Cardiac Surgery Consultant

Cardiac Surgery Consultant

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Jeddah
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


The consultant Cardiac Consultant is responsible for  surgical procedures of the heart.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
      • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (RCPS-C)
      • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
      • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP)
      • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board/equivalent certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board/equivalent certification in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Netherlands, Greece and France (DIS).


Current and in a Good Standing Medical License to practice in country of residence.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate and perform second on-call physician for monthly roster (cardiac surgery).
  • Perform as primary operator in the various cardiac specialties, i.e. interventional and diagnostic cases, cardiac surgeries (CABG, open/close heart surgeries, implantation, etc.).
  • In-charge of assigned academic activities i.e. journal presentation, cardiac surgery lectures, etc.
  • Perform as Consultant in-Charge as delegated in the covered specialty area.
  • Participate/serve in the various hospital or departmental committee as directed.
  • Participate in the educational programs/activities as well as any graduate/postgraduate education that might develop.
  • Supervise and evaluate residents rotating in the cardiac surgery services.
  • Participate in the various hospital/departmental medical reviews and investigations.
  • Supervise and involve in the research studies/works of junior staff.
  • Must be flexible to cover other duties as needed by members of the staff.
  • Participate in the Quality Improvement Management.
  • Must strictly adhere hospital and medical protocols, policies and regulations.
  • Role model for junior staff in academic, clinical, social and ethical aspects.
  • Ensure delivery of cardiac surgery services on a higher professional level.
  • Perform other duties as delegated by the Chairman of Cardiac Sciences or Division Head.