Consultant ENT

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Job Description: 

The Consultant will be fully responsible to provide a high standard of clinical practice and  expertise in the assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients in the area of his or her specialty. He/ She should be involved in the  continuous quality improvement activities of the department and hospital to achieve the goals of hospital.

Candidates requested should be from the USA, Canada and the UK only.

Organization Relationships :

  • Responsible to: Medical Director through Coordinator of the Department
  • Liaises with: Medical, Nursing and Administrative Staff, Patients/ families
  • Responsible for: All patients care of his/ her specialty
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Will be responsible for managing the assigned clinics as per the approved rota by the Medical Director.
  • Will be responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation, , analyzing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment on follow- up.
  • Will admit the patients under his/ her care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges.
  • Will prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness or disease.
  • Will explain procedures and discuss diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the patients and his/ her attendants.
  • Will be responsible for monitoring the patients’ condition and progress and re-evaluate/ re-assessment and treat the patient accordingly.
  • Will refer patient to other specialists when necessary, also consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested.
  • He/ She must take daily rounds for his/ her In-Patients and referred patients.
  • He/ She must write the patients complete medical record on time and also update the progress notes on same time.
  • He/ She should authenticate and sign the medical record/ progress notes with date, time and employee ID number, stamp every time. He/ She  must  also review and  countersign  all junior medical staff notes related to his/ her patients.
  • He/ She will perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for which he/ she is specifically privileged according to his/ her qualification, licenses, training & experience.
  • Will be responsible for approving the Discharge Summary, follow-up’s, Medical Report of his/ her patients.
  • Will ensure the implementation of all the approved policies and procedures, rules, regulations, protocols and guidelines, clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of clinical services.
  • Will direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff in patient care.
  • Will contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement of his/ her department.
  • Will serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as requested.
  • Will ensure that Islamic Values and Medical Ethics are respected and strictly
  • Will be On-Call as per hospital policy, as needed and will assume the duties of Coordinator of Department.
  • Will be responsible to attend the Code Blue (if applicable) and should be involved in all other emergency codes of the hospital.
  • Will ensure that all  reports and information as required by the Coordinator of the Department/ Medical Director are provided.
  • Responsible for identifying and appropriately transferring all the Medico-Legal Cases on time with all the proper documentation and information to the hospital management as per the hospital policy.
  • Participate in the provision of clinical / academic activities of the hospital.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Medical Graduate from an Medical School recognized by the Medical Council in the country of origin, with completion of appropriate Internship and Residency requirements.
  • Fellowship or Membership from the Royal College or Western Board in his/ her specialty.
  • PhD / Post Graduate or equivalent Degree in his/ her specialty recognized by Saudi Council for Health Specialties.

Experience and Skills

  • At least five (5) years of practice in his / her specialty after obtaining the higher degree in a Tertiary Care Hospital.
  • Sub-specialty degree or structured sub-specialty training preferred.
  • Excellent clinical/ technical skills in his/ her specialty.
  • Knowledge of International / National Healthcare Standards.
  • Computer Literate/ better knowledge of MS Microsoft Word
  • Excellent written and spoken Arabic and English
  • Demonstrated teaching skills in respect of junior medical staff, other staff, patients and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff, patients and families.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work effectively within a service and organisation committed to achieving accreditation.
Job Benefits: 
  • Salary Paid tax free
  • Incentives
  • End of contract bonus
  • Severance Pay
  • Free furnished accommodation with free recreation, sports and cultural facilities
  • Free transportation service
  • Up to 7.5 weeks paid annual leave per contract year
  • Up to 2 return airline tickets per contract year (including agreed dependents)
  • Free medical care & emergency dental care (including agreed dependents)
  • Educational Allowance per child (Maximum of 3 children, 4-18 years)
  • Study Leave of 10 working days per contract year and CPD courses

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