Emergency Assistant Consultant (Adult EM – Pediatrics EM) – King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz University Hospital – Saudi Arabia

Position Purpose

To provide medical care for the overall management of patients that lie within the scope of services of their specialty and their privileges. To contribute to administration, education and research at KAAUH.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

Assistant Consultants are expected to:

  • Have a practical understanding of KAAUH Mission, Vision, Values, Bylaws, Code of Ethics, Code of Professional Conduct and all Policies and Procedures related to their Job.
  • Practice KAAUH values: Patient-Driven, High Reliability, Teamwork, Professional Ethics, Learning and Sharing, Performance-Driven


  • Assistant Consultant Shall contribute to the following three (3) performance areas:
  • Assisting Consultants in their clinical work by providing patient care at their level in accordance with the delineated scope of services and granted privileges.
  • Patient care includes encounters such as consultation services, follow-up care, performing procedures, sharing in on-call duties and other clinical duties as assigned by Supervising Consultant, Head, or Chairman.
  • All clinical duties (including on-call duties) will be assigned equally and fairly to the pool of available associate and assistant consultants at the discretion of the Section Head and the Chairman of the Department in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Patient care is delivered in outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, emergency room, operation room, day unit, intensive care units, etc.
  • Practicing patient care in accordance with up to date best practices and based on scientific evidence under the supervision of the consultant.
  • Abiding by KAAUH quality improvement initiatives and practices and ensuring a safe healing environment for the patients (this includes compliance with hospital accreditation requirements).
  • Empowering patients and their families to become active partners in their health and wellness, and contributing to an excellent patient experience.
  • Expressing stewardship through having a high sense of accountability, appropriate utilization of resources, and focusing on efficient patient care processes.
  • Supervising the work of residents under their responsibility, in addition to contributing to their professional development and providing feedback on their performance evaluations.
  • Provide clear understandable information to patients that related to health and case.


  • Undertaking administrative duties whenever required particularly in association with:
  • Patient-Care, such as: Developing Clinical Management Guidelines, Clinical Pathways, and Evidence-Based Best Practices.
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement, such as: Audits, Peer Reviews and Morbidity & Mortality rounds, etc.
  • Any administrative requirements, task or duties needed for the development of their division, department, executive department or hospital within the process of commissioning or operating as deemed necessary by the Supervising Consultant, Head, Chairman, Executive Director or CEO respectively.
  • This includes but is not limited to: Procurement requirements, recruitment of medical staff and manpower planning, developing policies and procedures and improving processes, developing department manuals, being members of committees, collaborating with other hospital departments, etc.

C-Education & Research:

  • Participating in general undergraduate and post-graduate teaching activities and planning.
  • Providing regular teaching to all team members (senior and junior) appropriate to their level.
  • Participating in the educational activities in the service, section and department, e.g. Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Daily morning meetings, etc.
  • Taking advantage of continuing professional development events at KAAUH, and ensuring CME recertification requirements are maintained.
  • Ensuring having the minimal requirements and knowledge to conduct scientific research.
  • Participating in research activities within the department /hospital and working towards having scientific publications.


Qualification and Experience

Education and Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • Graduated from Medical school recognized by SCHS.
  • Successful completion of one year of Internship.
  • Certification by the appropriate specialty recognized by SCHS.
  • Current SCHS Registration/License or equivalent OR Candidate must meet the SCHS criteria for registrar classification in the specialty.


Successful Completion of Two (2) or more years of training in the specialty recognized by SCHS with post license as registrar.






Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-30
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Company Industry: Medical/Hospital

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Nationality: Saudi Arabia
Degree: Doctorate

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