The position of Colorectal Registrar is a senior position within the Colorectal Therapy Program at the KFSH&RC.
It has a clinical, education, research and leadership function with close collaboration with the Medical Director for the Hereditary Colorectal Tumor Registry in Saudi Arabia (HeCTR), our pathology and genetics departments and also with our IVF team in relation to our PGD (pre-gestational diagnosis) program.
The role entails patient and family education, counselling and advocacy; coordination of appointments and investigations for screening, treatment and follow-up; case finding, taking a family history including a genetic history and building the family tree; data base management, data collection and entry.
It is expected that the successful applicant will provide the experience and expertise necessary to establish the registry at a national level while assisting in building our profile at an international level.
- Tax-Free income
- Married-Status contract
- Accommodations provided
- Relocation Allowance
- Free flights home
- Generous vacations (54 days)
- Bachelorâs degree in Hospital Administration, and
- Six (6) years hospital experience required. Patient Education experience preferred.
- Bilingual (Arabic and English) â Spoken and written required.
- Have database experience.
- Have excellent communication skills and patient education experience.
- Have experience of project development.
The position of Colorectal Registrar is a senior position within the Colorectal Therapy Program at this hospital. It has a clinical, education, research and leadership function with close collaboration with the Medical Director for the Hereditary Colorectal Tumor Registry in Saudi Arabia (HeCTR), our pathology and genetics departments and also with our IVF team in relation Â to our PGD (pre-gestational diagnosis) program. The role entails patient and family education, counselling and advocacy; coordination of appointments.
The Colorectal Therapy Unit provides specialized holistic patient centered services for paediatrics and adults with stomas, enterocutaneous fistula, defaecatory disorders, and adults referred to the Section of Colorectal Surgery, throughout inpatient, outpatient, and home health care settings including nurse led clinics.
- Holistic assessment, diagnosis and treatment of individuals with stoma, colorectal wound conditions and defaecatory disorders.
- Anorectal physiology, retraining and biofeedback treatment for patients with defaecatory disorders.
- Identification of intrinsic and extrinsic factors that may delay the patient's progress.
- Collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
- Providing expert advice, and assisting with the plan of care for patients with stomas, enterocutaneous fistula, defaecatory disorders, and patients undergoing colorectal surgery.
- Providing assistance with specialist supplies as necessary.
- Patient and family education, counseling and support.
- Assisting with discharge planning and home supply issues.
- Providing and updating patient education material.
- Provision of an email and telephone patient helpline.
- Provision of a one week postoperative follow-up telephone service.
- Provision of a virtual defecatory disorder follow-up clinic
- Provision of a patient advocacy service for stoma patients as requested.
- Provision of a biannual ostomy patient news letter.
- Identifying educational needs of nursing staff and providing classes and materials for staff development.
- Development and provision of workshops and courses to aid advancement of skills and knowledge within the Kingdom.
- Sourcing, reviewing, trialing and assisting in the maintenance of specialist ostomy and incontinence supplies in the hospital.
- Collection and dissemination of data on patient visits.
- Involvement in research related to specialty.
- Identifying areas for performance improvement in program area, and planning, implementing and reviewing projects.
- Collection of data for the registration of patients with hereditary colorectal conditions
- Organisation and communication of investigations and appointments for colorectal cancer and familial adenomatous polyposis patients and their families
- Planning and organizing the colorectal tumour board activities
- Submission of tumour board and registry reports
Hours of operations:
0700 - 1700 Saturday to Tuesday
0700 - 1600 Wednesday