Registrar Internal Medicine - LTC

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/07/04 08:39:50 Expires 2024-09-02 Ref: JB1100050065

Job Description


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


  • Evidenced 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.


  • Performs history-taking, physical examinations, interpretation of common diagnostic tests and document patient condition on admission in the specified admissions sheet as per JCIA/CBAHI standards when registrar is not available or when advised by Head of the Department.


  • Provides patient care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges.


  • Admits patients form the hospital facilities (E.R., OPD) on his own or as determined by HOD upon appropriate discussion with the consultant.


  • Evaluates new admission and coordinates a plan of investigation to establish a diagnosis and a management course with or without consultant assistance as determined by HOD.


  • Conducts daily ward rounds to all inpatients in the department, on his own and/or as a team with other department staff as determined by HOD.


  • Documents plan of patient management in a legible, accurate and maintains appropriate records of all patients with accurate, timely legible completion of patients medical records.


  • Seeks the advice of or help of the Consultant whenever the condition of a patient merits further expertise.
  • Prepares all discharge summaries, death reports and special reports on related patients when registrar is not available or when advised by Head of the Department.


  • Presents new admissions to the department through the daily morning reports when on duty when the registrar is not available.


  • Participates actively in the on-call rota of the department for patient care and admissions. Responds to emergencies to offer medical care and advice on problems related to his/her specialty.


  • Participates in the delivery of medical care in outpatient services (e.g. O.P.D. and E.R.) on his own as determined by HOD.


  • Assists Senior staff (Consultant) in performing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to patients in his field of specialty.


  • Supervises the Junior Staff in conducting their duties and responsibilities as designated by the department.


  • Actively participates in department's educational and training activities.


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


  • 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.



  • Performs administrative, organizational or any other tasks as assigned by the Head of the Department.


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



Reporting to


  • Head, Department of Internal Medicine and Consultant of the Specialty
·         Liaises with:

All physicians, Nursing staff, other health care professionals, patients and their families.




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




A minimum of:




  • Required

University Medical Degree, or Equivalent, (MRCP, American Board, Canadian Fellowship)


  • Desirable

Higher qualifications in his specialty




  • Required


  • At least three (3) years in his/her specialty after qualification.
  • Current license to practice medicine in the place of residence.
  • Registration as Senior Registrar with the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.


  • Desirable
    • Additional experience in a sub-specialty.





  • Fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Facility to speak Arabic.
  • 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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