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Registered Nurse - Medical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Professional Connections (Profco)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP057-1154

Job description / Role

- Nursing and Midwifery

- Critical Care/ ITU

- Riyadh

To apply for a post through Professional Connections at this hospital you should hold a European, North American, Australian or New Zealand passport as we are contracted by our client hospital to source from these territories only.

Join the most prestigious organisation in The Middle East.

Our client hospital which has a 2000 bed capacity, is based in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia. The facility includes the largest dedicated Children's Hospital in the Middle East which opened in June 2015. A state-of-the art developments such as Cardiac and Liver Center; Emergency Care and Trauma Center continues to be the best Trauma Care Center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is ranked as the 4th Emergency Care Center outside the United States of America, to provide (PHTLS) Pre-Hospital Trauma and Life Support program. Dental, Ambulatory (Outpatient) Care, Long Term Care/ Rehabilitation, Other adult and pediatric services provided include: Surgical and Medical wards, Oncology. Obstetrics and Gynecology (Labor and Delivery, Oncology, Antenatal and Post Partum wards); Oncology, Neonatal ICU, Operating Rooms, Ambulatory Care Center, Home Health Care Program, VIP Wards, Royal Suite, College of Medicine and Nursing College.


Unit Name
- Medical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Patient Population
- Adult
- Mixed Gender

Hours of Operation: 2
- 4 Hours / 7 days per week

# of Beds
- 9 Beds

Staff Categories
- Registered Nurses
- Unit Assistants
- Patient Care Technician

Primary Patient Diagnoses
- High risk Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Critically Decompensated Heart Failure with or without need for mechanical ventilation
- Post Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
- Valvular Heart Disease emergencies
- Cardiac emergencies related to disease of the Aorta and Pericardium
- Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease with Unstable Cardio Respiratory Status
- Life threatening Dysrhythmias
- Newly placed tracheostomy with the need for mechanical ventilation
- Endotracheal Intubation or potential need for emergency Endotracheal Intubation and
- Mechanical Ventilation, regardless of cause
- Adult cardiac patients who develop acute renal failure requiring CRRT
- Post High Risk Cardiovascular Procedures
- ST Elevated Acute Myocardial Infarction
- Cardiogenic Shock

Nursing Procedures
- Mechanical and Non Invasive Ventilation
- Invasive Hemodynamic monitoring, Swan Ganz, CVP and ABP
- Intra-Aortic Balloon Counter Pulsation
- Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
- Temporary Transvenous Pacemakers and Permanent Pacemakers
- Direct Current Cardioversion
- Transeosophageal Echocardiography
- Administration of Vasoactive Infusions
- Administration of Thrombolytics
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
- Electrocardiography
- 12 Lead ECG
- Arterial blood Gas
- Immediate post Percutaneous Tracheostomy

- Generous Tax-Free Salary. Each case individually negotiated.
- Calculated for years of experience and for postgraduate education.
- One-year renewable contract. If you renew for the second year, you will receive one month salary as a recontracting bonus.
- Holidays: 61 days paid leave per year. ( Annual leave and public
- holidays)
- Return flight to your nearest international airport (Point of Hire) at beginning and end of the contract.
- Midyear ticket to your point of hire.
- Free fully furnished western accommodation.
- Recreation centres at all hospitals free of charge.
- Free utilities. Cable TV available with up to 250 channels.
- High-speed internet.


- Registered Nurse with current Nursing license -
- Diploma in Nursing (Western standard)
- Two (2) years current clinical experience in specific area of practice
- Specific Certification as Required in area of assignment

About the Company

Professional Connections International Healthcare Recruitment Agency

Professional Connections, often referred to as Profco, is an international healthcare recruitment specialist. Profco is working to help placing credentialed nurses, doctors and allied health professionals in exciting opportunities with leading hospitals around the world. International assignments are a great way for nurses and other healthcare professionals to broaden their experience and to see how healthcare is delivered in other countries, while at the same time enhancing their career prospects as they gain experience in different parts of the world.

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Nurse salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 6,000

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