Otolaryngology (ENT) Head and Neck Consultant

Otolaryngology (ENT) Head and Neck Consultant

  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, KSA
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital’s policies and procedures.

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:

  • 7 years of training in specialty or subspecialty plus post-training experience required.


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

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides required patient care and management in Otolaryngology, in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFSH&RC
  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his 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 KFSH&RC
  • Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptable, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practices and patient discharge
  • Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are records.
  • Assesses patients’ diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/procedures.
  • Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses patients under care. Documents findings in medical records
  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures/surgery and performs procedures/surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form
  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly
  • Attends specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures treatment areas and shares on-call schedule as per requirements.
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • 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, in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, following and implementing them on selective basis to improve technical standards
  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the development
  • 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 KFSH&RC

Administrative Responsibilities

    • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Chair 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 cross 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