Competent Ophthalmologist

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
الرياض

Posted

  • Gender

    Male

  • Employment Type

    Full time

Job description

    • Competent Ophthalmologist needed to a provide comprehensive primary ophthalmic care to patients including appropriate evaluation, diagnostic testing along with medical and surgical care as indicated. Appropriate sub-specialty referral will be provided when necessary.
    Clinical Responsibilities:
    • To maintain confidentiality, while communicating patient information, in such a way that preserves the dignity and privacy of the patient and the patient’s family and care-givers.
    • To work in a non-judgmental anti-discriminatory way, with regard to the cultural and religious beliefs of individuals and groups.
    • To ensure that prior to any course of action involving individuals/groups, their informed consent or other valid authority has been obtained.
    • To establish, develop and maintain appropriate systems for the management of patients with long-term conditions.
    • To ensure that record-keeping and patient documentation are recorded accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • To interpret and explain complex facts in relation to a patient’s condition to the patient and when appropriate to the patient’s family and other care givers.
    • To be responsible for appropriate referrals, ongoing support for the patient, family and care givers and the co-ordination of other necessary services.
    • To use evidence-based practice to develop and maintain high quality clinically effective and cost-effective ophthalmic care.
    • To assess, tolerate and manage risk and deal with uncertainty.
    • To prescribe in accordance with regulations and with the post holder’s training and registration.
    • To undertake screening procedures.
    • To provide telephone consultations as required.
    • To demonstrate critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in clinical decision-making.
    • To ensure the accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with health care and practice administration according to ICD and E/M guidelines.
    • To collaborate with other health professionals and agencies as appropriate, liaising and communicating effectively with medical, voluntary and statutory agencies as necessary.
    • To be able to work with people from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds, and people with disabilities and learning difficulties, and to be able to communicate with them (and, when necessary, their family and care-givers) appropriately to facilitate their care and understanding of their care within the service
    • To manage one’s own clinical responsibilities and to act as source of information to other clinical staff.
    • To record in the medical record why investigations are being undertaken. To analyze the results and record in the medical record the actions required.
    • To liaise effectively with all other disciplines and to forge effective links with primary and secondary care to ensure effective communication
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