Why should you join KFSHRC? | King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Why should you join KFSHRC?

You'll have the opportunity to work amongst an experienced international team at a world-leading institution where there is a commitment to excellence in practice, service and outcomes.

A Matter of Pride

By joining the KFSH&RC team, you will become part of a long tradition of distinguished Healthcare providers. We strive to grow as an internationally renowned healthcare institute. Above all, we aim to provide the highest quality of Healthcare and service to all patients. Practicing innovative techniques and medical advances make us worthy of many award winning distinctions. Our commitment to excellence really shows.

Ranking

We are consistently ranked as one of the top healthcare institutions in the Middle East, and our designated areas of Clinical Excellence include:

  • Heart Centre
  • Organ Transplant 
  • Neurosciences
  • Adult Oncology Centre 
  • Pediatric Hematology / Oncology 
  • Medical Genetics

 International awards and accreditations

include the following:

 

Ranked 76th of the best 100 healthcare institutions worldwide.

 


One of 6 hospitals outside of the US to be awarded international Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Centre (ANCC) for both Riyadh and Jeddah branches.

 


Acquired HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 for the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model and also HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 for the EMR Adoption Model - the first ambulatory hospital outside North America to achieve this distinction.

 

American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) granted KFSH&RC full accreditation with commendation for exemplary compliance and higher level of recognition; the Gold Seal of Accreditation.

 

Organ transplants at KFSH&RC have increased by 179% during the last 10 years; with the Organ Transplant Centre ranked first in KSA in terms of adult and child liver transplants from live donors and with results comparable to international medical centers.

 

The Oncology Centre is considered a main referral center in KSA and the region for the treatment of high risk tumors for adults and children. 

 

The Medical Genetics department is classified as one of the first international centers for pre-fertilization genetic diagnosis and a leading center for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, which is frequently followed by therapeutic intervention for most pre-natal cases of rare and complicated fetal disease. This is in addition to bone marrow and umbilical cord blood stem cell transplantation, and is classified as one of the largest programs worldwide.

 

The citation ratio of publications issued by the Research Centre at KFSH&RC continues to grow with 485 scientific papers published in renowned scientific journals. In addition, KFSH&RC participates in a number of international cancer
research projects.

 

The Joint Commission

KFSH&RC is a Joint Commission International accredited (JCIA) organization. JCIA is an independent, non-profit organization established more than 50 years ago. The Joint Commission International sets the standards by which healthcare quality is measured in the United States and around the world. To maintain this world class accreditation, organizations must have extensive on-site reviews by a team of Joint Commission Healthcare professionals at least once every three years.

A supportive workplace

We strive to create an environment that values cooperation, nurtures a spirit of community and rewards dedication.

Cultural Competence

KFSH&RC embraces international culture and diversity, encompassing over 60 nationalities. In addition we serve a diverse patient population, not just within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia but other countries based on the needs of the patient. The patients who come to KFSH&RC bring with them a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures and experiences. We strive to be a culturally competent Healthcare provider delivering quality care to our patients.

As You Grow

We support professional growth, and encourage a culture that encourages ongoing learning
for all employees.

Some of our training and development programs are as follows:

Allied Health Programs

Conducted on a full-time basis in order for Saudi candidates to meet our staffing needs within the Allied Health Professions.

  • Office Administration Program (OAP)
  • Cardiovascular Technology Program (CVT)
  • Executive Secretary Program (ESP)

Life Support Training

Training courses such as Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS and ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are provided to all appropriate hospital employees, members of the health care team and professionals from other external organizations.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Initial/Renewal
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial/Renewal
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) 
  • ACLS Made Easy
  • PALS Made Easy
  • NRP Made Easy
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP Instructor Courses
  • Procedural Sedation Course (PSC)
  • Family and Friends CPR
  • First Aid
  • Heart Savers CPR & AED

Staff Development

Fundamental training courses encourage our employees to seek self-improvement in English Language, Arabic Language, Medical Terminology, General Human Pathology, and Computer Courses.

In-house training programs

  • Advanced English Courses
  • Arabic Courses
  • General English Courses
  • Medical Terminology

E–Learning System

We utilize one of the most advanced Learning Management Systems (LMS) in order to track our employees learning and training activities. The LMS is branded as iLearn at KFSH&RC. The iLearn program tracks all educational and training activities that are instructor-led or online courses.

  • External Training

In-house Staff Development Training Programs

Our in-house Staff Development Program provides both basic and advanced skills including the following:

  • Management and Leadership Development Programs for managers and senior level
    employees, covering Management skills such as strategic planning and effective project
    management.
  • Communication skills, stress management, critical thinking, business writing and
    work ethics.
  • Specialized Training Programs to meet specific need for particular departments (such as
    Human Resource, Food Service, Supply Chain Management, and Environmental Services)

Non-Physician Internship Programs

The practical internship programs are designed for non-Physicians students/interns who are enrolled in Academic Institutions.

Specialized Practical Training for Employees from External Organizations

KFSH&RC offers practical (on-the-job) training programs for Non-Physician-employees from other organizations.

Saudi Career Development Program (SCDP)

This program is offered for newly hired Saudi staff at KFSH&RC. The one-year program is focused on allowing the participants to be highly proficient in practical skills in their respective professions.

Pharmacy Residency Program

On the job training program that prepares pharmacists for the Saudi Board or clinical practices.

The Health Science Library is dedicated to providing comprehensive information services that advance research, teaching and patient care to KFSH&RC healthcare professionals and students. It also allows its users to locate, select and use knowledge resources anywhere in the world, whether in print or online. It subscribes to 30 database sources of 14,500 e-books and 10,700 e-journals, and printed books and back issues of printed journals.

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Undergraduate Medical Education at KFSH&RC is the latest addition to Academic and Training Affairs’ repertoire of academic and educational programs for future medical care providers.

The UGME currently offers the following clinical training for medical students and medical interns:

  • Full time medical education affiliated with Alfaisal University
  • Pre-intern clinical elective / short time training
  • Summer elective training
  • Clinical research training
  • Medical internship training

The Academic & Training Affairs is committed to providing medical education as part of the most important tasks at KFSH&RC, in addition to introducing health care to patients and conducting research. The medical fellowship and internship programs for students in KSA are organized in collaboration with the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties:

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre values its staff and encourages them to continue to develop and consider other Hospital job opportunities as part of their personal and professional growth. KFSH&RC posts regular opportunities through the Oracle Human Resources System (HRMS).