Job Description

Hospital in Saudi Arabia

Free placement

Assistant Director of Nursing (Hospital)

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Job id: 358152

08 Apr 2021

Job Location

Riyadh, Khobar, Dammam, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


7 to 20 years

Qualification Level

Graduate; Post Graduate; Medical Professionals

Job Function

Nurse / Healthcare
Top Management


Highly knowledgeable with the nursing regulations laid by the international authorities.

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any GCC country; Jobseekers from any Western countries; Jobseekers from any European countries


Key Responsibilities:
• Scheduling: The assistant director of nursing schedules the activities of the department and assigns the duties and shifts to each employee. In case where an employee is not able to come to work, then the assistant director of nurse must see that another staff member is assigned with those duties to avoid any inconvenience to the patients.
• Inventory management: The assistant director of nursing has to order medical and surgical supplies and store these supplies in a proper manner. This person has to check the stock for expired items and replace those with new stock. Assistant director of nurse has to maintain a record of the inventory and also negotiate with different vendors to save expenses on the inventory.
• Recruitment and training: The assistant director of nursing posts job advertisements and interviews the candidates. He/she provides training to the staff and analyzes their core competencies to delegate specific job duties.
• Supervision and performance appraisal: Assistant director of nursing supervises the activities of the staff to ensure that they are working efficiently and a professional environment is maintained in the facility. He/she evaluates the performance of the staff in the nursing department and presents the reports to the nursing director for further evaluation of the staff.
• Documentation and payroll: The assistant director of nursing handles all the documentation related to the nursing department and presents periodical reports to the nursing director. He/she helps the administration department with the payroll process.
• Other responsibilities are very similar to those of a Nursing Director, where assistant DON is supposed to work very closely with the Nursing Director

Key Skills:
• Highly knowledgeable with the nursing regulations laid by the international authorities.
• Compassionate, calm and highly efficient in multitasking.
• Technically skilled and communicative to maintain a proper flow of communication within the facility and with the external publics as well.
• Should be able to handle staff of more than 200 reporting under her / him

Reporting To: CEO of the Medical Group / Nursing Director of the Branch Hospital
Education & Experience Requirements:
• Registered Nurse with a current Nursing license
• Bachelor Degree (Western / EU / AUS / NZ / US / UK standard)
• Master Degree in any Nursing Specialty, or in Nursing / Clinical Management or simply in management (Western / EU / AUS / NZ / US / UK Standard) will be a plus but not that essential
• Minimum two to three (2 - 3) years clinical experience as an assistant or deputy nursing director at least in an acute care setting where at least the candidate used to manage 95 - 200 staff under him or her
• English Language Skills: Level l-Skilled
• Computer Skills: Expert will be a plus otherwise intermediate
Other Requirements:
• Male / Female (any) but female is preferred
• Age limit: up to 55 years maximum
• Nationalities: US, Canada, UK & Neighboring Western countries, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, East or West Europe, White South Africans; Only native candidates needed for these positions
Offered Package:
• Salary: SAR 28,000 – 45,500 i.e. (US$ 7,460 – 12,130) net per month
• Family Villa or Apartment
• Housing Provided = 800SAR i.e. (USD 210) If live outside MG Housing
• Indicial and returned Travel for employee and family
• Eligible dependents: 1 spouse + 2 children under 18 years old.
• Health Insurance including dental & optical provided to the employee and eligible / authorized dependents
• 2-years initial contract with 90 days probation
• Vacations: 25 - 30 days + 10 public holidays
• All other benefits according to the above-mentioned description

There are 3 types of Nursing Directors; DON for Day-to-Day Operations, DON for Quality & DON for Health Affairs i.e. Education.
We need DONs & Asst. DONs for Day-to-Day Operations, otherwise, for DONs for Quality & Health Affairs will also be considered.

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