Consultant-Neonatal ICU

  • Chief local administrative and clinical head of the unit.
  • All in-house resident doctors, nursing supervisor and staff technicians, paramedics and housekeeping staff directly report to him.
  • Major clinical monitoring and therapeutic decisions to be taken by him / communicated to him; in consultation and accordance with treating Consultant Incharge.
  • All policies of admission, monitoring, therapeutics, procedures and various protocols are framed under his guidance in accordance with prevailing national and international norms.
  • Proper patient care by means of proper work delegation is his prime responsibility.
  • Managing and ensuring adequate staff in NICU with administrative help is another major responsibility.
  • Ensuring proper training of staff and periodic assessment of their abilities – rewarding / reprimanding accordingly.
  • Ensuring infection control in NICU.
  • Talking to the selected attendants about the continued progress and treatment response and immediate plans in the patient management.
  • Reports to Director/MS
  • In case if death in NICU
  • To properly assess the patient, if death occurs in his / her presence.
  • Preferably making the declaration himself.
  • Ensuring that information is passed on to relevant authority.
  • To ensure proper cause of death has been mentioned.

 

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