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Chief Medical Officer​/Medical Director

Job in Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
Posted by Holden Knight
Full Time position (Ref. #Riy/CMO)
Listed on 2019-09-25
Salary 400000 USD Yearly USD 400000 YEAR
Job specializations:
  • Administrative
    Medical Administration
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management, Pediatric
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Chief Medical Officer / Medical Director - New Children's Hospital - Riyadh - Excellent Tax Free Package

My client The first Specialized Children Hospital in the KSA which will occupy 85,000m². The building will hold a capacity of 350 beds that will provide concentrated pediatric care.  Each ward has classroom facilities, playroom, supplies utility rooms and other support service.

There are six wards which are divided into:

General ward – 25 beds.
Two Surgical wards – 25 beds each.
Oncology 25 single beds and 10 beds dedicated for bone marrow transplant.
ICU - 25 beds.
VIP 6 suites and allocation of  15-20 beds for the  Business center.
Six Operating rooms, one of which is a level1 OR, where all types of surgical procedures will be conducted including dental and oncology.
Emergency care areas - 42 beds.

Qualifications for the Job Guidelines
1. Board Certification or Equivalent from North America/Western Europe
2. 7 years of experience in a leadership position
3. Experience at a large and academic experience
4. MMM or MBA is a plus
5. Experience at a Children’s Hospital is a plus

Roles and Responsibilities Guidelines
The Medical Director is an experienced Senior Physician with a progressive clinical and administrative track record.  As the most senior clinician and member of the corporate team, he will help in leading the development and implementation of the hospitals clinical strategy, ensuring the delivery of evidence-based, cost-effective patient centred care in line with set objectives and goals.

Guidelines for Key Responsibilities and Activities

a) Managerial / Administration
1. Leads the clinical staff and serves as a role model for professional excellence
2. Advises the corporate team as required including structure and medical services
3. Reviews department’s reports and suggests recommendations for improvements
4. Involved in the development, review and implementation of the performance management system
5. Fosters relationships with fellow medical leaders, academic and clinicians, and supports Department Head and Division Chiefs in championing the collaboration of research and exchange of ideas for best practice, helping to build the organization’s reputation for clinical excellence
6. Involved in the development, approval and implementation of agreed clinical policies and procedures
7. Participates in establishing a clear system of communication with the staff
8. Attends relevant meetings including: Chair’s of Department and corporates’
9. Leads on medical workforce planning as required
10. Involved in Department chairs and Division Chiefs and assists in the appointment of other members of the Corporate Team as required
11. Reviews collecting data on patient satisfaction and uses the information for strategic and operational planning
12. Participates in budget planning and other financial management responsibilities as required
13. Delegates responsibilities to the Chair’s of Departments as required
14. Assumes additional administrative duties as requested by the Corporate Team

b) Technical Responsibilities
Works with facility’s clinical leaders (allied heath, nursing and etc… ) to promote clinical excellence to ensure a good patient outcome.

c) Quality and Safety Responsibilities
1. Helps develop and promote quality improvement initiatives and ensures that these are adopted
2. Encourages the culture of regular audit.
3. Promotes the establishment of clinical data collection systems throughout the organization. Work with Chair’s of Departments for managing and reporting data from their respective Departments.
4. Agrees to a reporting system, investigating, and responding to incidents occurring within the hospital
5. Promotes established infection control and health and safety policies and procedures

d) Educational Responsibilities
1. Sponsors and promotes a culture of learning, development and continuous improvement
2. Assists in the  process of approving medical research projects
3. Promotes participation in clinical research and encourages medical staff to publish. Assists in securing required resources
Position Requirements
Masters,   7 to 8 Years work experience
1. Board Certification or Equivalent from North America/Western Europe
2. 7 years of experience in a leadership position
3. Experience at a large and academic experience
4. MMM or MBA is a plus
5. Experience at a Children’s Hospital is a plus
Additional Information / Benefits
Excellent Tax Free Package
Contact Information
Contact Name: Holden Knight
Contact Phone: 00 44 77709860195
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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