Charge Nurse - Coronary Care Unit - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Established in 1996, the Prince Sultan Cardiac Center is a 174-bed advanced cardiac hospital, which provides high-quality, comprehensive cardiovascular healthcare services to armed forced personnel and their dependants.

A 25-bed unit with 100% occupancy. The unit is divided into CCU-A (sub-acute: 17 beds) and CCU-B (acute: 8 beds) Admission includes both male and female patients 13 years of age and over.

Unstable or critically ill patients with cardiac disease or problems are admitted in CCU for assessment, treatment and monitoring.

Typical diagnoses include acute myocardial infarctions, unstable angina, cardiac arrythmias, congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema requiring ventilation, cardiogenic shock, cardiomyopathy, patients with multisystem failure and patients post cardiac arrest. Unstable patients with adult congenital heart disease are also admitted to CCU.

General ICU type patients are managed in CCU with conditions such as sepsis and acute renal failure.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing online degrees are not accepted
  • Three-year Nursing Diplomas will also be accepted online degrees are not accepted
  • Current nursing (RN) license in: Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Minimum four years of recent nursing experience in a large tertiary-care hospital in Canada, the US, the UK, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, including two years of current experience as Charge Nurse in CCU.
  • Current BLS required

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.

Benefits:

  • Tax-free income
  • Married-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Relocation and repatriation airfare
  • Annual return airfare
  • Medical coverage
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation



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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