Pediatrics HDU Doctor on Duty – Can be Junior (MBBS).

  • Major work force for implementation of all monitoring and therapeutic decisions laid by consultants.
  • Prime responsibility is to monitor and manage all clinical aspects of patient care.
  • Initial assessment of the patient at admission and information to Consultants.
  • Planning investigations / treatment as per laid down protocols and in discussion with PHDU Consultant / Consultant incharge
  • Writing all clinical details on files and charting all investigations. Informing all investigations to Consultants and taking remedial decisions accordingly.
  • Small decision regarding immediate monitoring and therapeutic to be taken by them as per their abilities and with help of laid down protocols.
  • However are supposed to inform of all minor/major monitoring inputs, therapeutic suggestions and remedial actions to Consultant PHDU and / or Consultant In charge.
  • All nursing staff, paramedics are supposed to report to them initially in relation to patient care..
  • Informs about the irregularities in clinical, technical, mechanical and administrative areas to PHDU Consultant (if and when noticed).
  • Fills up all the investigations forms, blood forms and prepare the treatment chart or master chart of PHDU.
  • Performs procedures under guidance / permission from Consultant PHDU / Consultant In charge.
  • Interacts with attendants to inform only the current condition, not to discuss, prognosis, course of disease and plans of management.
  • Shall accompany very sick patients to other investigative area (Imaging) as and when required
  • May be called in case of dire emergency to any area of hospital for help / resuscitation
  • In case if death in PHDU
  • Declaration to the attendants (preferably to close to kin) after properly assessing the patient.
  • Making proper note of time of death.
  • Informing the PHDU Consultant/CIC.
  • Co-ordinating with the Staff about informing relevant authority of the hospital and also after consultation with the attendants, ensuring that proper arrangements are made about shifting / releasing the body.
  • Preparing the Death Certificate / MCD Certificate / Death Summary properly.
  • Properly making documentation of the sequence of events leading to death and also of the measures taken to resuscitate the patient.


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