Radiology Consultant

Radiology Consultant

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

Summary

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

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:

  • Assumes primary responsability for the care of patients referred for radiological exams or procedures. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring exams are indicated and appropiate based on available information (risk vs. benefits assessment)
    • Performance of exams and procedures
    • Dictation of results
    • Verification of reports
  • Minimizes patient exposure to ionizing radiation according to ALARA principles outlined in the hospital Radiation Safety Manual.
  • Is responsible for the timely completion, completeness and accuracy of Radiological reports.
  • Supervises Residents and Fellows and ensures that their assigned work is performed with the scope of clearly defined and approved program guidelines.
  • Provides consultation to other sevices upon request.
  • Is available for on-call and call-back service when scheduled for such duties.
  • Responds to pages and calls in a time frame that is within organizational policy.
  • Conducts education for residents and fellows and participaes in the Department’s educational activities.
  • Participates in research activities
  • Accepts and undertakes administrative and other assignments from the Section Head or Chairman.
  • Abides by hospital medical staff bylaws, and all relevant rules, regulations and policies.
  • Attends Section, Department and Organization staff meetings.
  • Follows all related policies and procedures.
  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as aaplicable.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned.