Performance Improvement Specialist - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, 1,100+ bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia.


Assumes responsibility for the planning, organization, facilitation and implementation of all phases of Performance Improvement (PI) activities. Coordinates the functions of the PI function as directed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops PI plan in line with the Hospital's mission, vision, and provision of services. Facilitates implementation of the PI plan
  • Participates in the development and revision of policies and procedures of the section, curriculum for staff education and training on PI methodologies and tools in alignment with the PI plan.
  • Collaborates with other sections under Quality Management (QM) in identifying areas of improvement and facilitates the efforts to implement the improvement.
  • Perform clinical responsibilities within related specialty such as (Nursing, Laboratory, Respiratory, Pharmacy, etc.) as assigned.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of clinical pathways.
  • Provides specific PI related reports, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or other Clinical Profession (please note, online degrees cannot be accepted)
  • Master's preferred
  • Current active license to practice (e.g., RN, RRT, Laboratory, etc.)
  • Certified Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) or related Healthcare Quality certificate is required
  • Certifications in Lean, Six Sigma and/ or other PI methodologies are preferred
  • A minimum of six to eight years related experience, of which at least two years of current experience must be in a managerial position in Performance Improvement in a tertiary setting.


  • Tax-free income
  • Accommodations provided
  • Annual Air Transportation
  • Medical coverage
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
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King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, with 1,100+ 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.


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 approximately 34 million (2020 est.; 62% Saudis, 38% expatriates), 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