Internist - Hospital in Iraq

General Information

Job Type:
Health Care/ Pharmaceutical
Date Posted:
Nov 24, 2021
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


For a new hospital in Iraq:

Job Title: Internist / Internal Medicine Physician
Job Location: Iraq

Job Brief: The hospital is looking for professional and experienced Internist to join its team. Internists, also known as internal medicine physicians or doctors of internal medicine, employ non-surgical methods and procedures to diagnose and treat medical conditions that affect their patients.

Job Responsibilities
• Consulting with patients to understand their symptoms and health concerns.
• Diagnosing and treating acute illnesses, such as bacterial and viral infections, as well as chronic diseases and conditions, such as hypertension, heart disease, or diabetes.
• Prescribing or administering medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
• Explaining procedures and discussing test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
• Monitoring patients' conditions and progress, and re-evaluating treatments, as necessary.
• Providing health and wellness advice to patients, including diet, physical activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
• Immunizing patients against preventable diseases.
• Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests, and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
• Referring patients to other medical specialists, when necessary.
• Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
• Preparing official health documents or records, when necessary.
• Conducting research into the testing and development of new medications, methods of treatment, or procedures to prevent or control illness, disease, or injury.

Job Specifications
• Bachelor’s degree in biology, physical sciences, or a related field.
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree
• 3 to 7 years’ internship and clinical residency training, specializing in internal medicine.
• Successful completion of the Internal Medicine Certification Examination.
• Valid and active medical license to practice.
• Exceptional attention to detail.
• Outstanding research and analytical skills.
• Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients.
• Flexible working hours.

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