Genetics & Precision Medicine Consultant

Genetics & Precision Medicine Consultant

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible to provide information and support to people who have, or may be at risk for, genetic conditions. During a consultation, a genetics professional meets with an individual or family to discuss genetic risks or to diagnose, confirm, or rule out a genetic condition.

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:

  • To provide high standard patient care in accordance with the MNGHA mission, vision and values within the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department.
  • To provide inpatient care for patients admitted to the hospital under the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department as the MRP or as the covering physician during rest hours, weekends, holidays or vacations of the patient’s MRP, and to be responsible when on call, accepting the inconvenience associated with the patient needs.
  • To provide care to the Genetics patients in the ambulatory care facility. The duration and frequency of this service is dictated by the needs and the regulations of the organization, and the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department.
  • To provide consultation services within the Department and other department within the organization during the regular working and the on call hours.
  • To perform diagnostic and / or therapeutic interventions and procedures for which he/she has been granted specific privileges based on his/her training, qualification, experience and skills.
  • To participate in on-call coverage in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department.
  • To actively participate in the quality improvement of the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department.
  • To provide close supervision on the clinical performance of subordinates and to provide them with a role model specially those in training in Pediatrics.
  • To serve close supervision on the clinical performance of subordinates and to provide them with a role model specially those in training in Pediatrics.
  • To serve in department and organizational committees as appointed by the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department of the Executive Management of the organization.
  • To participate in scientific research, contribute into the department educational activities and postgraduate training programs.
  • To adhere to all rules and regulations of the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department, and organization. Consultants are expected to familiarize themselves and comply with both the APP’s and IPP’s.
  • To perform other relevant duties and charges as directed by the Chairman of the Genetics and Precision Medicine Department.
  • To comply with all the professional and ethical standards and express adherence to the Medical Staff by Laws of the organization.
  • To show the expected respect, at all times, to patients, their families, colleagues, subordinates and all other members of the healthcare team.
  • Perform other job related duties.