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MED/PAEDS Resident

Date Posted
16th September 2016
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of MED/PAEDS Resident at the King Edward Memorial Hospital (Acute Care Facility).

Job Description

BHB ensures the highest in quality health care through service excellence, education and leadership.  We seek qualified, highly motivated, and experienced professionals to work in a supportive but demanding environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend Chief of Medicine Rounds as required
  • Department of Medicine meetings as scheduled
  • Clinical Meetings (lunchtime) as scheduled
  • Daily Ward Rounds with Clinical Coordinator on Medical Wards
  • Attends ward rounds weekly interdisciplinary rounds
  • Liaison with Attending Physicians (GP and Specialists) regarding care, referrals, discharge planning, etc
  • Medical Officers will rotate for a two month period.  Exception:  The Paediatric Officer is permanently assigned to Gosling Ward, with additional duties attending Medical patients as directed
  • Schedule:  0800 to 1600 hours, Monday through Friday
  • Responsible for rounding on medical overflow patients
  • Daily ward rounds with the Clinical Coordinator on Wards
  • Makes daily progress notes in each patient’s chart
  • Admits all patients to Ward from 0800 to 1600 hours, including patients coming to the ward from ER, ICU and other areas
  • Discharge summaries on Curtis Ward and Perry medical patients completed on the day of discharge (no exceptions)
  • Provides a daily “hand-over” of ill patients to Medical Officer on call at 4:00 p.m
  • Rotation is for two (2) months and the Medical Officer is not allowed to take vacation during this rotation

Qualifications &/ Registration required:

  • An MD or suitable equivalent i.e. MBBS or MBChB from an accredited University
  • Minimum of One (1) Year, preferably Two (2) years of Internal Medicine training/experience
  • Must be proficient in CPR/BLS/Neonatal Resuscitation and possess current ACLS certification

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