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Pathology Biochemistry Consultant

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

Summary

Involves the biochemical investigation of bodily fluids such as blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid. By discovering how and where the body's chemistry has changed, diseases can be diagnosed and monitored. 

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:

  • Examine and talk to a range of patients, using diagnostic skills to determine what tests need to be carried out
  • Support and advise clinical staff to help them choose the correct tests
  • Work alongside healthcare scientists while they complete laboratory tests
  • Educate colleagues in the use and limitations of each diagnostic investigation
  • Provide advice and interpretation of test results and the appropriateness of further investigations
  • Conduct ward rounds and outpatient clinics (as a histopathology patient contact is limited, unless you're undertaking a specific role such as taking fine-needle aspiration cytology specimens in breast clinics)  
  • Undertake managerial responsibilities, such as planning the workload and staffing of the department, especially at more senior levels
  • Supervise and teach junior medical staff, depending on your post
  • Carry out research and keep up to date with new information relevant to your field.

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