Thursday, 16 January 2014

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Needed at American Hospital Dubai

Job Title: Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Job Location: Dubai
Company/Employer: American Hospital Dubai
Job Type: Full Time
About Us
The American Hospital Dubai is an acute care, general medical/surgical hospital whose mission is to provide high quality American standard healthcare that meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of the people of Dubai, the UAE and the surrounding Gulf States.

The American Hospital Dubai was therefore planned, designed, built and equipped to meet American standards of healthcare. We operate to these standards, every day, in everything we do.

• North American Board Certification or equivalent western Board Certification with post 3 years experience after completion of the Boards at Consultant Level.
• Bachelor's degree is typically standard; Pediatricians must also earn a doctorate medical degree

Job Duties:
• Assessing and examining patients in order to make a diagnosis;
• Management of ophthalmic conditions, taking into account both medical and psychological aspects of patient care;
• Managing busy general outpatient clinics, emergency eye clinics and specialist clinics;
• Ward rounds, but this is limited as most ophthalmic patients have day surgery and do not stay in hospital overnight;
• Working well as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes optometrists, orthoptists and nurses;
• Collaboration with other specialists, including diabetologists, neurologists, ENT (ear, nose and throat) and maxillofacial surgeons, paediatricians, amongst others;
• Operating equipment such as ophthalmoscopes, slit lamps and lenses;
• Carrying out surgical procedures using an operating microscope, small incision (keyhole) surgery, laser surgery, etc.;
• Making high-level judgements due to the complexities of ophthalmic conditions;
• Communicating and empathising with patients and family members;
• Educating patients to understand their medical condition;
• Handling legal documentation for the certification of patients as blind or partially sighted;
• Supporting health promotion and disease prevention activities.

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package which includes generous leave time, free hospital accommodation, medical insurance, airline tickets, and end of service payment.

Deadline: 30/01/2013

How to Apply:
Send your CV to Medical Director, American Hospital, PO Box 5566, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
E-mail :
Note: Due to the volume of response, please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.