Part Time Medical Advisor (based in Singapore)

Employer: International SOS
Location: Singapore

Description

* Permanent Part Time Position : This position is only available for those who are currently residing in Singapore
* Availability of position : Immediate

Position Overview

The Medical Advisor (Part Time) will work at the International SOS Assistance Centre in Singapore. You will provide support to the 24 hour assistance centres combined with the running of medical evacuations and transport of patients. You will be required to work both day and night shifts.

Key Responsibilities
Provide professional telephone advices to patients and monitor the appropriateness of the medical treatment.
Obtain medical reports verbally from treating Doctors to ascertain the suitability of patient’s treatment and/or to coordinate the patient’s needs for transport.
Monitor the medical aspects of evacuations and repatriations, including assessing the necessity of an evacuation and the means by which it should take place.
Liaise with medical departments of various commercial airlines for passenger clearance. Complete medical information forms with accuracy and within required timeframes.
Knowledge and adherence to International SOS internal policies and procedures, as well as policies and procedures outlined by our clients.
Ensure that patient’s information is stored appropriately in related systems and follows the internal procedures on privacy. Patient information is not shared with other departments or externally.
Communication with clients and other assistance centres through emails or confirmations is professional and meets business standards.

Required Registration
Full registration to practice medicine in country of origin

Required Languages
English

Required Skills and Abilities
Work effectively with non-medical staff and clients
Integrate medical information and produce recommendations to clients
Present medical information to non-medical staff and clients
Effectively balance medical needs with commercial considerations
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Customer/client focused
Empathetic manner
Confident clinical decision making skills
Time management
Team player
Cultural awareness
Computer literate

Required Work Experience/Knowledge
Medical Doctor with at least 5 years of post qualification experience
Experience gained within accident & emergency and general practice

Desirable Work Experience/Knowledge
Varied international medical and/or health care system experience
Experience in assistance, aviation, remote area medicine
Provide professional telephone advices to the Internaional SOS members who call in to our 24/7 Assistance Centres.
Ascertain the suitability of patient’s treatment and/or to coordinate the patient’s needs for transport.
Monitor the medical aspects of evacuations and repatriations, including assessing the necessity of an evacuation and the means by which it should take place.
Liaise with medical departments of various commercial airlines for passenger clearance.
Knowledge and adherence to International SOS internal policies and procedures, as well as policies and procedures outlined by our clients.
Ensure that patient’s information is stored appropriately in related systems and follows the internal procedures on privacy. Patient information is not shared with other departments or externally.
Communication with clients and other assistance centres through emails or confirmations is professional and meets business standards.
Work as part of a regional team in Asia and will be on call as per duty roster including shift work on days and nights.

Required Registration
Full registration to practice medicine in country of origin or residence

Required Languages
English
National language in country of posting will be an added advantage

Required Skills and Abilities
Work effectively with non-medical staff and clients
Integrate medical information and produce recommendations to clients
Present medical information to non-medical staff and clients
Effectively balance medical needs with commercial considerations
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Customer/client focused
Empathetic manner
Confident clinical decision making skills
Time management
Team player
Cultural awareness
Computer literate

Required Work Experience/Knowledge
Medical Doctor with 5-8 years of post qualification experience
Experience gained within accident & emergency and general practice

Desirable Work Experience/Knowledge
Varied international medical and/or health care system experience
Experience in assistance, aviation, remote area medicine



To Apply

To submit an application for this position, please send your latest resume to Cher Oh, Recruitment Consultant, Asia at Cher.Oh@internationalsos.com