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Government hospital in Saudi needs 300 male OFWs

POEA 2009-12-13  A pioneer government-owned hospital in Saudi Arabia is now recruiting 300 Filipino male medical workers, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced today.

Labor and Employment Secretary Marianito D. Roque said the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) had placed a job order for 300 medical workers with the Philippine Overseas Employment Authority (POEA).

He said that the SRCA needs 200 nurses and paramedics and 100 physicians. At the same time, the Labor chief reminded applicants that this is a government to government arrangement. Application and inquiries should only be made through the POEA.

The SRCA prefers Filipino nurses and physicians because they are dedicated and competitive in their craft, said Roque noting that the hospital as a pioneer institution gives emergency response and first aid support in Saudi Arabia.

Roque also reported that the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) deployed 275,933 OFWs in Saudi Arabia in 2008.

Qualified to apply for nurses and paramedics positions are male applicants not more than 50 years old. They must have diploma in BS Nursing and/or certification for paramedic training, license from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), and high school diploma. Applicants must have worked as a member of an emergency support or ambulance team and has mastery of resuscitation techniques and medications.

For physicians, applicants must have specialization in emergency medicine, general surgery, traumatology, anesthesia and intensive care, males not more than 50 years old, must have license authorized by the PRC, and with at least two-year experience/ training in emergency medicine and intensive care are needed.

Among the documents required are comprehensive and latest resume with job description, photocopy of school credentials, employment certificates (old and latest), photocopy of the first page of passport, and six copies of 2X2 photos taken within 10 days before filing of the application.

Complete requirements must be submitted at the Window 1, Manpower Registry Division, ground floor, Blas F. Ople Building (formerly POEA Building), in Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City. Applicants may register online at END

Source: POEA
Topic: Saudi government-owned hospital needs 300 OFWs
November 25, 2009
source: Department Of Labor and Employment


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