Consultant Accident & Emergency Medicine

Prospect Health

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: QP377-1038

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The largest provider of private care in Saudi Arabia and our long-standing partner has requested that he we help them locate a suitably qualified consultant of accident and emergency medicine to join their team in their newest facility based in al Khobar in the eastern province.

This position is for a consultant of ER medicine. The Al Khobar facility is the newest in a number of expansions planned for the group in the kingdom with more to come in Al Ahsa and a medical city planned for 2021.

Locational Highlights

In the case of Khobar, with Bahrain being 30 minutes away it's more than possible to enjoy the nightlife offered in Manama, with a much less restrictive lifestyle and no prohibition.

The culture revolves around the religion of Islam, but unlike other cities in the kingdom there is a large proportion of expatriates particularly those that work with or for Saudi Aramco. This brings a slightly more relaxed approach to the conservative lifestyle that the kingdom is synonymous with. The diversity of people is uncountable, with individuals from all corners of the globe relocating to Saudi Arabia. Everyone, no matter what their walk of life, seems to relish in the rich cultural history that Saudi Arabia has to offer.

Key Duties

- Responsible for the management of assigned clinics as per the approved rota by the Medical Director
- Responsible for the initial assessment, requesting of investigations, analysing the rest results, diagnosis, treatment, reassessment and any follow up.
- Admit the patients under their care whenever indicated within the limits of the approved and assigned privileges.
- Prescribe or administer therapy, medication and other specialised medical care to prevent illness or disease.
- Serve on hospital committees as requested.
- Explain procedures and diagnostic results with patients and their attendants.
- Responsible for the monitoring of patients condition and progress and re-evaluate/ re-asses with the patients and their attendants.
- Refer patients to other specialists when needed, also consult with, or provide consulting services to other physicians when needed.
- Be on-call as per hospital policy, as needed and will assume duties of department coordinator when needed.
- Take daily rounds for their in-patients and referred patients.
- Responsible to attend code blue
- Identifying and appropriately transferring all the medico-legal cases on time with the proper documentation and information to the hospital.
- Ensure that all reports and information as required by the clinical director/ medical director are approved.
- Participation in the provision of clinical/academic activities in the hospital

Package and Benefits

- Tax Free Salary of between £12k and £15K per month
- Fully furnished family accommodation
- Incentive Scheme
- 15 days of salary per year as an annual bonus
- Healthcare Insurance for yourself and dependants
- Child Education
- Continuous Medical Education
- Free Transportation
- Annual Air Tickets for yourself and dependants
- Free Malpractice Insurance Coverage

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

Person Specification

- Demonstrates teaching skills in respect of junior medical staff, patients and their families.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff, patients and their families.
- Awareness of sensitivity to cultural issues
- Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
- Ability to work within a service and organisation committed to achieving accreditation


Qualifications and Requirements

The following qualifications are accepted with 1 years experience or more

- UK/Ireland CCT/CCST/ MRCP/FRCS qualifications
- GMC Specialist Registration
- American Board Certification (only approved boards by American Board of Medical Specialities accepted)
- Fachartz (German Board)
- French Qualifications (DIS, DES, CES, CIS)
- Italian/Spanish/Greek Specializations
- Canadian Fellowship with 2 years post board experience
- 2 years post qualifying experience at a full consultant level
- The ability to speak Arabic is not essential although beneficial

What Happens Next?

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About the Company

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You will benefit from the different approach we take to recruitment in the healthcare sector. You will have access to our specialist team of consultants and with their extensive industry knowledge and experience they will provide you with market leading advisory and recruitment service.

As our clients, you will have access to our talent network and with the support of our cutting edge technology we can provide candidates who will positively contribute to your businesses success and quality of care.

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Consultant salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 20,500

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