Specialist Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Job Description

Job Description: 

Specialist  Intensive Care Unit is fully responsible to provide high standard of clinical practice and expertise in the assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients in the area of  ICU & assist the consultant. He should involve in continuous quality improvement activities of the department and hospital to achieve the goals of the hospital.

Organization Relationships :

  • Reports to : Medical Director ER through Head of Department
  • Responsible for : Patients under care of specialty in the ward/ unit.
  • Liaises With : Medical, Nursing and Administrative Staff, Patients/ families

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the medical/surgical care of the admitted patients in his/ her department or under his/ her consultant.
  • Responsible for managing the assigned clinics (if asked by the management) as per the approved rota by the Head of the Department and Medical Director.
  • Responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation, analyzing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment as per the provided privileges and upon consulting his/ her consultant.
  • Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness or disease as per the granted privileges.
  • Responsible for monitoring the patients’ condition, and progress in each shift and should inform his/ her consultant.
  • Pay daily independent rounds in each shift for all the admitted patients in the department and under his/ her consultant in any other department.
  • Responsible to accompany the consultants in their rounds and assist in all surgical procedures.
  • Write the patients complete medical record on time and also update the progress notes at the same time.
  • Authenticate and sign the medical record/ progress notes with date, time and employee ID number.
  • Perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for which he/ she is specifically privileged according to his/ her qualification, training & experience.
  • Responsible for writing the Discharge Summaries and Medical Reports of his/ her department/unit.
  • Responsible to attend the Code Blue and should be involved in all other emergency codes of the hospital.
  • Responsible to implement all the approved policies and procedures, rules, regulations, protocols and guidelines/ clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of clinical services.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, therapists, and residents in patient care.
  • Responsible to be involved in the continuous quality improvement activities of his/ her department.
  • Serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as requested.
  • Ensure that Islamic Values and Medical Ethics are respected and strictly observed.
  • Maintain a high standard of professional care in accordance with the International / National Healthcare Standards
  • Obtain informed consent for all patients in accordance with hospital policy for the undertaking of any diagnostic procedure, operation, test or procedure.
  • Provide reports and information as required by the Consultant/ Head of Department.
  • Play an active role in the education of the patient and his/ her family on a healthy lifestyle. Contributes to awareness and education of the community, in general, on issues related to health.
  • Perform other applicable task and duties assigned within the realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities.
Job Requirements: 
  • Graduate of Medical School, recognized by the Medical Council of the country of origin.
  • Completion of appropriate internship and residency programs.
  • Post-graduation qualifications in the specialty.
  • Membership, Fellowship and/or Board Certification in the respective specialty.
  • Relevant licence from the country of origin, acceptable to Saudi Commission for Health Specialty and Ministry of Health.
  • At least three (3) 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.
  • Clinical/ technical skills in his/ her specialty.

Person Specifications :

  • 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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