Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultant

Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultant

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

Summary

Responsible on the diagnosis and treatment of expectant mothers and their unborn babies.

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:

  • Ensures quality and appropriateness of patient care and safety.
  • Provides ambulatory consults and genetic counseling for high-risk obstetric patients.
  • Supervises with other senior staff the routine and high-risk ultrasound results.
  • Performs tertiary level ultrasound scans.
  • Performs diagnostic invasive procedures related to Fetal Medicine: chorionic villous sampling, amniocentesis, and cardiocentesis.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures related to Fetal Medicine e.g., intrauterine blood transfusion, reduction amniocentesis, aspiration of fetal urine, pleural effusion, ascites etc.
  • Performs ambulatory, ultrasound guided gynaecological procedures.
  • Takes part with other members of the Department in the development of research relevant for improvement of patients’ care.
  • Participates in training of doctors and technicians in all aspects of Ob/Gyn ultrasound.
  • Participates in implementation and maintenance of training programmes and continuing educational programmes for Saudi National.
  • Attends division meetings and departmental meetings and if required, chairs the weekly perinatal planning meetings.
  • Participate actively in departmental, divisional committees as appointed by the Chairman.
  • Performs administrative tasks as assigned by the Chairman of Ob/Gyn and/or Chief of Perinatology.