Plastic Surgeon Consultant - Jeddah - Saudi Arabia

  • Location

    Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Physician

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive package (tax free) with benefits

  • Contact email:

    info@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    644

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 YEAR

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-30

Our client in Saudi Arabia is seeking a Consultant Plastic Surgeon for a role in a department performing reconstructive surgery. 

Main Facts:

  • Full time, role with 48 hour working week
  • Public Sector hospital
  • Secondary care hospital providing some tertiary services and holding JCI accreditation
  • Full support from junior medical staff
  • Clinical and educational duties
  • Competitive package with benefits
  • 40 days holiday per year plus study leave and public holidays
  • Requirement for FRCS, American Board of Plastic Surgery or equivalent specialist qualification
  • Data Flow Report required before mobilisation

The Position

An experienced western trained and qualified plastic surgeon consultant is sought for a full time role with one year renewable contract in a government sector hospital in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. The hospital holds JCI Accreditation for all hospital programmes since 2015, has 24/7 emergency department, 500 + beds and provides primary, secondary and selected tertiary care services including neurosurgery, ophthalmology, ENT, general surgery, urology, orthopaedics, cardiac surgery, internal medicine, intensive care, paediatrics, all medical and paediatric subspecialities, anaesthesia, radiology and full laboratory services.

The successful candidate will join a team of consultants, specialists and resident plastic surgeons performing general and specialised reconstructive surgery, managing in patients and out patient clinics. Part of the duties include teaching and supervision of residents and opportunities for clinical research are available and encouraged. Much of the work involves reconstruction following injuries sustained in war. 

The employment contract is for 12 months duration and is renewable. 

In order to meet the eligibility criteria for this role, you must have:

  • Medical degree from WHO approved school
  • Residency in plastic surgery completed in western country
  • Board certification or Fellowship in plastic surgery (accepted qualifications include American Board of Plastic Surgery, FRCSC, FRACS, FRCS / CCT, Fachartz and equivalents)
  • Clean practice license in current jurisdiction
  • Fluent English communication

Employee Benefits

  • Salary SAR 50-60K per month, tax free
  • Family or single accommodation in secure compounds with the option of accommodation allowance instead
  • Family healthcare cover
  • Return flights
  • Education allowance
  • 40 days annual leave, 14 days study leave and public holidays
  • Local transportation from accommodation to work provided
  • Malpractice cover
  • One year contract, renewable

The Hospital

This position is based at a 500+ bed hospital in the centre of the city of Jeddah. The hospital provides primary, secondary and selected tertiary care services and all programmes hold JCI accreditation from the USA and are actively enrolled in the JCI programme.

There is a family medicine department, 24/7 emergency department and full range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services, radiology, anaesthesia and pathology. It is renowned for its cardiac services and also provides neurosurgery, plastic surgery and orthopaedics in addition to general surgery.

The collegial relationships between departments are strong and consultation with other specialists is easy, either formally with multidisciplinary meetings or informally as required. There is an active CME programme and opportunities for clinical research.

The Location

Jeddah is the capital city of the Hijaz Region of Saudi Arabia and is the commercial capital of the country. Situated on the Red Sea, it is a major port city, the second busiest in the region after Dubai. It is also the gateway to Mecca and Medinah and is therefore an important city for religious pilgrims and business alike. It has a population of over 4 million and is one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the Arab world. Its proximity to the sea has permitted water sports and there are beach clubs, swimming clubs, sailing and surfing. Fish is the base of the cuisine. There is an excellent choice of accommodation, schools (including many international schools) and recreational activities with the resorts of the Sinai just a short flight away.

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