Resident Medical Officer - Dombivli, India - SRV Mamata Hospital, Dombivli

SRV Mamata Hospital, Dombivli
SRV Mamata Hospital, Dombivli
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Dombivli, India

5 days ago

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The Resident Medical Officer (RMO) reports to the Medical Superintendent and Unit Head and plays a key role in building and maintaining relationships between the Director of Nursing, Director of Clinical Services, Hospital Management, Consultants, Medical, Nursing Staff and the Multidisciplinary Team

  • Risk management,
  • Assessing changes in the patient's condition,
  • Initiating emergency treatment and informing the consultant immediately
  • The RMO is also expected to act as a team leader in a cardiac arrest situation.

RMO Duties and Responsibilities

- to be familiar with the location and use of emergency equipment
- to demonstrate competency in adult and paediatric life support
- to respond immediately to clinical emergencies / lead the resuscitation team
- in an emergency situation undertake emergency investigations and procedures in accordance with hospital policy and as directed by the patients Consultant

Ward Duties
- be present and contactable within hospital premises at all times
- to clerk and assess patients on admission according to the hospital policy
- to maintain individual contact with patients, carrying out ward rounds and other duties detailed by the individual hospital
- to attend communication (handover) rounds as required
- to update clinical notes on all patients attended according to best practice for record keeping
- to respond promptly to the request of all medical staff
- (Consultants and other doctors, nurses) to see any patients within the hospital and to advise or start any treatment as indicated

  • Undertake specific medical procedures on patients within all departments in the hospital as requested by medical and nursing staff: cannulation, commencing i.v infusions, urinary catheterisations, administration of i.v drugs, ECG, phlebotomy, etc. to check blood sample results and inform respective consultants for necessary actions
  • Coordinate with OT, Lab, blood bank & radiology for the required investigation and treatment.
  • Prepare drug chart in consultation with consultants, monitor nursing care & ensure timely medicine administration.
- to assist with pre-operative /admission and outpatient clinics, if requested
- to prescribe medicines to take home and complete discharge summary letters as requested attend to all formalities with regard to discharge according to local policies
- before going off duty ensure written appropriate communication to the oncoming RMO specifying any requirements of individual patients

  • Attend code blue & ambulance call.
  • Any other work assigned by the management.
Customer Related_

  • 1. Giving psychological support to the patient & their relatives.
  • 2. Ensure that the standard patient care protocol is followed.
Administration Related and others_

  • Ensure proper documentation of all patients attended.
  • Manage and resolve conflicts between patients, staff, consultants
  • To ensure optimum manpower ratio and optimum manpower utilization
To identify training needs and conduct performance reviews

  • To participate in the confirmation and performance appraisal process of the medical team

Responsibility to Consultants
- inform Consultants of any change in the condition of their patients and any emergency procedures undertaken
- in a "routine situation" initiate requests and treatments with the prior consent of the patient's Consultant
- in the event of death of a patient inform the Consultant, and the patient's GP (if the Consultant is unable to do so)
- advise the Consultant immediately who threatens to discharge themselves against medical/nursing advice
- see and examine discharged post-operative patients, on requests of the consultant

  • Night shift RMO are expected to call respective consultants of night condition of patients in between 7.7.30am with all blood report.
  • To ensure that credentialing & privileging of all consultants is completed in all respects.
  • To ensure that consultants adhere to the OPD timings and that there is maximum utilization of the OPD
Organizing and conducting Quarterly Consultants meetings with Management

  • To inform to all concerned about the joining of a new consultant

Other duties

  • Dispense drugs from the pharmacy as required following the local hospital policy
  • To examine a sick/injured member of hospital staff and offer appropriate advice in respect of treatment
  • RMO's are expected to look smart and presentable at all times, wearing a white coat and a name badge when attending patients

Administrative Duties

  • Comply with the hospital consent and confidentiality policy maintain comprehensive clerking notes and treatment records for all patients
  • Read understand and adhere to hospital policies and procedures
  • Complete hospital administrative documentation as required
  • Ensure correct procedures are carried out in respect of patients discharging themselves, deaths in care and coroner's requirements

Health and Safety and Quality Assurance

  • Be familiar, understand

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