Hematology Consultant

Hematology Consultant

  • Prince Imam Abdulrahman Al Faisal Hospital - Dammam
  • Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for diagnose and treat blood disorders involving anomalies of the blood cells, the bone marrow, and other organs that are engaged in the synthesis of blood

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).
  • Experience in Bone Marrow is a must

License:

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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily rounds on inpatient service.
  • Documents treatment plan with brief admission note, writes progress notes, or cosigns junior staff notes.
  • Supervises junior staff or performs diagnostic / therapeutic procedures line bone marrow aspirates biopsies, and lumbar punctures with intrathecal administration of chemotherapy.
  • Performs bed side teaching of junior staff.
  • Writes or cosigns junior staff chemotherapy orders, after verifying for accuracy.
  • Signs discharge summaries and dictates death summaries for his patients.
  • Provides primary outpatient care in two (2) clinics per week as per schedule.
  • Covers additional outpatient clinics of consultants on leave as per schedule.
  • Performs bone marrow harvests.
  • Participates in night and weekend on-call duties as per schedule.
  • Discusses plan of care, treatment options, no code orders, with patients and their families.
  • Requests consultations from other services as needed.
  • Provides consultations in hematology to all other services at their request.
  • Participates in departmental education and administrative activities.
  • Writes abstracts and manuscripts for submission for publication to peer-review journal.
  • Writes and conducts retrospective and prospective clinical trials.
  • Participates in self and others’ education, training and development, as applicable.