RN - Home Health Care - 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

Summary:

The Home Health Care Program provides, supervises, educates and supports nursing care of KFSH&RC patients in their own homes, for the promotion of their physical, psychological and social well-being. These patients are classified into:

  • Long term conditions: admitted to the program with no plans of discharging them
  • Shorter nursing care: admitted to the program with an identified patient need that is met up to 12 weeks
  • Long term care with nursing needs: patients who are hemodynamically stable and require only nursing support. These patients are admitted to the program with no plans to discharge them
  • Palliative care patients: this category of patients include both oncology and other patient populations with end stage disease requiring palliative treatment

HHC patients have health problems that could be cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, neurological, rheumatologic, malignant, or any other medical or surgical health problem.

The patient's needs could be any of a combination of the following:

  • Pain management, wound care, tracheostomy care, gastrostomy tube care, nasogastric tube care, oxygen care, intravenous antibiotic administration, mechanical ventilation, diabetes management, dementia care, bowel management, blood draw and monitoring of laboratory results, urinary catheterization, end of life care, symptom control, palliative care, education and support etc.

Monthly Patient Visits: 800 – 900

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Associate's degree in Nursing, or Nursing Diploma
  • 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 Home Health in Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Fluency in Arabic is preferred

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.

Benefit:

  • 12-month renewable contract
  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Relocation allowance
  • Return airfare
  • 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