Position title
Head of Department (HOD) - Emergency Doctor

Job Summary:

The Head of Department (HOD) - Emergency Doctor is a senior-level position responsible for overseeing and coordinating the emergency department's operations in a healthcare facility. The HOD - Emergency Doctor leads a team of emergency medicine professionals, sets departmental goals, ensures quality patient care, and collaborates with other departments to optimize emergency services. This role requires strong clinical skills, leadership abilities, and a deep understanding of emergency medicine practices and protocols.

  • Leadership and Management
  • Clinical Oversight
  • Emergency Department Operations
  • Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement:
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Commitment to patient-centered care, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice.
  • Medical degree (MD or equivalent) from an accredited institution.
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine or equivalent qualification.
  • Several years of clinical experience in emergency medicine, including leadership roles.
  • Strong knowledge of emergency medicine practices, protocols, and standards of care.
  • Excellent leadership, managerial, and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to make critical decisions under pressure and in emergency situations.
  • Familiarity with healthcare regulations, quality assurance, and patient safety practices.
  • Proficiency in using electronic medical records (EMR) and other healthcare technologies.
Job Benefits

This position requires extensive medical expertise, leadership skills, and a strong commitment to providing high-quality emergency care. The HOD works collaboratively with other department heads and administrators to ensure efficient operations, adherence to protocols, and the delivery of excellent patient care.

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Date posted
May 22, 2023
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