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Staff Nurse, Surgical, Jeddah

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Staff Nurse, Surgical, Jeddah

  • Staff Nurse, Surgical, Jeddah
  • Jeddah
  • To Be Advised
  • To be advised

Job Description

Location Overview: Jeddah has always played a prominent role in Saudi Arabia’s history. For centuries it was the converging point for pilgrims and traders. Some consider Jeddah the biggest cultural melting pot in the world. It is widely recognised as the most cosmopolitan of all the cities in the Kingdom, and the shopping capital. While Jeddah happily moves towards the cosmopolitan and modern world, it does so bringing the beauty of its past with it.

Job Overview: Our client is seeking a Surgical  Staff Nurse to join their team.

Job Summary - Primary Duties:

  • Provides total patient care as assigned according to the core standards of patient care and established policies and evidence-based practices.
  • Assumes accountability for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care as well as discharge planning for each patient.
  • Contributes to decreasing the length of stay/waiting time as per unit specific goal. Works in collaboration with Case Management to achieve goals.
  • Documents all relevant information correctly, appropriately, and in a timely manner.
  • Reports equipment failures, safety and security issues, and/or reduction of supply inventory to Head Nurse or designee.
  • Demonstrates collaborative multi-disciplinary partnerships working towards the achievements of constant improvement in quality patient care. Acts as an advocate for patients and families. Identifies ideas that will improve the quality of patient care and issues that will negatively affect patient care outcomes, using the professional practice framework.
  • Promotes a safe environment and safe patient care by embracing a safety culture and identifying areas of risk to head nurse or designee. Complies with policies for personal and patient safety and for the prevention of healthcare associated infections.
  • Contributes to the achievement of cost efficiency savings on unit. Maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of staff, equipment, and materials.
  • Contributes to the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction.   Leads unit-based Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Participates in new staff/nursing student orientation aimed   at   developing competence and performance. Assists in maintaining a suitable learning environment and acts as a preceptor/mentor in the supervision and teaching of nursing students and new staff to develop their competence.
  • Demonstrates transcultural principles in nursing practice.
  • Contributes to special projects/assignments linked to nursing strategic priorities and professional practice model as assigned.
  • Assists in promoting and sharing knowledge via mentorship in line with relevant research and evidence-based practice.
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.
  • Participates in self and other's education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Other duties as required, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, but mainly to highlight the current main responsibilities of the post.


Benefits Include:

  • Salary paid tax free (calculated according to years of experience)
  • Sign on bonus (they offer an extra $5,000 USD if you sign for 2 years and $2,500USD if you sign for 1)
  • End of service bonus
  • 54 days Annual Leave
  • Initial flights out there and again at end of contract
  • Mid-year vacation flight to home country
  • Free Accommodation
  • Free Uniforms
  • All Utility Bills paid for
  • Excellent discounts through the social club
  • Fantastic facilities for staff (Gym, Swimming pool, etc.)
  • Extensive Orientation for new staff
  • Excellent training and education opportunities

Experience and Education Requirements

  • No less than 2 years clinical experience 
  • Current Nursing Registration from country of origin
  • A commitment to quality patient care and outcomes
  • A team player
  • Ability to communicate well with nursing and medical colleagues
  • Positive and flexible