Altaif, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/07/10 12:11:17 Expires 2024-07-20 Ref: JB1100050439

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • He is governed by the responsibilities outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws.
  • Provide and promote a high standard quality of care in general surgery.
  • Operate in the OR within his approved privileges.
  • Physically present in the OR to assess and supervise his assistant to conduct surgery when his assistant has no approved privileges to carry out the procedure under the category of Solo in the privileges form.
  • Expect to be present in the working vicinity during normal working hours.
  • To be available for contact at any time while in town.
  • Supervise the clinical, administrative and academic activities of members in the Division of General Surgery.
  • Chair all divisional meetings and forward copies of the minutes to the Chairman, Department of Surgery.
  • Attend and participate in the Department of Surgery staff meetings.
  • Make recommendations to the Chairman, Department of Surgery regarding the provisions of suitable, modem and functional equipment relevant to the service provided.
  • Carry out administrative duties for the Division of General Surgery as assigned by the Chairman, Department of Surgery, Executive Director, Medical Services and/or higher authorities.
  • Continuously upgrade and maintain the academic requirements, as well as skills by actively participating in the continuous medical education program in the hospital.
  • Review credentials and make recommendations to the Chairman, Department of Surgery regarding appointment of new staff members to the Division of General Surgery.
  • To review all the candidate's request for privileges ensuring that all privileges given to the members in the Division of General Surgery are according to their approved training, certification, to the level of their job description and category (as outlined in the table of the privileging form). The respective physician and Section Head will discuss any discrepancies that might arise to meet a mutual agreement (according to certification and classification) and sign the privileging form before submitting it to the Chairman for final approval. To inform and review all privileges that have been approved by the MCP&PC with the respective physician, updating as necessary.
  • Participate in preparation of the annual report for the Division of General Surgery to the Chairman, Department of Surgery.
  • Serve on medical staff committees as directed by the Chairman, Department of Surgery and/or the Executive Director, Medical Services, CR and/or higher authorities.
  • Participate in training and education of junior staff.
  • Attend and participate in all Division of General Surgery academic activities.
  • Responsible for the monthly division on call schedule.
  • Encourage members in the Division of General Surgery to undertake research activities.
  • Actively involved and participate in the ongoing quality management program.
  • Responsible for submitting approved TRA by the Chairman, to block his clinic or provide approved coverage by completing the clinic blocking form through the proper chain of command and blocking the OR prior to submitting the TRA to the Chairman for final approval. Ensure approval of proper TRA by the Chairman before going on leave.
  • Meet the CME requirements of Saudi specialization.
  • Maintain the spirit of teamwork in the Division of General Surgery.

Essential and Preferred Requirements: (P-Preferred, E-Essential, B-Beneficial)


  • Graduate from a medical school recognized by NGHA. {E)
  • Successful completion of a structured, accredited residency training program acceptable to NGHA. {E)
  • Certification by the appropriate specialty board approved by the Saudi Council for Health Specialties and acceptable to NGHA. {E)

Work Experience:

  • Total experience training and post-training should be equal to, or more than, seven (7) years. The candidate should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a tertiary care center in General Surgery after certification. Of this, at least one year should be abroad in a program acceptable to NGHA. A wide range of administrative experience is required-{E)




  • English Language Skills Level 1
  • Arabic Language Skills Essential
  • Computer Skills Basic




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Job Details

Job Location Altaif, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Full Time Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Director/Head
Years of Experience Min: 7
Required Certificate Saudi Commission For Health Saudi Council of Health

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