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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.
5.2 Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for patients for whom he/she is responsible.
5.3 Carries out full range of clinical duties in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) and the outpatient clinic, as assigned by the Director of Paediatrics in accordance with individually approved clinical privileges.
5.4 Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department/division.
5.5 Teaches staff who are in training program in pediatric, and participates with the Director of Paediatrics and Director of Postgraduate and Academic Affairs in planning a program of career development for trainees.
5.6 Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (CQI and PS) as applicable.
5.7 Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to continuing medical education.
5.8 Participates in and/or actively supports approved research projects.
5.9 Deputizes for his superior as required and shares workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.
5.10 Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
5.11 Participates in the forward planning, and further development of the department.
5.12 Serves on hospital committees as requested.
5.13 Participates in the Major Disaster Plan of the hospital, as indicated.
5.14 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.
5.15 Provides adequate health related education and anticipatory guidance to patients under his care.
5.16 Participate in Health Education activities for patient and their relatives.
5.17 Regularly assess important function include: appropriateness and effectiveness of care, training and education needs, length of stay and appropriate utilization of resources.
- Publisher of original works or has participated and preferably led original research.
- Self-motivated and with awareness of current trends in the field.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Ability to speak, write and read Arabic and English.
Graduate from a recognized medical school. Saudi Board or equivalent higher qualification in Pediatrics. 6.3Fellowship in Perinatal/Neonatal Medicine.