Consultant Nephrologist

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Dammam / Riyadh



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Medical Doctor



Monthly Salary




Responsible for coordinating and providing comprehensive service to patients to problems related to Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Liaise with other departments and administration to achieve the highest possible quality of medical service to patients.

Consultant Nephrologist is a head of dialysis unit and he is responsible to provide comprehensive medical care for all dialysis patient. This includes scheduling patients directly and supervising medical treatment. Required to respond to nephrology consultation from other health facilities in area as assigned by Chief Medical Officers. The Consultant is the link between his department and the administration. He raises all matters, problems and difficulties in the department to the administration, and from the other side he assures the achievement of the administration policy in the department. Running the outpatient clinic in two sessions a day for six days/week. Alternation with the other Consultant Nephrologist in receiving new cases in the Outpatient clinic. Having rounds to in-patient departments twice daily for six days a week. Alternates with the other Consultant Nephrologist in covering second on-call duties for 24 hours. Performing clinical procedures as required e.g. insertion of central venous catheter. Participating in different committees as required e.g. Dialysis Committee. Planning the policy of work in the department. Sharing with administration through staff meetings in marking plans for the work of the hospital in general. Evaluating the quality of work of the junior staff. Evaluating the progress of work in the hospital in general. The high quality of work in the hospital in a good challenge by itself to the practitioner, and is a strong drive for him to up-date his knowledge and refine his skill by attending meeting, conferences and lectures whenever chances arise. The consultants will participate and attend the hospital doctor’s meeting held fort-nightly for clinical cases presentation by the different departments. Attends Continuing Education, Infection Control and Performance Improvement programs to keep updated with the current practices.


Shall be a member of Royal College of Physicians in UK/Europe or equivalent qualification from a Western Country. Current license to practice medicine.

Minimum five (5) years experience as Consultant Nephrologist in a large hospital. Must speak and write English language fluently.


  • Salary Paid tax free
  • Incentives
  • End of contract bonus
  • Severance Pay
  • Free furnished accommodation with free recreation, sports and cultural facilities
  • Free transportation service
  • Up to 7.5 weeks paid annual leave per contract year
  • Up to 2 return airline tickets per contract year (including agreed dependents)
  • Free medical care & emergency dental care (including agreed dependents)
  • Educational Allowance per child (Maximum of 3 children, 4-18 years)
  • Study Leave of 10 working days per contract year and CPD courses
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