Family Medicine Consultant (Ref#018)

  • AE
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-01-07 22:03:57Z

JOB OVERVIEW

A clinic seeks a Board Certified Family Medicine Consultant for a newly established primary healthcare center. The clinic provides primary care to adults and children, including preventive services, acute visits, chronic disease management, and minor procedures. The patient population includes expatriates from around the world as well as nationals. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

Family Medicine Consultants perform various functions in ensuring the wellness of patients, including the following:

  • Serve as the first point of call for patients
  • Work with the primary healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services within the standard of care
  • Participate in the process of identifying risks for serious or acute problems, and make plans to hinder their development/growth
  • Carry out primary mental screening and adjustments in medical procedures if required
  • Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate and called for
  • Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions
  • Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment
  • Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing
  • Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all local health information privacy laws
  • Record complete, timely and legible medical records
  • Identify and refer patients to the appropriate specialist based on the nature of the ailment and the health need of patients

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • US, Canada, or UK Board certified
  • Good communication and listening skills 
  • Experience of living overseas is beneficial but not necessary
  • Humble openness to learn and adapt to a new culture
  • Willingness and ability to work in a small, close-knit multinational team

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