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Consultant Neurologist

Keywords / Skills : Consultant Neurologist

6 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-03-10

Industry
Recruitment/Staffing/RPO
Function
Health Care
Role
Neurologist
Posted On
10th Mar 2019
Job Ref code
361
Job Description
Job Description

A
Leading Hospital in Abu Dhabi is seeking to hire Consultant Neurologists -
Western

who specialize in diagnosing and treating the diseases of the brain as well as
any impairment to the spinal cord, autonomic nervous system, peripheral nerves,
muscles and blood vessels that are associated with any of these structures:

Western qualified will be an advantage. Job Responsibilities

Consultant Neurologist

Expertise:

Stroke

Multiple sclerosis

Headaches

Parkinson's disease

Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia

Motor neuron disease

Epilepsy

Spinal cord diseases

Muscle diseases like muscular dystrophy

Infections affecting the nervous system

Brain tumors (where surgery is required, the patient will be referred to a
neurosurgeon).

Job Description:

Diagnose complex neurological problems by listening to the patient's history,
as well as by examining them and using specific neurological tests

Run outpatient clinics, where youll mainly see patients with a chronic
condition, i.e. a disease that takes a long time to develop such as Parkinson's
and multiple sclerosis, or diagnose rare diseases.

Complete ward rounds where you'll look after a caseload of inpatients

Treat acute conditions, i.e. those that come on suddenly, such as stroke

Offer specialist expertise and guidance to other doctors and staff from a range
of medical specialties

Spend approximately half a day a week in academic meetings with neurosurgeons,
neuroradiologists and other neurological colleagues for learning and
development and to discuss cases as a team, drawing on the expertise of all
these specialists

Liaise with other medical and non-medical staff in hospital settings to ensure
all of the patients' needs are met

Keep up your knowledge of the latest treatments for neurological disorders,
which have vastly increased over the past decade

Carry out teaching of junior staff, audits of practice and research. Requirements

Minimum
8 10 years of experience in the related job role

Excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology, the central nervous system and
other body systems

Good diagnostic skills to determine the type of disease, its severity and
extent

Excellent problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills

The ability to work alone and in multidisciplinary teams

Good time management and organizational skills

The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with
patients and staff from a wide range of backgrounds

Excellent practical skills, to be able to complete clinical neurological
examinations such as the lumbar puncture

Familiarity with research methods and a willingness to keep up to date with
advances in treatments

Leadership ability.
Key Skill(s)

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