JUNIOR RESIDENTS (R1,R2) JOB DESCRIPTION

 

1- DEPARTMENT: Internal Medicine 

2- ORGANIZATIONAL  RELATIONSHIPS:JOB SUMMARY

A- Reports to: Consultants (Proctors) and Program Director at thecentre.

B- Responsible for:Junior colleagues as assigned. 

3-JOB SUMMARY:

They will carry out the assignments, under supervision as prescribed in Saudi Council Training Program for Internal Medicine for each level.  

4- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Each patient admitted to the medical service will be assigned to an R1. His responsibilities include the following:  

A- Perform detailed “History & Physical”, make provisional diagnosis plus the differential diagnosis, and compile a “Problem List”. These entries, separate from Interns’, are the proof of junior resident’s involvement in patient care.

B- Write diagnostic tests and the plan of mangement in order of priority.

C- Search the computer or find out, document and follow up the results of investigations (routine or emergency), and inform the senior resident about abnormal results.

D- Discuss the findings and management plan with the senior resident.

E- Write and sign all “Physicians’ Orders”.

F- Write “Admission Summary”. This must include reason(s) for admission; clinical problems base on physical findings; priorities for diagnostic testand treatment plan and their rationale.

G- Present cases to senior residents and consultants and write (at least daily) adequate catreast daily “Progress notes”: i.e. concise, accurate, timely, informative and reflect discussions and decisions taken by the group.                                                                                                

NB: “Physicians’ Orders” are no substitute for “Progress notes”.

H- Participate on emergency call and other duties as assigned.

I- Assist in performing the required procedures, write the notes for those he has performed and get them corrected by either the Consultant-in-charge or his proctor.

J- Discuss patients’ condition and management plan with relatives, and obtain valid “Consent Form” as required.

K- Obtain consultations when required. As much as possible to present the case to the requested consultant, and enter his opinion in “Physicians’ Orders”.

M- Prepare detailed “Medical Report” for referral cases.

N- Participate actively in medical Audit as assigned.

O- Assist at Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation.

P- Write “Discharge Summary” and get it approved by the senior resident.

Q- Endorse all patients to the next junior resident on call.

R- Participate actively in the OPD and assist the senior resident or consultant in smooth conduct of OPD.

S- Participate in daily functioning of the ward so as to master basic skills including insertion I.V. line, obtaining ABGs, accompany patients to radiology for invasive procedures, etc.

T- Accompany patients by amblunse to other hospital or facilities when needed. 

 5- MINIMUM REQUIREMNTS 

A- Education / Qualifications: MBBS and satisfactory completion of one year internship.

B- Professional Experience: Registration for Saudi Council Training program in Internal Medicine.

C- Condition:This job description is subject to periodic review and can be changed at any time in consultation with the employee.

 

 

SENIOR RESIDENTS (R3-R4) JOBDESCRIPTION

 1- DEPARTMENT: Internal Medicine 

2- ORGANIZATIONAL  RELATIONSHIPS: 

A- Reports to: Consultants (Proctors) and Program Director at the centre. 

B- Responsible for: Junior resident and interns as assigned.  

3- BASIC FUNCTION (JOB SUMMARY) 

They will carry out the assignments, under supervision as prescribed in Saudi Council Training Program for Internal Medicine for each level.  

4- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

A- Examine all patients admitted to the Unit.

B- Review junior residents’ “History & Physical”, provisional diagnosis, investigation and treatment plan and counter sign to document his approval.

C- Supervise junior residents’ patient care and invasive  procedures.

D- Check “Physicians’ Orders” written by junior residents and ensure their accuracy and implementation, and counter-sign as required.

E- Help junior residents in various clinical presentations.

F- Participate actively in discussions with the consultant(s) during ward rounds.

G- Check, correct, approve and counter sign “Discharge summaries” and “Medical Reports” written by junior residents.

H- Help to teach interns and Medical Students the principle of Internal Medicine.

I- Perform the required procedure, write the notes of procedures he has done and get them corrected by the Consultant-in-charge or his proctor.

J- Participate in Emergency duty and perform other asigned professional duties.

K- Endorse all patients to the next senior resident on call.

L- Participate actively in Medical Audit without waiting to be told, and document decisions taken by the group.

M- Become involved in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

N- Participate in research and produce at least one paper for publication.

O- Assume clinical responsibilities of junior residents when none is on the Unit.

P- Assume professional responsibilites for R5 in addition to his own when there is no R5 in ward. 

5- MINIMUM REQUIREMENT 

A- Education / Qualifications: MBBS and satisfactory completion of one year internship. 

B- Professional Experience: 

i- Registration for Saudi Council Training program in Internal Medicine.

ii- Completion of Junior Residency

iii- Passing Saudi Council Part I Examination

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