JOB SUMMARY : The Attending Physician Emergency Medicine is responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care;
effective and efficient diagnosing, managing and treating all patients placed under the role holder’s care. The Senior Attending Physician Emergency Medicine makes recommendations, orders appropriate therapeutics and diagnostics as per the patient’s diagnosed condition.
The Senior Attending Physician Emergency Medicine is also responsible for providing guidance to less experienced colleagues. KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Assists in supervising activities of junior medical staff and jointly assumes responsibility for patient care.
Responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care and servicesin the emergency department.
Conducts rounds, reassesses emergency department patients on a regular basis, in line with established best practice.
Regularly reviews results of all investigations and modifies treatment as required.
Provides clinical excellence by effective and efficient diagnosis, management, and treatment of all patients.
Delivers safe, effective, and holistic clinical services within accepted standards of care.
Accurately documents all relevant clinical information in a clear and timely fashion in accordance with established procedures.
Supports, implements, and follows all hospital, departmental and divisional initiatives, policies and procedures.
Liaises with colleagues, Allied Health staff, nursing, administrative and support services staff for additional input as required.
Complies with all hospital polices regarding admissions, consultations, procedures, discharge protocols, outpatient and follow up practices.
Practices appropriate utilization of the organization’s resources.
Demonstrates an active interest in educating and fostering future academic leaders nationally and internationally through active participation in education initiatives.
Demonstrates an active interest and involvement in research by initiating innovative clinical or research outcomes or collaborating on research projects to support the Sidra vision.
Demonstrates commitment to Continued Medical Education (CME).
Keeps abreast of the current, relevant literature and the latest trends and technologies in the industry.
Supports and participates in the organization’s performance management, including peer reviews and the productivity and utilization review processes.
Performs other clinical responsibilities as assigned.
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS :
Completion of a residency program in Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine
Completion of a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2+ years of post-certification / residency in clinical care or education in the relevant field from a North American Academic / Health care Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, or other European Countries with accredited and recognized board, Australia or New Zealand.
Research or Education or Administration experience.
Certification and Licensure
Valid professional License in the country of origin or country of practice
Board Certification in Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine from country of origin
Board certification in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (experience in pediatric emergency medicine may be substituted at Division Chief’s discretion)