MINISTRY OF DEFENCE - ARMED FORCES MEDICAL SERVICES DEPT.
Northern Area Armed Forces Hospital
King Khalid Military City ,Hafer Al Batin, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 

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Nurses in the Northern Area Armed Forces Hospital have a unique opportunity to practice in one of the best facilities in the Kingdom.  
All patients are assigned to private rooms in the general wards and there is a full range of state-of-the-art equipment in both general and specialty areas.

The Nursing Department Mission Statement is simple and direct

 
   
     
 

 
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Nursing Quality & Risk Management
 

We are one of the first Hospitals in the Military Health Service to have revised our operational policies in accordance with new standards recently published by the Medical Services Department.  We have an active TQM program and an established Risk Management Process to ensure a professional response system is in place to support staff in overcoming operational problems.

 

 

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+966 13 787 1777 ext 2514

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+966 13 787 0647

 

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To provide quality nursing care, to the highest professional standards within the resources available the Hospital.

 

Guidelines for Nursing Candidates: When applying for a position at the Northern Area Armed Forces Hospital, we would ask that you provide the following information which will help us to process your application as quickly as possible:

  • Full CV

  • Copies of all Qualifications

  • Copy of Professional License

  • Two references from a former Nursing Supervisor/Manager

 

Please note: You must bring your original certificates, references and professional license when you first come to the Kingdom in order to be registered with the Saudi Health Council and to be able to practice.

 

 
 

Outpatient Nursing

 
  Outpatient Service at the Hospital are the busiest element of our organization.   The Nursing Service supports both the specialty outpatients departments and the Family & Community Medicine Primary Care system.   These services include:
  • Three Hospital-base Outpatients Departments

  • Three General Practice Clinics

  • The Community Hospital with 24hr Emergency Service

  • Three Military Clinics

  • The Community-based Dental Centre

  • The Environmental Health Service including School Nursing

  • The Patient Education Service

These OPD or Community-based services provide community or OPD nurses with a wide range of opportunities for practice as well as for their professional development through our Continuing Nursing Education and In-service Program.

 

If you would like to find out more about opportunities to work in our Outpatients Service, please contact the recruitment department (see vacancies section) or, for further professional nursing information, contact:

 

nursing@kkmch.med.sa

 

 
 

In-patient Nursing

 
 

The Hospital is organized in two main buildings that are linked by communication towers.   The front building consists of five levels of which the upper three contain the inpatient wards.  

Male Wards consist of 1 medical and two surgical wards, and a VIP area.   There are twin observation rooms adjacent to each of the five nursing stations, but all other patient rooms are single occupancy.

Female Wards consist of a similar range to the Male Ward area, but with the addition of an Infectious Diseases Ward equipped with a reverse air-flow system.  The nursing stations in both the male and female ward areas are spacious and supported by substantial storage and other facilities.

Paediatrics & Ob/Gyn Wards are located on the second level of the Hospital and include Antenatal and Postnatal Wards, two Paediatrics Wards and a six-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit.  The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is also located on this level which is adjacent to the other critical care areas located in the rear building and linked by corridor to the ward areas.

 

Nursing Administration

   
     
 

Nursing Administration works closely with the clinical supervisors to support staff in the delivery of care in a responsive and professional manner.   Our multi-cultural nursing team lends a broad dimension of educational experience in which individuals are recognized for both their initiative and teamwork skills.   Working in our Hospital will provide you with an opportunity to learn from, and teach others whilst enjoying the rich experience of life in the Middle East.   

The Nursing Office is located in a dedicated suite containing a reception and waiting area, Supervisors offices, Internet facility, Conference Room (doubles as the Disaster Control Room), Military Nursing Office, Nursing QA & Risk Management Office, Central Document Archive and Secretarial Services.   This structure provides the administrative support for the Nursing Service and is staffed by a duty Nursing Supervisor on a 24/7 basis.

Nursing Orientation - All nurses arriving to take up an appointment in our Hospital are provided with a one week orientation to the department and their job.   This orientation includes a full introduction to the Hospital with input from the Administration, Manpower, Fire & Safety and other departments.   BCLS instruction is mandatory and there are regular opportunities for continuing professional development.

 

 
     
  Nursing Education  
 

Continuing education and professional development is central to the provision of high standards of nursing care and in meeting the registration standards of many nursing regulatory bodies.   For this reason, we place a high value on or continuing nursing education and in-service training which is provided by the Nursing Education Department.

 

The Hospital is a recognized provider of BCLS training and is authorized to certify this training to candidates who pass the written and practical examinations.

 

Current Education &Training in the Nursing Department:

  • BCLS Program (Certified Course)

  • ACLS Program (Certified External Course)

  • Drug Calculation

  • Clinical Nursing Lecture Series

  • Quality Management

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Teamwork

 
     
 
 
 
 

   

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

   

   
       
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