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#8613 Consultant - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

CategoryMedical Doctor
SpecialityCardiac Surgery
CountrySaudi Arabia
LocationRiyadh
Salary minOn Application SAR
Salary maxOn Application SAR
HospitalPlease note to apply for this post you need to hold a European,
Australian, New Zealand, US or Canadian passport.

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre is a 936-bed tertiary care facility.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre is the " Diamond of Healthcare in Saudi Arabia"

One of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre's signature service is in the area of transplants, performing on average, three transplants every 48 hours. Bone Marrow transplants were carried out and this held King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre's position among the top ranking institutions internationally with respect to the number of paediatric bone marrow transplants.

KFSH & RC treats approximately 30% of cancer patients in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as 70% of Paediatric cases.

KFSH & RC is ranked among the top three (3) centres in the world by the number of cases; as it relates to Medical genetics

In the area of Neurosciences, they have established comprehensive Epiplepsy programme.


The Hospital and Research Centre has a total staff of 6,946, comprising 63 different nationalities.

The Medical Staff: including Saudi Residents and Fellows, totals 703, 46% of whom are expatriates (including 16% U.S./Canadian and 11% European) and 54% of whom are Saudis.
DescriptionClinical Responsibilities:
-Provides required patient care and management in the field of Cardiac Surgery, in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFSH & RC.
-Provides Cardiac Surgery care to patients with medical and surgical conditions.
-Assumes responsibility for patients under his care. Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFSH & RC.
-Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices, and patient discharge.
-Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded. Assesses patients' diseases or conditions to determine appropiate therapeutic modalities/ procedures.
-Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses inpatients under care. Documents findings in medical records.
-Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures/ surgery and performs procedures/ surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.
-Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly.
-Attends speciality clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures,treatment areas and shares on- call schedule as per requirements.
-Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned.

Academic Responsibilities
-Directs and advices junior staff on patient management, especially in the field.
-Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assists Consultants and junior staff.
-Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Cardiac Surgery following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
-Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the Institute.
-Participates in national and international medical conferences.

Research Responsibilities:
-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 intentional recognition of KFSH & RC.

Administrative Responsibilities
-Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Director of the Institute.
-Participates in all mandatory institute activities and serves on institute and hospital committees, as required.
-Assists the institute in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the institute and across the hospital.
-Abides by the current hospital and medical staff by laws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies an keeps updated of any changes that might occur.
-Performs any other related duties, as assigned.
Benefits* Negotiable tax free salary
* Free housing
* Free utilities
* Family contract if married
* Free Health care
* Free flights
* Professional leave
* Generous annual leave
RequirementsExperience
Seven (7) years of training in specialty or sub specialty plus post-training experience required.

A minimum of 3 years of experience is required. Academic and research background is desirable.

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