Consultant Anaesthesia - Obstetric / Anaesthetist in Northern Borders - Saudi Arabia on a fixed term / permanent basis; working for our client via Workplace Doctors
*** Location: Northern Borders - Saudi Arabia
*** Speciality: Obstetric Anaesthesia / Anaesthetist
*** Pay rate: Consultants Monthly salary: SAR 40,000 to SAR 65,000 plus below mentioned benefits
*** Role: Consultant (6+ years post graduate experience)
*** Start date: Flexible
***Registration: MOH (Saudi Ministry of Health) Registration Essential
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Workplace Doctors is currently recruiting for an experienced professional - Consultant Anaesthesia - Obstetric to work with our esteemed and reputable client in their medical facility in the Northern Borders Region- Saudi Arabia.
The Northern Borders Region (Arabic: منطقة الحدود الشمالية Al-Ḥudūd Aš-Šamāliyya) is the least populated region of Saudi Arabia. It is located in the north of the country, bordering Iraq and Jordan. It has an area of 111,797 km² and a population of 320,524 at the 2010 census (preliminary result). The region is sub-divided into three governorates: 'Ar'ar, Rafha and Turayf. Its capital is 'Ar'ar.
Saudi Arabia is made up of beautiful seas, impressive mountain ranges and breath-taking landscapes. It sits between mainland Asia and Africa. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become one of the wealthiest nations in the region thanks to vast oil resources. Sitting on more than 25% of the world’s known oil reserves, the country is capable of producing more than 10 million barrels per day. The Kingdom is one of the major players in the Arab and Muslim worlds, its stature built on geographic size, prestige as the birthplace of Islam, and oil. The working population is very multi-cultural due to a wide variety of job opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits for all nationalities.
Northern Borders & Surrounding areas
The Northern Borders is a land with rich history and endless adventures. It is also known for prominent archaeological and historical sites. Nature reserves and beautiful suburbs fill this region. Northern Borders have been the North Gate of Arabian Peninsula since antiquity; hence hold significant historical and geographical importance to the Kingdom.
Here, you find yourself in the midst of captivating landscape, beautiful gardens, nature parks, and desert sand dunes. You can also experience the thrill of hunting with falcons in the wilds, as it is the natural home for hawks. An adventure you can never forget.
Access to Northern Borders is easy from any part of the Kingdom because it is linked with the rest of the country by a network of modern highways. It is also strategic on the main routes between Jordan and Syria in the North and the Gulf States in the East. There are three regional airports in in the Northern Borders, ArAr, Rafha and Tarif, with air links to all other regions of the Kingdom.
ArAr City- It is a city with plateaus, valleys and plains, and home to falconry. ArAr is a fertile land for natural vegetation and herbs, which grow wildly in locations such as Awaisi and Bednah Valley, in addition, it is surrounded by hills and mountains like Mount Kathifah.
Present in the Northern Borders are a large number of archaeological and historical sites dating back to pre-Islamic era, especially in Bednah and Wadi Al-Shadhi in ArAr. The famous ruins in Tarif city are the foundation walls of Dukrah Palace. Rafha is the city of pilgrimage stations, and exquisite archaeological locations are found in Lainah.
In spring the territory in Northern Borders get an extensive green cover making it a paradise for Fiqa, a wild aromatic trees scattered freely that deliver prized Truffles (edible fungus). To break away from the routine of daily life, the sand dunes in the Nafud are the best for camping and practicing desert sports. For hunting enthusiasts, the nature reserves are replete with breeding grounds for falcons and different types wild fauna.
Varied dishes and cuisine are consumed in the Northern Border region. The population of the region depends primarily on local resources and animals for preparing popular dishes, such as milk, ghee, milk and dates which is the main food in the region. People also consume such delicacies comprised of desert animals like the lizards, hares and birds, as well as truffles (prized edible fungus), which the outskirt Bedouins collect them in season. Some important local delicacies are, Almelehi, Almrkoq, Almtaziz and Alwashiq.
The Northern Border region covers a vast area resulting in weather diversity every all days of the year. The average maximum temperature in summer is between 40° and 42° Celsius (104° to 108° F), and the minimum within 24° Celsius (75° F), while in winter the average minimum temperature is 16° Celsius (61° F), and the minimum is 3° Celsius (37° F).
The professionals working for our client come from all corners of the globe. They all share a common goal in making our client a leading tertiary care referral centre. Specialists from ranges of disciplines co-operate to provide the highest standard of patient care.
Our client strives to advocate a culture of learning and growth that promotes strategy focused organization, result-oriented performance, excellence, quality, transparency, originality and creativity. Extending knowledge and resources into the community is the hospitals aim.
In your role you will be expected to perform the required duties in the clinics, as well as provide the required care on the hospital wards.
You will also provide your consultation services in the in and out patient departments in your area of expertise and share the on-call duties as per the duty schedule.
You will supervise assistant and associate consultants plus support junior physicians and interns to develop their skills and to help evaluate their practice.
Remuneration and Job Benefits
On the site there is furnished accommodation for over 2,000 staff. Accommodation is allocated based on position and contract status
This will be a tax free salary position, with a full benefits package- including:
The Hospital Transportation System will provide transportation for employees to and from the airport as well as to and from the various client compounds and some areas inside the complex.
There are numerous recreational services available to employees including swimming pools, tennis courts, multi-purpose courts, running track, squash courts and a football pitch.
Our client also provides a community centre consisting of a nursery school, restaurant, a multi-purpose hall, supermarket, post office and bank. All your necessities are within a short distance, saving time and transport.
Qualifications and Requirements
The following qualifications are accepted:
The requirements of this role are, minimum 3 /4 years of post-fellowship experience, with any of the following qualifications:
The ability to speak ‘Arabic’ is not essential although beneficial.
Please note Saudi Arabia has instituted a mandatory retirement policy, with few exceptions. You will not be offered a position if you are 60+, or will turn 60 during the period of a one-year contract.
This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your experience in your career and to work with an organisation that supports their staff.
In this role you will be rewarded with an exciting job opportunity with a great culture, job satisfaction and an opportunity to use your skills.
Our client prides itself on high standards of professionalism and therefore you must possess excellent communication skills and a professional, enthusiastic manner to reflect this.
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