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Consultant - Anesthesiology

  • Job reference: BBBH3841
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with a modern state-of-the-art specialist Hospital and Academic Research medical facility located in Riyadh. This national centre provides the highest level of specialised healthcare alongside postgraduate education programmes supporting Residency and Fellowship training.

We are recruiting for a Consultant - Anesthesiology.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the evaluation and management of patients in the field of Anesthesiology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital's policies and procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section of Chairman of the department.
  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required.
  • Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital.
  • Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur.
  • Performs any other related duties, as assigned.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides required patient care and management in the field of Anesthesiology in accordance with policies and procedures of KFSH&RC.
  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards of medical laid down by KFSH&RC.
  • Compiles with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge.
  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures and surgery and performs procedures as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.
  • Provides high quality anaesthesia care to patients and manages the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery.
  • Discusses the anaesthetic plan, as well as alternatives, risks, and benefits of the choses anaesthetic techniques with the patient prior to surgery. (This can be difficult or impossible in some situations, such as unconscious or confused patients, or urgent cases where this can be done with a patient's relative or carer).
  • Performs a preoperative medical evaluation of each patient before surgery, consults and plan the surgery with the surgical team and creates a plan for the anaesthesia tailored to each individual patient.
  • Provides airway management, intra-operative life support, pain control, intra-operative diagnostic stabilizing and prepares patients for emergency surgery.
  • Provides coverage in the operating rooms, clinics, and outlying anaesthetic areas independently. As perioperative physicians, anaesthesiologists also work in PACUs, Pain Clinics, and ambulatory surgical centers.
  • Participates in Liver Transplantation, Hospital Code, and other patient related programs of the Hospital.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advices junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Anesthesiology.
  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff.
  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Anesthesiology, following and implements them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.

Research Responsibilities

Leads and promotes clinical, basic and translational research and publication of papers in accordance with the Organ Transplant Center Research Committee policies and Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFSH&RC.

Essential Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school in good standing, completion of required period of postgraduate training in a specialty and/or subspecialty with American Board or Canadian/UK certification or equivalent. Sub-specialty training and certification (if applicable) is required.
  • Years of training in specialty/subspecialty plus postgraduate training must be equal to or greater than seven (7) years. Has worked in the specialty/subspecialty as a consultant for at least two (2) years.
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