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Consultant Ophthalmologist


Saudi Arabia

Ref: QP689-669

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Consultant Ophthalmologist is fully responsible to provide high standard of clinical practice and expertise in the assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients in ophthalmology & related field. He should be involved in continuous quality improvement activities of the department and hospital to achieve the goals of HMG.


- Will be responsible for managing the assigned clinics as per the approved rota by the Medical Director.
- Will be responsible for initial assessment, requesting investigation" analyzing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, and re-assessment on follow- up.
- Will admit the patients under his/ her care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges.
- Will prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness or disease
- Will explain procedures and discuss diagnostic results or prescribed treatments with the patients and his/ her attendants.
- Will be responsible for monitoring the patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate/ re-assessment and treat the patient accordingly.
- Will refer patient to other specialists when necessary, also consult with, or provide consulting services to, other physicians whenever requested
- He/ She must take daily rounds for his/ her In-Patients and referred patients.
- He/ She must write the patients complete medical record on time and also update the progress notes on same time.
- He/ She should authenticate and sign the medical record/ progress notes with date, time and employee ID number, stamp every time. He/ She must also review and countersign all junior medical staff notes related to his/ her patients.
- He She will perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for which he/ she is specifically privileged according to his/ her qualification, licenses, training & experience.
- Will be responsible for approving the Discharge Summary, follovv-up's, Medical Report of his/ her patients.
- Will ensure the implementation of all the approved policies and procedures, rules, regulations, protocols and guidelines, clinical pathways that guide and support the provision of clinical services.
- Will direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff in patient care.
- Will contribute to the development of policies and procedures as part of the continuous quality improvement of his/ her department.
- Will serve on Departmental / Hospital Committees as requested
- Will ensure that Islamic Values and Medical Ethics are respected and strictly observed.
- Will be On-Call as per hospital policy, as needed and will assume the duties of Coordinator of Department.
- Will be responsible to attend the Code Blue (if applicable) and should be involved in all other emergency codes of the hospital.
- Will ensure reports and information as required by the Coordinator of the Department/ Medical Director are provided.
- Responsible for identifying and appropriately transferring all the Medico-Legal Cases on time with all the proper documentation and information to the hospital management as per the hospital policy.
- Participate in the provision of clinical / academic activities of the hospital.


Qualifications / Skills Expectations for Ideal Candidates

- Graduate of a medical school recognized by the medical council of the country of origin with completion of appropriate internship and residency programs.
- Postgraduate or equivalent qualification, based on residency training program, preferably with a fellowship accepted by Saudi Council for Healthcare Specialties.
- At least five (5) years of practice in his / her specialty after obtaining the higher degree in a Tertiary Care Hospital.
- Subspecialty degree or structured subspecialty training preferred
- Excellent clinical/ technical skills in his/ her specialty
- Knowledge of International / National Healthcare Standards.
- Computer Literate/ better knowledge of MS Microsoft Word Excellent written and spoken Arabic and English
- Demonstrated teaching skills in respect of junior medical staff, other staff, patients and their families.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff, patients and families,
- Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences.
- Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
- Ability to work effectively within a service and organization committed to achieving accreditation.

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Consultant salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 19,000

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