General Practitioner Medical Ward

NMC Healthcare


Serves as a general practitioner in the Medical Ward department, diagnoses and treats patients for diseases and disabilities; directs preventive care of patients according to approved procedures which are part of an integrated program of curative and preventive services.


  • Provides comprehensive and diligent urological care to patients (in OPD & IP), including pre- and post-operative care and such urological procedures as are within incumbent’s competence.
  • To perform the professional duties of a General Practitioner in accordance with the delineation of privileges as recommended by the credential committee.
  • Takes Medical ward rounds with consultation/referring Doctors and Carries out their order.
  • Determines which cases constitute an emergency, extends rapid treatment to the patient as needed, makes quick decisions, and chooses the correct consultant for necessary additional guidance.
  • Upon request examines in-patients on wards/ICU, rendering immediate judgment and treatment if necessary.
  • Advises nursing personnel regarding medical problems; responds to radio-telephone calls from remote areas requesting medical advice; occasionally must go on emergency ambulance trips or otherwise use good judgment in responding to bona fide outside emergencies.
  • Completes all medical records and case histories promptly, indicating thereon the diagnosis and treatment given. Is responsible for the medical accuracy, completeness and confidential nature of patients’ medical records.
  • Provides health counseling of patients as needed.
  • Attends professional and hospital meetings as directed by the HOD. Occasionally prepares cases for presentation at ward rounds and staff meetings.
  • Provides on-call ICU coverage.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of ICU.
  • Work in all shifts as scheduled by the Head of Department
  • Monitors clinical and other established indicators to ensure ongoing quality assurance.
  • Strictly adheres to organization’s regulations and policies especially those related to Infection control, patient safety, EHSMS, HAAD, JCI and ISO.
  • Supports Continuous Quality Improvement and participates and contributes to all the quality assurance activities of the service.
  • Participates and contributes in scheduled in-service training programs like ACLS, BLS, CNEs, CMEs, In house activities, conferences or other programs as requested.
  • Exercises effective interpersonal skills in dealings with department staff, associates and Management.
  • Maintains confidentiality as per the agreement signed.
  • Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply those requirements
  • Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures
  • Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports
  • Comply with Waste management procedures and policies
  • Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs
  • Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems


  • Graduation from an approved Medical School
  • 1 year of Internship
  • 2 year residency training in a recognized residency training program.

Years of experience as a General Practitioner.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of medical ethics, with particular reference to the obligation to maintain the confidentiality of his work; personality which inspires confidence and trust in his patients; and adhere to Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Organization.
  • Current licensure in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Excellent command of oral and written English. Knowledge of Arabic language is desirable but not essential.
  • ACLS or ATLS certification is beneficial.
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, superiors, patients & families.


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