The consultant is responsible for providing care for his/her patients (inpatient and outpatient) maintaining a high level of professional performance under:
- Professional medical ethics and JCIA standards.
- Hospital medical by-laws.
- Laws of the Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other applicable regulations according to the departmental quality plan.
- Providing effective leadership of the department maintaining an appropriate quality plan using measurable performance improvement standards in the field of general surgery.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Practices within the framework of clinically relevant and scientifically valid standards, guidelines, and criteria.
- Conducts regular ward rounds on her/his own and/or as a team to formulate a multi-disciplinary treatment plan including pre-operative and post-operative care.
- Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on his/her patients within the range of the specialty.
- The consultant has a leadership role in the organization’s performance and supervision of duties of assigned junior staff.
- Required: Saudi Board, or American Board, or Canadian Fellowship, or FRCS, or Equivalent.
- Desirable: Higher qualifications in his specialty, if any.
- 5+ years after post qualification.
- Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of her/his specialty.
- Registration in Saudi Medical Council and/or Current license to practice medicine in Saudi Arabia.
- Additional experience in a sub-specialty
- Academic affiliation.
Competencies & skills:
- Demonstrates leadership and administrative skills.
- Fluent in verbal and written English.
- Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Is knowledgeable of the Medical by-laws.
- Knowledge of computer application.