Consultant Family Medicine

Overall Job Summary

Consultant Family Medicine is responsible for providing and maintaining a high standard of individualized medical care based on current best-practice guidelines to guests and their families, and takes an active role in working within the nursing and multidisciplinary teams.

  • Hours
    As per contract
  • Professionally Responsible To
    Head of Department
  • Reports To
    Head of Department

Main Responsibilities

  • Identity and obtain the necessary clinical, medical and/or other surgical history in order to carry out medical examination.
  • Perform a thorough examination for all guests according to the DOH and Company guidelines for medical screening.
  • Identify guests that are considered high risk and make any necessary referrals to other specialized health care professionals as required
  • Promptly communicate to other healthcare professionals any significant abnormalities detected during guest assessment and follow centers and DOH policies and procedures regarding action
  • Perform or schedule necessary diagnostic procedures and clinical tests
  • Produce reports on investigations performed and complete the appropriate documentation for the necessary authorities
  • Provide full explanation to guests, their families and appropriate others.
  • Responds to all emergency calls, when on duty.
  • Reports any communicable diseases to DOH, using the computerized method.
  • Use a computerized system to record, support the provision of guests care/or treatment.
  • Create and maintain clinical documents. Clinical documents must be accurate, completed in a timely manner and reflect specific information and services provided to the patient.
  • Work toward achieving the department specific clinical KPIs and the Hospitals clinical KPIs.
  • Ensure providing services that are in compliance with all applicable standards and requirements of Joint Commission International (JCI),Legislation, Policies, Quality Standards, DOH, and all other applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of continuous professional development through interdisciplinary training, with online courses and other educational alternatives
  • Promote effective communication strategies and maintain good interdepartmental liaison.
  • Adhere to the Medical Caregivers Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Organize and participate in regular departmental activities, meetings and/or reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Communicate in a culturally sensitive manner with patient and family using appropriate terminologies in patient interactions.
  • Ensure social accountability in providing the highest caliber of care towards the hospital’s wide range of patient demographic.
  • Develop and write Public Health Programs in line with the department/hospital requirements.

Education

  • MBBS Degree or equivalent with a sub-specialty in Emergency Medicine is an advantage.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in a JCI accredited hospital/medical Centre.

Certification and Licensure 

  • DOH license.

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Decision Making and troubleshooting
  • Ability to work independently and a team player.
  • Prioritize and manage his/her own clinical workload.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude, passion and pride in own work.

Behavioral Competencies

Communicates with purpose - Conveys ideas and information to groups for mutual understanding, commitment and action.

Accountability - Accepts responsibility for one's actions regardless of outcomes.

Relationships - Creates and maintains partnerships based on mutual trust, respect, shared responsibility and purpose.

Improve Recommends and Implements changes to better the enterprise and position IHN as the recognized leader in all healthcare specialties.

Nurture & Develop - Seeks & supports development opportunities for self & others, in order to fulfill current or future responsibilities more effectively.

Go Beyond Patient Expectations - Leverages skills, caregivers, financial & business information to exceed patient expectations.