Pediatric Cardiology Consultant

Pediatric Cardiology Consultant

  • Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible in treating congenital or acquired heart conditions or disease in children and infants, including diagnosing and treating infants who are still in the womb.

Education / Qualification Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
      • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (RCPS-C)
      • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
      • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP)
      • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board / equivalence certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board / equivalence certification in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Netherlands, Greece and France (DIS).

License:

Current and in a Good Standing Medical License to practice in country of residence.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate and perform second on-call physician for monthly roster (Pediatric Cardiology).
  • Perform as a consultant in various pediatric cardiac specialties, i.e. interventional and diagnostic cases, invasive/non-invasive case, and cardiac imaging according to privileging.
  • In-charge of assigned academic activities, i.e. journal presentation, cardiology lectures etc.
  • Perform as Consultant In-Charge as delegated in the covered specialty area.
  • Participate/serve in the various hospital or departmental committee as directed,
  • Participate in the educational programs/activities as well as any graduate/postgraduate education that might develop.
  • Supervise and evaluate residents rotating in the pediatric cardiac services.
  • Participate in the various hospital/departmental medical reviews and investigations.
  • Supervise and involve in the research study/works of the junior staff.
  • Must be flexible to cover other duties as needed by member of the staff.
  • Participate in the Quality Improvement Management.
  • Must strictly adhere to the hospital and medical protocols, policies and regulations.
  • Role model for junior staff in academic, clinical, social and ethical aspects.
  • Ensure delivery of cardiology services on a higher professional level.
  • Perform other duties as delegated by the Chairman of Cardiac Sciences or Head section.