Genetics/Metabolics Consultant

Genetics/Metabolics Consultant

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


To preside high quality patient care in the assigned subspecialty of the Department of Genetic and Precision Medicine (GPM).

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:

  • Provides patient care that meets or exceeds the standards set by the JCIA/CBAHI
  • To provide specialized care for pediatric patients on the in-patient and outpatient services
  • Participates in the various hospital/departmental medical reviews and investigations.
  • Supervise and involve in the research study/works of the junior staff
  • Participate in the Quality Improvement Management.
  • To provide consultations to other divisions with the Department of Pediatrics and to other department within the hospital as requested.
  • Participates actively in departmental educational program development
  • To teach and supervise Assistant Consultant, Interns and Residents in the Department of Genetic Precision
  • Participates in the on-call schedule of the Department as well in assigned subspecialty on-call rotations, in Accordance with the rules and regulations of the Department 
  • Fulfills his/her obligations related to Patient Records
  • To serve on medical staff committees as directed by the Chairman of Department of Genetic Precision Medicine
  • To abide by the rules, policy and procedure of the Department and the Hospital
  • To be responsible for the patients under his care.
  • Performs other job related duties as directed by the Chairman of Department of Genetic and Precision Medicine and the Executive Director of the Medical Services