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    P.O. Box 6661, Salmiya 22077,Kuwait

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REGISTRAR-GENERAL SURGERY

JOB SUMMARY

The Registrar– General Surgery co-ordinates, administers and ensures patient care activities for surgery patients are in accordance with Ministry of Health regulations, Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations and Surgical Department Policy & Guidelines. Reports on matters relating to patient care to the Medical Director through the Clinical Director.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
          Operational Duties
  1. Assists in surgical procedures performed in OR by both in-house and visiting surgeons according to his/her clinical privileges
  2. Books surgery rooms and notifies support staff of surgery timings to ensure that all required staff is available
  3. Attends casualty cases and gives emergency treatment, does necessary admission procedures with the Consultant’s approval and refers difficult cases to Consultants in the clinic.
  4. Maintains contact with visiting surgeons and arranges the admission & preparation of their patients for operation, if needed.
  5. Performs regular ward rounds on surgical patient and assists treating physicians during ward rounds
  6. Attends to any surgical problem arising in the ward
  7. Completes clinical notes of surgical cases and writes medical reports in consultation with the treating Consultant
  8. Documents patients’ progress on Progress Note Sheet and completes discharge files and statistics
  9. Shares the on-call schedule in the department of surgery as required.
    Patient Care
  10. Considers the patient’s safety as the first priority while working.
  11. Includes the patients in discussions concerning appropriate diagnostic and management procedures.
  12. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care needs.
  13. Maintains a work environment that promotes high standards for patient care and ethical behavior.
  14. Participates regularly with other Surgery staff, in decision-making related to patient care
    Compliance with Medical Ethics
  15. Ensures implementation of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of General Surgery
  16. Exhibits appropriate personal and interpersonal professional behavior; practices medicine ethically and stays consistent with the obligations of a physician..
  17. Recognizes limits of personal skills and knowledge by appropriately consulting other Physicians while caring for the patient.
  18. Shows a pattern of maintaining current personal clinical skills and knowledge by continuing medical education.
    Other Duties
  19. Initiates continuous quality improvement programs for populations served
  20. Attends regularly scheduled meeting for the improvement of patient care services and delivery
  21. Actively participates in the organization’s activities designed to attain accreditation
  22. Performs all other additional assignments as requested by the Clinical Director
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education :

Bachelors’ Degree in Medicine followed by specialized training in General Surgery. Masters’ Degree in Surgery/relevant specialty.

Experience :5 years’ experience with minimum 1.5 years’ experience post Masters’ Degree in General Surgery
Licensing:Valid License from Ministry of Health-Kuwait to practice as a General Surgery Registrar
Other Skills
Management Skills:Problem Solving, Decision Making , Counselling and Critical Thinking skills; Attention to detail and a Team Player
Soft Skills :

Excellent Communication and Inter-Personal skills

Language Skills:Good in written and spoken English, Arabic is an advantage
Computer Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Internet
  
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Works primarily in the hospital environment such as the emergency room, inpatient surgery wards, operating room, and outpatient clinics.
  • May get exposed to infections and close contact with the patients.
  • Subject to unpredictable or crisis situations
  • May have to work long hours, in shifts and be available on-call to deal with medical emergencies.
  • Occasionally involves prolonged standing/walking.