RN - Children's Cancer Center, Inpatient Care Wards - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Fahad National Center for Children's Cancer Research in Riyadh (commonly referred to as the "Children's Cancer Centre" or "CCC") at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre is:

  • The largest dedicated pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • The largest pediatric stem cell transplant center in the region (it performed 114 stem cell transplants in 2006 alone).
  • The regional referral centre for complicated non-malignant hematological disorders.

The Children's Cancer Centre consists of two inpatient care wards (Ward A has 16 beds and Ward B has 20 beds), an outpatient clinic, a drop-in clinic, and a four-bed pediatric oncology ICU. It receives between 350 and 450 new cases annually, and patients range in age from newborn to 13 years.

The most commonly treated problems include:

  • newly diagnosed acute leukemias requiring induction therapies
  • neoplastic disease and the complications of treatment
  • benign hematological conditions
  • coagulation disorders
  • pre- and post-bone marrow transplant care
  • immune deficiency syndromes
  • metabolic disease


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing (NOTE: degree/diploma must be a minimum three-year NURSING curriculum; degree/diploma CANNOT be online or distance education) (Due to licensing requirements, shorter degree/diploma programs are NOT accepted)
  • Associate Degree in Nursing of minimum two-year duration (Due to licensing requirements, shorter programs are NOT accepted, online programs are not accepted)
  • Current nursing (RN) license in Canada or the United States,
  • 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

Due to cultural restrictions, the positions are reserved for FEMALE candidates.


  • 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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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, 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

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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