Pulmonology Consultant

Job Summary

The Consultant -Pulmonology plans, directs, administers and supervises patient care activities for Pulmonology patients in accordance with Ministry of Health regulations, Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and Internal Medicine Department Policy and Guidelines. Reports on matters relating to patient care division to the MD/DMA through the Clinical Director.

Operational Duties

  1. Provides Inpatient and Outpatient consultations to patients with symptoms or history of lung diseases and conditions such as emphysema, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.
  2. Receives referrals and consultations from other disciplines for breathing problems
  3. Utilizes clinical privileges for admission of patients, examination, treatment and performing procedures
  4. Examines patients for symptoms indicative of breathing disorders or lung disease, using medical instruments and equipment.

Patients Care

  1. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care needs.
  2. Ensures implementation of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Pulmonology.
  3. Exhibits appropriate personal and interpersonal professional behavior; practices medicine ethically and stays consistent with the obligations of a physician.
  4. Respects the opinions of fellow Consultants and referring Physicians in the management of patient problems; provides means whereby differences in opinion can be discussed and resolved.

Job Requirements

Nationality:     Open to UK nationals only

Education :          Bachelors’ Degree in Medicine followed by specialized training in Pulmonology. Membership/ Fellowship (preferably of the Royal College) and/or MD Degree in relevant specialty.

Licensing :           Valid License

Experience :       12 years’ experience with minimum 7 years’ experience post Fellowship/Membership or MD in Pulmonology.

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.

Computer Skills :               MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet and Hospital MIS

Language Skills: Good in written and spoken English, Arabic is preferred.

Job Location: kuwait

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