Neonatal Critical Care Consultant

Neonatal Critical Care Consultant

  • King Fahad Medical City
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Responsible for provide care fort babies after birth who need special attention and who continue to require specialized services. Some of the reasons include preterm birth, low birth weight, breathing difficulty, low blood sugar and infection.


  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 of experience after board


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides required patient care and management in the field of Critical Care in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFMC
  • Provides Critical Care to patients with medical and surgical conditions.
  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his/her care.
  • Liaises with various support service departments and medical specializations to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFMC.
  • Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care and patient discharge.
  • Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded.
  • Assesses patients’ diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities! procedures.
  • Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses inpatients under care.
  • Documents findings in medical records.
  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures and performs procedures as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form.
  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and modifies treatment accordingly.
  • Attends assigned shift as per department schedule.
  • Implements Clinical Pathways Guidelines for the department.
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of  Critical Care.
  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff.
  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Critical Care, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the department.
  • Participates in national and international medical conferences.

Research Responsibilities

  • Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers in accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFMC.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Chairman of the department.
  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees, as required.
  • Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital.
  • Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and, keeps updated of any changes that might occur.
  • Performs any other related duties, as assigned.