Follow the best medical protocols, technical standard and processes in order to provide best care to the patients and shall perform your professional duties without any breach of bye laws and/ or regulations as applicable.
Make your services available in accordance with the needs/ requirements of the management.
Provide outpatient consultations.
Preform surgeries and procedures at the Hospital. Will be in charge of all General Surgery procedures in theatre.
Post- operative care of patients through proper follow up of medication and dressings.
Be available for rotational call including emergency services in your specialty on priority basis.
Keep yourself updated in terms of knowledge and new developments in medical science through participating in all academic activities such as CMEs, conferences, seminars, publications of articles undertaken by the Hospital, and as advised by the Hospital Management from time to time.
If required, your services can be extended as a trainer or faculty in line with your specialty.
Make your services available for emergency duties including in ambulances which would include transferring or receiving critically ill patients.
Provide clinical assistance and consultation of the patients at the Hospital.
Deciding on the best way to treat patients and to prescribe medication relevant to the patient. Render professional services independently to the best of your ability as per best medical practices.
Conduct yourself in a manner befitting the dignity of your profession with proper grooming and proper mannerisms.
Maintaining confidentiality of patient’s records, conditions and treatment.
Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Post Graduate Degree in General Surgery from a recognized institution.
MBChB or its equivalent holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
Valid certification in at least either ATLS, ACLS or BLS certification as applicable.
Sound Clinical knowledge.
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a busy hospital.
Be able to mobilize and lead response to a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest state, activate the Emergency Response Team and actively participate in techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
Good communication (written and verbal) skills, including well developed presentation skills.
Knowledge of the wide range of medications used in Casualty.
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