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Specialist Orthodontist > Close Date: 2017/08/31


MME Ref Number170413-1
Job TitleSpecialist Orthodontist
Business UnitAl Noor Al Ain
Job TypePermanent
Location - CityAl Ain
Location - CountryUnited Arab Emirates
RecruiterAbdelaziz Tawfiq
Job DescriptionMediclinic Middle East is expanding its Dental services in Al Ain and has an exciting opportunity for a specialist in Orthodontics. This position will be based mainly at Mediclinic Zakher Clinic, You will also render your services to the other Mediclinic facilities in Al Ain.
Requirements• Basic Dentistry degree and higher professional education programme in Orthodontics recognised by Abu Dhabi Health Authority – HAAD.
• Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience post specialisation in Orthodontics.
• Proven clinical excellence in providing high quality orthodontic care which includes examining, diagnosing, and treating dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies.
• Demonstrated experience in designing and fabricating appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.
• Should be able to handle orthognathic surgery together with the maxillofacial surgeon.
• Treat adult malocclusion using lingual orthodontics.
• Should be Invisalign certified and have good experience with clear aligner treatment in general.
• Must be able to manage temporomandibular disorders.
• Should work closely with other dentists in managing paediatric patients with mixed dentition using different modalities of interceptive orthodontics like functional appliances and space maintenance.
• Should be confident and capable in educating patients on their orthodontic treatment and their progress.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver care using excellent patient management skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and partner with other specialists and general dentists to provide optimal dental care.
• Proven commitment to quality improvement for better health outcomes.
• Personal and leadership skills appropriate for a highly functioning clinical team.
• Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, nurses, doctors and other clinic staff.
• This role is required to provide orthodontic services to various Mediclinic Units in Al Ain. Flexibility to work and travel to different Mediclinic units in Al Ain is mandatory.
Key Outputs• Provide comprehensive Orthodontic service to patients of Mediclinic Middle East.
• Participate equitably in the duty roster.
• Participate in review and planning activities relevant to the development of the Dentistry service and hospital.
• Demonstrate commitment to continuing medical education.
• Fulfill professional requirements for continuing maintenance of competence in all aspects of Dentistry.
• Carry out other assigned duties within the appropriate scope of knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.
• Liaises efficiently with patients, families, medical staff, nursing staff, other clinical staff and referring doctors.
Other InformationMediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, and a 29.9% shareholding in Spire Healthcare, a UK-based healthcare group with 38 hospitals.
During February 2016, Mediclinic International combined with Al Noor Hospitals Group, with operations mainly in Abu Dhabi. Together with Al Noor, Mediclinic Middle East operates six hospitals and more than 30 clinics in the UAE with more than 700 inpatient beds.