Education – Basic Medical Degree recognised by the Dubai Health Authority.
Completion of a recognised higher professional education programme.
Certification of higher professional education recognised by the Dubai Health Authorty: MRCP/MRCPCH plus CCST, FRCPCH, American Board Certification , FRACP or equivalent.
Experience – Minimum of five years experience since gaining higher qualification.
Minimum of three years Consultant experience in a Western hospital setting is desirable.
Demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education.
Appropriate experience and competence in all aspects of general paediatrics.
Special interest, training and expertise in paediatric subspeciality will be highly desirable and complementary to the hospital.
Personal – Leadership skills appropriate for a highly functioning clinical team.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, nurses, doctors and other hospital staff.
Ability to project a positive public image of self, department and hospital.
Desirable requirements – Publication in peer reviewed journals.
Provides paediatric medical care to assigned patients according to current best-evidence based standards, using best judgment at all times and in accordance with Mediclinic Welcare Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations.
Participates equitably in the on-call roster.
Participates in the oversight and professional development of junior medical staff in the department.
Participates in the educational activities of the Medical Staff as a whole.
Conducts clinical audit in line with Medical Advisory Committee requirements.
Participates in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the department and the hospital.
Participates in activities and opportunities to promote the department and the hospital to the general public and wider medical community of Dubai and the UAE.
Fulfills professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competence in all aspects of paediatrics.
Carries out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.
The post holder is responsible for providing comprehensive consultant level patient care in paediatrics, which includes inpatient care and outpatient care.
This responsibility is shared with the other specialist/consultant paediatricians in the department.
Liaises with: Patients, families, medical staff, nursing staff, other clinical staff, referring doctors