Staff Physician - Health Center (Fixed Term for 3 years)

Posting Number 2023-12358
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/4/2023 7:51 AM)
Office of Campus Life
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Is relocation available for this job?
Health Services

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Staff Physician reporting to the Medical Director.


The Staff Physician provides medical services and management to the NYU Abu Dhabi student community in accordance with established medical standards and ethics.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct healthcare services for the NYUAD student community and, at times, extended community
  • Ensures the provision of professional, ethical, and high quality short- and long-term health care, consultation, referral, education & outreach services that support student learning & development
  • Works collaboratively with the Health Center Director, nurses, counselors, dietician, administrative staff and others at the University to foster a holistic model of healthcare
  • Represents Medical Services of the Health Center on University committees, projects and initiatives
  • Develops and supervises the implementation of educational programs, based on community and campus assessments of health risks as well as the needs and interests of students
  • Provides leadership in the coordination of case management and medical emergency intervention
  • Assists in the development of effective policies, protocols, processes and structures to ensure the health, safety and welfare of students
  • Serve in the physician on-call rotation established by the Medical Director
  • Provides on-call emergency evaluations and interventions
  • Provides clinical and administrative leadership in the design, development, planning, implementation, coordination, assessment, and continuous improvement of healthcare services.
  • Provides outstanding clinical services and direct patient care including case management and referrals, collaborates with other clinical providers
  • Maintains case records, notes, and closing summaries of “on call” clients treated
  • Ensures standards of care at NYUAD are aligned with those at NYU-NY
  • Provides clinical supervision to licensed Health Center Staff, coordinates multidisciplinary treatment and support teams
  • Serves in an on-call capacity to respond to student and campus emergencies,
  • and serves as a key resource and source of consultation for Wellness Counselors involved in responding to psychological emergencies and other urgent situations
  • Provides consultation and makes recommendations to the AVC and Student Affairs Deans, Student Response Team, and other University personnel as appropriate on mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Develops and supervises the implementation of educational programs, based on community and campus assessments of health risks as well as the needs and interests of students
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the AMD


Required Education:

  • Ability to obtain a Medical License in Abu Dhabi as a Consultant Physician
  • BLS Certification

Required Experience:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience as a physician in an ambulatory care setting required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Prior experience working with college-age population preferred
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for direct patient care.
  • Ability to work with a diverse, international population.
  • Strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and confident team player with attention to detail
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize conflicting projects and demands
  • Knowledge of cultural issues specific to the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East preferred
  • Ability to understand the wider perspective of the institution and how the Health Center supports and fits into the broader educational mission
  • Ability to understand and appreciate intellectual, emotional, social, and psychological development of undergraduate students in a diverse international community committed to intellectual rigor and ethical values
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about programs, services, and resources in order to provide the best possible environment to support students
  • Ability to adapt to new work situations, people, ideas, procedures, and organizational structures in order to accommodate an evolving work environment
  • Exhibits maturity, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure in order to handle on-the-job challenges
  • Excellent mediation, and consultative skills and is able to work with students, faculty and staff from many backgrounds
  • Ability to build successful relationships with faculty, students, parents and co-workers

Additional Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.


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