The Department of Radiology at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia includes: general radiography, special procedures (e.g., fluoroscopy and angiography), ultrasound, nuclear medicine (e.g., PET, PET/CT), computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. In 2006, the department performed more than 160,000 diagnostic and interventional examinations.
The department's information system is RIS /RadNet from CERNER. And in 2004, as part of the department's goal to become film-free, the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) was implemented to transfers radiology images from the various diagnostic imaging equipment to work stations and web browsers.
Nurses in the Department of Radiology care for adult and pediatric patients undergoing CT/MRI, nuclear medicine, angiography, ultrasound, and PET scans; they work in the sedation room providing pre-, peri-, and post-operative care to patients recovering from general anesthesia; they monitor patients involved in studies; and they provide emergency response as needed.
Nurse to patient ratio: based on patient load
The department is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Overtime is available.
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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