Neurology Stroke Consultant

Neurology Stroke Consultant

  • King Fahad Medical City
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Responsible to provide accurate diagnosis and use investigations to provide safe and appropriate management of stroke.

Education / Qualification 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

Basic medical degree from recognized institution

Experience Post-Qualifications:

Minimum Three (3) years of experience after board


Valid and in a good standing Medical License in current country of practice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide high-standard patient care in accordance with the NGHA mission, vision and values in Neurology within the Department of Medicine.
  • To provide inpatient care for the Neurology patients admitted to the hospital either as the MRP or as the covering physician during rest hours, weekends, holidays or vacations of the MRP, accepting the inconvenience associated with the patient needs.
  • To provide care to Neurology patients in the ambulatory care facility.  The duration and frequency of this service is dictated by the needs and the regulations of the organization, the Department of Medicine and the Division of Neurology.
  • To provide Neurology consultations services to other divisions within the Department of Medicine and other Departments within the organization during the regular working and the on-call hours.
  • To perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic interventions and procedures in patients with neurological disorders for which he/she has been granted specific privileges based on his/her training, qualifications, experience and skills.
  • To participate in interpreting and reporting the neurological procedure such as EEG, Evoked Potential and Nerve Conduction study, and to perform EMG.
  • To participate in the on-call coverage in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Division of Neurology, the Department of Medicine.
  • To actively participate in Quality Improvement program of the department.
  • To provide close supervision of the clinical performance of subordinates and to provide them with a role model especially those in training.
  • To supervise the Neurophysiology Technologists and train them in her/his field of experience.
  • To serve in divisional, departmental and organizational committees as appointed by the Head, Division of Neurology, Chairman, Department of Medicine or the Executive Management of the organization.
  • To participate in scientific research, contribute into the department educational activities and post-graduate training programs in Neurology or Internal Medicine as well as education for Neurophysiology trainees.
  • To adhere to all rules and regulations of the Division, department and organization.  Consultants are expected to familiarize themselves and comply with both the APPs and IPPs.
  • To comply with all the professional and ethical standards and express adherence to the Medical Staff Bylaws of the organization.
  • To show the expected respect, at all times, to patients, their families, colleagues, subordinates and all other members of the healthcare team.