Palliative Care Consultant in King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

King Saud University Medical City

About King Saud University Medical City

King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC) is a multi-facility and multi-disciplinary academic medical centre that provides tertiary treatment. More than 1,300 full-time physicians, 853 residents and fellows, and over 2,072 allied health professionals work in the world-class healthcare facility. Together, they treat more than 1,229,628 outpatients, admit 45,966 patients, and carry out around 14,231 procedures annually.

The medical city’s doctors are recognised authorities in a range of clinical specialties, who are assisted by an experienced staff of allied health, administrative, and support service personnel.

The medical city seeks to revolutionise integrated healthcare administration by promoting training and education, caregiving, and research on all fronts.

About the job

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offers his or her patients the best possible standard of medical care.
  • Serves all inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities as given by the department chairman in accordance with personally built clinical privileges.
  • Collects, records, and maintains patient information and documentation such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
  • Reviews, examines, diagnoses, treats, and refers patients by conducting interviews, performing physical examinations, and creating, updating, and studying their medical records.
  • Performs and completes on-call obligations in a timely manner as instructed by the patient and family by providing health education.
  • Protects both patients and employees by raising awareness of infection control policies and following set procedures.
  • Serves as a staff mentor and educator for trainees, students, and staff.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned in accordance with the policies of the entity assigned, including.
  • Participates in and actively supports research projects and activities; Serves on KSUMC Committees as necessary.
  • Writes an official delegation of all responsibilities and assignments prior to leave or vacation.
  • And Participates in the improvement of the quality of patient care (Quality Management Programme, Quality Assessment Improvement Programme) as necessary.

Experience and Qualification

  • Post-qualification certification.
  • A recognised medical degree.
  • North America, Western Europe, Australia, or New Zealand is the sources of qualification.
  • The United Kingdom and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register.
  • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP).
  • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
  • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (FRCPC).
  • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above.
  • USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and France (DES): Minimum Three (3) years after board / equivalency certification.
  • Prior oncology surgery experience is necessary.

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