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Senior Consultant - Anesthesia (Obstetric)

Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

The senior consultant is responsible for organizing, monitoring, and maintaining the clinical services provided within the department in order to achieve the highest possible level of patient care with optimum utilization of the available resources. Senior consultants are role models of physician leadership and management as well as application of medical expertise in the exemplary care of patients.

  • Adheres to policies, guidelines, plans and programs of Hamad Medical Corporation.

  • 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 HMC

  • 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

Essential Education (Minimum of one from the below):

  • Arab Board of Health Specializations

  • USA - The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

  • Canada - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS-C)

  • UK - GMC/CCST Specialist Register

  • Germany - Fachartz Specialist Certificate

  • Sweden - Swedish Board

  • Australia and New Zealand – Fellowship from the Royal Australia and New Zealand Colleges

  • Specialist registration from other countries will be considered after an equivalence review

Required certification/licensure:

Valid license to practice in country of origin or country of practice.

Must satisfy re-validation criteria.


Essential Experience:

Senior Consultants with western qualifications should have held a Senior Consultant post for at least 1 year, or a period of 6 years consultant experience is required.


Language Skills: Fluent in English - Oral & Written. Arabic fluency- Preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficiency in IT skills particularly on CERNER and MS Office


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