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Consultant - Adult Transplant Hepatology

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • American Board Certification or equivalent from country of origin

  • Membership and/or Fellowship status in the United Kingdom and/or equivalent from country of origin

  • Graduated from an accredited medical school of good standing, completion of required period of training in specialty and/or sub-specialty 

Experience Required:

  • Seven (7) years of training in specialty or sub-specialty plus post-training experience required in a major liver transplant & hepatobiliary program

Duties/Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides Inpatient and outpatient consultations, treatment and management as assigned.

  • Conducts specialty clinics as assigned by the Section Head and Chairman, Dept. of liver & Small Bowel Transplantation & Hepatobiliary - Pancreatic Surgery.

  • Admits patients, Initiates Investigations and ensures all findings are recorded. Assesses patients’ diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/procedures.

  • Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses Inpatients under care. Documents all findings in medical records.

  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures/surgery and performs procedures/surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.

  • Assumes shared responsibility with Consultant, Transplant and Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery for the management of transplant recipients.

  • Participates in the On-Call Rotation Schedules for Dept. of Liver & Small Bowel Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery as needed.

  • Attends and actively participates in the Morning Endorsement Meeting, Transplant Selection Meeting, HCC meeting and other departmental and divisional clinical activities. 

Academic Responsibilities 

  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of residents, fellows, assistant consultants and junior staff

  • Keeps abreast with all of the latest techniques and developments, especially in the field of adult transplant hepatology, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards

  • Participates in national and international medical conferences

  • Actively participates In undergraduate and post graduate educational activities and training programs as assigned by section head, chairman and/or director, Organ Transplant Centre

  • Directs and advices junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of adult transplant hepatology

Research Responsibilities

  • Actively participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers In accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy In order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and International recognition of KFSH&RC.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital. Actively contributes to the Division and/or departmental documentation of patients care processes and outcome in the chart and/or Organ Transplant Registry.

  • Participates In committees and administrate functions as required.

  • Undertakes administrative duties as assigned by Section Head, Chairman of the Department and Director, Organ Transplant Centre.

  • Actively contributes to the Division's and/or the Department's documentation of patient care processes and outcomes in the medical chart and or The Organ Transplant Registry.

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