Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Consultant

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Consultant

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for proving specialized services for all diagnosis and management of diseases under the scope of care in the area of Physical (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) for patients

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:

  • Adheres to policies, guidelines, plans and programs of King Abdulaziz Medical City
  • Performs all duties assigned to a consultant physician.
    Assumes direct responsibility for the patients under his/her medical attendance in the assigned unit.
  • Conducts rounds and undertakes supervision of treatment of the inpatients as well as screening and examination of the outpatients.
  • Undertakes supervisory responsibility for the medical staff within the unit and prepares regular reports on the activities of the unit for the department head/chairman.
  • Participates in the various committees for the upgrading of services and organization of work within and outside the hospital.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of the department development plans and the different manpower training programs for the medical, technical and nursing staff.
  • Participates in the planning and follow up of the medical education and research activities.
  • Performs all relevant interventions related to his/her field of specialization.
  • Participates in health education programs through orientation and scientific presentations.
  • Participates in scheduling of on-call duties and provides on-call services.
  • Participates in the assessment and updating of drug, medical supply and equipment needs.
  • Writes, completes and approves medical reports for patients.
  • Provides guidance and counsel to other departments when requested.
  • Completes and maintains his set of clinical privileges
  • Complies with revalidation guidelines and standards
  • Acquires SCH License to practice and maintains it while working for King Abdulaziz Medical City
  • Performs other duties as assigned/directed by the chairperson/head of the department and approved by the Medical Director
  • The specific details about roles and responsibilities related to each specialty can be found in their job plan which is maintained by the Department