Consultant Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Full Time
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client, a prestigious private hospital in Riyadh, is renowned for its commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare services. They are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Western-trained Consultant NICU to join their esteemed team.

  • Provide comprehensive care for critically ill and premature newborns in the NICU, including diagnosis, treatment, and continuous monitoring.
  • Perform advanced medical procedures such as intubation, central line placement, and administration of life-support measures.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on patient assessments, diagnostic results, and clinical guidelines.
  • Monitor and adjust life-support equipment and medications to optimize outcomes for neonates.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists, and other specialists, to ensure coordinated and effective care.
  • Conduct daily rounds, assess patient progress, and make necessary adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and families, providing updates on condition, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Participate in NICU-related research, quality improvement projects, and continuing education to stay current with advancements in neonatal care.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate medical records, ensuring all patient information is documented in compliance with regulatory standards and best practices.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior medical staff, including residents and fellows, to foster a culture of excellence in neonatal care.


  • Working Hours: 48 hours per week, with flexible straight shifts (daytime and night).
  • Contract Period: Initial 2-year contract, renewable upon mutual agreement.
  • Probation Period: 6 months.
  • Family Contract: Includes candidate, spouse, and up to two children.


  1. Graduation from a recognized medical school accredited by the Medical Council of the country of origin.
  2. Certification by the American Board, Canadian Board, or CCT or CCST from the UK in Pediatrics / Pediatric Neonatology
  3. Minimum of 3 years of post-certification experience.


  • Competitive salary range of SAR 60000 – 75,000, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and clinical/surgical expertise.
  • Housing or housing allowance provided.
  • Transportation or transportation allowance provided.
  • Child education allowance covering up to two children aged 6 to 18 (if available and within Riyadh).
  • Annual air tickets for employee and authorized dependents.
  • Health care insurance for employee and authorized dependents.
  • 30 days of annual vacation leave.


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