Radiology Consultant

Radiology Consultant

  • King Abdulaziz Hospital - Al Ahsa
  • Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia


Responsible to review symptoms and recommend treatments. Their area of expertise is in using medical imaging techniques, which include magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs), computed tomography (CTs), X-rays, ultrasound, and fusion imaging.

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).


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assumes primary responsibility for the care of patients referred for Radiological exams or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:
      • Ensuring exams are indicated and appropriate 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 within the
    scope of clearly defined and approved program guidelines.
  • Provides consultation to other services 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 participates in the Department’s educational
  • 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 applicable.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned.