Chairman position

King Faisal Specialist Hospital
Riyadh (SA)
Closing date
4 Jul 2022
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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Gen. Org.)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Health Care Delivery 

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a tertiary care, state of the art Hospital situated in the cities of Riyadh, Jeddah, and Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hospital's vision is to be the specialized healthcare provider of choice for every patient. Our Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) since 2000 and has a combined bed capacity of 2,383 dispersed over three locations. 

KFSH&RC is the national referral center for Oncology, Organ Transplantation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Neurosciences, and Genetic Diseases with postgraduate education programs that support both Residency and Fellowship Training. The Research Centre at KFSH&RC pursues advanced research in the areas of Cancer, Cell Biology, Radiopharmaceuticals Production, Infectious Diseases, Stem Cell, and other programs dedicated to the advancement of science and the translation of research findings into better healthcare. We all in KFSH&RC strive to serve our society with the highest level of healthcare and best patient experience in integrated education and research setting.

We are seeking candidates for the Chairman position for the Department of Liver & Small Bowel Health Centre, Organ Transplant Centre of Excellence. The Centre provides multi-disciplinary tertiary care for patients with organ failure and surgical treatment for conditions that affect the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, and duodenum. It has one of the largest pediatric liver transplant programs worldwide. The ideal candidate will be responsible to run our Liver Transplant Program, which represents a significant component of the KFSH&RC Organ Transplant Centre. This year, a total of 87 liver transplantation procedures were conducted including cadaveric & living-related liver transplants. In addition, approximately 100 hepatobiliary and pancreatic procedures were carried out with a more than 95% survival rate. The selected and appointed Chairman will join a team of six consultant surgeons, four assistant surgeons, four consultant transplant hepatologists, and three assistant transplant hepatologists. 

Qualified candidates must have graduated from an accredited medical school, completed the required period of training, specialty, and sub-specialty with Board certification & membership or fellowship status in the United Kingdom or Canada, or equivalent. Sub-specialty training and certification (if applicable) are required. The chairman should have post-training (residency and fellowship, if applicable, i.e. after board certification or equivalent); independent clinical experience of at least (10) years and must have teaching and research accomplishments. Publications records must be original articles in peer-reviewed journals and the number of publications should be a minimum of 10. Administrative experience as Chairman/Deputy Chairman/Head of Section/Head of Medical Service or similar position should be a minimum of (5) years.

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Recruitment Department - International Recruitment
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre – Riyadh (MBC # 68 )
P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia
Telephone:  00966 1 442 7345

For more information about the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, please visit our web site at

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