نظرة عامة

Job Description:

  • Provide general practice services to patients, through current best-evidence based standards, using best judgement at all times, in accordance with the clinic medical staff by- laws and rules and regulations and with instructions from the Medical director.
  • Participate equitably in the on-call roster.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuing medical education.
  • Participate in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the general practice services in the clinic.
  • Fulfil professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competence in all aspects of general practice.
  • Carry out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of a physician and ensure proper record keeping.
  • Provide skilled health assessment, diagnosis and treatment services to patients
  • Ordering diagnostic tests as needed, checking and informing patients of results in a timely manner.
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health
  • Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition
  • Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness
  • Reach an informed diagnosis based on the patient’s medical history, examination and tests results.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying pathologies.
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration.
  • Referring patients appropriately to other specialist doctors if needed.
  • Consulting and collaborating with colleagues to provide optimal care.
  • Documenting all care provided and education/information given to patients within their health record, as per professional and company standards.
  • Develop skills and knowledge within the different specialities areas across the clinic.
  • Encourage health promotion and patient education.
  • Comply with infection prevention control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Be aware of safe guarding policies, both local and national, and implement such policies should it become necessary.
  • Assess clinical conditions, prioritise health problems, including initiation of effective emergency care.
  • Provide emergency care to patients as necessary and attend annual resuscitation training.

Skills

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • MBBS or MBChB or equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
  • Successful completion of internship program and 3 years clinical experience.
  • Experience in emergency medicine is highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, doctors, nurses, and other clinical staff.
  • Appropriate exposure, experience and competence in all aspects of general practice.
  • Certification in Basic and Advanced Life Support.
  • Fluency in English (speak, read and write).
  • Arabic speaking skills will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent Computer Literacy skills is required.