Bariatric Surgeon- Saudi Arabia

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    Physician, General Surgeon

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    Competitive package (tax free) with benefits

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 years

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Our client in Riyadh needs an experienced bariatric surgeon for a full-time role in a busy private hospital in the city centre. You can expect excellent facilities, western trained senior medical staff and a generous tax free salary package including accommodation, flights and health insurance. You will join the department of general surgery.

The Hospital

The hospital is part of a large private healthcare group in the Middle East, headquartered in Riyadh with facilities across the region. The group is expanding facilities in Saudi Arabia and across the regon and patient demand for services is very strong.

Working hours are 48 per week and 6 day working week is normal. Weekends in Saudi Arabia are Friday and Saturday. Employment contracts are for 2 years and renewable by mutual consent.

You need to have

  • a board certification in General Surgery with fellowship in bariatric surgery obtained after a structured residency or fellowship programme in a western country ie USA Canada UK Ireland France Germany Australia New Zealand South Africa etc
  • Fluent English communication and Arabic is desirable.
  • Valid unrestricted licence in country of current practise
  • A Data Flow Report will be needed before starting work.
You can expect a tax free salary paid in local currency (Saudi Arabian Riyals) but freely convertable to other major currencies, family accommodation, travel locally and internationally, family healthcare insurance cover and malpractice cover. 

The Location

Riyadh is the capital city of Saudi Arabia and the centre of political, economic, commercial, and financial activity in the country. Designated a global city, it has a population of almost 7 million and excellent transport links to the rest of the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

If you are interested in this position, please upload a recent CV and prepare a log book demonstrating the last 2 years surgical procedures.


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