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Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Children's Cancer Center - Solid Tumor

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Openings: 1


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This Center for Children’s Cancer Research in Riyadh is a 40-bed hospital operates as part of our client hospital and offers both inpatient and outpatient facilities.

This is the largest program dedicated to pediatric cancer and blood disorders in the region, and the second largest internationally (second to St Jude, USA). Between 60 – 70% (approximately 350-450 new cases annually) of the Kingdom’s pediatric malignancies are cared for by the Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. In addition to pediatric oncology, the program is considered the reference center in the region for the complicated non-malignant hematological disorders.

The Children’s Cancer Center consists of:

Care Ward A (CWA) is a twenty (20) bed unit, which provides acute care to pediatric hematology and oncology patients from birth to 14 years of age. The unit consists of twenty (20) positive air pressure rooms.

This child-friendly unit is located on the second level of the new expansion area of the Centre for Children’s Cancer (also known as CCC).

The majority of the children admitted to the center are infants, toddlers, and of pre-school age, although we do admit up to age of 14. On rare occasions, we do admit adolescents if the patient are still under the care of the pediatric hematology/oncology physician. One sitter or parent is encouraged to stay with the patient to reduce trauma of hospitalization.

The most commonly treated oncology disorders include:

Due to the predominance of pediatric oncology patients, CWA also provides acute care to this patient population.

The most commonly treated oncology disorders include:

Frequent Procedures/Services/Functions:

Hours of Operation:24 hours per day, 7 days a week

No. Of Beds: 20

Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:3 – 4 (days)
1:3 - 4 (nights)

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