RN - Medical/Surgical ICU - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital - Jeddah is a 470-bed tertiary specialist hospital located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

It is one of the three campuses of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre and specializes in Oncology, Cardiac, Transplant, and Neurosciences.

Scope of Service:

The Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit (MSICU) provides 24-hour intensive nursing care for patients’ aged above 14 years old. MSICU patients may be admitted from the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM), other in-patient nursing units, Operating Room (OR), and other external referrals. The MSICU has a total of 21 beds distributed as follows:

  • 18 beds
  • 2 VIP ICU beds
  • 1 Royal Suite ICU bed

The primary conditions and diagnoses treated are:

  • All critically ill Medical patients requiring intensive care or observation
  • Respiratory Failure, Cardiac Failure, and Renal Failure
  • Critically ill Hematology/Oncology, Immunocompromised patients
  • Sepsis
  • Shock (Cardiogenic, Septic, Anaphylactic)
  • Neurological cases (CVAs, Intracerebral, Epidural, and Subdural Hematomas)
  • Complicated surgical cases (Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, ENT, Orthopedics and General Surgery)
  • Occasional Trauma cases


  • 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 a RN working in Medical/Surgical ICU in a mid- to large-sized acute-care setting in the United States, Canada, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.

Benefits Include:

  • Twelve-month renewable contract
  • 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, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah has 320 beds, and is the sister-hospital of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh. It was established to provide high-level tertiary-care services to the population in the Western Region. more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Population approximately 4 million, located on the Red Sea, a two-hour drive from the Asir mountain range, which is popular for hiking.

Jeddah has preserved some of the old architecture in the heart of the city, while building wonderful, classic villas and modern high-rise towers. The city is rich in restaurants with cuisine from all cultures and in all price ranges (the best are the Yemeni restaurants).

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