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Family Medicine Consultant

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

Summary

Responds to acute/emergency presentations and acts as a lead clinician (where appropriate) exploring simultaneously multiple complaints and often in a context of uncertainty.

Education / Qualification Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • 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

Experience 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:

Current and in a Good Standing Medical License to practice in country of residence. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to acute/emergency presentations and act as a lead clinician (where appropriate) exploring simultaneously multiple complaints and pathologies often in a context of uncertainty
  • Carry out comprehensive history including family history, examination and investigation of individual.
  • Explore the disease (physical and mental), patient’s personal experience of illness and impact on his/her family.
  • Interpret results of complex diagnostic tests and investigations and act as a point of contact for providing expert views on investigations and interpretation to colleagues.
  • Establish accurate diagnosis and act as a reference point for health center doctors regarding diagnosis and clinical decision making.
  • Communicate competently and sensitively and establish a patient centered relationship.
  • Maintain an accurate patient’s health record documenting both patient and family history.
  • Carry out screening for long term conditions risk factors and early signs of disease particularly for patients with a family history of disease.
  • Manage patient conditions through a multidisciplinary approach that is according to patient’s need and ability and lead the MDT when required.
  • Refer patients when needed, to suitable medical specialist or for specialist diagnostic tests that are beyond the scope of primary care.
  • Prescribe medication and/or administer treatment/therapy or other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury.
  • Lead the management of ‘emergencies’ presenting at the health center as per hospital policies and protocols.

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