Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Oncology Consultant

Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Oncology Consultant

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

Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of tumors and cancers affecting the bones, joints, and soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system. This role combines aspects of orthopedics, focusing on the musculoskeletal system, and oncology, concentrating on the study and treatment of cancer. 

Education/Qualifications Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, UK and Ireland
      • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
      • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (FRCPC)
      • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board/equivalent certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK

License:

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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical

  • Provides high quality patient care in all aspects of General Orthopedic Surgery according to his/her approved clinical privileges.
  • Provides consultation (inpatient, and emergency room) upon request and responds in a timely manner within the prescribed timeframe as outlined in hospital policy.
    Responsible for the timely completion, competencies, accuracy and eligibility of the medical record.
  • Provides on-call service and ensures availability and response time within the prescribed timeframe in accordance with hospital policy.
  •  Conducts daily morning rounds to identify patients ready for discharge. Ensures that discharge orders are written 24 hours prior to discharge.
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities related to the specialty, as assigned.

Academic

  • Provides orientation, bedside training and supervision to interns, residents and fellows as assigned
  • Participates in educational activities and training programs of the department. Partakes in national and international medical conferences
  • Maintains and enhances professional knowledge and continuing education requirements.

Research

  • Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects 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

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Chairman.
  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees and other administrative functions, as required.
  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees and other administrative functions. 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.
  •  Participates in self-and others’ education, training and development as applicable.
    Follows all hospital-related policies and procedures.
  •  Performs other related duties as assigned.