Consultant - Internal Medicine & Nephrology

Dar Al Shifa Hospital

  • Kuwait
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Job Scope:

Plans, directs, administers and supervises activities for medical patients. Reports to the Medical Director on matters relating to the operation of the patient care division and maintain contact with the Head of Department.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients referred to department and responsible to run his/her own clinic.
  • Receives referrals and consultations from other disciplines, according to his/her specialty.
  • Responsible to investigates, diagnoses and treats medically and/or surgically all patients referred to him /her with conditions problems appropriate to his specialty and will determine the need for clinical investigations and physiological testing appropriate to making his diagnosis, and will undertake the management of the patient's condition, with appropriate follow up.
  • Responsible for directing, planning, managing, and coordinating operations for the patient care activities.
  • Handles administrative and operational matters relating to the activities of the Division and consults with Head of the Department as required.
  • Responsible to provide the highest quality of service to the patients under his/her care within the resources provided by the program.
  • Responsible to investigates, diagnoses and treats medically and/or surgically all patients referred to him /her with conditions problems appropriate to his specialty and will determine the need for clinical investigations and physiological testing appropriate to making his diagnosis, and will undertake the management of the patient's condition, with appropriate follow up.
  • Maintains the highest professional standard of documentation in line with policies and procedures and internationally accepted standards.
  • Responsible to report any occurrence not consistent with the operation of the Clinic or standard of service for patients, employees or visitors and situations which put patients, staff and visitors at risk of injury or other harm.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  • Provides overall responsibility for all medical in-patients, out patients and emergencies. Conducts regular ward rounds on all patients.
  • Ensures implementation of the Ministry of Health regulations, the Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and the Emergency Room Department Policy and Guidelines.
  • Participates in providing education and support for all junior staff in the department and supports continuing medical education, providing teaching materials as part of the professional development of the staff.
Job Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • PhD/Royal College/Fellowship/Membership in the specialty
Minimum 7 years post Phd /Fellowship/Membership experience in relevant specialty

Job-Specific/Technical Skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Required Organizational practices/patient safety standards.
  • Command over professional code of ethics, medical bylaws.
  • Knowledge of evidence based Age specific/ Population specific patient care clinical guidelines accepted by the hospital.
  • Culturally competent (Kuwaiti patients' culture and beliefs).
  • AHA certified Basic Life support provider.
Other Preferences

Nil

Dar Al Shifa Hospital

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