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Head Nurse


Saudi Arabia

Ref: QP689-187

Job description / Role

Assumes a twenty-four hour responsibility for managing the human and material resources of the clinic in the best effective way in order to provide a proactive, safe and quality patient centered care in an environment which encourages staff to grow

- Maintains a flexible schedule to be available to staff members.
- Provides a climate in which staff can readily participate in change or innovations.
- Plan and support the integration of new staff.
- Responsible for new Employee Orientation and probation period Evaluation.
- Evaluates together with clinic mentors and assistant Head Nurse all new medical staff after probation period.
- Responsible for the clinic staff meetings Liaison with Human Resources regarding staff:
- New staff employment.
- Payroll.
- Appraisal.
- Disciplinary and grievance actions.
- Work as part of the Facility Management Team in accordance with policy.
- Develops safety, cleanliness, and security standards for the clinic, responsible for the clinic Infection control programs.
- Regularly evaluates and monitors the use and replacement of equipment and supplies, meaning responsible for:
- Supplies ordering.
- Stock control.
- Evaluation of new products.
- Training on new products.
- Promote Diaverum product strategy.
- Uses supplies and resources in a cost-effective manner.
- Maintenance of water plant, monitors and all other medical- as well as other equipment.
- Manage patient planning: Scheduling.
- Transport.
- Holiday dialysis.
- Transfers/Discharges.
- Out-patient investigations. Laboratory tests.
- Interviews and assists with selection of staff for the clinic.
- Conducts timely performance evaluations for each staff member.
- Appoint suitable staff to all necessary clinic assignments.
- Counsels employees and advises the Area Manager of appropriate actions.
- Makes staff schedule changes to adjust for patient acuity levels and adequate clinic coverage.
- Advises and informs staff about implementation of Clinical Policies and Procedures.
- Keeps the Area Manager and Medical Director informed of problems or personnel issues.
- Promotes open and participative communication among staff.


- Registered Nurse, Bachelor Degree in Nursing
- Minimum of 5 years experience in dialysis
- Minimum 2 years experience as Head Nurse Assistant
- Successfully passed a Hemodialysis Training Program
- Certified in BCLS and preferably in ACLS
- Certified and registered with the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
- Good communication skill preferably both in English and Arabic
- Computer Literate

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Nurse salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 6,000

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