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PEM Positions at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
 
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the King Faisal Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, seeks PEM attending physicians. The attendings are responsible for patient care, supervision of rotating resident physicians and contribution to the department’s academic and quality initiatives.

The mission of the King Faisal Hospital and Research Center Organization is provision of the highest level of specialized medical care in Saudi Arabia in an integrated educational and research setting. The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah provides comprehensive medical and surgical services to a large local and referral population. 

The pediatric emergency department has an annual census of approximately 10,000 patients. The spectrum of illness includes acute presentations of common pediatric diseases, oncologic and hematologic emergencies, complications of bone marrow and organ transplants, neurologic emergencies, and a variety of presentations related to congenital heart diseases. 
 
Applicants for the positions must have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in an emergency care/urgent care setting at attending/consultant level. Completion of residency training in pediatrics and appropriate board certification from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European community members, or Australia are required.

The compensation is commensurate with the qualifications and experience. Housing is provided by the hospital.  Generous annual leave and CME allowance, medical coverage to the employee and dependents, tuition allowance for dependents, annual bonus/employer contribution to severance package, and tax-advantaged income for citizens of many countries are just few of the perks of employment at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Jeddah.

 Jeddah is situated along the Red Sea. Cosmopolitan Jeddah has a beautiful "Old City" with buildings of historical interest, as well as modern shopping facilities, international cuisine, and a great variety of artwork. Numerous outdoor activities near Jeddah include desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea and hiking in the mountains. Mecca, the holiest city in Islam, is located only one hour from Jeddah. 

We request the interested candidates to apply with current curriculum vitae to:
Mwaffak Bashir, MD (email: [log in to unmask])
Acting Chairman
Department of Emergency Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (Gen. Org.) Jeddah
P.O. Box: 40047, MBC: J84, Jeddah, KSA 21499
+966 2 667 7777 Ext: 65560  Fax: 65567  Pager: 2408

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