatric patients and directs preventive care of
Patients according to approved procedures as a part of an integrated program of
Curative and preventive services.
1.3 LIAISES WITH: Physicians
Patients and Families
Others as related to the evaluation and care of patients
2. JOB SUMMARY:
The pediatrician will be responsible for attending ambulatory and hospitalized patients in the age group from birth to the 14th birthday, including cases of all degrees of complexity, according to approved standards of medicine. Work is performed to meet established medical ethical and legal rules in the field of pediatrics and by observing practices and procedures as required by Medical Services. This embraces the medical standards required in such fields as infectious diseases, cardiology, gastroenterology, central nervous system, hematology, endocrinology and other fields of pediatrics. Supervision is minimal due to the nature of the work involved. The majority of professional problems encountered are solved without reference to the HOD, who is informed of unusual problems or actions taken regarding unusual cases.
3. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
3.1 Performs the professional duties of a pediatrician.
3.2 To perform his duties in the Pediatric Outpatient Clinic evaluating patients on a daily basis.
3.3 Performs general or special examinations and other procedures covering the full scope of the field of pediatrics. Orders laboratory examinations and x-rays, determines diagnosis, prescribes nursing and dietary care necessary, orders or applies such preventive measures as required.
3.4 Serves as pediatric consultant to Surgery and OB/Gy to in- and out-patients as assigned and/or required.
3.5 Provides in-patient care to the newborn and attends difficult delivery or cesarean section deliveries.
3.6 Serves as a specialist in pediatrics providing consultative services to the other Medical
3.7 Services. Provides technical assistance with pediatric patients.
3.8 Reviews journals, texts or periodicals in order to keep current on latest techniques, procedures, drugs and therapy.
3.9 Participates in scheduled in-service training programs and in the regular Physicians’ Conference.
3.10 Provides on-call emergency coverage for pediatric emergencies.
3.11 Performs other miscellaneous related duties as requested.
3.12 Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply those requirements
3.13 Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
3.14 Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures
3.15 Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports
3.16 Comply with Waste management procedures and policies
3.17 Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs
3.18 Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems
4. QUALIFICATION, LICENSURE, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SPECIAL SKILLS:
4.1 Post Graduate of approved Medical School with a valid license to practice pediatrics.
4.2 Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics or equivalent U.K. certification Member of the Royal College of Physicians (PAEDS).
4.3 At least 3 years as a full-time pediatrician, after residency training.
4.4 Must have a thorough knowledge of medical ethics, with particular reference to the obligation to maintain the confidentiality of his work; personality which inspires confidence and trust in his patients; and adhere to Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Organization.
4.5 Current licensure in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
4.6 Excellent command of oral and written English. Knowledge of Arabic language is desirable but not essential.
4.7 Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, superiors, patients & families.
Primary Location: Royal Hospital – Khalifa City – Abudhabi
Work Locations: Royal Hospital – Khalifa City – Abudhabi Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Organization: NMC Royal Hospital KLF
Job Posting: Aug 30, 2020, 6:51:15 AM
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