Position at Kanad Hospital
The Doctor's assistant is a medical support professional that performs a variety of tasks to assist physicians in providing patient care, while ensuring that clinics and hospitals run smoothly and efficiently.
Doctor's assistants focus mainly on providing support services directly related to patient care and are more often found at the physician’s side working in close contact with patients, mainly in outpatient or ambulatory care settings.
Languages : Fluent in English. Arabic and Urdu knowledge is preferable.
Education : High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience : it is desirable to have a good understanding of medical procedures, as well as a familiarity with medical terminology
Roles and Responsibilities :
Room preparationMake sure to change sheets on the examination table and dispose of and replace used disposables with new onesMake sure all the documents / papers and other equipment or stationary required by the doctor is available in the room prior to patient visitCall for the next patient as doctor is doing patient education with the current patient
Patient InteractionAssist patient with moving / sitting if required by patientHelp translating doctors communication to patient as requiredFacilitate the logistics of patient waiting and movement by communicating with them about wait times, delays, waiting areas, and by guiding them to Laboratory , Radiology etc
Doctor InteractionEnter patient information into system while doctor is talking / examining patientAssist doctor in entering the results in the patient electronic recordFile the results after doctor signs them into the patient foldersCall back patients after lab / radiology test to inform them if their tests are normalAssist doctor with sick leave entry into the HAAD system and sick leave filingPrepare admission packages with stickers and the needed signaturesCoordinate with insurance for sending the claim form and keeping the forms inside the clinicHandle phone calls when the doctor is busy with a patientMaintain patient database as required in the department for any analysis purposes.
Assist Doctor with any additional printout / photocopy or equipment that may be required during consultation