Consultants and Specialists(ER, Neurology, ICU, Neurosurgery, Urology & Child Psychiatrist)

United Arab Emirates (AE)
18 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Al Ain Hospital- SEHA is currently recruiting for Consultant and Specialist Physicians for:

Emergency Medicine, Neurology, ICU, Neurosurgery, Urology

an Arabic-speaker Pediatric Psychiatrist

Al Ain Hospital is a 402-bed acute care hospital and more than 320 physicians including residents & interns. The facility have different specialized medical and surgical services.

The facility is owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) which is responsible for managing public hospitals and clinics of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package:

Tax-Free Salary
32 Days' Annual Leave
Free Accommodation (or Accommodation Allowance)
Free Healthcare Coverage(Immediate Dependents)
End of Service Benefit

To be considered, you need to hold one of the following qualifications from these countries:

Ireland - CSD and CSCST
USA - American Board certification
Canada - Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
Australia - Fellowship of Royal Australian College
New Zealand - Fellowship of Royal New Zealand College
Germany - Facharzt
Sweden - Specialist Certificate
Arab Countries - Arab Board certification




Basic Role Details

Position Title

Consultant Physician and Specialist Physician

Facility /Location: Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Roles and Responsibilities


Basic Purpose of the role

The Consultant Physician is responsible for leading and supervising the delivery of high-quality evidence-based care; effectively and efficiently diagnosing, managing and treating all patients placed under the post holder’s care.  The Consultant Physician is expected to be an example of clinical excellence within his or her specialty and to provide leadership and training for junior medical staff.

Key Responsibilities of the role


Supports, implements, and follows all hospital, departmental and divisional initiatives, policies and procedures

Helps lead and implement the organization’s performance management system, including peer review and the productivity and utilization review processes

Participates in the organization’s performance management system, including peer review and the productivity and utilization review processes

Assists with scheduling and supports the Division Chief in ensuring that adequate medical coverage is provided within the Division at all times

Attends Divisional meetings as required

Assists the Division Chief in the recruitment of new medical staff when appropriate

Assumes other administrative or clinical duties as requested by the Division Chief


Diagnoses and treats patients according to established standards of best practice for the post holder’s specialty.   The Consultant Physician’s clinical duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the clinical activities of the junior medical staff and is assumes responsibility for the care they provide
  • Complies with all established hospital policies regarding admissions, consultations, daily patient care, surgical procedures, discharge protocols, outpatient and follow up practices
  • Practices appropriate utilization of the organization’s resources
  • Leads ward round; reassesses both inpatients and outpatients on a regular basis, in line with established best practice
  • Accurately documents all relevant clinical information in a clear and timely fashion in accordance with established procedures
  • Regularly reviews results of all investigations and modifies treatment as required
  • Liaises with other medical specialties and support services for additional input as required
  • Actively participates in multi-disciplinary meetings to help plan effective, safe and holistic care for individual patients
  • Ensures preparation of patients for all procedures including obtaining informed consent
  • Accepts clinically appropriate referrals from the Emergency Department, primary care, other departments, specialty clinics, walk-in patients, and patients referred from other hospitals
  • Participates in and ensures the provision of out of hours (on call) coverage on a rotational basis including evenings, nights, weekends and public holidays as required
  • Communicates clinical information to patients and the patient’s family and friends (with the consent of the patient) in a timely manner
  • Maintains a good working relationship with members of staff and promotes collaboration and a team-based approach to patient care
  • Performs other clinical responsibilities as assigned

Quality & Safety

Helps lead quality improvement within the Department

Supports a culture of regular audit and encourages the use of audit results for improving clinical practice

Supports the reporting, investigation, and response to untoward incidents


Fosters a culture of learning, development and continuous improvement across the Department by:

  • Promoting and assisting in the instruction, guidance, and supervision of junior medical staff (required)
  • Facilitating the provision of  essential training relevant to clinical staff in the specialty
  • Showing commitment to Continued Medical Education (CME)

Promotes and participates in clinical research and publication

Keeps abreast of the current, relevant literature and the latest trends and technologies in the industry

Facility-specific Responsibilities of the role

Corresponding Activities performed by the role


SEHA Compliance guidelines

Corresponding Activities performed by the role

Complying with Policies, Procedures, and Practices of the SEHA facilities and other regulatory requirements

Complying consistently with facility policies, procedures and practices and ensuring alignment with SEHA facilities policies

Completing and maintaining regulatory requirements including licensure and certification and other mandatory training within established time frames

Maintaining Confidentiality

Maintaining confidentiality with regards to any information exchanged or received in the current capacity of role in accordance with facility policy

Promoting Customer Service standards

Assuming the role of a brand ambassador for the facility and promoting a customer-focused philosophy in dealing with any stakeholders

Maintaining positive and effective working relationships within the department/division and also with other departments/sections within the facility

Performing any other duties as may be assigned relevant to the basic responsibilities of the role

Adhering to the Occupational Health and Safety, Materials Management and Maintenance standards

Adhering to requirements of the Occupational Health and safety guidelines and infection control guidelines

Understanding and adhering to emergency preparedness plans/policies

Ensuring Personal Effectiveness

Recognizing the necessity of continuously developing skills and acquiring additional knowledge appropriate to the position

Dressing appropriately to meet the expectations of the specific work area and in alignment with the Occupational Health and Safety policies

Building key partnerships within the organization for pursuing client-centered, comprehensive, integrated systems of care

Complying with any regulations related to mentoring, training and development of UAE nationals staff

Qualifications, Certifications, and Experience



 Current national license or equivalent

 Certified proof of yearly CME

Physical Requirements

Ability to walk moderate distances, sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.

Ability to physically bear difficult working conditions. Must observe contact precautions, working hours significantly beyond regular schedule: Overtime and on-call as needed by the department.