RN - ORL/Audiology/Speech Therapy Clinic - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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JOB SUMMARY:

The ORL clinic is an Ambulatory Care unit providing care to both medical and surgical patients of all ages with Ear, Nose and Throat problems. In addition, care is provided to patients with Cochlear Implantation, Head and Neck Oncology, Upper Airway diseases, Pediatric airway disease, General ENT, (Rhinology, Otology and Laryngology) and VIP Protocol patients. There are fully equipped examination rooms, a Procedure room, a Conference room, Four Full Audiology Suites and a separate Audiology department and a Speech Pathology department. The ORL clinic serves approximately 800 to 1000 patients monthly.

The Audiology Clinic provides services to patients with hearing difficulties and provides screening, complex auditory assessments and monitoring of Cochlear implants. Monthly patients visits to this clinic are 800 to 1000.

The Speech Therapy Clinic provides services to patients with language and speech difficulties. Monthly patients visits is 200 to 400.

Total Monthly Patient Volume: 2,000 to 2,500

Procedures:

  • Tracheostomy/Laryngectomy/Speaking tube change/TEP
  • Myingotomy and ventilation tube insertion and Nasogastric tube insertion
  • Rigid/flexible Oro-nasoppharyngeal and upper airway Endoscopy
  • Electro-nasal cautery
  • Aural washouts and de-waxing
  • Removal of nasal/ear packs, changes of ear wicks/cavity or wound packs
  • Removal of drains, sutures, clips
  • Biopsies and specimen collection
  • Eye orbit dressings
  • Nasal splint removal
  • Post FESS nasal irrigation and toilet
  • Full ENT assessment
  • Pre-appointment ordering of tests and screening
  • Provision of orders for Home Supplies, Medication refills
  • Post appointment ordering of lab tests
  • Referrals to Home Health Care, Social Services, Sick Leave requests, Flight/Transfer requests
  • All ENT wound care
  • Vocal cord assessment
  • Epistaxis management
  • Nasal packing
  • Ear Packing
  • FNA appointment arrangement

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma (NOTE: degree/diploma must be a minimum THREE-year, full-time, continuous NURSING curriculum; degree/diploma CANNOT be online or distance education) (Due to licensing requirements, shorter programs are NOT accepted; ADNs are not accepted)
  • Current nursing (RN) license in Canada or the United States, and
  • A minimum of two years current, full-time experience as a Registered Nurse, working in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital in North America, of which at least one year must be in the specialty area
  • Must have experience in one of the following areas: ORL, Audiology or Speech Therapy.

Due to visa restrictions, only FEMALE candidates 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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