- Family Status Contract
- Twelve (12) Months Initial Contract - Renewable
- Free Furnished and fully equipped Housing - Villa
- Free Utilities, including local phone calls
- Free and Extensive Recreational Facilities
- Free Healthcare available at KKESH including authorized dependents
- Forty-five (45) calendar days of Paid Vacation per year including Saudi Holidays
- Five (5) days educational leave per contract year
- Five (5) days business leave per contract year
- Three (3) days compassionate leave
- Mobilization and Repatriation Airline Tickets including authorized dependents (spouse and 2 eligible children only)
- Annual Airline ticket to Point of Hire or equivalent including authorized dependents (spouse and 2 eligible children only)
- Annual Salary Increase
- End of Service Award
- Medical degree,
- American Boards, or Canadian FRCPC, or FRCS (UK & Ireland), or Western Europe equivalent, or Australian boards, and
- Valid and current medical license/registration in North America, Western Europe, or Australia/New Zealand, and
- A minimum of 3-5 years post-specialty certification experience in the specialty area in a mid- to large-size hospital in North America, Western Europe, or Australia/New Zealand.
- Must qualify to be classified as a Consultant by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
The Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Division provides care to children 12 years and younger with amblyopia, congenital cataract and glaucoma, hereditary and congenital disorders, tear duct disorders, or tumors, especially retinoblastoma. In addition, the evaluation and treatment of motility disorders and strabismus are provided to patients of all ages. The services of certified orthoptists are important components of the division, offering special eye measurement tests, as well as treatment with glasses, prisms, and occlusive therapy.
- 4 ophthalmic consultants
- 2-4 one-year subspecialty fellows
- 2-4 rotating residents
The services/functions of the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Division are as follows:
- Comprehensive evaluation, including cycloplegic refraction, alignment and motility assessment, electrophysiological testing, ultrasonography, and visual fields;
- Amblyopia management, including patching and refractive correction with glasses, contact lens, or IOL implantation;
- Retinoblastoma management in collaboration with consultants from the Vitreoretinal Division and the Department of Medicine (Pediatrician);
- Surgical management of strabismus, congenital cataract, congenital glaucoma, and nasolacrimal obstruction.