Performs privileged surgical procedures. Performs various duties toassist senior consulting surgeons during surgery: retracts tissues andties suturing materials, starts intravenous solutions, inserts tubes,etc. Also examines patient, performs comprehensive physicalexaminations, and compiles patient medical data, including healthhistory and results of physical examination. Provides postoperativecare in collaboration with senior surgeon.
Qualifications: MD or equivalent Board certification or equivalent in general surgery
Completed degree from and accredited Chinese or international medicaluniversity Completed full training in general surgery in and accredited trainingprogram either in China or abroad At lease 3-5 years clinical surgical experience
Languages skills: English required. Chinese preferred
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Perform daily patient rounds, either individually, or as part of theteam. Review subjective and objective findings including labs,diagnostic testing, vital signs, wound status, and drains and providedata to senior consultant surgeons when necessary. 2. Provides patient education related to procedures, medications,therapeutic goals, etc. 3. Arranges for consults and patient transfers as needed. 4. Collaborates with senior consultants in the establishment ofdiagnoses and treatments of therapies and discharge needs both in theinpatient and outpatient setting. 5. Discontinue drains, dressings changes, wound assessments, staple andsuture removal, cast and splint applications and removal as indicated. 6. Writes daily progress notes on all inpatients. Writes progress notesfor each patient seen in clinic. 7. Assesses patient’s progress through extended hospital course,utilizes available resources, and intervenes as necessary to ensure thatoptimal patient outcomes are achieved. 8. Resource for nursing staff regarding patient care issues. 9. Staff outpatient surgical clinic 10. Share call with surgical colleagues to insure SHU has 24 hoursurgical coverage 11. Perform independent surgery on privileged cases in consultationwith the CMO 12. Assists senior consultants on surgical cases 13. Works on quality improvement activities within the department incollaboration with other surgical team and CMO 14. Will agree to serve on one hospital/clinic committee 15. Will work closely with the Administrative Leader/Chairperson of theDepartment in supporting departmental goals 16. May be granted additional responsibilities based on consultationwith Department Leader/Chairperson and/or Medical Director/CMO.