Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

CONSULTANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE / طبيب استشاري أمراض معدية

  • Najran
  • Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate
  • Posted date: 9 months before
  • End date: 2023-11-24

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Job Title: CONSULTANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE / طبيب استشاري أمراض معدية

Job In Najran

Company: Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

Start Date: 2023-09-25

End Date: 2023-11-24




Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Abides by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Code of Medical Ethics, Rules & Regulations of the Medical Staff and those specific to the department.
  • Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for the patients for whom he/she is responsible.
  • Carries out a full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties as assigned by the director of department/head of division in accordance with individually approved clinical privileges.
  • Participates in on-call duties as required by the department/division.
  • Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (CQIPS Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Program) as applicable.
  • Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to continuing medical education.
  • Participates in and/or actively supports the approved research projects.
  • Deputizes for his superior as required and shares the workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.
  • Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
  • Participates in the forward planning, and further development of the department/division.
  • Contribute to formulary decision making, antimicrobial restriction policies, and the establishment and operation of antimicrobial approval systems.
  • Provides expert advice on the appropriate use of antimicrobials, education of prescribers, and developing and implementing evidence-based guidelines for antimicrobial treatment and prophylaxis as part of the antimicrobial stewardship team.
  • Investigates and control hospital clusters or outbreaks of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) & resistant organisms among patients and personnel.
  • Serves on hospital committees as requested.
  • Participates in the major disaster plan of the hospital as indicated.
  • Teaches staff assigned for training purposes and participates with the Director of Department/Head of Division and Director of Academic and Training Affairs in planning a programs of career development for trainees.
  • Supervise and train the Residents and Registrars and participates in the formal Infection Control residency-training program as required.
  • Supervise Residents and Registrars in Infection Control research, investigations, and reporting.
  • Assists in the training, teaching, supervision and assessment of trainee technicians, specialists and others as required.
  • Provide classroom lectures to students, trainees or presentations to healthcare providers as required
  • Takes part in teaching program lectures, seminars, tutorials etc.
  • Participates in orientation and in-service education programs.
  • Participates in CQIPS System Improvement Activities, CQIPS System Control Activities, CQIPS Staff Development Activities.
  • Participate in Community activities as related to health education and patient education practice.
  • Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his / her knowledge, skill and ability.

 EDUCATION AND/OR LICENSE:

 Essential:

  •  Certificate from 1st category or 2nd (Pls. refer to the annexure of this job description as determined by SCFHS) 
  • SCFHS Accreditation and Registration.
  • Possess other certification pertinent to area of expertise.
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