RN - Labour & Delivery Unit - 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 L&D Unit has 19 beds, and treats patients who are 20 weeks gestation or more if the following criteria present:

  • Active labor
  • Preterm labor or preterm contractions
  • PROM or PPROM
  • Induction of labor
  • Induction of labor if additional risk factors are present (e.g., oligohydramnios, previous C-section)
  • Patients with suspected PET and/or eclampsia
  • Insertion & removal of cervical cerclage
  • Antepartum & postpartum hemorrhage
  • Patients scheduled for perinatal lab procedures
  • Tertiary care: Cardiac, CA, Renal Transplant, major fetal anomalies, Placenta Previas or suspected morbidly adherent placentae
  • All other indications with agreement of managing consultant

The Labour & Delivery Unit averages 115 deliveries per month, of which 65% are high-risk.

Position Requirements

  • 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, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Minimum two years of current RN experience in labour & delivery in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital setting in Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Applicants must have current high-risk experience

Due to cultural reasons, only female applicants can be considered

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



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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.

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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