RN - Emergency Department - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Scope of Service:

The DEM provides a comprehensive emergency service to all patients presenting to the department on a 24 hour basis. The department accepts all patients for treatment. Patients are triaged according to a 5-level triage system; ensuring patients are assessed and managed according to acuity. This triage is carried out by the DEM triage nurses who are certified as triage nurses following successful completion of the triage course. This includes clinical check off by the DEM clinical instructor before being assigned to the triage area. These nurses are able to triage and care for all types of patient complaints like ACUTE CARDIAC Syndrome, trauma and others. DEM staff are specialized emergency healthcare providers who have advanced qualifications and experience. Patients from all medical categories receive emergency care and medical referral as necessary.

An integrated VIP area provides Urgent Care to distinguished members of the community.

The 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 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.

Volume:

Annual census: 60,400 annually
Average daily census: 165 patients

2011 Patient mix:

Resuscitation 1%
Emergent: 7%
Urgent: 30%
Less Urgent 55%
Non Urgent 7%
Adult 78%
Pediatric 22%
Family Medicine 20%

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree or Diploma in Nursing, and
  • Current nursing (RN) license in Canada or the United States, and
  • A minimum of two years current, full-time experience as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital in North America.

Due to visa restrictions, only FEMALE applicants will be considered at this time.

Benefits:

  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Relocation allowance
  • 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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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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