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Consultant - Cardiac Surgery

King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Our Cardiology Department is seeking exceptionally talented, adventurous and enthusiastic Cardiologists to enrich their team. The immediate need is for a Cardiac Surgeon.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Graduate from a medical school of good standing

  • Completion of required period of training in specialty and/or sub-specialty

  • Current Valid License in good standing

  • Board Qualification from Country of Origin:

    • USA: The American Board of Cardiology

    • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certification (RCPS-C)

    • UK: GMC/CCST Specialist Register 

    • Western Europe: Equivalence to above; Germany: (Facharzt), France: (DES)/CIS) or equivalent from relevant country

    • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College or New Zealand College


  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a tertiary care center post-board certification (or the relevant equivalence)

  • Medical research merits strong consideration

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals are highly desirable

Other Skills:

  • English, Level I - Essential

  • Arabic Languages Skills - Preferred

  • Computer Skills, Intermediate Level - Essential


  • 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.


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