JOB SUMMARY :
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology performs clinical care, education and research for the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology and the Department of Surgery.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology will be expected to perform at a high level to provide excellent care for patients and families.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology should demonstrate leadership for the other members of the Otolaryngology team.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology is responsible for Care for patients in the outpatient setting, inpatient consultations, emergency call coverage, surgical care and surgical teaching, teaching of residents, fellows and other members of the staff, participation in otolaryngology meetings and patient rounds, and participation in individual or team research projects.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology may be required to develop a multidisciplinary clinic.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology works on : Upper airway pathology, congenital and acquired head and neck pathologies, Rhinology, Otological and hearing related pathologies, experience in surgically implantable hearing devices as well as the usual secondary type pathologies related to pediatric otolaryngology practice.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology is responsible for ensuring a high standard of service is continually provided to all patients, their families and other hospital staff as prescribed in the patient care and facility standards set down by Sidra Medical and Research Center.
The Attending Physician Otolaryngology works as a full-time appointment to Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar and collaborates with the Medical School, to provide teaching support for instruction regarding the otolaryngology curriculum (both general and pediatric specific) by the members of the division for the undergraduate medical students and surgical residents as required for an ACGME curriculum.
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Provides excellent patient clinical and surgical care
Covers emergency and call duties as determined by the Division Chief
Participates in clinical care at offsite locations such as the Hamad General Hospital as required
Works collaboratively with Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar to provide teaching support for instruction regarding the Otolaryngology curriculum (both general and pediatric specific) by the members of the division for the undergraduate medical students and surgical residents as required for an ACGME curriculum
Works in a congenial, supportive, collaborative and equitable environment.
Works collaboratively with other physicians and all other division staff to ensure that cohesive, cross functional teams are maintained.
Promotes mentorship and academic career development for junior team members.
Participates in clinical research projects
Actively participates in graduate medical education and in education for nursing, technical staff, and other physicians as necessary
Communicates effectively, consistently, and in a timely manner with colleagues and other staff members
Keeps excellent and complete electronic medical records.
Participates actively in departmental meetings, retreats, journal clubs, and other agendas
Performs departmental duties as requested by the Division Chief
Scope of clinical responsibilities
Provides pediatric otolaryngology care for the patients in the Sidra-Hamad Joint Pediatric Program. This includes clinic and outpatient consultations, operative procedures for routine, urgent and emergent care.
Develops and runs multi-disciplinary teams required for optimal care of the otolaryngology Surgery patient population.
Provides clinical services as required to maintain, as much as possible, continuous coverage for the population. This may include rotations at partner institutions such as Hamad Medical Center;
it will require participation in on call roster. All scheduling for on call will be done by the Division, under the overall direction of the Chief of Surgery.
Participates in medical research / academic projects for the Division of otolaryngology. This includes the participation in joint programs, collaborations and primary projects of the Division, under the overall direction of the Chief of Surgery.
Is accessible and available to referring physicians and allied health care providers.
Works cooperatively with other members of department to ensure that a high standard of patient care services is maintained.
Facilitates patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance with policies and regulations of the facility.
Undertakes appraisals of staff as directed.
Participates in mandatory training and actively practices continual professional development in alignment with Sidra’s professional development programs to ensure maintenance of professional licensure / accreditation
Develops and / or delivers training programs to new employees on equipment and procedures in the area of operations in alignment with the department’s and Sidra’s training objectives and plans
Acts as an educational resource for the division and contributes to the education of patients, staff and physicians and other stakeholders as required and as requested by the Division Chief
Provides support and relief for other surgeons as required
Participates in community outreach programs and initiatives undertaken by Sidra
Observes departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures, regulations and information to the Department of Surgery care team
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, and maintains patient confidentiality at all times
Adheres to the medical staff bylaws.
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
Qualifications, Experience and Skills :
Medical Degree (E.g. MD, MBBS, MBBCH)
Completion of residency program with specialty experience or training in Specialty Area from an accredited Western Board
Sub specially Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology (or equivalent training or certification).
2+ years of post-certification / residency in Otolaryngology in the relevant field from a North American Academic / Health care Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, or other European Countries with accredited and recognized board, Australia or New Zealand.
Valid professional License in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area
Board Certification or its equivalent in Otolaryngology from an accredited Western Board
Eligible for licensure as a Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon in the State of Qatar
Strong Management and administrative functional experience
Extensive functional knowledge and clinical experience in performing pediatric Otolaryngology
Demonstrated capacity to participate in multidisciplinary teams for Otolaryngology care,
Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership of teaching programs to medical students, residents, and allied health care personnel
Demonstrated staff and resource management skills
Capability to work in a digital EMR environment
Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making Skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suiteFluency in written and spoken English