Central Sterile Supply Department Technician (CSSD) - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Central Sterile Supply Department/Medical Stores section is part of Logistic Services at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Logistic Services is also responsible for Procurement & Planning, Monitoring & Handling, ROYSPEC Services, Pharmaceutical Stores, Standardization Unit, Data & System Support, GCC Unit, and Information Unit.

The Central Sterile Supply Department/Medical Stores operates 24 hours per day between Friday and Tuesday. Wednesdays and Thursdays are covered by one on-call CSSD Technician.

This position involves the centralized processing and sterilization of patient care, reusable supplies, instruments,and equipment. These items are held in storage and then distributed, along with pre-packaged, pre- sterilized supplies, using distribution cart to the various patient care areas of the Hospital including the operating rooms.

CSSD Technicians work in the following areas:

  • main CSSD office: shifts are 6:00am to 4:00pm / 7:00am to 5:00pm / 9:00am to 7:00pm / 11:00am to 9:00pm / 1:30pm to 11:00pm
  • Level II and Level IV (Cardiac) operating rooms: shifts are 6:00am to 4:00pm / 9:00am to 7:00pm / 11:00am to 9:00pm / 1:30pm to 11:00pm
  • the dental department: one person is assigned during the day and one person is assigned for half the evening


  • High School Diploma, and
  • Completion of a CSSD training program.
  • Current certification with IAHCSMM or CBSPD is required.
  • A minimum of two years current, full-time experience as a CSSD Technician in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital in North America
  • Must have current case cart experience.


  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Annual Air Transportation
  • Medical coverage
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation

NOTE: Because we are a North American based recruitment company we are only able to recruit citizens of Canada and the United States.

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, with 894 beds (inclusive of 170 day beds), is the most high acuity tertiary-care centre in the entire Arabian Peninsula. Opened in 1975, it is constantly expanding and updating its facilities and services. Has the latest in technology and treatment methods.

Specializes in treatment of, and research in, cardiology, oncology, organ transplant, and genetic diseases. more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The capital city, population about 5 million and expanding into the surrounding desert at a rapid pace. Has extravagantly fanciful buildings, malls, and towers.

The social life for Westerners is enriched by events at the foreign embassies in the city. After people acclimatize to the heat, they play sports: golf, tennis, hockey, soccer, sand-board.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, population of almost 27 million, with mountains and the Red Sea on the west coast, the Arabian Gulf on the east coast, and the Empty Quarter in the middle.

Mecca and Medina, the two most holy cities in Islam, are located north of Jeddah. The country's majority religion is Sunni Islam. Common recreational activities pursued by Westerners: desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea, running, tennis, hiking in the mountains. more

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