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Home Health Care Consultant

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

Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the physician of medical care in field of Home Health Care, in accordance with the current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital’s policies and procedures.

Education / Qualification Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
      • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (RCPS-C)
      • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
      • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP)
      • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board / equivalence certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board / equivalence certification in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Netherlands, Greece and France (DIS).

License:

Current and in a Good Standing Medical License to practice in country of residence. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical

  • Provides required patient care and management in the field of Home Health Care in accordance with standards of medical are laid down by KFSH&RC
  • Provides diagnosis, management and non-surgical treatment of unusual severe, chronic illnesses and situations where several different illnesses may strike at the same time
  • Helps patients understand preventive medicines, men’s and women’s health, as well as effective treatment of common problems of the geriatric medicine thrombotic disorders.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient under his 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, outpatient practices and patient discharge
  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned

Academic

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient care in the field of Home Health Care
  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff
  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in the field of Home Health Care, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards
  • Actively participates in educational activities and training programs of the department
  • Participates in national and international medical conferences as assigned

Administrative Responsibilities 

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Director of Inpatient Services
  • 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 practice 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, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned

Research Responsibilities 

  • Participates in clinical, basic and transnational 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.

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