ASSISTANT CONSULTANT, CRITICAL CARE - #16418
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Assists in providing medical care in the field of Critical Care, and supervises interns and residents, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the Organizations policies and procedures.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
- Assists the Consultants in providing required patient care and management in the field of Critical Care, in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by the Healthcare Delivery.
- Studies and performs assessment, examination and the compilation of a case history and assists in the diagnosis and management of the patient in accordance with criteria listed in diagnostic manuals such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
- Registers detailed medical history, conducts a thorough physical examination and creates a plan for patient management and follows-up for discussion with the Consultant. Subsequently, records the consultant’s orders, progress notes and other required documents for outpatients.
- Provides on-call coverage for their specialty on a rotational basis during evenings, nights, weekends and public holidays.
- Prepares for and participates in consultant and specialist ward rounds as per policy. Documents findings in medical records.
- Performs other clinical responsibilities, as assigned.
- Provides orientation, bedside training and supervision of interns, residents and fellows as assigned.
- Keeps abreast of all the latest techniques and developments, especially in area of specialization. Implements them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
- Participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.
- Participates in national and international medical conferences.
Graduation from a medical school in good standing, completion of required period of postgraduate training in a specialty and/or subspecialty, with Saudi/American Board or Canadian/UK certification, or equivalent as outlined by the Medical Staff Credentialing Committee.
Two (2) years of training in specialty and subspecialty plus post-training experience required.