Take rounds of all patients in ICU; monitor their conditions, co-ordinate with consultants. Visit patient in other clinical areas as and when required (in Emergency).
To attend casualty patients.
In case of emergency situation and non-availability of consultants should take own decisions for the good of the patients.
In case of emergency co-ordinate with doctor on duty RMO give guidelines on phone and try to reach as soon as possible.
Mechanical ventilation using a machine known as a ventilator to assist breathing
Invasive monitoring, including arterial cannulation where a tube known as a cannula is inserted into a blood vessel, usually for the delivery or removal of fluids
Endotracheal intubation a flexible tube is inserted through the nose or mouth into the trachea for artificial ventilation or for the administration of gases during anaesthesia
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy a minimally invasive procedure where the trachea (wind-pipe) is opened from the front of the neck to enable air to be passed into the lower air passages
Transfer of critically ill patients for specialist investigations and interventions.
The intensivist should develop and maintain excellent rapport, co-ordination and communication with various colleagues, administrators and other hospital personnel to facilitate high quality patient care.
The intensivist should work towards creating awareness of the specialty of intensive care medicine amongst the medical profession as well as the general public.
To participate in the development of the critical care treatment protocols and guidelines of Anesthesia which are set by hospital.
To be available in OT cases as Anesthetist
To participate in the development of the anaesthesia part and critical care treatment protocols and guidelines which are set by hospital.
To actively participate in the teaching and training of juniors subordinate and other staff if required.