RN - Surgical Ward - 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.

The Surgical Unit is a 46-bed unit, divided into two nursing stations (3 North and 3 South) under a combined nurse management and staff nursing team. A standard nurse-patient ratio is utilized for patients on 1:4 basis; however this ratio can change depending on the staffing and acuity levels of the patient in accordance with Clairvia electronic Staffer and Patient Management System.

The Surgical Unit provides nursing care to adult patients (above 13-years and 11 months) requiring corrective, reconstructive or elective surgeries. Services covered on this unit are general surgical cases including Upper and Lower GI & Laparoscopic surgery, Colorectal, Ears/Nose/Throat (ENT), Plastics, Orthopedics, Vascular, Urology, Breast, Palliative and Renal Transplants. Occasionally there are admissions of off-service patients such as Medical, Gynecology, Neurology, and Cardiology patients according to specific admission criteria. Many patients admitted require complex diagnostic work-up, major surgeries, followed by a comprehensive post-operative treatment plan. Post-operatively, patients are monitored carefully and provided with appropriate medical/surgical nursing care.


  • Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (from a traditional, in-class program) require two years experience
  • Applicants with an Associate's Degree or Diploma in Nursing (from a traditional, in-class program) require four years experience
  • Current nursing (RN) license
  • Must have a minimum of two years current experience as an RN on a surgical ward at a large tertiary-care hospital

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.


  • One or two-year renewable contract
  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Annual return airfare
  • Medical coverage
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
Interested in working in the USA?: We have positions in the USA for RNs educated in the Philippines and in other countries.

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Jeddah

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah has 470 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.


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 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