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Consultant - Critical Care Medicine

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides required patient care and management in the field of Adult Critical Care in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFSH&RC.

  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his/her care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFSH&RC.

  • Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care and patient discharge

  • Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded. Assesses patients’ diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/procedures

  • Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses inpatients under care. Documents findings in medical records

  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures and performs procedures as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form

  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and modifies treatment accordingly

  • Attends assigned shift as per department schedule

  • Implements Clinical Pathways/Guidelines for the department

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Adult Critical Care

  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultant and junior staff

  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Adult Critical Care, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards

  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department

  • Participates in national and international medical conferences

Research Responsibilities

  • Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers in accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFSH&RC

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Chair of the department

  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required

  • Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital

  • Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulation and policies and keeps updates of any changes that might occur

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from a medical school of good standing

  • Completion of required period of training in specialty and/or sub specialty

  • Board Certification or equivalent

  • Membership and/or Fellowship status in UK and/or North American or equivalent

Experience Required:

  • Seven (7) years of training in specialty or sub specialty plus post-training experience required

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