1 Abides by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Code of Medical
Ethics, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff and those specific to
2 Provides the highest attainable standard of medical care for the patients for whom he/she is responsible.
3 Carries out full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties
as assigned by the director of medicine in accordance with individually
approved clinical privileges
4 Participates in the on-call duties as required by the department/division.
5 Teaches staff assigned for training purposes, and participates with
the Director of Medicine and Director of Postgraduate and Academic
Affairs in planning a programme of career development for trainees
6 Participates in the improvement of quality of patient care.
7 Fulfills the requirements of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties with regard to the continuing medical education.
8 Participates in and/or actively supports approved research projects
9 Deputizes for his superior as required and shares workload in his speciality during the absence of his colleagues.
10 Strives to improve his clinical expertise as well as standard of practice with regard to morbidity and cost effectiveness.
11 Participates in forward planning, and further development of the department/division.
12 Serves on hospital committees as requested.
13 Participates in the Major Disaster Plan of the hospital, as indicate
14 Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the
realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities, within the hospital
and/or affiliated medical facilities.
1 Graduate from a recognized medical school
2 Saudi Board or equivalent higher qualification in General Medicine
3 Sub-specialty certificate in Infectious Diseases from a recognized centre
4 Higher university degree, i.e. MD or PhD
5 Four (4) years specialized post qualification experience in
Infectious Diseases in recognized centers, of which a minimum of two (2)
years must be at a Senior Registrar level in Infectious Diseases
(Category A + B hospitals)
Saudi BoardSub-specialty certificate in Infectious Diseases from a recognized centre