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Consultant Endocrinologist

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Consultant Endocrinologist is fully responsible to provide highest standard of clinical care, practice and expertise in assessment, investigation, diagnosis, treatment & follow up of patients in endocrinology, He should actively involve in continuous quality improvement activities of department and hospital to achieve the goals of HMG.

Responsibilities
- Will be responsible for managing the assigned clinics as per the approved rota by Medical Director. 
- Will be responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation, analyzing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessement on follow- up. 
- Will admit the patients under his/ her care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges. 
- Will prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness or disease. 
- Will explain procedures and discuss diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the patients and his/ her attendants. 
- will be responsible for monitoring the patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate re-assessment and treat patient accordingly. 
- Will refer patient to other specialists when necessary, also consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested. 
- He/ She must take daily rounds for his/ her In-Patients and referred patients. 
- He/ She must write the patients complete medical record on time and also update the progress notes on same time. 
- He/ She should 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. 
- He/ She will perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for which he/ she is specifically privileged according to his/ her qualification, licenses, training & experience. 
- Will be responsible for approving the Discharge Summary, follow-up, Medical Report of his/ her patients. 
- Will 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. 
- Will direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, therapists,and other medical staff in patient care. 
- Will contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement of his/ her department. 
- Will serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as requested. 
- Will ensure that Islamic Values and Medical Ethics are respected and strictly observed, 
- Will be On-Call as per hospital policy, as needed and will assume the duties of Coordinator of Department. 
- Will be responsible to attend the Code Blue (if applicable) and should be involved in all other emergency codes of the hospital. 
- Will ensure that reports and information as required by the Coordinator of the Department/ Medical Director are provided. 
- Responsible for identifying and appropriately transferring all 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.

Requirements

- Graduate of a medical school recognized by the medical council of the country of origin with completion of appropriate internship and residency programs. 
- Postgraduate or equivalent qualification, based on residency training program, preferably with a 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 organisation committed to achieving accreditation