Neonatology Specialist / Senior (Jeddah)  

  • A.TCOM
  • 12 May, 2019
Full time Pediatric Neonatology

Job Description

Our Client is one of the top-notch busiest private hospitals in Jeddah, KSA seeking an NICU Specialist / Senior to performs assessment and management of patients in an evidence based approach, according to standards of care, and in compliance with the institution bylaws and policies and procedures.


  • Assesses assigned patients and develops plan of care as per given clinical privileges, based on evidence based approach and standards of care and as per feedback of attending/ consultant physicians.
  • Documents assessment and plan of care as per the institution policies and medical staff bylaws.
  • For inpatients, develops discharge plan on day of admission and involves discharge planning service as early as possible if warranted.
  • Ensures that patients’ plan of care is implemented.
  • Performs clinical duties and procedures as per his/her granted clinical privileges, and documents this as per the institution policies.
  • Conducts education to patients and their families and engages them in the plan of care. Document given education in patients’ medical record.
  • Attends to hospital duties and responds to calls from hospital as per departmental /section call schedule
  • Attends departmental and general staff meetings and contributes ideas for improving efficiency, productivity and patient satisfaction.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices and represents the institution in a positive and professional manner in the community

 Working Condition

  • Working Hours: 45 Hours / Week
  • Working Days: 5 Days / Week
  • Shifts: Rotating Shifts (Morning, After Noon, Evening and Night Shifts)
  • Contract Period 1 Year Renewable
  • Probation Period 3 Months
  • On Call Duties: Divided per the number of specialists
  • Notice Period For Contract Termination: 60 Days


Minimum Qualifications Requirements listed below.

  1. Graduate of Medical School, recognized by the Medical Council of the country of origin.
  2. Completion of appropriate Structured Training (Residency and Fellowship) in Pediatrics / Neonatology  program(s) from the countries / qualifications listed in the option 1, option 2 or SCHS Licensed as Stated in the Option 3
  3. (Senior Specialist Level) 0 – 3 years of Independent Experience Post Training from countries listed in option 1
  4. (Senior Specialist Level) 0 – 5 years of independent Experience Post Training from countries listed in option 2
  5. (Specialist Level) Minimum of 2 years of independent Experience Post Training from countries listed in option 3

Option 1:

  • Australia: Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • Ireland: Certificate of Satisfactory Completion Specialist Training (CSCST)
  • France: DES or DESC or DIS
  • Saudi: Saudi Specialization Issued from Saudi Council of medical Specialties.
  • Canada: Specialization Certificate from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
  • United Kingdom: Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) Or Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).
  • United States: American Board Certification Recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties


Option 2:

  • France: DIS
  • Argentina: Specialization Certificate issued bythe Ministerio de Desarrollo Social y Salud.
  • Jordan: Jordanian Board
  • Spain: Título de Especialista (Professional qualification of a Specialist) Issued by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Germany: fachärztliche Anerkennung/urkunde
  • Italy: Diploma of specialized doctor granted by a rector of an Italian university
  • Pakistan: Fellowship of College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan (FCPS)
  • Portugal: Professional award of Specialist issued by the Ordem dos Medicos
  • Brazil: Título de Especialista
  • Tunisia: Certificate of a specialist doctor issued by the Ministry of Public Health
  • South Africa: Fellowship of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Algeria: Diploma of Higher Medical Studies from the Ministry of Higher Education
  • Sudan: Clinical Doctorate
  • Iraq: Iraqi Board
  • Oman: Certificate of Competence issued by the Omani Council Medical specialties
  • South Korea: Korean Certificate of Specialization issued by Ministry of health and Welfare in Korea
  • Kuwait: The Kuwaiti Board of the Kuwait Institute of Medical Specialties.
  • Lebanon: Certificate of Specialization issued from, university of Lebanon, Beirut American University, Beirut Arab University or The Makassed Charity Hospital.
  • Libya: Certificate of Medical Specialties Council
  • Malaysia: Clinical Master degree with minimum 4 years of clinical training
  • Arab Council of Medical Specialties: Arab Board
  • Egypt: MD or Egyptian fellowship
  • Nigeria: Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians/Surgeons. National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria
  • India: Doctor of medicine (MD) followed by Doctorate of medicine (DM); Master of surgery (MS) Followed by master of Chirurgery (MCh) Or Diploma in National Board
  • Hong Kong: Specialist training from recognized post-graduate training program in Hong Kong And fellowship of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM)
  • Japan: Clinical PhD with at Least 4 years of clinical training.
  • Greece: Certificate of medical specialization awarded by Greek region of medical specialization.
  • Netherlands: A Bewijis van inschrijving in een Specialistenregister. A Diploma Medical Specialist Awarded by Registration Committee Medical Specialists Issued by Medical Specialists Registration Commission (MRSC).
  • Finland: Certificate of degree of Specialist in medicine awarded by Finnish University
  • Croatia: Diploma on specialist training issued by the ministry responsible for health care).
  • Austria: Diploma of medical specialist issued by Austrian Medical Association
  • Hungary: Hungarian specialist certificate awarded by National Board of Examination Before 28 August 2004 awarded by Hungarian Ministry of Health.
  • Norway: spesialistgodkjenning issued by the den norske legeforening
  • Poland: (Specialist Diploma) diploma for the title of specialist issued by the Medical Examination Center.
  • Czec Republic: A special diploma (Specialist medical degree) awarded by the Czech Ministry of Health
  • Denmark: Certificate concerning the title of specialist Issued by the authority of health services
  • Sweden: Certificate of the right to use the title of specialist issued by the national Board of Health and Welfare of Sweden.
  • Switzerland: French: diplöme de médecin spécialiste; German: diplom als facharzt or Italian: diploma di medico specialist
  • Russia: Candidate Sciences with 3 years minimum clinical training
  • Belgium: Dutch: a bijzondere beroepstitel van geneesheer specialist; French: titre professionnel particulier de medecin special.


Option 3:

  • Jordan: Certificate of Jordanian Higher Jurisdiction from the University of Jordan
  • Pakistan: MCPS
  • Bangladesh: MD/ MS
  • Russia: Clinical Ordinature / Magista
  • Romania: certified by a specialist doctor issued by the Minister of Public Health
  • Philipine: Diploma of the Philippine Board
  • Cuba: Specialist Certificate from Ministry of Public Health
  • United Kigdom: Membership/Fellowship of the Royal Colleges
  • India: MD / MS / DNB
  • Yemen Certificate of Yemeni specialization from the Council of Yemeni specialties


Other Requirements:

  • Bilingual: English and Arabic



Basic Components Per Month  Per Year
~ Basic Tax Free Salary  $3,666.00 $43,992.00
Housing Allowance $1,013.33 $12,160.00
Professional and Medical Allowance  $1,013.33 $12,160.00
Transportation Services  $586.67 $7,040.00
Monthly Gross Salary (Paid in Cash) $6,279.33 $75,352.00


* Family Contract: Candidate, Wife or Husband and 2 Kids
* Air-Tickets: Employee, Spouse and 2 kids under 18 years’ old once annually
* Health Insurance:  Employee, Spouse and 2 kids under 18 years’ old
* Life Insurance: Provided
* End of Service: Based on Saudi Labor Law
* Annual Leave: 22 Paid Days
* Holidays: 9 Calendar Days
* Paid Scientific Leave: 7 Calendar Days every 2 years
~ Gross Salary  (Varies 20% +/-  based on your Qualifications, Experience Level and Clinical Skills)
Bonus from one up to two months basic salaries / Year (Average of One Month). It's Based on Revenues Generated by Physician, Performance on Patient Safety and Quality Indicators   
* This Position is subject to periodic review and may be changed at any time in consultation with the employee.
* Only eligible applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted for interview and will be kept informed. 
* We receive a large amount of highly qualified and experienced applicants making competition for each advertised position very tough. Not everyone can be selected for a position.
* If you applied to this position earlier and weren’t contacted by the agency that means your CV is either under review or not shortlisted.


Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia