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Director - Nursing Standards of Care

King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • Registered Nurse with a current Nursing license 

  • Bachelor Degree (Western standard) 

  • Master Degree in Nursing/Quality Management or Health Care Administration or related or equivalent from an accredited institution – E

Experience Required:

  • Work Experience: Minimum of six (6) years experiences in a leadership role on Nursing related quality and safety projects in an JCI, JACHO or similarly accredited acute care facility

  • Extensive knowledge of the application of Quality Management Science; outcome measurement, Accreditation Standards, Nursing Sensitive Indicators and Standards 

Other Skills:

  • English Language: Skilled

  • Arabic Language: Beneficial

  • Computer Skills: Expert


Clinical Practice:

  • Ensures staff, nursing staff, students, Interns and Residents practice within established policies and procedures and standards of nursing practice and patient care.

  • Complies with hospital infection control and safety protocols.

  • Maintains high visibility in clinical areas.


  • Staff Management to include recruitment, education, training, evaluation and development, as well as preparation and delegation of work schedules and workflow.

  • Reviews, plans, manages and monitors the area budget.

  • Develops, modifies and ensures implementation of Policies and Procedures.

  • Participates in Committees and work groups as required.

  • Actively participates in planning and development of new and expanded programs.

  • Develops and implements directorate area strategic plans.

  • Maintains high visibility.

  • Maintains an open door communication policy for area staff.

  • Functions as a mediator and resource person across departmental lines.

  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the strategic plan for the Division of Nursing.

  • Maintains all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generates reports as required.

Education & Research:

  • Facilitates the development, implementation and evaluation of educational activities to meet the identified needs of managers, nursing and support personnel.

  • Encourages and provides an environment to support scientific inquiry within a professional practice model.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth.

  • Participate in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents.


  • Ensures corrective actions are implemented and maintained when performance deviates from the established policies/standards.

  • Develops, implements and participates in Quality Management processes and activities


  • Establishes and maintains an environment that promotes and supports culturally sensitive professional nursing practice.

  • Advocates for the needs of the patients and the clinical program; promotes the continuum of care.

  • Creates a culture which empowers others to achieve, maximizing individual potential.

  • Models skills of negotiation, critical thinking and team building.

  • Promotes Hospital and Nursing's missions and demonstrates established values.

  • Fosters collaborative relations and mutual understanding.


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