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Consultant Anesthesiologist

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Consultant anesthesiologist is responsible for providing the highest level of clinical care and expertise in pre-operative assessment of patients including pre-anesthesia consultations and visits, management of intra-operative and post-operative care of patients, teamed up with anesthetists and other clinical staff of the department. Consultant anesthesiologist is expected to show a great deal of involvement and commitment in clinical training, continuous medical education and clinical quality improvement activities of the hospital, achieving the goals of the healthcare group.

- Responsible for managing the assigned patients consultations as per the directives of the Medical Director, 
- Responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation, analyzing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment on follow- up. 
- Responsible for patients under his/ her care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges. 
- Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent complications or disease. 
- Explain procedures and discuss diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the patients and his/ her attendants. 
- Responsible for monitoring the patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate/ re-assessment and treat the patient accordingly. 
- Refer patient to other specialists when necessary, also consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested. 
- Take daily rounds for his/ her hi-Patients and referred patients. 
- Document and complete medical record on time and update the progress notes on the same time. 
- Authenticate and sign the medical record/ progress notes with date, time and employee ID number, stamp every time. He/ She must also review and countersign all junior medical staff notes related to his/ her patients. 
- Perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for which he/ she is specifically privileged according to his/ her qualification, licenses, training & experience. 
- Responsible for approving the discharge summary, follow-ups, medical report of his/ her patients.
- Ensure the implementation of all the approved policies and procedures, rules, regulations, protocols and guidelines, clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of clinical services. 
- Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff in patient care. 
- Contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement of his/ her department. 
- Serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as requested. 
- Ensure that Isfarnic Values and Medical Ethics are respected and strictly observed. 
- Take call as per hospital policy, as needed and assume the duties of 
- Coordinator of Department. 
- Responsible to attend the Code Blue if applicable) and should be involved in all other emergency codes of the hospital. 
- Ensure that reports and information as required by the Coordinator of the Department/ Medical Director are provided. 
- Responsible for identifying and appropriately transferring al( the Medico- 
- Legal Cases on time with all the proper documentation and information to the hospital management as per the hospital policy. 
- Participate in the provision of clinical / academic activities of the hospital. 


Education and Qualification: 
- Graduate of a medical school recognized by the medical council of the 
- country of origin with completion of appropriate internship and residency progranric. 
- Postgraduate or equivalent qualification, based on residency +/- fellowship accepted by Saudi Council for Healthcare Specialties, 

Professional Experience and Special Skills: 
- At least five (5) years of practice in his / her specialty after obtaining the higher degree in a Tertiary Care Hospital. 
- Subspecialty degree or structured subspecialty training preferred. 
- Excellent clinical/ technical skills in his/ her specialty. 

Specialized Knowledge: 
- Knowledge of International / National Healthcare Standards. 
- Computer Literate/ better knowledge of MS Microsoft Word 
- Excellent written and spoken Arabic and English 

Person Specification: 
- Demonstrated teaching skills in respect of junior medical staff, other staff, patients and their families. 
- Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff, patients and families. 
- Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences. 
- Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. 
- Ability to work effectively within a service and organization committed 
- to achieving accreditation.