Job Purpose:

Direct supervision and coordination of activities in the allocated unit/ward.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct and Supervises administrative and clinical activities of the ward / unit.
  • Responsible for daily and vacation scheduling of ward / unit staff in absence of head nurse.
  • Ensures the implementation and evaluation of patient care standards.
  • Coordinates patient placement for optimal utilization of beds and equipment based on patient care needs.
  • Ensures patient / nurse allocation is carried out based on nursing competency and patient care needs.
  • Coordinates with Education Department orientation, mentorship and cross training program for ward staff.
  • Ensures staff competency checklists are maintained and updated as required.
  • Directly communication with designated medical staff regarding ongoing patient management.
  • Ensures patient clinical management is carried out as per doctor’s order and based on patient care needs.
  • Ensures preventive maintenance program adhered to for all equipment and reports and records deficiencies in equipment function to appropriate department.
  • Supervises and evaluates staff performance as required by nursing administration.
  • Communicates with and supports patient and relatives as per individual needs.
  • Any other assigned responsibilities on a need basis as identified by the Nursing Director.
  • Participate in direct patient care working as a team member and promote the highest standards of evidence based practice.
  • Directly support staff as appropriate in the provision of care of the patient, providing supervision as necessary.
  • Assist with identifying and reporting accidents and incidents and take necessary action.
  • Assign and coordinate patient care and related duties.
  • Collaborates with Head Nurse to obtain necessary human and material resources.
  • Recognize others needs for assistance and intervene as necessary.
  • Make decisions and convey appropriately to team members.
  • Appropriately manages variances behaviorally environment occurrences or refers to the appropriate person.


  • BSN / Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery.
  • Current license in country of origin, with MOH license to practice in Saudi Arabia.
  • 5 years clinical nursing experience in relevant clinical area. With at least 2 years in the relevant area at senior level.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Spoken Arabic is advantageous but not essential.

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