Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary Consultant

Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary Consultant

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


Within the mission, vision and values of Saudi Arabian National Guard – Health Affairs. Has specific knowledge of the Hepatology Division. Is a member of the Medical Staff and is eligible to diagnose, treat and when privileged, admit patients. Is a physician who is capable of independently providing high quality patient care in a tertiary, secondary or primary care setting. Governed by the Code of Ethics as adopted by NGHA.

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: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Certificate (FRCPS-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:

  • The total experience training and post-training should be equal to, or more than, seven (7) years
  • Should have a minimum of two (2) years experience in the sub-specialty abroad in a program acceptable to NGHA
  • Superior, or above average performance in areas of patient care and teaching/training activities
  • Productivity in medical research merits strong consideration
  • Successful completion of a structured accredited sub-specialty training program acceptable to NGHA


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Privileged to admit patients and take the responsibility as the main responsible physician (MRP) to admit patient of the specialty and runs outpatient clinics and consultations.
  • Privileged if adequately trained to perform diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy as per the Governing Body approved procedures
  • Ensures the adequate and complete timely documentation of patient’s medical records
  • Ensures a high quality professional standard of care, consistent with the resources available, is rendered to all patients.
  • Ensures that professional and ethical practice standards are maintained
  • Establishes, sustains and continues improvement in educational and professional standards
  • Supports undergraduate and postgraduate medical education
  • Supports and participates in research in all its forms
  • Promotes evidence-based manning
  • Encourages efficient utilization of available resources
  • Contributes to the strategic planning for community needs, resource allocation and quality improvement activities of HGHA
  • Promotes effective and efficient communication between the medical staff and other healthcare professionals
  • Provides continuous education of patients and their families
  • Promotes preventive medicine and community wellness activities 
  • Discharges the functions of the medical staff, departments and committees for which he/she is responsible
  • Ensures compliance with the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations adopted by the Medical Staff, Hospital and Organizational Policy and Procedures, and the Laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned