RN - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Apply to this Job

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.

Medical and Surgical ICUs include:

  • The 15-bed Surgical Special Care Unit (SSCU-B) treats patients who have undergone major surgical procedures such as: craniotomy; aorto-femoral bypass; and all transplantations (e.g. thoracic, renal, liver, lung, and pancreatic). Cardiology patients may also be treated here if beds are unavailable in the Cardiac ICU.

  • The 20-bed central MICU (MICU-C) provides acute, intensive care for medical patients aged 14 years and above. Medical and oncologic conditions requiring intensive care include patients who respond to cardio-respiratory arrest resuscitation, patients with one or more system failure who need observation and/or active management such as patients with circulatory failure requiring massive volume expansion and/or vasoactive medications and invasive monitoring, patients with respiratory failure who require supportive measures such as endotracheal intubation with mechanical ventilation. Patients with CNS instability such as status epilepticus/increased ICP who require active management

  • The seven-bed MSICU-D sees medical and surgical patients aged 14 and older.

  • The 12-bed MICU-E treats medical and oncology patients.

1,500 patients (age 14 and up) are admitted annually. Approximately 65% of patients are surgical cases.

Nurse to patient ratio: 1 : 1 or 2


  • Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing must have a minimum of two years experience
  • Applicants with an Associate's Degree or Diploma in Nursing must have a minimum of four years experience
  • Current nursing (RN) license in: Canada, the United States, the UK, Ireland, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Must have a minimum of two years current experience in ICU.

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.

Benefits Include:

  • 12-month renewable contracts
  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • 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, the UK, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Apply to this Job

To apply to this job please fill out the form below, email your resume to hza@hziegler.com or call us at 1-800-387-4616. If you have already applied for a job with us, you only need to enter your email address.

If you don't have a resume, just leave this field blank.
Yes   No
Can we email you future jobs as they are posted?

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, 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. 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 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