Consultant Endocrinology

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Job Description: 

The endocrinologist is a staff member of the Internal Medicine Service Division of the Specialty Medical Services Department. Her/His responsibilities are divided between the out patient endocrinology clinic and the in patient service: consultations and admissions. She/He performs her/his duties under the professional supervision of the Head of Department.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The Consultant is the link between his department and the administration. He/She raises all matters, problems and difficulties in the department to the administration, and from the other side he/she assures the achievement of the administration policy in the department.
  • Running the outpatient clinic in two sessions a day for six days/week. Alternation with the other Consultant in receiving new cases in the Outpatient clinic.
  • Having rounds to in-patient departments twice daily for six days a week. Alternates with the other consultant internists in covering second on-call duties for 24 hours.
  • Performing clinical procedures as required e.g. Endoscopy. Participating in different committees as required e.g. Infection Control Committee.
  • Planning the policy of work in the department. Sharing with administration, through staff meetings in making plans for the work of the hospital in general.
  • Evaluating the quality of work of the junior staff. Evaluating the progress of work in the hospital in general.
  • The high quality of work in the hospital in a good challenge by itself to the practitioner, and is a strong drive for him/her to up-date his knowledge and refine his/her skill by attending meeting, conferences and lectures whenever chances arise.
  • The consultants will participate and attend the hospital doctor’s meeting held fort-nightly for clinical cases presentation by the different departments.
  • Attends Continuing Education, Infection Control and Performance Improvement programs to keep updated with the current practices.
  • Provides full explanation regarding the plan of care and the available treatment options to the patient and care giver in a simple language.
  • Encourages the patient and care giver to participate in taking decisions affecting the course of treatment.
  • Provides educational materials related to the case for the patient and care giver.
  • Plans the educational session with the patient and family after checking their willingness to learn and their learning preferences.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Should have MD or equivalent qualification from a Western Country.
  • Must hold a current medical licence.
  • Valid SCFHS  license and valid BCLS certification.
  • Minimum of five years experience as Consultant Endocrinologist in a large hospital.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Capable to work and produce under pressure.
  • Intermediate computer skills (Windows and Microsoft).
  • Excellent interpersonal communication.

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrated teaching skills in respect of junior medical staff, other staff, patients and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff, patients and families.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work effectively within a service and organisation committed to achieving accreditation.
Job Benefits: 
  • Salary Paid tax free
  • Incentives
  • End of contract bonus
  • Severance Pay
  • Free furnished accommodation with free recreation, sports and cultural facilities
  • Free transportation service
  • Up to 7.5 weeks paid annual leave per contract year
  • Up to 2 return airline tickets per contract year (including agreed dependents)
  • Free medical care & emergency dental care (including agreed dependents)
  • Educational Allowance per child (Maximum of 3 children, 4-18 years)
  • Study Leave of 10 working days per contract year and CPD courses

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