Consultant Rheumatology

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Profession: 
Rheumatology
Grade: 
Consultant
Job Description: 

Undergoing Rheumatology and Rehabilitation clinic. Cooperation with the management for the development of the unit. Any other assignment given by the Chief Medical Officer or the Management.

Assigning patients to therapists. Arranging for daily and monthly censuses. 

Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Out-patient clinic. Doing Rheumatology and Rehabilitation consultations for the in-patients.

Prescribing the physical therapy procedures for the referred cases from other clinics. Doing Electrodiagnosis and nerve conduction velocity studies and strength duraton curve for nerves and muscles.

Cooperation with other units in some special sophisticated rehabilitation programs. Supervising weight control section and other activities. 

Designing and constructing simple orthetic devices and splints for handicapped and chronic deformating problems in Rh, Neurological, and Orthopedic cases according to the facilities available.

Admitting patient under his supervision. Participate in hospital Continuous Education, Safety, 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. 

Job Requirements: 
  • Must have MD or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • Current medical license from country of origin to practice medicine.
  • Valid SCFHS license and BCLS certification.
  • Five (5) years experience as a Consultant Rheumatologist in a reputed hospital.
  • Customer service focused
  • Capable to work and produce under pressure
  • Intermediate computer skills (Windows & Microsoft)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • English language and awareness of Arabic language
  • Familiar with Islamic and Arabic culture
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
Salary Minimum: 
145000
Salary Maximum: 
160000