Dermatology Consultant

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/07/07 09:20:36 Expires 2024-09-05 Ref: JB1100050155

Job Description

Job Summary

Consultant is responsible for providing care for his/her patients (inpatient and outpatient) maintaining a high-level of professional performance in accordance with below:

  •      Evidence based medicine.
  •     Professional medical ethics and CBAHI / JCIA standards.
  •      Hospital medical by-laws.
  •     Laws of Ministry of Health in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other

     applicable regulations according to the departmental quality plan.To provide consultation services to the patients (inpatient and outpatient) whenever requested by other consultants.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.
  •    Provides patient care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges for both in-patients and out-patients.
  •    Practices within the framework of clinically relevant and scientifically valid standards, guidelines and criteria.
  •   To perform duties in the Dermatology outpatient clinic evaluating patients with skin diseases on a daily basis.
  •     Conducts regular ward rounds on his own and/or as a team to  formulate a multi-disciplinary treatment plan.
  •    Provides consultation service to inpatients in his area of expertise.
  •     Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on his/her patients within the range of the specialty.
  •     Performs the dermatologic procedures e.g. PUVA therapy, skin biopsy, cryosurgery, excision.
  •    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.
  •    Responds to emergencies to offer advice and actively participate with problems if required, related to his/her specialty.
  •   Provides on-call emergency coverage for dermatologic  emergencies.
  •   Observes and upholds the patient rights of security, confidentiality and privacy.
  •    Maintains appropriate records of all patients with accurate, timely legible completion of patient medical records.
  •    Consultant has a leadership role in the organization performance.
  •    Supervision of duties of assigned junior staff whenever applicable.
  •     Provides leadership for performance-improvement functions in the process of measurement, assessment and improvement of both clinical and non-clinical process as part of the Departmental Quality Plan.
  •    Active participation in Continued Medical Education (C.M.E.) through educational hospital activities (morning report meetings, grand rounds, clinical tutorials and seminars, journal club, radiology or clinico-pathological conferences). Also, through National and International meetings, conferences and symposia.
  •    Participation in review of literature, case reporting and clinical studies/research.
  •    Active participation in training program related to his field and organization within the hospital for training of junior medical staff and in-service training for nursing staff and technicians.
  •     Continuous update of his knowledge in the medical field as well as continuously upgrading level of skill in his/her field of profession.
  •    Participation in committee meetings assigned to him/her (e.g. Quality Improvement, Infection Control, etc.).
  •      Abides by Department Policies and Procedures, as well as  hospital by-laws, Rules and Regulations. Responsible to educate patients /families as per their needs and to implement their whole role regarding patient / family education process as mention in patient & family education policy and procedure including documentation in patient medical record.
  •     They are knowledgeable about their essential role in patient and family education.
  •    Involves the patient/families in plan of care and respects patients/families regarding their goals and choices of patient care.
  •     Provides health promotion and health teaching thru methods appropriate to a patients’ developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference, culture and situations.
  •    Allots time necessary to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient education provided to patients/families with appropriate documentation.
  •     To carry out any other assignments as directed by Hospital Administration and/or the department head and within the realm of his knowledge, skills and abilities.

Reporting to

·         Head of Department
Liaises with: Consultants of his/her specialty, of other specialties within the department, Consultant of other departments, nursing staff, other health care professionals, patients and their families.


  •      EDUCATION :
  •     Required

Either American Board, or Canadian Fellowship, or MRCP, or  Equivalent

  •           Desirable

Higher qualifications in his specialty, if any


  •            Required
  •  Minimum five (5) years experience Post Qualification.
  •     Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of specialty.
  •      Registration in Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and/or Current license to practice medicine in Saudi  Arabia.
  •            Desirable

                           ·           Additional experience in a sub-specialty

                           ·           Academic affiliation.





  •     Demonstrates leadership and administrative skills.
  •     Fluent in spoken and written English.
  •     Communication in spoken Arabic is desirable.
  •   Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal  communication skills.
  •     Is knowledgeable of the Medical by-laws.
  •      Knowledge of computer application.

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Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Physicians
Employment Type Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career

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