Healthcare and Nursing Jobs in Saudi Arabia and the UAE

COVID Highlights - Arabian Peninsula and Elsewhere

@ November 25, COVID-19 Deaths Per Million:

  • Spain: 934
  • Italy: 849
  • UK: 821
  • USA: 802
  • Canada: 307
  • Germany: 179
  • Saudi Arabia: 166
  • UAE: 57

November 25 - CTV News : "Most common COVID-19 symptoms in children include fever, nausea, loss of taste and smell: study" ... "A new study has found that the most common symptoms in children who test positive for COVID-19 include a loss of taste and smell, fever, headaches, vomiting and nausea, however, more than a third of kids studied were asymptomatic. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta, noted that other influenza-like symptoms, such as cough, runny nose and sore throat, were as common or more common in children who tested negative for the virus." _

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NOTE: Although the borders currently remain closed for general travel, Saudi Arabia is allowing limited, government-arranged flights for healthcare workers with work visas. And, as of September 14, the government announced they will end all restrictions on air, land and sea transport “after Jan. 1” 2021 (with the exact date being announced in December).


FAQ: Working in Healthcare in Abu Dhabi & Dubai, UAE

Considering a move to the UAE? Have questions, about social life, visas, and more? We have collected the most frequently asked questions about living in the Emirates to tell you what you want to know. more

FAQ: Working in Healthcare in Saudi Arabia

Where will I live? What is the social life like there? How should I dress? Can I drive? We love questions (and spend a large part of our day answering them).

We understand that there is a lot of information that you would like to know, before you consider a position in Saudi Arabia. Here are a few of the most common questions we receive: more

Letters From Helen

Changes in Saudi Arabia

When Helen visited Saudi Arabia a few months ago, she was astounded by the changes in the Kingdom: the colourful abayas, the high fashion shops, the exquisite restaurants, and more. She discusses the swift-changing social environment in Saudi, including laws regarding women, and the adoption of Western entertainment. more



Nursing Education

Nurse Manager/Head Nurse

RN - Critical Care Medicine (Adult & Pediatric)

RN - Emergency Department (Adult & Pediatric)

RN - Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse

RN - Medical Nurse

RN - Medical/Surgical Nurse

RN - Oncology/Hematology/BMT Nurse

RN - Neurosurgery Nurse

RN - Pediatrics Nurse

RN - Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Nurse

RN - Radiation Therapy Nurse

RN - Surgical Nurse

RN - Telemetry (CVT) Nurse

RN - Obstetrics/Gynecology

RN - Perioperative Services

RN - Quality Assurance/Improvement (QA/QI) Nurse


Respiratory Care Services

Cardiac Sciences

Laboratory Services

Medical Imaging Services



Department Chair/Chief/Head

MD - Anesthetist/Anesthesiologist

MD - Critical Care/Intensivist

MD - Emergency Medicine (ER) Physician

MD - Medical Specialties

MD - Pathology Subspecialties

MD - Pediatric Subspecialties

MD - Radiologist

MD - Surgical Specialties


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Why work in Saudi Arabia or the UAE

The Financial Benefit

Saving: Saudi Arabia and the UAE do not charge income tax, housing and healthcare are supplied; fixed personal expenses are only for food, internet, and telephone.

Spend: on a second-hand luxury car, on an exotic trip to a close-by country, on music festivals in the region, or gold, gold, gold. more

The Social Experience

Saudi Arabia offers a varied social life. You can watch camel races, scuba dive in the Red Sea, explore a historic archeological site, play ball hockey, attend a black-tie dinner at an embassy party and much more. more

My First 3 Months in Riyadh - a Photo Journal by Rhi R

Rhi, an Australian RN who began her contract on a Hemodialysis Unit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in November 2018, tells of her adventures during her first three months in the Kingdom. more

Answering your questions

The Most Frequently Asked Question: Saving Money

A comparison of saving potential in the USA/Canada versus the saving potential in Saudi Arabia. more

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Testimonials - Working with HZA

Hear what our recruits have to say about working with HZA. more

Becoming Licensed in Saudi Arabia

Getting Your Saudi Professional License

Healthcare professionals must obtain a license from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in order to practice. Here is an overview of the process. more

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