Periodontic Consultant – King Saud Medical City – Saudi Arabia

1. Consultant is responsible for providing care for his/her patients maintaining a high-level performance in accordance with:

  • Professional Saudi medical ethics
  • Hospital medical by-laws.
  • Laws of Ministry of Health in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other applicable regulations according to the department quality plan.

2. Is directly involved in the Periodontics procedures including infection control, pathology review and diagnosis, pain and anxiety control, hospital dentistry, emergency care and readiness and quality improvement.

3. Providing effective leadership of the department maintaining an appropriate quality plan using measurable performance improvement standards in the field of Periododontics.


  1. History taking, physical examinations, interpretation of common diagnostic tests and document patient condition .
  2. Providing Periodontic care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges for both in-patient and out-patient.
  3. Practice Periodontics within the framework of clinically relevant and scientifically valid standards, guidelines and criteria.
  4. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on his/her patients within the range of the speciality.
  5. Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases of teeth and surrounding
  6. Splinting of mobile teeth and extraction of non retainable teeth (including atraumatic extraction pprior to implant)
  7. Performs Surgical periodontal procedures as indicated in his clinical privilege.
  8. Performs Surgical procedure of implant placement and guided tissue regeneration as indicated in his clinical privilege.
  9. Esatblish recall treatment program (supportive periodontal therapy) to monitor oral health practices.
  10. Strict observation of joint consultation with colleagues for cases requiring expertise of different dental sub-specialist.
  11. Assessment and referral of appropriate patients under his/her medical care to other appropriate medical facilities as well as accepting referrals of patients with medical problems in his/her field of specialty.
  12. Respond to emergency to offer advice and actively participate with if required, related to his/her field of specialty.
  13. Monitoring adequacy of equipement and sterilization for the delivery of related health service to prevent cross- contamination.
  14. Effective treatment planning taking in consideration the comprehensive aspect.
  15. Observe and upholds the patient rights of security, confidentially and privacy.
  16. Maintains appropriate records of all patientswith accurate, timely legible completion of patient’s medical records.
  17. Provides education to patient and family about his/her care plan.
  18. Refers Finish cases for restorative or prosthosontic department in case of need for final restorations of teeth.
  19. Observe and upholds the patient rights of security, confidentially and privacy.
  20. Consultant has a leadership role in the organization performance.
  21. Provide leadership for performance improvement functions in the process of measurement,assessment and improvement of both clinical and non-clinical process as part of the department quality plan.
  22. Active participation in Continued Medical Education ( C.M.E) through educational hospital activities Also through national and international meetings, conferences and symposiums.
  23. Continous update of his knowledge in the medical field as well as continuously upgrading level of skill in hisher filed of profession.
  24. Participation in committee meetings assigned to him/her ( Quality Improvement, Infection Control, etc)
  25. Abides by Department Policies and Procedures, as well as hospital by-laws, Rules and Regulations.
  26. Supervise the junior staff in conducting their duties and responsibilities as designated by the department.
  27. To carry out other assignments as directed by Hospital Administration and/or the department chairman within the realm of his knowledge, skills and abilities. 






  • University PHD degree in his/her specialty
  • University Master degress in his/her specialty
  • Saudi Board or equivalent as well as American or Canadian Board.


Desirable: Higher qualification in his field if any.




  • Minimum ( 3-5) years experience post qualification of his specialty
  • Current valid licence to practice medicine in his area of specialty
  • Registration in SCHS and /or Current licence to practice oral medicine in Saudi Arabia


  • Additional Experience in a sub-specialty
  • Academic Affiliation


Job Details

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

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Entry Level
Nationality: Saudi Arabia

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