TheConsultant is a senior doctor who practices in a specific specialtyand has oversight responsibility for his team of junior doctors andmanages other team members.
The Consultant should be able to take acomprehensive view of the care pathway. The Consultant acceptsultimate responsibility for the care of all patients admitted underhis name.
TheConsultant is capable of independently providing high qualitypatient care (diagnose, treat, manage and admit patients under hisname) as delineated by his cilinical privileges.
Ability to relate well toothers and use interpersonal skills to achieve desired objectives,recognizing the need to represent both the clinical work and theteam.
TheConsultant actively conributes to the teaching and training ofstudents and junior doctors, and to the development of hisspecialty through leadership, academe and research.
Research is a key andintegral component to the Corporation’s Strategic aim tobecome an Academic Health System. The post holder must be able tocontribute on delivering an integrated strategic vision andplanning for Clinical, Research, Education and training whichimproves the quality of patient care.