Pediatric Ophthalmologist (Ref#010)
Published: 2021-05-28 14:45:19Z
Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in Pediatric Ophthalmology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital's policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Provides required patient care and management in Pediatric Ophthalmology in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by the hospital.
- Provides consultative service as requested.
- Assumes responsibility for patients under his/her care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by hospital.
- Provides high quality patient care in all aspects of Ophthalmic Surgery according to his/her approved clinical privileges.
- Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge.
- Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded. Assesses patients' diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/ procedures.
- Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassess inpatients under care. Documents findings in medical records.
- Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures / surgery and performs procedures / surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.
- Follow up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly.
- Attends specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures, treatment areas and shares on-call schedule as per requirements.
- Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned.
- Directs and advises junior physicians on patient management in the field of Ophthalmology.
- Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of students; Assistant Consultants and junior physicians.
- Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.
- Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, in the field of Ophthalmology, following and implementing them in selective basis to improve technical standards.
- Participates in national and international medical conferences.
- Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects in accordance with 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 the hospital.
- Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or 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.
- Must have graduated from a recognized medical school.
- Certified in medical specialty by an approved Specialty Board.
- American board in Specialty/Fellowship program in your country of origin.
- Seven (7) years training in specialty or subspecialty plus postgraduate training experience must equal or exceed seven (7) years experience in the subspecialty
- Doctor of Medicine