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Saudi Arabia needs services of Pakistani doctors

Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia required the services of Pakistani medical professionals on the urgent basis. Managing Director of Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC) Saeed Ahmad Sheikh told APP on Monday that Saudi Health Ministry will conduct the interviews very soon to select the medical professionals.

He said that Consultants- all specialities, specialist and Resident in nephrology, neonatology, emergency, neurosurgery, NICU, radiology, ICU, endocrinology, family medicine, rehabilitation and infection control will be selected. Minimum qualification and experience required for Consultants would be FCPS or equivalent foreign qualifications with 5 years experience after specialisation and maximum age limit must be 58 years. While minimum qualification and experience for Specialists must be FCPS or equivalent foreign qualifications plus 3 years experience after specialisation and maximum age limit would be 50 years.

Minimum qualifications and experience required for Residents will be MBBS with minimum 3 years experience with part-I of residency in the relevant field and maximum age limit 40 years.

He said that interested candidates may submit their applications on the "Personal History Form" of the Corporation along with two photographs, copies of educational and experience certificates, copy of CNIC, latest resume (indicating e-mail and telephone numbers), to Executive Director OEC, Red Crescent Building, Dr Pota Road, Karachi upto October 14. Interviews will be held on October 15 and 16.

Applications are also invited for specialists and consultants in Family Medicine having at least MCPS or FCPS or fellowship in family medicine from other countries or MRCGP-UK (but not MRCGP-Int). They will work under MOH and will be posted in Saudi Post Graduate family medical centers mainly in cities.

Interested candidates may apply on OEC's "Personal History Form" along with two photographs, copies of educational and experience certificates, copy of CNIC, latest resume (indicating e-mail and telephone numbers), etc to Executive Director (Operations), OEC, PMI Auditorium Building, Near Zero Point, Islamabad. "Personal History Form" can be downloaded from OEC website: www.oec.gov.pk with application fee of Rs 500/-(Bank Draft) in favour of OEC). Last date for receipt of applications is October 15, he said.

Copyright Associated Press of Pakistan, 2011