Consultant Endocrinologist

  • Full Time
  • Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
  • No. of Vacancies: 1
  • Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Posted 2 years ago

A consultant is responsible for providing care for his/her patients (inpatient and outpatient) maintaining a high level of professional performance in accordance with:

  • Evidence-based medicine.
  • Professional medical ethics and JCIA standards.
  • Hospital medical by-laws.
  • Laws of the Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other applicable regulations according to the departmental quality plan.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing effective leadership of the department maintaining an appropriate quality plan using measurable performance improvement standards in the field of endocrinology.
  • Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that superior quality of medical treatment, compassion, and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.
  • Provides patient care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges for both in-patients and out-patients.
  • Practices within the framework of clinically relevant and scientifically valid standards, guidelines, and criteria.
  • Conducts regular ward rounds on his own and/or as a team to formulate a multi-disciplinary treatment plan.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on his/her patients within the range of the specialty.
  • Assessment and referral of appropriate patients under his/her medical care to other appropriate medical facilities as well as accepting referrals of patients with medical problems in his/her field of specialty.
  • Participate in the on-call rota of the department for patient care and admission.
  • Performs additional tasks and duties as assigned by Superiors.



Education: A minimum of:

Required: Either American Board, or Canadian Fellowship, or MRCP, or  Equivalent.

Desirable: Higher qualifications in his specialty, if any.



Required: Five (5)+ years experience Post Qualification.

Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of specialty.

Registration in Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and/or Current license to practice medicine in Saudi Arabia.


  • Additional experience in a sub-specialty.
  • Academic affiliation.


Competencies & skills:

  • Demonstrates leadership and administrative skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Communication in spoken Arabic is desirable.
  • Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable of the Medical by-laws.
  • Knowledge of computer application.

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