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Neurologist

Employer
Johns Hopkins
Location
Saudi Arabia (SA), Dhahran
Closing date
6 Sep 2022

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Basic Function

To provide specialized services to patients for the diagnosis and management of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system.

Scope

The Neurologist is a staff member of Specialty Internal Medicine Services Unit of the Specialty Services Division.  His/her responsibility is divided between the outpatient clinic, in-patient services for both consultation and primary admission and the neuro-diagnostic laboratory.  He/she works under the professional supervision of the Chief of Service.

Principal Contacts

Daily contact with patients, their families, nurses and other physicians, both in general practice and specialty medicine.

Principal Duties

To perform the professional duties of a Neurologist in accordance with the delineation of privileges as recommended by the Chief of Service and approved by the Credential & Privileges Committee.

  • Perform his/her duties in the neurology outpatient clinic, evaluating patients with neurologic diseases.
  • Provide neurology consultation services to inpatients.
  • Provide primary care to inpatients admitted directly to the neurology service.
  • Oversee the operation of the neurophysiology laboratory (EEG, EMG), including the on-going training of the technicians.
  • Provide on-call emergency coverage for neurologic emergencies.
  • Participates in monthly staff meetings and weekly educational conferences within Specialty Internal Medicine Unit.

Education

  • Graduation from an approved medical school with one (1) year internship.
  • One (1) year of Internal Medicine Residency and three (3) years of residency training in a recognized training program.
  • American Board of Neurology Certificate or Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (Neurology) UK or equivalent.

Experience

Minimum of Three (3) years of practice in the field of neurology.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Excellent command of oral and written English.
  • Ability to adjust to group practice in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to perform assignments related to the specialty as felt needed for organization growth.

Competencies

1. Person-Centered Care

  • Communicates treatment plan and expected outcome to patients and family members.
  • Involves patient in disease prevention.
  • Balances needs and expectations of patients.
  • Explains side effects and possible complications, if applicable, to patients and family members.
  • Exhibits high quality standards to meet patients and family members’ needs.
  • Demonstrates respectful attitude, professionalism, consideration and compassion toward others.

2. Documentation

  • Presents meaningful and accurate medical records.
  • Completes electronic documentation when appropriate.
  • Complies with the Records Management policies.
  • Provides comprehensive medical summaries upon discharge from the Unit to allow for smooth transition in the continuity of care.

3. Health Care Safety

  • Prevents infectious diseases and injuries.
  • Understands and follows organizational safety regulations.
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Suggests solutions to health, safety and security concerns.

4. Clinical Expertise

  • Controls Symptoms Through Pre-Diagnostic Data From Medical Records.
  • Advises on complications and contra-indications of medications.
  • Develops treatment alternatives based on clinical and supporting data.
  • Monitors therapeutic outcomes and appropriately re-evaluates diagnosis or therapy.
  • Recognizes common from critical cases for further monitoring.

5. Health Care Reliability

  • Ensures that verbal commitments are consistent with actions.
  • Schedules time off in advance & ensures work responsibilities are covered.
  • Utilizes available resources to achieve results.
  • Meets work attendance and time-keeping guidelines.
  • Meets responsibilities promptly.

6. Cybersecurity

  • Enforces cyber security policies, protocols and standards.
  • Models and fosters awareness of cybersecurity.
  • Reinforces behaviours that  create a secure environment.
  • •Seeks opportunities that reduce the risk of cybersecurity incidents.
  • Takes the necessary precautions when receiving suspicious emails.

7. Health Care Quality

  • Produces high quality daily reports.
  • Maintains and updates medical data and reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintains quality standards by routinely checking work requirements.
  • Provides patient care assessment of potentially complicated cases.

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