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General Practitioner

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2023/05/23 07:20:49 Expires 2023-07-22 Ref: JB1100034681

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

General Practitioner is responsible for providing the care of his/her patients (inpatient) maintaining a high-level of professional performance in accordance with:

  • Professional medical ethics and CBHAI / JCIA standards.
  • Hospital medical by-laws.
  • Laws of Ministry of Health in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other applicable regulations according to the departmental quality plan.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures through his/her actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the Riyadh Care Hospital. 
  • History taking, physical examinations, interpretation of common diagnostic tests and document patient condition on admission in the specified admission sheet. 
  • Can admit patients from the hospital ER after appropriate discussion and approval of the Consultant under whose name admission is done.
  • Evaluates new admission and coordinates with Consultant a plan of investigation to establish a diagnosis and a management course. Executes the plan approved by the consultant.
  • Conducts daily ward rounds to all inpatients in the department. Liases with the concerned Consultant with regards to care of his inpatients. 
  • A document plan of patient management and maintains appropriate records of all patients with accurate, timely legible completion of patient’s medical records. Keeping an updated follow-up in the progress notes. 
  • Should seek the advice of or help of the Consultant whenever the condition of a patient merits further expertise. Works under supervision and instructions of assigned Consultant.
  • Prepares all discharge summaries, death reports and special reports on related patients.
  • Presentation of new admission to the department through the daily morning reports.
  • Participates actively in the on-call rota of the department of patient care and admissions. Responds to emergencies to offer medical care and advice on problems related to his/her specialty.
  • Assist staff (Consultant) in performing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to patients in his field of specialty.
  • Supervise the Junior Staff in conducting their duties and responsibilities as designated by the department.
  • Actively participates in the department’s educational and training activities.
  • Abides by department Policies and Procedures as well as hospital by-laws, Rules and Regulations.
  • 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.
  • To share in education & teaching of interns & medical students.
  • To carry out any other assignments as directed by the Head of Department and within the realm of his knowledge, skills and abilities.

Reporting to:

             Head, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 

 

Liaises with:

 All physicians are responsible for providing the care of his/her patients and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

EDUCATION: 

  • Required

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery    

  • Desirable       

Higher qualifications in his specialty, if any

EXPERIENCE:

  • Required

Minimum of two (2) years in the specialty.

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

  • Desirable

Five (5) years experience in the specialty.

Skills

 

COMPETENCIES & 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.

 

Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Nursing
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience Min: 2
Residence Location Saudi Arabia
Degree Bachelor's degree

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