Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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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 the hospital.

Organization Relationships :

  • Responsible to :  Medical Director through Coordinator of the Department
  • Responsible for : All patients care of his/ her specialty
  • Liaises With : Medical, Nursing and Administrative Staff, Patients/ families
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 a 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

 

Person Specification:

  • 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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