We are lookingfor endocrinologist specializes in the treatment of hormonedisorders and diseases of the body's glandular system.
Thisdoctor is a specialist to whom patients are often referred from ageneral practice physician. An endocrinologist examines patientsand diagnoses illnesses in glands such as the pituitary, adrenal,thyroid, and hypothalamus.
He / She may prescribe medication orrecommend surgery, depending on the disorder. Within a hospitalenvironment, an endocrinologist reports to a medicaldirector.
Job Responsibilities :
The endocrinologist performs an examination,searching for signs and symptoms of hormone imbalance, disorders,or diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes, or thyroidmalfunction.
He might order tests to betterunderstand a patient's condition. For example, he mightgauge whether a patient's hormone levels are normal ordetermine whether metabolism is abnormally slow or fast.
He may assess the level of sugar and insulin within apatient's body to diagnose diabetes.
If an endocrinologist detects abnormalities or illnesses,he explains the condition to a patient, prescribes treatment, andconducts follow-up visits.
The endocrinologistcounsels patients on subjects such as diet, hygiene and other areasof preventative maintenance for problems such as hypertension andcholesterol levels.
MBBS or MBchB orequivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
Appropriate experience and competence in all aspects ofEndocrinology.
Ability to communicateeffectively with patients, families, doctors, nurses, and otherclinical staff.
Fluency in English (speak,read and write).
Arabic speaking skills willbe an added advantage. Excellent Computer Literacy skills isrequired.