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Consultant - Neuroradiology

  • Job reference: BBBH3843
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with a modern state-of-the-art specialist Hospital and Academic Research medical facility located in Riyadh. This national centre provides the highest level of specialised healthcare alongside postgraduate education programmes supporting Residency and Fellowship training.

We are recruiting for a Consultant - Neuroradiology.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in the field of Neuroradiology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital's policies and procedure.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section of Chairman of the department.
  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities 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.
  • Performs any other related duties, as assigned.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides high quality diagnosis and treatment to patients with neuroradiological, ENT, ophthalmological and related diseases using radiological techniques at the administrative direction of the Chairman of Medical Imaging Services. Diagnosis and treatment include conducting radiological procedures like CT, MRI, angiography and X-rays.
  • Oversees and conducts all Radiological tests and procedures conducted by technologists/assistant physician within the department for all other departments across the Medical and Clinical Affairs division/patient.
  • Generates timely and highly accurate reports for all radiological tests/procedures conducted within the department.
  • Communicates with clinicians and participates in their rounds and conferences ? Assists the patient's primary physician to select the appropriate diagnostic procedure and assists physicians/surgeons before or during surgical procedures.
  • Ensures high levels of patient safety against all kinds of adverse effects from X-rays, MRI, or Nuclear Medicine procedures.
  • Ensures all department staff protects themselves afainst effects of X-rays, MRI or Nuclear medicine procedures as per the employee safety policies of the hospital.
  • Performs minimally invasive procedures using image modalities of diagnostic radiology either for diagnostic purposes (e.g. angiogram) or for treatment purposes (e.g. angioplasty).
  • Informs the patient and their referring about risks and benefits with the interventional procedure.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advices junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Anesthesiology.
  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff.
  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Anesthesiology, following and implements them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.

Research Responsibilities

Leads and promotes clinical, basic and translational research and publication of papers in accordance with the Organ Transplant Center Research Committee policies and 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.

Essential Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school in good standing, completion of required period of postgraduate training in a specialty and/or subspecialty with American Board or Canadian/UK certification or equivalent. Sub-specialty training and certification (if applicable) is required.
  • Years of training in specialty/subspecialty plus postgraduate training must be equal to or greater than seven (7) years. Has worked in the specialty/subspecialty as a consultant for at least two (2) years.
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