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Saudi hiring 1,600 nurses, other medical professionals

Zamboanga City – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through its Ministry of Health is hiring some 1,600 Filipino nurses and other medical professionals from this city.

Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Regional Officer-in-Charge Marrieta Bellotindos said officials of KSA’s Ministry of Health will be arriving in this city next week to screen applicants for medical work in the KSA.

Bellotindos said that written examinations and interviews of applicants will be held today and tomorrow at a local hotel here and the results of the examination will be released on the same day the applicants take the test.

Bellotindos said among the medical professionals to be hired are 1,000 staff nurses, 500 respiratory therapists, and 100 x-ray specialists.

Bellotindos said her office has so far registered around 718 applicants – 646 nurses, 47 x-ray specialists, 19 respiratory therapists, and six pharmacists.

She said applicants may register on-line at www.poea.gov.ph but they have to submit the requirements at POEA. Walk-in applicants will be entertained today.

  • Taton Pido

    di naman siguro lahat ng tao doon ay masama, nagkakataon lang na may mangilan-ilan na napapa-balita. marami rin namang OFW ang nakapagpa-tapos ng mga anak nila sa pagta-trabaho nila sa bansang arabia.

  • Taton Pido

    malaking tulong para sa mga kababayan natin na naghahanap ng trabaho dyan sa southern mindanao at di na kailangan pang dumagsa sa metro manila, sa ganon di na makadagdag pa sa populasyon, at polusyon ng metro manila.

  • sea eagle

    Dont go its a Barbaric country.

  • mang porong

    OK good! But make sure their salaries are competitive. Some salaries of these nurses are so low that resulted them to prostitution.