Nursing as a dynamic profession has been in the forefront of transforming healthcare.
The key attributes of the innovative the King Abdulaziz Hospital- Al Ahsa (KAH) nursing professionalism include nurses who demonstrate the requisite core competencies of providing patient-centered care, work in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence based practice, apply quality improvement , utilize health care technology and informatics to manage the complexities and challenges of the 21st century health care system.
The underlying principles of KAH nursing professionalism include: professional accountability, autonomy and evidence based scope of practice.
Nursing Excellence is supported with five foundation pillars that are critical to the achievement of KAH nursing services:
KAH-Al Ahsa is a 270-In patient bed capacity tertiary care hospital, providing multidisciplinary care including primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare services to Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA) customers.
KAH is situated in a welcoming setting, from patient arrival to discharge, with an appealing façade and ample convenient parking. On arrival to KAH, a patient experience officer and welcoming patient escort is available to provide guidance and assistance.
The patient and family are our central focus. Nursing Services commit to optimal patient outcomes through the provision of high quality nursing care, competent professional and support staff and an environment that promotes and maintains individual staff and patient well-being and safety.
All departments and services as mentioned below are supported by expert specifically trained and competent nursing staff:
61 Out Patient Clinics that caters to several exclusive specialties
8 Operating Rooms fitted with state of the art equipment and diagnostic technologies including 12 recovery beds that allow patients to safely transition after surgery.
High end diagnostic services are available (i.e. Endoscopy, Urodynamic)
Dialysis service consists of a predialysis clinic where a multi-disciplinary team is available to assist patients with informed decisions throughout their patient and family journey, 12 hemodialysis slots provided over a 24 hour schedule and peritoneal dialysis.
The Emergency Room facility is secured with an ambulatory drive through screening booth that ensures early patient direction to the appropriate area of care.
A fully equipped 12 bedded Emergency Room caters to all age populations, further prepared for
A separate Respiratory Screening clinic ensures optimal infection prevention standards and protection, fast and early assessment that reduces waiting times for all visitors.
Scope of Services
The patient and family are our central focus. Nursing
Services commit to optimal patient outcomes through the provision of high
quality nursing care, competent professional and support staff and an
environment that promotes and maintains individual staff and patient well-being
Nursing service play a pivotal role in all services provides .All departments within the MNGHA involved in clinical, administrative and support activities as follows but not limited to:
Medical Services and sub - departments (Anesthesiology, Cardiac Science, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Home Health Care, Medical Coordination
The service provided is multidisciplinary.
The categories of staff working within nursing services
Associate Executive Director
Pain Specialist Staff Nurse II
Director, Clinical Nursing
Wound Care Nurse
Director, Nursing Education
Patient Care Technicians
Nursing Shift Coordinators
Nurse Managers Nursing Shift Coordinators
Assistant Nurse Manager OR Scheduler
Manager Nursing Resource Systems
Nurse Educators OR Supply Coordinator
Manager Nursing Services Product & Equipment
Clinical Resource Nurses
Supervisor, Patient Escort
Manager, CSSD Midwives
Patient Educators (Diabetic)
Staff Nurse I Runner
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- Critical And Ambulatory Care
- Maternal And Child Health Care
Allied health training
- Nurse care assist program
- Nurse specialist programs
Phone and Extensions: 38940 , 38937