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Medical Oncology Consultant

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


Responsible to coordinate the multidisciplinary care of cancer patients, including diagnosis, therapy (e.g., surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other modalities), physiotherapy, counseling, clinical genetics, palliative care and ethical questions surrounding cancer care.

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).


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily round with the inpatient team
  • Writes a brief admission note, daily progress notes, or consigns junior staff notes on assigned patients
  • Participates in the on-call rotation as second or third on-call with other Consultants
  • Supervises junior staff in performing investigational/invasive and therapeutic procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, thoracentesis, Paracentesis, spinal taps, intrathecal chemotherapy and intracavitary  chemotherapy as needed
  • Writes chemotherapy orders, and/or co-signs chemotherapy order written by junior staff
  • Discussed the plan of care with patients and their families
  • Requested consultation from other services as needed
  • Outpatient Service
  • Evaluates new referrals including full assessment, develops and implements the plan of care
  • Manages follow-up patients on routine chemotherapy or off chemotherapy and discharges them when appropriate
  • Supervises the junior staff in managing the patients in the regular clinics as well as drop-ins or unscheduled patients
  • Participated in running multidisciplinary clinics with other specialties when required
  • Reviews no-show patients and advises follow-up as needed
  • Performs chart review of laboratory results and imaging studies and takes appropriate action as indicated
  • Consultation
  • Responds to consultations requested from other services
  • Plans for management and disposition
  • Documents inpatient medical records in a timely fashion and per hospital policy


  • Participates in Grand Rounds
  • Participates in weekly activities of the Section
  • Does bedside teaching for residents and fellows
  • Participates in presentation of Journal Club Topics
  • Participates in multidisciplinary conferences such as the Breast, Sarcoma and Lymphoma Conferences
  • Participates in organizing symposia and workshops related to his specialty as needed
  • Research
  • Writes and conducts prospective and retrospective clinical trials
  • Writes manuscripts and abstracts; submits them for publication in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences


  • Participates in departmental and hospital committees as determining by the Director of Oncology Centre
  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable
  • Follows all hospital related policies and procedures


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