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.