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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, almost 1,000-bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia.
Scope of Service:
The Emergency Medicine Department is able to provide rapid resuscitation, stabilization and transfer of critically ill patients. Although the department is not a designated Trauma Center, it provides advanced Trauma care to patients brought to the department. The department also provides disaster management to the community in the event of Major Incidences.
An extended Urgent Care Center operates almost continuously to meet the needs of less acute presentations. A dedicated urgent care service allows for non-emergency presentations to be treated more expediently, freeing the core department to receive emergent cases as they present. The department receives and assesses direct admissions to the hospital, including MediVac patients en route to intensive care areas within the hospital. It caters for both adult and pediatric patients.
Annual census: 60,400 annually
Patient mix (2011):
Both FEMALES and MALES can be considered.
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
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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, and has the latest in technology and treatment methods.
The hospital specializes in the 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, 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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