Saudi Arabia is hiring Muslim nurses — POEA


MANILA, Philippines — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in need of Muslim nurses, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

In an advisory, the POEA announced that staff nurses are being sought by the KSA Ministry of Health–Hospital Operation Program for possible job opportunities in different hospitals in Saudi Arabia.

“KSA is in urgent need of qualified Muslim applicants to be assigned to different hospitals in Makkah region,” said the POEA.

Qualifications include being female; Muslim; nursing graduates or with Masteral Degree; with Board License or Prometric Exam passer/with Saudi Council Certificate; minimum of four years experience for nursing graduates, or minimum two years experience for those with Masters Degree; and not more than 40 years old.

Those who will be hired shall have a basic salary of SR 4,080, according to the POEA.

Applicants are advised to personally submit a detailed resume with job description; school credentials; employment certificates; passport copy; and two pieces of 2X2 recent picture at the Manpower Registry Division, Window T, ground floor, Blas F. Ople Building (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA in Mandaluyong City.

They may also register online at the

The deadline for the submission of applications is on April 7.

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  • Manuel_II

    They need Muslim because they will be assigned in Makkah (Only Muslim are allowed in Makkah), and Muslim has also slight advantage on salary packages.

  • George Lapulapu

    wow..40,000 pesoses a month… samanatalang ang mga nursing graduate dito sial pa nagbabayad sa ospital!!!!

  • wanluna

    Discrimination at its best!

    • frank

      its not discrimination… its their choice

  • Juan Delacruz

    huwag sa dr erfan and bagedo. no overtime pay and power tripper pa ang management and 2 months siyang nasara for medical malpractice. stick to military hospital if you can, every 6months pwede kayo umuwi.

  • jinx

    That’s understandable because non-muslims can’t enter what they consider the holy city of Makkah.

  • frank

    kudos to Filipino Muslims, you are most welcome here in Saudi and more safe

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