CONSULTANT - ENT
New Mowasat Hospital
Salmiya , Kuwait
منذ 1 يوم

JOB SUMMARY

The Consultant ENT plans, directs, coordinates, administers and supervises patient care activities for ENT patients in accordance with Ministry of Health regulations, Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations and Surgical department Policy & Guidelines.

Reports on matters relating to patient care to the Medical Director through the Clinical Director.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Operational Duties

  • Provides inpatient and outpatient consultations to patients.
  • Receives referrals and consultations from other disciplines for ENT.
  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats by surgical and conservative means, disorders of the ear, nose and throat; utilizes clinical privileges granted to him / her for admission and treatment of patients.
  • Administers and prescribes such conservative measures of treatment as antibiotics, drugs and compresses.
  • Surgical means of treatment :
  • Provides information to patients on medical condition and surgical risk.
  • Books surgery rooms and notifies support staff of surgery timings to ensure that all required staff are prepared for the surgery / procedure
  • Prescribes preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, and preparation / treatment of the patient's operative area.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of Nurses, Assistants, Specialists, and other medical staff
  • Refers patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary.
  • Works with other medical specialties to solve single or multiple medical issues or to perform extensive surgery, when required.
  • Shares the on-call schedule in the Department as required and ensures continuity of care for patients while on-call
  • Manages record keeping, patient charts and all required surgical and Hospital records as needed
  • Patient Care

  • Considers the patient's safety as the first priority while working.
  • Includes the patients in discussions concerning appropriate diagnostic and management procedures.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Maintains a work environment that promotes high standards for patient care and ethical behavior.
  • Participates regularly with other ENT and Surgery staff, in decision-making related to patient care
  • Compliance with Medical Ethics

  • Ensures implementation of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of ENT
  • Exhibits appropriate personal and interpersonal professional behavior; practices medicine ethically and stays consistent with the obligations of a physician.
  • Respects the opinions of fellow Consultants and referring Physicians in the management of patient problems; provides means whereby differences in opinion can be discussed and resolved.
  • Recognizes limits of personal skills and knowledge by appropriately consulting other Physicians while caring for the patient.
  • Shows a pattern of maintaining current personal clinical skills and knowledge by continuing medical education.
  • Other Duties

  • Provides leadership for organizational performance improvement activities
  • Supports in professional development of all staff and provides teaching materials
  • Plans for the provision of orientation, in service and continuing education programs, along with other Consultants of the Department
  • Attends regularly scheduled meeting for the improvement of patient care services and delivery
  • Performs all other additional assignments as requested by the Clinical Director
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS

    Education : Bachelors' Degree in Medicine followed by specialized training in ENT. Membership / Fellowship (preferably of the Royal College) and / or PhD / MD Degree in relevant speciality.

    Licensing : Valid License from Ministry of Health-Kuwait to practice as a ENT Consultant Experience : 12 years' experience with minimum 7 years' experience post Fellowship / Membership or PhD / MD in ENT.

    Other Skills Management Skills : Problem Solving, Decision Making , Counselling and Critical Thinking skills; Attention to detail and a Team Player Soft Skills :

    Excellent Communication and Inter-Personal skills.

    Computer Skills : MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet and Hospital MIS Language Skills : Good in written and spoken English, Arabic is an advantage WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Works primarily in the hospital environment such as the emergency room, inpatient surgery wards, operating room, and outpatient clinics.
  • May be exposed to infections and patient elements

  • Subject to unpredictable or crisis situations
  • May have to work long hours, in shifts and be available on-call to deal with medical emergencies.
  • Occasionally involves prolonged standing / walking.
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