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Consultant - Medical Oncology

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

Responsibilities / Duties:

Patient Care

Inpatient Service: Assessment and management of patients admitted on the floor under Consultant’s care, including but not limited to:

  • Daily round with the inpatient team

  • Writes a brief admission note, daily progress notes, or consigns junior staff notes on assigned patients

  • Participates in the on-call rota as second or third on-call with other Consultants

  • Supervises junior staff in performing investigational/invasive and therapeutic procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, thoracocentesis, Paracentesis, spinal taps, intrathecal chemotherapy and intracavitary  chemotherapy as needed

  • Writes chemotherapy orders, and/or co-signs chemotherapy order written by junior staff

  • Discussed the plan of care with patients and their families

  • Requested consultation from other services as needed

Outpatient Service

  • Evaluates new referrals including full assessment, develops and implements the plan of care

  • Manages follow-up patients on routine chemotherapy or off chemotherapy and discharges them when appropriate

  • Supervises the junior staff in managing the patients in the regular clinics as well as drop-ins or unscheduled patients

  • Participated in running multidisciplinary clinics with other specialities when required

  • Reviews no-show patients and advises follow-up as needed

  • Performs chart review of laboratory results and imaging studies and takes appropriate action as indicated

Consultation

  • Responds to consultations requested from other services

  • Plans for management and disposition

  • Documents inpatient medical records in a timely fashion and per hospital policy

Education

  • Participates in Grand Rounds

  • Participates in weekly activities of the Section

  • Does bedside teaching for residents and fellows

  • Participates in presentation of Journal Club Topics

  • Participates in multidisciplinary conferences such as the Breast, Saracoma and Lymphoma Conferences

  • Participates in organizing symposia and workshops related to his speciality as needed

Research

  • Writes and conducts prospective and retrospective clinical trials

  • Writes manuscripts and abstracts; submits them for publication in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences

Administration

  • Participates in departmental and hospital committees as determining by the Director of Oncology Centre

  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable

  • Follows all hospital related policies and procedures

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school acceptable to KFSH&RC, complete training in recognized speciality training program and obtains certification by the appropriate specialty board acceptable to KFSH&RC

  • Complete training in recognized center in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine Certification or equivalent for Internal Medicine and sub-specialty Medical Oncology

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience is required. Academic and research background is desirable

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