Careers

WHY JOIN KFSH&RC (GEN. ORG.)

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (Gen. Org.) is a state-of the-art Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited tertiary re medical
research and academic facilities located in Saudi Arabia. The group comprises three (3) hospital facilities; KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) in Riyadh, the King Fahad
National Centre for Children’s Cancer (KFNCC) and KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah branch. As the premier health care provider in the Middle East, the KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) mission is to provide the highest level of specialized healthcare in an integrated educational and research setting. Our vision is to be a world-leading institution of excellence and innovation in healthcare.

The KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) hospitals are national referral centres for oncology, organ transplantation, cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences and genetic diseases with postgraduate education programs that support both Residency and Fellowship training. All our academic activities are accredited by the American Academy of Medicine.

The Organization in Riyadh opened in 1975 and is located on an 80-acre site just two kilometers from Riyadh’s city centre. Over the years the hospital has reached a standard of excellence equal to leading academic medical centres elsewhere in the world, and today boasts the Oncology Centre as well as the King Faisal Heart Institute, in addition to the many other specialty services offered. There are currently 1,549 beds on this site.

The Research Centre focuses on basic and translational research primarily in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, transplant immunology, genetics, molecular diagnostics and proteomics.

The research staff participate in joint research programs with other researchers from Saudi universities and research centres in the Unites States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Morocco, Canada and Australia.

KFSH&RC as an Employer Choice

  1. As an employee, you’ll be part of the KFSH&RC experience and will take pride in providing the highest level of specialized healthcare.
  2. We care about our staff, and offer generous benefits.
  3. KFSH&RC is a place where you can empower your career no matter where you are professionally. We seek a wide range of expertise and specializations, from entry-level to executive staff.

 

Benefits Reference

 

The Hospital’s generous benefits package is beyond comparison to packages you can receive in your home country. Take a moment to consider the attractive, potentially tax-free salary, generous Leave Time, Free Hospital Housing (or housing allowance), Medical & Dental Care, in addition to Airline Tickets, Recreational Facilities, Relocation Allowance, Severance Pay, and remarkable Service Bonuses.

Employment at KFSH&RC Gen. Org. allows you to gain experience with some of the world’s foremost Medical & Professional. We offer a variety of educational opportunities that allows you to increase your knowledge while working towards financial security. Our multicultural community offers wonderful travel destinations available nearby. You could avail yourself of all this wonderful international opportunity by sending us your detailed CV.

Education and Development

  • Career Planning and development.
  • Continuing professional development.
  • Personal and professional opportunities
  • Opportunities for attendance at professional association meetings, conferences and seminars.

Health

  • Full medical care coverage.
  • Free occupational health service and vaccination programs.
  • Dental care coverage limited to emergency.

Security

  • 24-hour security personnel all around the hospital & accommodation compounds
  • Gated housing compounds with armed security and concrete barriers, cameras around the periphery for protection assurance.

Work-life Balance

  • Free fully furnished western-standard housing accommodation consisting of “Private Room” with free utilities
  • Opportunities for travel, rest and relaxation and enjoy the 54-day annual leave per year
  • Excellent recreational facilities for staff
  • Employee Social Club Membership of SAR25 a month
  • Free-to-air channels.

Recreational Facilities

  • Tennis, Squash, Basketball and Volleyball Courts (in the pipeline – Badminton Courts)
  • Swimming Pool – heated in some of the housing units
  • State-of-the-art Gymnasium with personalized trainer, if required. Access to the gymnasium is through subscription to the access control system, so it is absolutely private.

 

  • Personalized Training Program for Tennis, Swimming, Zumba, Badminton, Taekwondo.
  • Fitness and wellness program like Upper & Lower Body Solution, Power House Pilates, Fusion, Yoga, etc.
  • Recreational visits to the Red Sand Dunes, Riyadh Tour, Edge of the World, Camel Souq, Overnight Camping, Horseback Riding, etc.
  • Organized trips through the Employee Social Club.
  • Annual Exhibitions & Bazaars.
  • Pilgrimages (for Muslims).
  • Community Halls available for hire to all Hospital employees for private functions
  • Al Thomamah Park Tents for rental during the winter months October – April.

Employee Assistance Program

  • Varied and healthy meals at subsidized prices at KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) Staff Cafeterias (3 US Dollars per meal).
  • Discounted pricing at Family Dining.
  • Free uniforms and uniform laundering (possibility of increasing 4 sets and additional uniforms the following year).
  • Free shuttle service to and from housing to the hospital.
  • Free shuttle service for daily scheduled shopping trips for grocery and high-end malls.

Retail Outlets within KFSH&RC

  • Beauty
    • Beauty Salon, Nail & Spa Salon & Barber Shop
  • Merchandise
    • Carpet Shop
    • Gift Shop
    • Antique Corner
    • Jewelry
    • Whites Beauty Pharmacy
    • Employee Social Club Souvenir & Gift Shop
    • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Transport
    • Anfal Limousine & Car Rental

 

  • Food & Beverages
    • Mini Market
    • Cone Zone
    • Confectionary/Sweet Shop
    • Dunkin Donuts
    • Kudu
    • Gulf Restaurant
    • Quizons
    • Three Dr. Café shops
    • Two Starbucks outlets
  • Technology
    • I-Store
    • Electronic Shop
    • Dantel Mobile Accessories 

Personal Care Employee Benefits & Discounted Services through Employee Social Club (ESC)

  • Credit & discounted purchased.
  • Interest free loan dependent on ESC.
  • Discounts at various Dental Care Centers around Riyadh.
  • Discount offers (15% - 20%) at various food and beverage outlets around Riyadh.
  • Easy access to home-delivery due to the close proximity of KFSH&RC to all the fast food outlets.
  • Free shuttle service to well-known hypermarkets/grocery stores.
  • ADSL Internet Service at SAR 200 a month.
  • TV Satellite Cable System with a minimum subscription of SAR125 a month – look into social club, audiovisual and housing.
  • Free wifi in common area within the hospital premises.
  • On-site AlRajhi Bank (considered the world’s largest Islamic Bank), catering to your individual banking requirements, e-transfer facilities to your home account, easy conversion of Saudi Riyals to different available currencies and 10 ATM outlets located strategically around the hospital.
  • On-site Travel agency to meet your every outbound destination needs.
  • Saudia Airlines boarding facility.
  • Meet & greet all employees on arrival – introductory to the country.
  • Al Ma’ather Cave Park (King Abdulaziz Memorial Park) which has a lagoon, tower, grass area, children playground, water fountain, landscaping, outdoor picnics, etc.

Recruitment Process

  • Job Search
  • Apply Online
  • Application Screening & Shortlisting
  • Interview
  • Offer

 

We are always on the lookout for highly skilled people who share our values to fill our upcoming vacancies. Use our job search facility to find the most suitable position for you. A job description and list of essential and preferred requirements are given for each job.

Choose Location

Riyadh Jeddah

 

Once you have identified the right role for you, simply apply for the position online by submitting your CV or Resumé through our webpage. You will be asked to register and this will mean creating a username and password.

Make sure that you DO the following:

  1. Do not leave any blanks in the Application Form
  2. Upload your updated CV with detailed information of cases handled, equipment used and ensure that it is comprehensive, clear & error-free.

CV guidelines:

Personal Information

  1. Name (as written in your passport)
  2. Gender
  3. Nationality(s) (present and past)
  4. Marital status and number of dependents
  5. Residential address
  6. Date of birth/age
  7. Contact telephone numbers
  8. Languages
  9. Professional license/s and registration/s (if applicable)

Educational Background

  1. Start with the highest degree obtained
  2. Name of institution
  3. Name of course
  4. Course duration
  5. Course dates (Month and Year)
  6. Date of graduation

Employment History

  1. Begin with the most recent job held over the past ten (10) years
  2. Provide a brief overview of jobs held more than ten (10) years ago
  3. Please include an explanation for any gap in employment
  4. If you have worked in different roles/departments during your time with one employer, describe each role separately
  5. If you have worked as a temporary/agency employee, please state the number of hours worked per week
  6. Specify the following:
    1. Start date (month and year)
    2. End date (month and year)
    3. Reason for leaving
    4. Employer name and type
    5. If you were employed by a hospital, note whether it is public, private, teaching, whether it provided acute and/or tertiary services with the number of bed capacity
    6. Job title, grade/level and type of employment (full/part-time)
    7. If part-time, state the number of hours per week
    8. Ward/Unit/Department Information
    9. For a hospital/medical unit explain the type and size of unit/service, bed numbers, case mix, and patient demographic (adult or pediatric)
    10. Managerial/supervisory experience (where relevant)
    11. Extended roles (where relevant)

Once the application has been received, a preliminary review will be done to ensure that it meets our requirements. Applicants who do not meet the requirements will be notified.

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be asked to take the English Language Competency Test (ELCT) for both local and international applicants.

Local applicants will be asked to take the ELCT at the Local Recruitment Office, whereas international applicants who are non-native English speakers will be asked to take the exam through the assigned recruitment agency.

Certain Managerial and other key positions will be asked to undergo psychometric tests to assess knowledge and behavioral skills based on the job requirements.

The file will then be sent to the Hiring Manager of the Department for their review and a shortlist of exceptional applicants will be created for interview

The interview and selection process will vary depending on the position you have applied for. Candidates will be contacted to prepare for an interview:

FIRST INTERVIEW

The purpose of the interview will be to review your application and discuss the career opportunities. We are looking for highly qualified individuals who share with the hospital’s vision and values. We believe that interviewing should always be a two-way process, so questions are gladly entertained.

There are cased wherein and offer of employment is given after the first interview. So make sure you prepare well for interviews.

SECOND INTERVIEW

If needed, a second interview will be carried out by telephone or video call or, in some cases, face-to-face. This is an opportunity for both parties to know more about the position and the candidate.

SITE VISIT/ASSESSMENT

You may be asked to attend a site visit and to participate in further interviews/assessments. This can be an excellent opportunity for you to get a feel for what it will be like to work at KFSH&RC and to discover more about Riyadh.

DECISION

We will surely inform the candidate once found suitable for the position or if the outcome of the selection process is accepted and after all interviews for the position has been conducted.

If your application is successful, the position will be offered.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN AN OFFER HAS BEEN MADE?

Once the offer of employment has been done, you need to supply us with the documents necessary to complete the file checklist and to secure a work visa. This process may take from one month to 45 days.