The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is undergoing a major transformation of its healthcare system as part of the government’s Vision 2030 program. The restructure is envisioned to be a comprehensive, effective and integrated healthcare system that focuses on the wellbeing of the individual and society, including its citizens, residents, and visitors.
To support the KSA government’s Vision 2030 program, the country is in need of more Filipino healthcare professionals.
“Saudi Arabia is a country where Filipino healthcare workers can find lucrative employment that offers a host of training opportunities and professional growth,” says Alejandro Coca, Co-Head at TrueProfile.io. “Here, Filipino doctors receive attractive compensation packages and have the opportunity to work in a modern, well-equipped and multi-cultural environment. For individuals interested in making the career move to the KSA, TrueProfile.io is on hand to assist! We offer a full-service recruitment solution from recruitment to deployment and can connect qualified staff with the best employers and opportunities. We’ll have also begun to offer further licensing services including processing DataFlow reports and assistance with in-country requirements in the future.’’
In fact, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saudi Arabia government has praised Filipino healthcare professionals for their “excellence” and “professionalism” in caring for the health and welfare of their people.
Filipino healthcare professionals working in Saudi Arabia enjoy numerous benefits. Foremost of these is a competitive compensation package. The salary of licensed doctors range from Php 134,000 to Php 250,000 depending on specialty and experience, while the salary range of registered nurses is between Php 53,000 to Php 134,000.
In terms of accommodation, most Filipino medical and nursing professionals in Saudi Arabia are offered housing and transportation benefits. Some hospitals in Saudi Arabia also offer bonuses upon contract completion as well as free return tickets to their home country.
Just like other foreign professionals in Saudi Arabia, Filipino doctors are hired on a contractual basis. The duration of each contract is anywhere between 12 to 24 months with 40 to 60 hours work per week. The standard workweek is divided into morning and night shifts.
If you’re a doctor thinking of working in Saudi Arabia, there are a few preparations you need to take care of to make that plan a reality. First, prepare all the necessary documents such as education and employment records, license and certifications, and make sure these are all fully verified. Document verification is a crucial step in securing legitimate employment in Saudi Arabia. This can be done by logging on to www.TrueProfile.io, a platform that provides Filipino healthcare professionals around the world with the tools they need to secure a lucrative career abroad.
By signing up to become a member of TrueProfile.io, Filipino healthcare professionals can opt to be connected with employers around the world or can apply directly for lucrative job openings. TrueProfile.io Members also enjoy access to a number of career solutions including a free digital CV which can be shared with employers, regulators and recruiters and can also be showcased on social media.
For interested applicants, simply create an account on TrueProfile (https://member.trueprofile.io/register), build a myTrueProfile page, and then set contact settings to the ‘Recommended’ option in order to attract new career opportunities.
To know more, visit https://www.trueprofile.io/.
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