Chairman Anesthesiology - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, almost 1,000-bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia

he Department of Anesthesiology is comprised of 70 staff anesthetists who are involved in clinical care, education, research and administration in various areas throughout the hospital.

The Department of Anesthesiology provides perioperative care to the many patients that come through the operating rooms each year. King Faisal Specialist Hospital performs approximately 15,000 surgical procedures per year, which include cardiac, neurosurgical, vascular, orthopedic, plastic, ophthalmologic, gynecologic, urologic, and general and minimally invasive surgery. We also provide anesthesia care to patients undergoing procedures in locations outside the main operating room such as Labor and Delivery, the Radiology suites, Radiation Therapy and Endoscopy Unit.

The Department has seven subsections:
* Cardiac Anesthesia
* Transplant & Cancer Anesthesia
* Obstetrics & Outlying Anesthesia
* Pediatric Anesthesia
* Orthopedic & Plastic Anesthesia
* Neuro Anesthesia
* Pain Management

Position Requirements:

  • Medical Degree
  • National Board Certification from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, or New Zealand in Anesthesia
  • Ten years post-specialty certification experience working in Anesthesiology within a large, tertiary-care hospital setting
  • Five years current experience as a Chairman or Department Head in Anesthesiology
  • Must have original articles in peer-reviewed journals (cited in index medicus, etc) (minimum of 10 original papers).

Benefits Include:

  • Tax-free income
  • Married-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Education allowance for up to four eligible dependents
  • Professional leave and allowance
  • Six calendar weeks of vacation
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.



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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, with 894 beds (inclusive of 170 day beds), is the most high acuity tertiary-care centre in the entire Arabian Peninsula. Opened in 1975, it is constantly expanding and updating its facilities and services, and has the latest in technology and treatment methods.

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