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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 the patients for whom he/she is responsible.
5.3 Carries out full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties as assigned by the Consultant/Senior Registrar Psychiatrist in accordance with individually approved clinical privileges.
5.4 Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department/division.
5.5 Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care (Total Quality Management Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as applicable.
5.6 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/division.
5.7 Reports and discusses all unusual findings, complication or alterations in the management plan, with the Consultant/Senior Registrar.
5.8 Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to continuing medical education.
5.9 Works towards completing his post graduate training and obtaining the Final part of his Saudi Board or Membership.
5.10 Attends the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the department/division.
5.11 Participates in approved research project.
5.12 Shares workload in his specialty during the absence of his colleagues.
5.13 To acquire and maintain valid certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
5.14 Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
5.15 Participates in the major disaster plan of the hospital as indicated.
5.16 Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of the employees knowledge, skills and abilities.
- Ability to assume greater responsibility in matters of patient care.
- Commitment to learning and training in pursuance of a career in his chosen specialty.
- Ability to deal calmly, with tact and diplomacy to patient and staff alike.
- Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Graduate from a recognized medical school. Saudi Board or equivalent higher qualification in Psychiatry