Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate


  • Najran
  • Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate
  • Posted date: 1 month before
  • End date: 2023-12-02

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Job In Najran

Company: Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

Start Date: 2023-10-03

End Date: 2023-12-02

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.


Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for the patients for whom he/she is responsibleaccording to established policies, protocols and guidelines of the hospital.


Carries out full range of clinical duties as assigned by the director of department/head of division in accordance with individually approved clinical privileges.


Be specialized in evaluating patients attending Periodontics regarding severity of illness, possible or expected complications, administrating care and coordinating with other periodontist practitioners and specialty medical teams as required.


Complete required approved clinical privileges and be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


Clinical Care and Expertise:

Diagnose and assess patients with periodontal diseases and conditions through clinical examinations, radiographs, and other relevant diagnostic tools.


Perform periodontal surgical procedures as per approved clinical privileges, such as pocket reduction surgery, soft tissue grafting, bone grafting, and dental implant placement.


Monitor and manage patients post-treatment, ensuring proper healing and managing any complications that may arise.


Patient Management& Education:


Educate patients about the importance of oral hygiene, proper maintenance of periodontal health, and the implications of untreated periodontal diseases.


Provide guidance on home care practices, including brushing, flossing, and the use of interdental aids.


Develop personalized treatment plans that may involve non-surgical and surgical interventions, including scaling and root planning, periodontal surgeries, and implant placement.


 Attends the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the department/division


To be available and accessible for referrals and consultations from other disciplines, according to his/her interests and special experience.


Strictly adhere to ethical and professional standards, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams, including nursing staff, allied health professionals, and consultants, to facilitate efficient patient care and ensure appropriate consultations when needed.


Educate patients and their families about their medical condition, treatment options, and post-discharge care instructions. Address their questions, concerns, and provide appropriate resources for ongoing support.


Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department/division.


Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (Total Quality Medicine Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as applicable.



Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties (SCFHS) with regard to continuing medical education.


Deputizes for his superior as required and shares workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.


Serves on hospital committees as requested.


Stays abreast of the latest advancements in periodontal treatments and technologiesthrough ongoing professional development activities, such as attending conferences, workshops, and staying updated on relevant medical literature.


Participate in Community activities as related to health education and patient education practice.


Participates in CQI&PS System Control Activities, Staff Development, Environmental Safety Awareness and Fire and Safety Practices, Disaster, CPR and Infection Control.


Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities.





Saudi Board or equivalent higher qualification in Periodontics from a recognized institution


Board certification or eligibility of certification in Periodonticsor equivalent.

Valid SCFHS Accreditation and Registration.


Valid BLS certification.

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