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Duties and Responsibilities
5.1 Abides by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Code of Medical Ethics, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff and those specific to the department/division.
5.2 Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for patients for whom he/she is responsible.
5.3 Provides comprehensive information to the patients regarding their illness and to participate in all related educational activities.
5.4 Carries out full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties as assigned by the director of department/head division in accordance with individually approved clinical privileges.
5.5 Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department/division.
5.6 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.
5.7 Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (Continuous Quality and Patients Safety Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as applicable.
5.8 Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to continuing medical education.
5.9 Participates in and/or actively supports approved research projects.
5.10 Deputises for his superior as required and shares workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.
5.11 Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
5.12 Participates in the forward planning, and further development of the department/division.
5.13 Serves on hospital committees as requested.
5.14 Participates in the Major Disaster Plan of the hospital, as indicated.
5.15 Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities, within the hospital and/or affiliated medical facilities.
5.16 Responsible to perform, report and supervise all the Non-invasive procedures i.e. & TEE, ETT, Holter monitoring.
5.17 Three Clinics per week.
5.18 Make ward round everyday on his patients with resident. If Consultant is busy then Resident will start the morning round, during available time on same day Consultant will call Resident to make round and co-sign the Resident note and Plan of treatment.
5.19 Consultant is responsible to discuss and co-sign all the Consultations with Resident. All Echo’s and all the Procedures will be done by the Consultant.
5.20 If Consultant is sick or absent due to unavoidable circumstances then he should inform to the in charge of the department before time so that necessary arrangement can be made to cover his duties.
5.21 Every month one consultant is responsible to conduct the Academic Activities and Literature Review with residents.
AS PER ATTACHED JOB DESCRIPTION
Saudi Board or equivalent higher qualification in General Medicine, American Board of Cardiology or equivalent higher Diploma in addition to proved enough professional experience in invasive procedures.