Duties and Responsibilities
Abides by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Code of Medical Ethics, Rules and
Regulations of the Medical Staff and those specific to the department.
3.2. Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for the patients for whom
he/she is responsible.
3.3. Carries out full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties as assigned by the
Consultant/Senior Registrar in accordance with individually approved clinical
3.4. Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department.
3.5. Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (Total Quality
Management Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as
3.6. Instructs and guides when necessary junior medical staff in the overall care of
patients, supervises their performance/work and contributes to the training and
teaching activities in the department.
To report and discuss all unusual findings, complication or alterations in the
management plan, with the ConsultanVSenior Registrar.
3.8. Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to
continuing medical education.
3.9. Works towards completing his post graduate training and passing the Final Part his
Membership or Saudi Board.
3.10. Attends the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the department
3.1 1. Participates in approved research projects.
3.12. Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard
to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
3.13. Shares workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.
3.14. To acquire and maintain a valid certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
3.15. Participates in the Major Disaster Plan of the hospital, as indicated
3.16. Educates patients and/or families on matters relevant to the patient's condition/s.
3.17. Protects and upholds the rights of the patients and their families.
3.18. Participates in quality improvement and patient safety activities and attends quality
improvement educational activities as appropriate.
3.I9. Adheres to infection control guidelines.
3.20. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
3.21. Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/her
knowledge, skills and abilities, within the hospital and/or affiliated medical
Ability to assume greater responsibility in matters of patient care.
Commitment to learning and training in pursuance of a career in his chosen
Ability to deal calmly, with tact and diplomacy to patient and staff alike.
Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.