Transplant and Hepatobiliary Consultant

Transplant and Hepatobiliary Consultant

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


Responsible to provide high quality, patient centered surgical interventions, consultations and management to recipients and donors in the area of liver and small bowel transplantation and hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery.

Education / Qualification Required:

Basic medical degree from recognized institution
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).
Experience in Pancreatic Surgery is a must


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities:

Provides inpatient and outpatient consultations, treatment and management as assigned
Assumes shared responsibility with Consultant Transplant Hepatology (adult and Paediatric) for the management of new transplant recipients
Assumes responsibility for patients under his care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specialties to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFSH&RC
Participates in the On-Call rotation schedule for the section of Liver Transplant & Hepatobilary -Pancreatic Surgery
Collaborates and coordinates with other teams and staff members related to liver and small bowel transplantation and hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery
Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures all findings are recorded. Assesses patient’s diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/procedures
Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses inpatients under care. Documents all findings in medical records
Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures/surgery and performs procedures/surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form
Attends specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures, treatment areas and shares on-call schedule as per requirements
Attends and actively participates in the Morning Endorsement Meeting, Transplant Selection Meeting, HCC meeting and other departmental and divisional clinical activities
Performs all other related duties as assigned

Academic Responsibilities:

Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of liver and small bowel transplantation and hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery
Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of residents, fellows, assistant consultants and junior staff
Keeps abreast with all of the latest techniques and developments, especially in the field of liver and small bowel transplantation and hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards
Actively participates in undergraduate and post graduate educational activities and training programs as assigned by Section Head, Chairman and/or Director, Organ Transplant Center
Participates in national and international medical conferences

Research Responsibilities:

Actively participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers in accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFSH & RC

Administrative Responsibilities:

Undertakes administrative duties as assigned by Section Head, Chairman of the Department and Director, Organ Transplant Centre
Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and the Organ Transplant Centre’s Activities, i.e. Staff Meeting, Core lectures, Research Forum, etc. and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required
Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital.
Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur.
Actively contributes to the Division’s and/or the Department’s documentation of patient care processes and outcomes in the medical chart and or The Organ Transplant Registry
Complies with all hospital related policies and procedures.
Participates in self and others’ education, training and development, as applicable