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Senior Clinical Specialist, Occupational Health

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

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Obtains clinical histories, conducts physical examinations, and obtains tests related to area of specialisation. Develops implements and evaluates patient’s plan of care

  • Makes diagnostic decisions based on interpretations and evaluations of patient’s data, test results and symptoms

  • Prescribes medications (Stoma Therapists only)

  • Performs investigations and provides treatments and therapies based on speciality

  • Counsels and advises patients on issues related to specialist area

  • Holds Nurse led outpatient clinics

  • Collaborates with physicians regarding diagnostics and treatment options

  • Reviews evidence based medicine protocols to guide treatment choice and standards of patient care. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions

  • Participates in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication and teamwork. Treats colleagues, patients and visitors with dignity and respect at all times.

  • Contributes to the retention of all staff to meet the assigned area specific turnover rate goal. Actively welcomes new staff/students to the assigned area. Participates in retention activities

  • Demonstrates collaborative multi-disciplinary partnerships working towards the achievements of constant improvement in quality patient care. Act as an advocate for patients and families; identify ideas that will improve the quality of patient care and issues that will negatively impact on patient care outcomes, using the professional practice framework and participates through team working and collaborative partnerships in identifying and implementing solutions through evidence based practice or research to demonstrate improvement reflected in unit, divisional, organizational data and bench marks

  • Documents all relevant information correctly, appropriately and in a timely manner

  • Promotes a safe environment and safe patient care by embracing a safety culture and identifying areas of risk to Supervisor. Complies with policies for personal and patient safety and for the prevention of healthcare associated infections

  • Reports equipment failures, safety and security issues, and/or reduction of supply inventory to Supervisor

  • Contributes to the achievement of cost efficiency saving in assigned area. Maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of equipment and materials

  • Contributes to the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction. Participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned. Collects data as appropriate and provides feedback to relevant parties. Contributes to research activities in area of speciality. Contributes to special projects/assignments linked to nursing strategic priorities sand professional practice model

  • Provides patient education and health promotion programs. Develops patient education material

  • Develops and sustains own knowledge skills and professional awareness and maintains a professional profile. Provides documented evidence of performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position 

  • Assists in promoting and sharing knowledge via mentorship in line with relevant research and evidence based practice

  • Participates in staff orientation aimed at developing competence and performance. Assists in maintaining a suitable learning environment and acts as a preceptor/mentor in the supervision and teaching of nursing students and new staff to develop their competence. Provides staff education in collaboration with Nursing Development and Saudization

  • Participates in hospital wide committees

  • Participates in the development and evaluation of IPPs

  • Upholds the organizational values at all times

  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures

  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development as applicable

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure from country of origin

  • Speciality qualification related to area of expertise required

Experience Required:

  • Six (6) years hospital experience as registered nurse with two (2) years of occupatioanl health specialty experince required

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