Head Nutrition Services - Medina, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital - Medina is a new, 300-bed tertiary specialist hospital located in Medina, Saudi Arabia.

When this brand new hospital opens at the start of 2020, it will be the newest campus of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, whose other sites are in Riyadh and Jeddah.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing administrative direction and coordination of all departmental services, including overall organization and administration of Clinical Nutrition Services
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures governing all aspects of Nutrition Services, based on current standards of practice
  • Developing expansions, additions, and modifications to meet changing patient needs
  • Coordinating with Management & Support Team in recruitment and selection of qualified candidates and maintaining professional growth and development of staff
  • Recommending and/or administering personnel actions, e.g., discipline, promotion, merit increases, etc.
  • Highlighting Food-Drug Interaction and documenting to clinical staff and in chart
  • Coordinating staff schedules and assignments
  • Using statistics as the basis for planning, forecasing, and justifying resources
  • Compiling ongoing records, e.g., procedures, patients, productivity, HR

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Nutrition or related title is required (please note, online degrees cannot be accepted)
  • Master's degree strongly preferred
  • Registered Dietitian, with current Clinical Dietitian license from the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia, or New Zealand
  • If have Master's degree, eight years of experience as a Clinical Dietitian in a mid- to large-sized tertiary hospital setting in the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia, or New Zealand, of which the past three years must be in a similar Director/Head role
  • If have Bachelor's degree, 10 years of experience as a Clinical Dietitian in a mid- to large-sized tertiary hospital setting in the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia, or New Zealand, of which the past three years must be in a similar Director/Head role

Benefits:

  • Tax-free income
  • Married-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Education allowance for up to four eligible dependents
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, the UK, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.



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Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina, an oasis set 620 meters above sea level in the mountains in northwest Saudi Arabia, is the second holiest city in Islam, and is home to 1.3 million people.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, population of approximately 33 million (2017 est. 63% Saudis, 37% expatriates), with mountains and the Red Sea on the west coast, the Arabian Gulf on the east coast, and the Empty Quarter in the middle.

Mecca and Medina, the two most holy cities in Islam, are located north of Jeddah. The country's majority religion is Sunni Islam. Common recreational activities pursued by Westerners: desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea, running, tennis, hiking in the mountains. more