Qualifications Required :
Graduation from a medical school of good standing and completion of the required period of postgraduate training in the specialty of Interventional Radiology with American Board Certification or equivalent
Membership or Fellowship status in UK, USA Canada or their equivalent
Experience Required :
7 years of training in specialty or subspecialty plus post-training experience required
Responsibilities / Duties :
Clinical Responsibilities :
Provides high quality diagnosis and treatment to patients using interventional radiological techniques at the administrative direction of the Chairman of Medical Imaging Services.
Diagnosis and treatment include conducting radiological procedures like CT, MRI, Ultrasound, angiography and X-Rays.
Oversees and conducts all Radiological tests and procedures conducted by technologists / assistant physicians within the department for all other departments across the Medical and Clinical Affairs division / patients.
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 against 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 clinician about risks and benefits with the interventional procedure.
Academic Responsibilities :
Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Interventional Imaging.
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 the field of Interventional Imaging, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.
Participates in national and international medical conferences.
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.
Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or 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