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Specialist Registrar Hospital Doctor Neurology / Neurologist in Asir - Saudi Arabia on a fixed term / permanent basis; working for our client via Workplace Doctors

*** Location: Asir - Saudi Arabia
*** Speciality: Medicine- Neurology / Neurologist
*** Pay rate: Specialist Registrar Monthly salary: SAR 28,900 to SAR 40,000 plus below mentioned benefits
*** Role: Specialist Registrar Hospital Doctor (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 - Specialist Registrar Hospital Doctor Neurologist to work with our esteemed and reputable client in their medical facility in the Asir Region, Saudi Arabia.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities

a) The Specialist Registrar Hospital Doctor 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 Registrar Hospital Doctor 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 Registrar Hospital Doctor 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 Registrar Hospital Doctor shall abide by the MOH (Ministry of Health) ‘Guide to Ethical Conduct and Behaviour’ (copy available directly from the Ministry of Health or at


Region: Asir
Area: 81,000 km²
Population: 2.881 million (2010)
Official language: Arabic
Currency: 1 Riyal = 100 halalah

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.

‘Asir’ province is as if sitting over the shoulders of moving clouds like in a fantasy.  The diversity of the terrain is reflected in its towering mountains, flat plains, beautiful marine and coastline rich in spectacular scenery in vibrant colors. It is located to the east of Halbaa, coming under Namas municipality.  The area is rich in ancient rock carvings, some dating back to pre-Islamic periods, as well as drawings of many different animals and hunting and battle scenes on the rocks, in addition to Islamic literature in early Kufic.

The salubrious climate, beautiful heritage buildings, palaces, and the historic castles in Asir will take you to the most beautiful times.

A good place to start your discovery and adventure is to visit the popular Al Sawdah market, where you will find many ancient and natural products. Ride the Telpherage cable cars to the Al Sawdah scenic resort. Don’t forget to stop at Rejal Ma, it will inspire your senses with beauty and fragrance.

There are many opportunities to engage in adventures in the Asir mountains, from rock climbing to biking in rugged mountain trails, and enjoying the scenic mountain landscape at Mount Al Sawdah. Ride the hot air balloons to get fantastic views of the breath taking areas, or ride the cable car in a dreamy tour along with outstanding pleasure and delight.

Asir is rich in wildlife and is home to many animals like deer, lynx and Nubian Ibex, in addition to varieties of birds that can be seen in the Aseer National Reserve in Al-Sowdah Mountain, the tallest peak in the Kingdom. The reserve has easy access through several directions, notably through Shafa amusement park, where, a Visitor Center, a Museum with several halls, plus balconies with superb views are located.

With its rich heritage and colourful past, Saudi Arabia is imbued with tradition and culture. The Kingdom has over 600 annual storytelling, dance and dramatic arts festivals. Of these, the colourful Janadriya Festival is the largest event, celebrating aspects of Saudi culture including fine arts, folk dancing, painting, weaving, literature, traditional and modern poetry.

Almost all items and well-known brands can be found in Saudi Arabia. Malls have an array of restaurants and fast food outlets like Domino’s Pizza, KFC and Starbucks. In addition to the modern malls, you will find every town has a variety of traditional shopping centres, and a number of fascinating souks (covered markets).

Abha City - City of haze, the Bride of the South and the administrative center of Asir region.  It is the kingdom of mountains and home of fantasy, she boasts of her appealing temperate summers.  Abha includes a large number of monuments and palaces, such as the Shada Palace of Rejal Alma, the old souks like the Tuesday market, where you can acquire antiques and precious memorabilia.  There are many modern commercial centers scattered throughout the city.  Abha visitors will return to their homes, bringing with them the most beautiful memories of the coolest trip of fantasy.


Our clients’ medical facility in the Asir Region, Saudi Arabia, consisting of a group of hospitals, each specialising in different fields of medicine including neuroscience and oncology. Consisting of over 100 beds, the hospitals are responsible for treating over 20,000 in-house patients and 250,000 outpatients per year.

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.

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 Neurology Medicine and departmental service manager, hospital manager– all job plans are made with the agreement of the doctor and needs of the Neurology Medicine department for the duration of employment.

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

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

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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