General Practitioner (Pediatrics) LTC

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/07/04 07:55:47 Expires 2024-09-02 Ref: JB1100050062

Job Description

Job Summary


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


  • Evidence based medicine.
  • Professional medical ethics and CBAHI / 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.



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.


  • Performs history taking, physical examinations, interpretation of common diagnostic tests and formulation of a plan management; on admission.


  • Conducts daily ward rounds, on all inpatients in the section. Liaises with the concerned consultant about care of his inpatients.


  • Assumes an active part in the On-Call Rotations in the Department and participates actively in the morning report together with this Consultant on-call and the moderator.


  • Admits patients from the hospital referral facilities (e.g. ER and OPD) upon appropriate discussion with the Consultant under whose name the admission is done.


  • Evaluates all new admissions and coordinates with the Consultant and Senior Registrar a plan of investigation to establish a diagnosis and a management course. Executes the plan, approved by the Consultant/Senior Registrar.


  • Seeks the advice and guidance of his seniors whenever the condition of a patient merits further expertise.


  • Documents all plans in the patient's charts and keeps an updated follow-up in the progress notes.


  • Presents the previous day's admissions in the morning report when resident on duty.





  • Participates in the On-Call Rota of the Department for patient care and admissions.


  • Executes all diagnostic procedures required on the patient (e.g. bone marrow aspirations and biopsy, lumbar puncture, personal cavities aspirations, etc.) after consultation with the Senior Staff.


  • Participates in the delivery of medical care in the outpatient services (e.g. OPD and ER) under the supervision of the Senior Staff.


  • Rotates through the specialized inpatient units (ICU, CCU, Hemodialysis, etc.), if needed, under the supervision of the Senior Staff Member in-charge.


  • Prepares problem lists, discharge summaries, death reports and special reports on patients, when needed.


  • Participates in CME through medical meetings. Shares and participates in the Departments' educational and training activities: Grand Rounds, tutorials, Journal Clubs, morbidity and Mortality meeting, etc.


  • Carries out administrative, organizational or any other duties assigned by the Head of the Department.


  • Undertakes any assignments given by the Head of the Department.


  • 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.


  • Abides by the Policies and Procedures of the Department of Internal Medicine and By-Laws and Rules and Regulations of Riyadh Care hospital.





Reporting to


  • Senior Registrar, Consultant internist or Consultant of the Subspecialty (Division), and Head of department.


  • Liaises with:


All Physicians, the staff of the supporting professional services, patients and families.







A minimum of:




  • Required
  • University Medical Degree i.e. M.B., B.S. (graduate in medicine) or a recognized equivalent.
  • Recognized as a General Practitioner by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.


  • Desirable
  • Additional qualifications in his specialty, if any.




  • Required
  • Minimum of two (2) years in Medicine after obtaining his/her degree.
  • Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of his specialty.


  • Desirable
  • Additional experience in his/her specialty.
  • Academic affiliation preferable.




  • Fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Communication in spoken Arabic is desirable.
  • Good general heath and ability to wok extended hours under stress.
  • Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Is knowledgeable of the Medical by-laws.
  • Knowledge of computer applications.

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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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