Specialist Otolaryngology (ENT)
Practices clinical Otorhinolaryngology, providing routine and emergency diagnostic and therapeutic care to all eligible patients. Participates in the planning and implementation of integral preventative-curative medical care programs. Clinician functions individually, and as a member of the ENT department, providing the full range of diagnostic care for all disorders of the ears, nose, throat and head and neck regions, as appropriate, with medical treatment and surgical intervention being the active modalities of care.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs professional duties of an Otorhinolaryngologist.
- To conduct assessment & re-assessment for all patients in the OPD, on admission, and prior to any procedure.
- Provides consultation to other physicians when the problems fall into the field of ear, nose, throat, head and neck surgery, and require the attention of a specialist. This includes diagnosis and treatment if patient’s primary problem is in this field.
- Completes medical records promptly indicating diagnosis, treatment, and future courses of action. Records must conform to established requirements.
- Participates in all group conferences requiring the viewpoint and opinions of this specialty regarding difficult medical cases.
- Collaborates with other departmental personnel in planning programs integrating the curative and preventive aspects of total patient care.
- Is responsible for the operation of approved curative-preventive programs as they relative to his particular field.
- Daily answers questions concerning irregular work and problems that arise in the group such as handling technical, safety and accident problems.
- Monitors work of other assigned staff to the Otorhinolaryngology Service for quality, correctness, etc., demonstrating procedures or recommending additional training as required.
- Attends staff meetings and participates in in-service activities as requested.
- Contacts HOD for clarification or to keep him informed of unusual situations or problems encountered and actions taken.
- Supports Continuous Quality Improvement.
- Maintains confidentiality regarding patient information and regarding administrative matters of a confidential nature.
- Demonstrates the ability to listen to others in promoting effective communication.
- Develops thorough understanding of policies and procedures of the hospital and demonstrates respect for them.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of the Department.
Qualification, Licensure, Education, Experience, Special Skills
- Graduation from an approved medical school plus one year of internship and three years of residency; certification by the American Board of Otorhinolaryngologist or Member of the Royal College of Physicians (or its equivalent).
- At least five (5) years of practice as an otorhinolagyngologist since certification with two (2) or more years as a licensed specialist.
- Excellent command of oral and written English. Knowledge of Arabic language is desirable but not essential.
- Must be highly skilled in the particular field of practice, with mature clinical judgment and ability to provide professional leadership. He / she must have a thorough knowledge of Medical Department policies and procedures 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.
- Current licensure in country of origin and with DHA license to practice as a specialist in ENT in Dubai, UAE.
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, superiors, patients & families.
- Valid BLS license is a must.