Consultant Orthopedic Surgery

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/04/02 12:19:04 Expires 2024-06-01 Ref: JB1100046608

Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities



  •     Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.



  •     Provides patient care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges for both in-patients and out- patients.



  •      Practices within the framework of clinically relevant and scientifically valid standards, guidelines and criteria.



  •      Conducts regular ward rounds on 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.



  •      Assessment and referral of appropriate patients under his/her medical care to other appropriate medical facilities as well as accepting referrals of patients with medical problems in his/her field of specialty.



  •     Participates in the on-call rota of the department for patient care and admission.



  •      Responds to emergencies to offer advice and actively participate with problems  if required, related to his/her specialty.



  •      Observes and upholds the patients’ rights of security, confidentiality and privacy.



  •      Maintains appropriate records of all patients with accurate, timely legible completion of patients medical records.



  •     Consultant has a leadership role in the organization performance.



  •     Supervision of duties of assigned junior staff.



  •     Provides leadership for performance-improvement functions in the process of measurement, assessment and improvement of both clinical and non-clinical process as part of the Departmental Quality Plan.



  •      Active participation in Continuing Medical Education (C.M.E.) through educational hospital activities (morning report meetings, grand rounds, clinical tutorials and seminars, journal club, radiology or clinico-pathological conferences). Also, through National and International meetings, conferences and symposia.



  •      Active participation in training program related to his field and organization within the hospital for training of junior medical staff and in-service training for nursing staff and technicians.



  •     Continuous update of his knowledge in the medical field as well as continuously upgrading level of skill in his/her field of profession.



  •     Participation in committee meetings assigned to him/her (e.g. Quality Improvement, Infection Control, etc.).



  •      Abides by Department Policies and Procedures, as well as hospital by-laws, Rules and Regulations.



  •     Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of the employee's knowledge, skills and abilities.



  •     Responsible to educate patients /families as per their needs and to implement their whole role regarding patient / family education process as mention in patient & family education policy and procedure including documentation in patient medical record.



  •      They are knowledgeable about their essential role in patient and family education.



  •     Involves the patient/families in plan of care and respects patients/families regarding their goals and choices of patient care.



  •      Provides health promotion and health teaching thru methods appropriate to a patients’ developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference, culture and situations.



  •      Allots time necessary to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient education provided to patients/families with appropriate documentation.



Reporting to



  •      Head, Department of Orthopedic






  •     Senior Registrars, Registrars, Residents, Nurses and other paramedical staff assigned to him.






  •     Up to five (5) years after post qualification.



  •      Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of his specialty.



  •      Registration in Saudi Medical Council and/or Current license to practice medicine in Saudi Arabia.







  •      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.



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Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Physicians
Employment Type Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level

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