Saudi to Hire 1,000 Filipino Nurses
A recruitment agency in Manila announced yesterday that at least 1,000 Filipino Nurses are needed in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
According to the report by Manila Bulletin, the nurses will be deployed into KSA’s 12 military hospitals. Some of these institutions are the Specialist Hospitals, International Medical Center and King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital; King Faisal Research, Security Forces Hospital in Riyadh; Al Hada Military Hospital Program in Taif; and King Khalid Military City Hospitals in Hafr Al Batin.
LBS Recruitment Solutions Inc. announced that hospitals in Jeddah need experienced nurses in specialty and clinical wards with at least two years of experience in the following areas:
- Intensive care unit
- operating room
- Pediatric, Orthopedic, Hemodialysis/Renal Center
- Emergency, OR/RR, Oncology, Endoscopy, Neuro, Hematology, Ob-Gyne,
- Rehabilitation, Infectious Control, Medical Surgical,
- Cardiac Cath Laboratory, and other areas.
Aside from nurses, they also need dental assistants, dental technologists, pharmacists, laboratory technicians,, medical transcriptionists, medical secretaries, and medical record clerks.
Representatives from the Saudi Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA), Al Hada Hospital, and King Khalid Military City Hospital-Hafr Al Batin are expected to visit the country by mid-September to interview some 300 Filipinos for work as nurses, medical technologists, dental surgery assistants, phlebotomists, CSSD and other allied medical positions.