RN - Hemodialysis - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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

KFSH&RC Hemodialysis (HD) Units are hospital-based units providing acute hemodialysis, chronic hemodialysis, Hemofiltration, Hemodiafiltration and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) for adult and pediatric patients. The patients are categorized as having acute renal failure or chronic renal disease and many have multiple medical diagnoses. Care is provided to patients of all ages from neonatal up. Their treatment regimen require close monitoring and prompt nursing intervention when necessary, to ensure a safe and comfortable treatment.

The Unit provides acute and chronic hemodialysis twelve hours per day, six days per week. Two on-call Staff Nurse I are available to cover acute cases when the Units are closed.

Vascular Access Intervention Suite specific: The Unit provides vascular intervention 10 hours per day, 5 days per week. An on-call staff is available to cover urgent cases when the theater is closed.

Monthly Patient Volume: 2000-2,300

Nurse Patient Ratio:

  • 1:1 Acute patients (needing more frequent monitoring)
  • 1:2 Acute Chronic unstable patients
  • 1:3 Acute Chronic stable patients
  • 1:1 Protocol patients (depending on patient needs: 2:1)
  • 1:3 Chronic patients (depending on patient stability)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (online degrees are not accepted)
  • Associate's Degrees and 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 two years of current experience as an RN in Hemodialysis (in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital setting) in Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand

The hospital can currently consider both FEMALE and MALE applicants.

Benefits:

  • 12-month renewable contract
  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Relocation allowance
  • Annual Air Transportation
  • Medical coverage
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.



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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, with 894 beds (inclusive of 170 day 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. more

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