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Senior Consultant - Medical Oncology

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


Responsible for the evaluation and management of patients in the field of Oncology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital’s policies and procedures. Provides expertise in all aspects of Medical Oncology

Education / Qualification Required:

Post-qualification board certification with one of the following:

  • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS-C)
  • UK: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
  • Germany: Facharzt Specialist Certificate
  • Sweden: Swedish Board
  • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College or New Zealand College
  • Basic medical degree from recognized institution

Experience Post Post-Qualifications:

  • Twenty (20) years of experience post board certification in country of origin / country of practice
  • 150-200 Publications
  • Evidence of exemplary skills in leadership and management


  • Current and clean medical license to practice in country of origin / country of practice 

Responsibilities / Duties:

Patient Care

  • Inpatient Service: Assessment and management of patients admitted on the floor under Consultant’s care
  • Daily round with the inpatient team
  • Writes a brief admission note, daily progress notes, or consigns junior staff notes on assigned patients
  • Supervises junior staff in performing investigational/invasive and therapeutic procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, thoracentesis, Paracentesis, spinal taps, intrathecal chemotherapy and intracavitary  chemotherapy as needed
  • Writes chemotherapy orders, and/or co-signs chemotherapy order written by junior staff
  • Discussed the plan of care with patients and their families
  • Requested consultation from other services as needed

Outpatient Service

  • Evaluates new referrals including full assessment, develops and implements the plan of care
  • Manages follow-up patients on routine chemotherapy or off chemotherapy and discharges them when appropriate
  • Supervises the junior staff in managing the patients in the regular clinics as well as drop-ins or unscheduled patients
  • Participated in running multidisciplinary clinics with other specialties when required
  • Reviews no-show patients and advises follow-up as needed
  • Performs chart review of laboratory results and imaging studies and takes appropriate action as indicated


  • Responds to consultations requested from other services
  • Plans for management and disposition
  • Documents inpatient medical records in a timely fashion and per hospital policy


  • Participates in Grand Rounds
  • Participates in weekly activities of the Section
  • Does bedside teaching for Residents and Fellows
  • Participates in presentation of Journal Club topics
  • Participates in multidisciplinary conferences such as the Breast, Sarcoma and Lymphoma Conferences
  • Participates in organizing symposia and workshops related to his specialty as needed


  • Writes and conducts prospective and retrospective clinical trials
  • Writes manuscripts and abstracts; submits them for publication in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences


  • Participates in departmental and hospital committees as determined by the Director of Oncology Centre, or hospital administration
  • Participates in quality improvement projects as directed by the Section Head of Director of Oncology
  • Participates in self and others’ education, training and development as applicable


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