RRT Jobs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

We interviewed Shauna, a Canadian Respiratory Therapist, before she travelled to Saudi Arabia for a second employment contract at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Working as an RRT in Saudi Arabia

WHY work at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital?

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital, a regional referral center, sees a variety of complex cases that American and Canadian RRTs may never encounter back home. The Respiratory Care team consists of 200 employees, who provide services to all critical care areas (adult and pediatric), the ER and general wards. RRTs have much autonomy in their daily practice. The management team is very supportive.

WHERE will you be living?

In Riyadh, a city of 5 million people, the futuristic towers and shopping malls, sharply contrast with the adjacent desert where vendors are selling melons, camels, goats, and perfumes. You have the varied conveniences of the modern city (the Diplomatic Quarter and its social events, the delicacies of 5-star dining, the greasy treats of roadside vendors) as well as the mystery of the vast desert (hiking to the "Edge of the World", camping under the stars, and searching for desert roses or camel skulls).

During the first eight weeks of your contract you will rotate through all intensive care units, including:

  • Surgical Special Care Unit
  • Medical/Oncology ICU
  • Liver ICU and HDU
  • Adult Cardiac Surgical ICU
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgical ICU
  • Coronary Care and Cardiovascular Units
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Level III NICU; High Risk L&D
  • Rapid Response
  • Code Pagers

After the first six months, you can choose a core area of the ICU in which to work. RRTs provide continuous oxygenation and ventilation support to all types of adult, pediatric and neonatal ICU patients.

If you are interested in overseas positions contact us for information. Give us a call at 1-800-387-4616 or email your resume to us at hza@hziegler.com

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Photo Gallery: King Faisal Specialist Hospital

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH&RC) is a modern state-of-the-art, 985-bed academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. The hospital holds JCI and Magnet accreditations and specializes in the treatment of, and research in, cardiology, oncology, organ transplant, and genetic diseases. more

Photo Gallery: Riyadh Hospital Housing

Furnished accommodations are provided for most staff at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh. Housing is located on the hospital campus in low-rise apartment towers or townhouse-style buildings. more

Photo Gallery: Riyadh

Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, is riddled with modern buildings, historical structures, and vast landscapes from the surrounding desert. more

RRT Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

We have Registered Respiratory Therapist openings at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. With 1000+ beds, this is the only hospital in the Arabian Peninsula which offers all tertiary-care services under one roof, including: pediatric cardiac surgery; oncology; heart and liver transplant; genetic diseases; research, etc.

Contracts are one- or two- year, single-status contracts, which come with tax- free salary, furnished accommodations, annual airfare, medical coverage, and 54 calendar days of vacation (that’s over 7 weeks!)

To apply, give us a call at 1-800-387-4616 or email your resume to us at hza@hziegler.com.

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About Us

• Over 33 years, we have recruited 8,500+ healthcare professionals.

• We currently have openings in hospitals in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, and Kuwait.

• Our staff make regular visits to our client hospitals, therefore we are reliable for having up-to-date information.

• All of our staff believe that life is enriched by new experiences and especially by adventures!

"I could never be more impressed with how quickly this company responds to questions...” Franda G, Registered Respiratory Therapist. (more testimonials)

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