Physician – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Doha Clinic Hospital

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose, stabilize and treat new-borns babies with any serious illness or life-threatening medical problems (such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects).
  • Coordinate care and medically manage newborns born premature, critically ill, or in need of surgery.
  • Ensure that critically ill newborns receive the proper care, nutrition for healing and growth.
  • Provide care to the newborn at a cesarean or other delivery that involves medical problems in the mother or baby that may compromise the infant’s health and require medical intervention in the delivery room.
  • Consult with obstetricians, pediatricians, and family physicians about conditions affecting newborn infants.
  • Writing appropriate medical orders, to include orders for controlled substances, as required.
  • Actively participates in daily patient rounds; documents patient status through the appropriate use of admission H and P, daily progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Performing therapeutic interventions on an elective and/or emergency basis, including, but not limited to, endotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, PICC lines, umbilical lines, and thoracostomy.
  • Attending high-risk deliveries requiring expertise in delivery room resuscitation and stabilization counsels families prior to delivery regarding anticipated events.
  • Actively participating in daily patient rounds; documents patient status through the appropriate use of admission H and P, daily progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Practicing safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods

Requirements & Skills:

  • Board certification in pediatrics with at least 3 years of experience
  • Certification in Neonatology training
  • Fellowship program for intensive care of infants
  • A genuine passion for providing care to patients
  • Willingness to work long hours tirelessly
  • Ability to work under pressure and stress
  • Good communication skills
  • Should possess great patience and compassion and some sensitivity towards patients
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in the area of expertise.
  • Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional colleagues and the general public.
  • Foundation knowledge of anatomy and physiology principles.

To apply for this job please visit dohaclinichospital.com.

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