Respiratory Therapist Jobs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

We are currently looking for Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) to join King Faisal Research Hospital and Research Center’s Respiratory Care Department in Riyadh. KFSH&RC Riyadh, is a state-of-the-art, Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited tertiary-care hospital, with integrated medical research and academic facilities. The Respiratory Care Services (RCS) department is looking for exceptionally talented, adventurous and enthusiastic Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) to provide quality patient care.

The job duties and responsibilities pertain to providing respiratory care to patients of all ages utilizing accepted procedures and techniques. For a complete job description, visit Respiratory Therapist, RRT, Job at KFSH&RC.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree (American) / Diploma (Canadian) in Respiratory Care required OR Bachelors degree in Science of Respiratory Care required

  • Respiratory Therapy Registry (RRT) from NBRC or CSRT required for North American graduates

  • Certificate in all ALS courses (ACLS, PALS, NRP)

Experience Required:

  • Three (3) years’ experience as Respiratory Therapist with Associate Degree/Diploma OR Two (2) years’ experience as Respiratory Therapist with Bachelor’s Degree
  • Endotracheal intubation training preferred

The Benefits Package / Salary for Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) Positions would include:

  • Tax Free income, increasing overall net income
  • Open end contract, providing job security to concentrate on your career development
  • Free Furnished Housing & Utilities in private hospital compound, providing safety, security and convenience
  • Free Transportation, allowing you more savings
  • Free Ticket to join the hospital, allowing you a unique travel opportunity
  • Free Medical Insurance because we look after our caregivers 
  • Year End Bonus, Relocation Allowance, Sign On Bonus, increase to your take home salary
  • Forty hour week allowing for better work-life balance because we care about our caregivers
  • And more …

King Faisal Research Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC)

King Faisal Research Hospital and Research Center is located in the city of Riyadh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is the most populous city, as well as, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, making KFSH&RC the national referral center for many specialized surgeries. The hospital currently comprises of three facilities: KFSH&RC in Riyadh, the King Fahad National Centre for Children’s Cancer (KFNCCC) and KFSH&RC in Jeddah. As the premier health care provider in the Middle East, the KFSH&RC mission is to provide the highest level of specialized healthcare in an integrated educational and research setting.

KFSH&RC in Riyadh opened in 1975 and is located on an 80 acre site just two kilometers from Riyadh’s city center. The organization in total has a 1549 bed capacity along with a substantial staff strength of 14,650 comprised of 65 different nationalities. Over the years the hospital has reached a standard of excellence equal to leading academic medical centers elsewhere in the world, and today boasts the Oncology Center as well as the King Faisal Heart Institute, on top of the many other specialty services offered. In addition to expansions and building new specialization centers such as one dedicated to cancer and liver diseases, KFSH&RC also currently leads progressive programs such as one of the largest Stem Cell Transplant Programs in the world, and the first genetic counselling training program in the Middle East.

The Respiratory Care Services provides a 24-hour a day, 7-day a week service in Emergency, Critical Care and General Ward areas which includes the following:
Oxygenation & ventilation support outside Operating Rooms, administration of medical gases (Oxygen, Nitric Oxide, Heliox), inhaled medications delivery, airway humidification, emergency assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, monitoring patient’s physiological responses to therapy, lung expansion therapy and pulmonary toilet, blood gas analysis, pulmonary function laboratory studies, assistance with patient discharge planning, asthma education and smoking cessation services, family and patient education, and home mechanical ventilation program. 


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a desert country encompassing most of the Arabian Peninsula, with Red Sea and Persian (Arabian) Gulf coastlines. Known as the birthplace of Islam, it’s home to the religion’s 2 most sacred mosques. Millions of Muslim pilgrims from all over the world congregate in the city of Mecca every year for the religious pilgrimage. The culture of Saudi Arabia is defined by its Islamic heritage, its historical role as an ancient trade center, and its Bedouin traditions. Its distinguished geographical location made it a point of intersection of international trade routes through all the ages. Saudi Arabia’s largest museum is the National Museum in Riyadh, which was established in 1999. Riyadh is the skyscraper-filled metropolis that is the headquarters for the Department of Culture which regularly sponsors exhibitions, literary readings and symposiums. Riyadh also hosts many festivals throughout the year, the most famous being the Janadriya Festival. Riyadh has a population of just over 8 million people. The city has modern architecture and infrastructure such as malls, hospitals, stadiums, and metro systems.