Pediatric Pathology Consultant

Pediatric Pathology Consultant

  • King Abdullah Specialist Children Hospital - Jeddah
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

We are looking for hard-working & adventurous consultants who wish to advance their careers by joining overseas hospitals to gain international experience.

Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in the field of Pediatric Pathology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital’s policies and procedures.

Education/Qualifications 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/equivalent certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board/equivalent 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:

  • To provide high-standard patient care in accordance with the NGHA mission, vision and values in Pediatric Pathology within the Department of Medicine. 
  • To provide inpatient care for the Pediatric Pathology patients admitted to the hospital either as the MRP or as the covering physician during rest hours, weekends, holidays or vacations of the MRP, accepting the inconvenience associated with the patient needs. 
  • To provide care to Pediatric Pathology patients in the ambulatory care facility. The duration and frequency of this service is dictated by the needs and the regulations of the organization, the Department of Medicine and the Division of Pediatric Pathology. 
  • To provide Pediatric Pathology consultations services to other divisions within the Department of Medicine and other Departments within the organization during the regular working and the on-call hours. 
  • To perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic interventions and procedures in patients with Pathology disorders for which he/she has been granted specific privileges based on his/her training, qualifications, experience and skills. 
  • To participate in interpreting and reporting the Pathology procedure such as EEG, Evoked Potential and Nerve Conduction study, and to perform EMG. 
  • To participate in the on-call coverage in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Division of Pediatric Pathology , the Department of Medicine. 
  • To actively participate in the Quality Improvement program of the department. 
  • To provide close supervision of the clinical performance of subordinates and to provide them with a role model especially those in training. 
  • To supervise the Pediatric Pathology Technologists and train them in her/his field of experience. 
  • To serve in divisional, departmental and organizational committees as appointed by the Head, Division of Pediatric Pathology, Chairman, Department of Medicine or the Executive Management of the organization.
  • To participate in scientific research, contribute to the department’s educational activities and post- graduate training programs in Pediatric Pathology or Internal Medicine as well as education for Pediatric Pathology trainees. 
  • To adhere to all rules and regulations of the Division, department and organization. Consultants are expected to familiarize themselves and comply with both the APPs and IPPs. 
  • To comply with all the professional and ethical standards and express adherence to the Medical Staff Bylaws of the organization. 
  • To show the expected respect, at all times, to patients, their families, colleagues, subordinates and all other members of the healthcare team.