Beds: Core: 32; Triage: 2 chairs; Fast Track: 4 beds
Nurse/Patient Ratio: Level 1 3:1; Level 2-5 1:3-4
The DEM provides a comprehensive emergency service, accepting all patients for treatment. Patients are triaged according to a 5-level triage system, which is carried out by the DEM triage nurses who are certified as triage nurses following successful completion of the triage course.
An integrated VIP area provides Urgent Care to distinguished members of the community.
Common patient presentations include: respiratory; cardiovascular; GI; neurological; oncological; genitourinary; trauma; OB/gyn; metabolic crisis.
2011 Patient mix:
Due to visa restrictions, only FEMALE applicants will be considered at this time.
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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. 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, 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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