• (+965) 182 66 66

  • Yousef Ben Hamoud Street,

    P.O. Box 6661, Salmiya 22077,Kuwait

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REGISTRAR-DERMATOLOGY (Females only)

JOB SUMMARY

The Registrar- Dermatology coordinates, administers and performs patient care activities in accordance with Ministry of Health regulations, Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations and Dermatology department Policies & Guidelines. Conducts patient assessment, treatment, and integration with pathology. Manages respective secondary care referrals in line with best practice in coordination with the Department Consultant.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

        Operational Duties

    1. Participates in assessment, implementation and evaluation of patient care needs.
    2. Undertakes work in accordance with the Hospital’s procedures and operating policies; works within agreed quality frameworks.
    3. Conducts complete skin examinations and delivers treatment for skin diseases; Pediatric dermatologic problems and Venereal diseases.
    4. Prescribes hormonal agents or topical treatments such as spironolactone, antiandrogens, oral corticosteroids, retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, and antibiotics.
    5. Provides dermabrasion or laser abrasion to treat atrophic scars, elevated scars, or other skin conditions.
    6. Provides therapies such as intralesional steroids and chemical peels to treat age spots, sun damage, rough skin, discolored skin, or oily skin.
    7. Assists in formulating plans & procedures for complex treatment procedures.
    8. Participates in organizational performance improvement activities.
    9. Recommends diagnostic tests based on patients' histories and physical examination findings.
    10. Patient Care
    11. Maintains a work environment that promotes high standards for patient care, customer service, and ethical behavior.
    12. Monitors patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary
    13. Guides patients on topics such as food diet, sun protection, skin cancer awareness etc.
    14. Undertakes all work in accordance with the procedures and operating policies, including Infection Control, Health and Safety, Risk Management etc.
      Compliance with Medical Ethics
    15. Ensures implementation of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Dermatology.
    16. Exhibits appropriate personal and interpersonal professional behavior; practices medicine ethically.
    17. Recognizes limits of personal skills and knowledge by appropriately consulting other Consultants/ Specialists while caring for the patient.
    18. Shows a pattern of maintaining current personal clinical skills and knowledge by Continuing Medical Education (CME).    
      Other Duties 
    19. Remains up to date in developments relevant to best practice in Dermatology. 
    20. Participates in accredited conferences and meetings to update personal level of clinical practice, teaching and management skills in line with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.
    21. Attends scheduled meetings for the improvement of patient care services and delivery.
    22. Accepts all other additional assignments found necessary by the Clinical Director- Dermatology.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education : Bachelors' Degree followed by the appropriate specialty qualification, Masters in relevant specialty.
Licensing : Valid License from Ministry of Health- Kuwait to practice as Dermatology Registrar
Experience : 5 years' experience with minimum 3 years' experience post Masters in Dermatology
Other Skills
Administrative Skills :

Cognitive, Prioritization and Problem Solving skills; Attention to detail and a Team Player

Soft Skills :

Excellent Communication and Inter-Personal skills

Computer Skills : MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Internet
Language Skills: Good in written and spoken English, Arabic is preferred..
   
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Works primarily in an air conditioned, well-lighted and comfortable health care facility, while also exposed to infections and close contact with the patients.
  • Occasionally involves prolonged standing/walking, lifting supplies/equipment.