Aspiring for excellence in the domains of clinical practice, education research and management.
As Associate Executive Director – Nursing, it is my privilege to welcome you to the Nursing Division of the King Abdulaziz Hospital- Al Ahsa
Nurses are a vital and significant professional group in King Abdulaziz Hospital, making up almost half of the KAH workforce. Every day nurses in our region make a real contribution to the community, and provide the care and professional 'know how' to make a difference to someone's life -.
As part of our philosophy, the patient and family are our central focus, and as such, Nursing Services are committed to optimal patient outcomes. Our aim is to provide quality Nursing Care, competent professional staff and an environment that promotes and maintains individual well being and safety
Caring is our central value and we are committed to culturally congruent practice, professional commitment and integrity, scientific inquiry, quality patient outcomes, teamwork and collaboration.
Opportunities in Nursing at Al Ahsa include practice in the areas of
- Nurse Management,
- Pediatric Nursing (Children's Nursing, Child Health Nursing)
- Emergency Nursing
- Surgical & Peri- Operative Nurses
- Neonatal Nurses
To support the delivery of professional nursing care the nursing services are under the stewardship of three Directors of Clinical Nursing and a Director, Nursing Education. The Nursing Organizational chart outlines the professional and line management within the Nursing Division.
The Clinical Nursing Directors are assigned as:
- Medical & surgical Directorate
- Maternal, Child and Emergency Directorate
- Critical and Ambulatory Care Directorate
- Nursing Education
Successful initiatives with in the Nursing Directorate for 2009 have included:
- Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
- Electronic Medical Record (Quadramed)
- Internship Program
- Residency Program