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Doctor - Passenger Medical Response

UAE
Posted: 06 January, 2020

Job Descriptoin

To provide the highest standard of evidence based telemedicine medical management advice for gate screening, on board screening and in flight medical assistance and emergencies of Emirates Airline passengers. To provide the highest standard of telemedicine evidence based medical management advice to outstation based Emirates Airline flight deck and cabin crew.

  • Provide appropriate telephone based medical advice and recommendations for passengers pre-departure. This includes gate screening and on board pre departure assessments and recommendation of fitness to travel.
  • Provide appropriate telephone based, telemedicine supported medical advice and recommendations for passengers in flight, supporting the cabin crew in their in-flight management of medical concerns and emergencies
  • Provide appropriate telephone based, telemedicine supported medical advice and recommendations for passengers in flight, supporting the Captain and Network Control in decisions around diversions for life threatening conditions and situations.
  • Provide appropriate telephone based medical advice and recommendations for Flight Deck and Cabin Crew outstation. This will include case management with outstation hospitals and medical providers including assessment of fitness to fly to return to base either operating or as a passenger.
  • Participate in specific medical education programmes as required, including to meet operational and service needs, and / or for developmental purposes.
  • Maintain all licences required to meet the regulatory requirements of the DHA to operate as a licenced Doctor. This includes but is not limited to meeting stipulated continuing medical education (CME) requirements.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification clinical experience in primary care and/or emergency medicine
  • Membership of a suitable Post Graduate College preferred
  • Aviation Medicine preferred
  • Telemedicine experience preferred
  • Current medical registration with a recognised medical board or council is required along with qualifications and minimum experience acceptable to the DHA for registration and licensing
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Complex problem solving and timely decision making
  • Ability to work as part of a high performing team
  • Understanding and experience of clinical risk management
SALARY & BENEFITS
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund and it has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1=Dh3.66. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this managerial role also has excellent leave and health care packages, accommodation, power and water paid for, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.
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