Consultant Anatomic Pathology (Ref#001M)

  • SA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2020-12-04 22:20:26Z

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Responsible for the provision of medical care in the field of Anatomic Pathology, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital's policies and procedures. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses diseases based on gross, microscopic, chemical, immunological and molecular examination of organs and tissues. 
  • Participates in gross and microscopic processing of surgical specimens, in cytological and other related duties necessary for efficient handling and reporting of all examinations. 
  • Provides consultations and interpretations on tests performed by the laboratory. 
  • Evaluates final reports for accuracy and highlights any abnormalities to the physician. 
  • Provides technical direction, planning and organization to relevant sections of the laboratory.
  • Trains and assists personnel in the proper implementation and operations of all routine and complex procedures. 
  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures such as fine needle aspirations and bone marrow biopsy and performs procedures as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form. 
  • Shares on-call schedule as per requirements. 
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned. 

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Anatomic Pathology. 
  • 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 Anatomic Pathology, 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. 

Research Responsibilities

  • Participates in clinical and basic and educational research projects in area of specialization in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of hospital.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties associated with the running of the department. 
  • Participates in departmental meetings and serves on 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. 
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures. 
  • Participates in self and others education, training and development, as applicable. 
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school, completion of required period of training in specialty and/or subspecialty, with board certification by an approved Specialty Board, membership and/or fellowship status in the United Kingdom and/or Canada or their equivalent. 
  • Seven (7) Years of training in specialty or subspecialty plus postgraduate Experience Required training experience must be equal to or exceed seven (7) years' experience in the subspecialty.

 

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