Radiation Therapist - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, 1,000+ bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia.

The Radiation Therapy Department at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia treats cancer patients of all ages. (Approximately 15% of patients are aged 15 or younger.)

Patient care is provided by a multidisciplinary team that consists of Radiation Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Radiation Physicists, Dosimetrists, and Radiation Therapy Nurses.

The department offers state-of-the-art equipment and treatment techniques, including: three dimensional conformal radiation therapy (Advantage Sim); stereotactic radiosurgery; and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT).

The department operates five days per week. Its activities in 2007, include:

  • 62 total body irradiation for bone marrow transplants
  • 48,089 outpatient visits
  • 1,389 new cancer patients
  • 23,770 radiation treatment visits
  • 82,638 radiation treatment portals
  • 10 stereotactic radiosurgery
  • 24 HDR brachytherapy

There are currently 24 Radiation Therapists on staff.


  • Bachelor's degree/Associate's degree/Diploma in Radiation Therapy (must have graduated from a minimum three-year program in radiation therapy)
  • Current registration (e.g., CAMRT (Canada) or ARRT (USA))
  • A minimum of two to three years of current experience as a registered Radiation Therapist in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital.
  • Current experience in IMRT, 3-D conformal radiation therapy, tomotherapy and Cyberknife (stereotactic radiosurgery) required

NOTE: The hospital is only able to consider FEMALE applicants at this time.


  • Minimum two-year contract
  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Return airfare
  • 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 1,000+ 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 33 million (2017 est. 63% Saudis, 37% 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