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Radiologist

Radiologist

Job Code

30000589

Basic Function

To interpret and perform diagnostic and therapeutic imaging procedures within the Scope of Radiology Services Division.

Scope

Radiology services are provided in Dhahran Health Center, Ras Tanura, Abqaiq, Al-Hasa, Udhailiyah, and Tanajib. On site, radiologist coverage is provided in Al-Hasa, and Dhahran. The total examinations performed annually approximate 155,000. The service includes: plain films, fluoroscopy, GI studies, angiography, invasive procedures, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and nuclear medicine. Administrative support is provided by the Chief Radiologist. Professional supervision and monitoring is performed through a structured Quality Improvement Program, encompassing peer review and conferences.

Principal Contacts

Principal contacts are within JHAH including: referring physicians, radiology staff, other hospital staff and direct patient contact during the performance of imaging examinations. Daily contacts are made as consultations to ensure a high standard of medical care and to fulfill the Mission of JHAH.

Principal Duties

  • Serves as a diagnostic radiological consultant to Saudi Aramco physicians. When specifically requested through appropriate channels may consult with non-JHAH physicians.
  • Interprets all types of general radiological examinations. Interprets and performs those requiring fluoroscopy, special procedures, angiography, ultrasound, radioisotopes, CT, and MRI scanning within the limits of his/her training, experience, and clinical privileges, and with the approval of the Chief of Radiology.
  • Participates in physician conferences and rounds.
  • As requested may need to travel to Abqaiq, Ras Tanura, Al-Hasa and 'Udhailiyah for discussion of problem cases, clinical rounds or lectures. Will liaise and provide support for the clinics outside of the DHC when requested.
  • Works with other physicians on special projects and research programs as suggested or approved by the Chief Radiologist.
  • Responsible to work with tehnologists and when appropriate to instruct the technologists in specialized views and positioning of patients when unusual or difficult problems arise.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program of the Service to meet JCAHO and ACR standards.
  • Participates in the teaching of technologists and medical education of physicians and those in training.
  • Performs other miscellaneous related duties as requested by the Chief Radiologist.

Experience

 Specialized training or 4 years’ experience as a practicing radiologist.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Good command of oral and written English.
  • Must have the ability to adjust to group practice in an industrial environment involving an understanding of corporate organization, personnel administration.
  • Must be able to work with a positive attitude with colleagues of varying training background.
  • Capable of seeking solutions.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of medical ethics.

Competencies

6. Person-Centered Care
2. Documentation
5. Health Care Safety
1. Clinical Expertise
4. Health Care Reliability
7. Cybersecurity
3. Health Care Quality