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Consultant Medical Oncology

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

Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in the field of Pediatric Medical Oncology, in accordance with the current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital's policies and procedures.

Education / Qualification Required:

Post qualifications from one of the following locations:

  • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (RCPS-C)
  • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
  • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP)
  • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above

Basic medical degree from recognized institution

Experience Post Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board / equivalence certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board / equivalence certification in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Netherlands, Greece and France (DIS).

License:

Valid and in a good standing Medical License in current country of practice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 rotation as second or third on-call with other Consultants
  • Supervises junior staff in performing investigational/invasive and therapeutic procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, thoracentesis, 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 specialties 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, Sarcoma and Lymphoma Conferences
  • Participates in organizing symposia and workshops related to his specialty 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

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