Pediatric Radiology Consultant

Pediatric Radiology Consultant

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

Summary

Responsible to provide diagnosis of illnesses, injuries, and diseases of infants, children, and adolescents, using imaging techniques and equipment.

Education / Qualification Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • 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 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:

  • Actively participates in QI activities
  • Provides input to the Section head, department head and Chairman of Medical Imaging
  • Serves on Committees as appointed by the Chairman of Medical Imaging or the Hospital Director or Section Head
  • Reports any violations of the rules and regulations of the department to the Chairman or Section Head
  • Attain and maintain competency in the field of Pediatric Radiology including performance and interpretation of all modalities of Pediatric Radiology.
  • In addition to his duties as Consultant he shall be accountable to the Chairman of Medical Imaging and Section Head for fulfilling his/her responsibilities.
  • Ensures that he/she maintains high medical ethical standards in the practice
  • Performs administrative tasks set by the Chairman of Medical Imaging and the Section Head
  • Ensures that practices meet standards set by JCIA
  • Participates in education and in formal education programmes of the Hospital
  • Engages in clinical reviews, clinical research and other scholarly pursuits
  • Participates in Medical Imaging practices as determined by the Chairman of Medical Imaging and Section Head
  • Reporting of imaging for inclusion in patient records.
  • Conferring with other departments on the interpretation of all modalities of Pediatric Radiology findings and assisting in determining the nature and extent of necessary treatment.
  • Share emergency calls with other radiologists
  • Carry out on call as required by the department.
  • Should seek to advance knowledge and practice of radiological imaging by facilitating research and development in their domain. Should actively participate in planning research projects, securing funding, utilize the existing infrastructure for obtaining funds and resources and publishing research.
  • Should devote energy to seeking partners for research funding. Should divert more energy in auditing their own work and the work of their department and introduce evidenced based practice.
  • Invest in training residents and fellows, audit their work, encourage them to produce research work and publication but also to educate the public i.e. patients through explanatory leaflets informing them the importance of imaging and raising the profile of imaging department.
  • Performs diagnostic or therapeutic interventions for which specific privileges have been granted based on experience and skills
  • Ensures that he/she maintains high medical understanding and ethical standards in the practice of Pediatric Radiology.
  • Performs administrative tasks set by the Chairman of Medical lmaging and Section Head
  • Ensures that practices meet standards set by lClA
  • Participates in education and in formal education programmes of the Hospital
  • Engages in clinical reviews, clinical research and other scholarly pursuits
  • Participates in Medical Imaging practices as determined by the Chairman of Medical Imaging and Section Head
  • Reporting of other specialties imaging/procedures for inclusion in patient records whenever is required.
  • Conferring with other departments on the interpretation of Pediatric Imaging findings and assisting in determining the nature and extent of necessary treatment
  • Share emergency calls with other radiologists
  • Carry out on call as required by the department
  • Should seek to advance knowledge and practice of radiological imaging by facilitating research and development in their domain. Should actively participate in planning research projects, securing funding, utilize the existing infrastructure for obtaining funds and resources and publishing research.
  • Should devote more energy to seeking partners for research funding. Should divert more energy in auditing their own work and the work of their department and introduced evidenced based practice
  • Invest in training residents and fellows, audit their work, encourage them to produce research work and publication but also to educate the public i.e. patients through explanatory leaflets informing them the importance of imaging and raising the profile of imaging department.