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Consultant - Pediatric Urology

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

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides required patient care and management in the field of Pediatric Urology in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFSH&RC.

  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFSH&RC.

  • Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge.

  • Manages urological patients and performs and supervises surgical procedures (as credentialed) in the operating room, in different aspects of urology. Treats patients with postoperative complications.

  • Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures 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 findings in medical records.

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

  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly.

  • Attends specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures, treatment areas and shares on- call schedule as per requirements.

  • Conducts patient assessment in outpatient clinics, by analyzing patient history, conducting physical examination and referring to reports of appropriate laboratory tests. Treats genitourinary diseases and performs diagnostic procedures as required.

  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned.

Academic Responsibilities 

  • Directs and advices junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Pediatric Urology.

  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant

  • Consultants and junior staff.

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

  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department

  • Participates in national and international medical conferences.

Research Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Chairman of the department.

  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required.

  • 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.

  • Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur.

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school with accredited post graduate surgical training

  • Saudi/Arab/American board certification or equivalent

  • Membership and/or fellowship status in the UK and/or North America or equivalent

  • Current license to practice from country of origin

Experience Required:

  • Vast experience with pediatric patients in the field of urology

  • Seven (7) years of experience post-board certification


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