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Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar Obstetrics & Gynaecology / Gynaecologist in Northern Borders - Saudi Arabia on a fixed term / permanent basis; working for our client via Workplace Doctors

*** Location: Northern Borders - Saudi Arabia
*** Speciality: Obstetrics & Gynaecology / Gynaecologist Obstetrician
*** Pay rate: Specialist Doctor Monthly salary: SAR 28,900 to SAR 40,000 plus below mentioned benefits
*** Role: Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar (4+ 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 - Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar Obstetrics & Gynaecology to work with our esteemed and reputable client in their medical facility in the Northern Borders Region- Saudi Arabia.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities

a) The Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar standard duties and responsibilities include, as directed by the Consultant / Clinical Director / Employer to, inter alia:

  • participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of medical care to patients;
  • diagnose and treat patients;
  • ensure that duties and functions are undertaken in a manner that prioritises the safety and well-being of patients in accordance with MOH (Ministry of Health) guidelines;
  • assess patients on admission and/or discharge as required and write detailed reports in the case notes;
  • order and interpret diagnostic tests;
  • initiate and monitor treatment;
  • communicate effectively with patients and clients;
  • further progress knowledge of diagnosis and management;
  • participate in multidisciplinary clinical audit and proactive risk management and facilitate production of all data/information for same;
  • co-operate with such arrangements as are put into place to verify the delivery of all contractual commitments;
  • co-operate with such measures as are necessary to ensure compliance with the requirements of the directorate / department and related national legislation;
  • co-operate with investigations, enquiries or audit relating to the provision of health services;
  • comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, agreed training principles where appropriate, corporate policies and procedures and human resource policies and procedures (e.g. Dignity at Work, Flexible Working Scheme etc.);
  • attend at Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar Induction training before the commencement of the employment relationship is not paid, while induction training during the currency of the employment relationship is paid;
  • perform other duties as required by the supervising Consultant / Clinical Director / Employer.

b) Additional duties and responsibilities related to this post may be set out in the job description as issued by the Employer/ MOH (Ministry of Health) national contract

c) The Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar is entitled during his/her employment to regular review of his/her performance - including Research performance – by and together with the designated supervisory Consultant/ Clinical Director/ Lead Consultant / Head of Academic Department.

d) When carrying out these duties, the Specialist Doctor Hospital Registrar shall abide by the MOH (Ministry of Health) ‘Guide to Ethical Conduct and Behaviour’ (copy available directly from the Ministry of Health or at

Clinical Skills & Job Planning

The hospital endeavour to take into consideration any speciality / special interest of the candidate from review of their CV. The candidate is encouraged to take up interests as part of the job plan. Job plans to be discussed with the Clinical Lead of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and departmental service manager, hospital manager– all job plans are made with the agreement of the doctor and needs of the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department for the duration of employment.

Any agreed job plan is subject to review after 3 months- dependent of the needs of the department.


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.

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 salary position- with a full benefits package- including:

  • Attractive Salary (SAR 28,900 to SAR 40,000)
  • One year renewable contract
  • Air Tickets/Family Air Tickets to job location at beginning and end of contract
  • 35 calendar days paid annual leave
  • 11 paid holidays (5 for each Eid - (Muslim Religious Holiday) and 1 for the Saudi National Day)
  • End of service award for each year completed
  • Medical Insurance
  • Education allowance

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 4-9 years of experience, with any of the following qualifications:

  • Canadian – Higher Qualifications from the Royal Colleges
  • Australian - Higher Qualifications from the Royal Colleges
  • South African - Higher Qualifications of Specialty Colleges
  • United Kingdom- Higher Qualifications from the Royal Colleges
  • Ireland- Higher Qualifications from the Royal Colleges

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.

Do not miss out on this interesting and challenging career opportunity.

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