Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

CONSULTANT ICU / طبيب استشاري عناية مركزة

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

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Job Title: CONSULTANT ICU / طبيب استشاري عناية مركزة

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 by Laws, Code of Medical Ethics, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff and those specific to the department/division.
  • Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for the patients for whom he/she is responsible.
  • Responsible for the clinical care of critically ill patients admitted to ICU according to generally accepted standards.
  • To communicate and cooperate with other medical staff and colleagues who have patients in ICU or wish to discuss other pertinent medical problems regarding patients in other areas of the hospital.
  • Carries out reviews and investigations on drugs, equipments, physiological and pharmacological matters relevant to Intensive Care, provides and/or takes part in advisory service to the hospital.
  • Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (Total Quality Management Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as applicable.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will be aware of the role of patient advocates and patient’s rights and ensure informed consent has been obtained in accordance with hospital policy.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will function as part of a multidisciplinary team to promote high quality outcomes for patients. The Consultant Intensivists will consistently demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with other staff and patients and will handle problems sensitively.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will liaise with medical staff in other departments of the hospital and in other hospitals to ensure that patients are investigated in an appropriate and cost effective manner. This commitment will include taking part in departmental meetings with other disciplines as required from time to time.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will maintain high standards of clinical performance and foster the maintenance of high standards within the Anaesthetic Department.
  • he Consultant Intensivists with his/her medical colleagues will work to develop and maintain the quality assurance programme and audit programme for the Anaesthetic Department. The programme will include review of patient care, patient diagnosis and standards of treatment.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will regularly review his/her work and that of colleagues as part of this programme.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will work collaboratively toward credentialing and accreditation goals of CBAHI and JCI.
  • The Consultant Intensivists, as a major user of resources, will demonstrate responsible and effective use of these resources.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will attend to enquiries and complaints from patients, relatives, staff or management in an appropriate and timely manner, discussing potential problems with the Heads of Department, or as appropriate.
  • Develop a written scope of services for the ICU.
  • Serves on hospital committees as requested.
  • Teaches staff assigned for training purposes, and participates with the director of department/head of division and Director of Postgraduate and Academic Affairs in planning a programme of career development for trainees.
  • The Consultant Intensivists will undertake teaching of Anaesthetic Residents, Registrars, Technicians and other relevant health professionals as required.
  • Teaches, assists, and trains all residents and registrars in the full range of required procedures, related to their experience and stage of training.
  • Supervise and train the residents and registrars and participates in the formal general ICU residency-training program as required.
  • Supervise Residents and Registrars in general ICU research, investigations, and reporting as required.
  •  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 CQIPS system improvement activities, System Control activities, staff development activities
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