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Deputy Executive Director - Nursing Affairs

  • Job reference: BBBH3845
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

We are working in partnership with a modern state-of-the-art specialist Hospital and Academic Research medical facility located in Riyadh. This national centre provides the highest level of specialised healthcare alongside postgraduate education programmes supporting Residency and Fellowship training.

We are recruiting for a Deputy Executive Director - Nursing Affairs.

Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing the operational management of all Clinical Programs within Nursing Affairs, as well as providing direct leadership to other assigned programs and initiatives. Facilitates the provision of safe, patient and family focused quality care. Is a member of the Executive Team, and leads it with respect to operational planning and implementation. Utilizes performance improvement framework in panning, designing, monitoring and evaluating patient care and administrative activities across Nursing Affairs. Facilitates the successful achievement of the Nursing Affairs strategic goals. Assists and represents the Executive Director of Nursing Affairs at internal and external functions as required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates strategic direction and operational planning across Nursing Affairs.
  • Directs the development of plans, procedures and policies to efficiently and effectively mange clinical materials, equipment, supplies and the environment of care as per delegated authority. Facilitates the achievement of cost efficiency savings at divisional level.
  • Develops, coordinates, submits and monitors the annual Nursing Affairs budget. Oversees and directs the commissioning processes for new program and facilities expansions.
  • Facilitates the achievement of increasing the number of Saudi nurses and the retention of all staff to meet Nursing Affairs specific goals at divisional level. Develops reports, proposals and leads changes for modification and improvements to nursing manpower planning, personnel management and recruitment.
  • Acts as an advocate for patients and families. Identifies ideas that will improve the quality of patient care and issues that will negatively impact on patient care outcomes, using the professional practice framework. Participates through team working and collaborative partnerships in identifying and implementing solutions through evidence based practice or research to demonstrate improvements reflected in unit, divisional, organizational data and bench marks.
  • Facilitates the achievement of decreasing the length of stay/waiting times at divisional level.
  • Facilitates the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction at divisional level.
  • Facilitates the achievement of successfully implementing clinical information systems at divisional level.
  • Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of all positions in assigned area against the primary purpose and strategic goals.
  • Participates in the development of IPPs.
  • Upholds the organizational values at all times.
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and/or procedures.
  • Participates in self and others' education, training and development, as applicable
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned.


Essential Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing or Health discipline or MBA. If Master's Degree is not in Nursing a Bachelor Degree in Nursing is required.
  • Ten (10) years' experience of progressive administrative roles. Excellent communications skills, demonstrated leadership and commitment to continuous learning
  • Current Registered Nurse Licensure from country of origin required.
  • Member of a recognized professional organization and specialty certification preferred.


Benefits- Competitive package including a Tax free salary + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

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