Saudi to hire 1,600 medical professionals in Zambo City PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 24 August 2014 14:38

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

Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Regional Officer-in-Charge Marrieta Bellotindos said officials of KSA’s Ministry of Health are arriving here next week to screen applicants.

Bellotindos said that written examination and interview of applicants will be held from August 26-28 at a local hotel here.

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 medical professional-applicants. They include 646 nurses, 47 x-ray specialists, 19 respiratory therapists, and six pharmacists.

She said medical professionals who are interested to apply may still register with the POEA until Monday as the office will be opened although it is a non-working holiday.

She said they can also register on-line at but they have to submit their requirements at POEA on or before Monday.

The applicants are also advised to bring with them valid identification cards (IDs).

Meanwhile, Bellotindos said that walk-in applicants will be entertained on August 28.