• Provides high quality nephrology and hemodialysis care and management of dialysis patients

• Complies with Approved International Accreditation Standards and follows all Saudi governmental regulations and DaVita Policies and Procedures (P&PS)

• Manages daily patient bedside rounds, including teaching and guidance for overall nephrology and hemodialysis treatment, with general practitioners

• Leads at least weekly documented face-to-face consultation and re-assessment of dialysis prescription and prescribed medications

• Oversees long-term care planning, including transplantation whenever appropriate

• Coordinates with Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH) hospitals and provision of documentary requirements including in case of emergencies or travel

• Provides discharge summary/endorsement to attending nephrologist in case of admission

• Coordinates all shift coverage and vacation planning with dialysis nurses and physicians on duty

• Evaluates all new patients, coordinates with nursing staff for diagnosis and short- and long-term treatment management

• Provides thorough documentation in patient charts of individual treatment and follow-up

• Leads local dialysis committees and administrative functions in parallel with the center Head Nurse

• Identifies issues affecting normal center operations, patient care, visitor safety or teammate well-being and coordinates with Head Nurse, Regional Medical Director and/or Regional Operations Director to devise and implement corrective action plans

• Tracks and monitors all quality improvement data and clinical audits on monthly basis within the center, with quarterly reports to Regional Medical Director

• Provides chronic hemodialysis therapy and formulates dialysis plans for utility dialysis through various accesses; observes all safety measures applicable to patients with end stage renal disease

• Ensures center preparedness at all times to handle emergency care of patients, including proper training of teammates, equipment readiness, and procedures in place

• Supervises resident nephrologists and specialist nephrologists in conducting their duties as designated and actively organizes and participates in unit rounds

• Participates actively in the training and teaching in area of expertise

• Participates actively in the educational activities of medical and nursing departments

• Participates actively in patient education

• Attends mandatory training as part of the onboarding process

• Assumes responsibility for own administrative/clerical duties as needed

• Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities


• SAFETY INTERVENTION: Knows what affects patient, self, and/or teammate safety under normal conditions and in crisis situations, calls out health or safety hazards and takes action to remove them; understands all aspects of providing a safe environment for patient, self, and/or others

• STRESS TOLERANCE: Maintains steady performance under pressure; handles stress in a manner that is acceptable to others

• WORK STANDARDS: Sets high standards of performance for self and teammates; is accountable for completing assignments and tasks successfully

• COMMUNICATION: Clearly gets the message across to teammates and patients; connects with them and can help clear up misunderstandings

• TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Has a solid level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in job-related areas; keep up-to-date with current developments and trends in job-related areas

• COLLABORATION: Works well with others; establishes and maintains good working relationships

Job Details

Date Posted: 2017-12-26
Job Location: Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Company Industry: Healthcare, other

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Nationality: Egypt; India; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Sudan

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أنشئ سيرتك الذاتية الآن و تواصل على الفور مع أكبر و أفضل الشركات اون لاين. إنشائك لسيرة ذاتية على موقع المازن.كوم هي الوسيلة الأكثر فعالية للحصول على الوظيفة CONSULTANT NEPHROLOGIST – KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – DaVita بكل سهولة الان مجانا.

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