17 thousand jobs provided by the Saudization of private hospital administrations – Saudi news

While the Ministry of Health warned public or specialized medical complexes against performing deliveries except in emergency cases, and the obligation to provide a neonatal intensive care consultant as the head of the department, along with providing a nursing staff with sufficient experience and training, and a valid certificate in the neonatal resuscitation program (NRP), The Ministry stressed the commitment of medical complexes that have obstetrics and gynecology departments to what is stated in Article 9 of the Prevention of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and the rights and duties of those affected, issued by Royal Decree No. (M41).

The amendment of the executive regulations of the system of private health institutions removed the dust of sagging complexes and hospitals in the private sector; It aims to regulate the licensing provisions for health and private institutions, and the provisions for managing hospitals, dispensaries, private and group clinics, managing medical laboratories, and managing auxiliary medical service centers. It will create more than 17,000 jobs for Saudis.

The regulation stipulated the appointment of a full-time Saudi doctor or professional supervisor who specializes in the nature of the work of the medical complex, laboratory, radiology center or one-day surgery center in the cities (Riyadh, Makkah, Jeddah, Madinah, Dammam, Khobar).

The Minister may add other cities if the need arises, and the rest of the cities are excluded from the citizenship requirement in the event that a Saudi supervisor is not available. The doctor or professional owner or co-owner of the health institution may be the supervisor; Provided that he is specialized in the nature of the work of this institution.

The regulation prevented any health institution from retaining the original identification papers or holding the bodies of the deceased in return for financial dues to them, and the health institution may take legal measures to collect its dues through official channels.

The amended regulation obligated private hospitals and clinics to immediately report to the nearest competent security authority and health affairs directorates of any criminal accident or death that occurred to patients visiting them or inpatients there, and they must keep a complete record of traffic accidents and injuries.

The amended regulation obligated hospitals and clinics to provide emergency treatment for all emergency and dangerous cases received by them without a financial claim before providing treatment, and general or specialized medical complexes are not allowed to perform birth operations except in emergency cases only, with providing health affairs in the region or governorate with a detailed report on each case on the Unit with proof of eligibility for the procedure and the use of the birth notification system.

The regulation also gave the Minister of Health in emergency situations that require the recruitment of all health capabilities to order the use of any health institution or part of it for the purposes he deems appropriate, provided that the Ministry pays the fair costs for the period of its use.

The regulation stipulated the obligation to provide a neonatal intensive care consultant as the head of the department, along with providing nursing staff with sufficient experience and training, and who have a valid certificate in the neonatal resuscitation program (NRP).

It is required for licensing medical complexes to have at least a consultant doctor or an equivalent in the scientific degree who holds a doctorate and who is at least a senior vice doctor in the cities of Riyadh, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Jeddah, Dammam, Al-Khobar. The technical supervisor of the complex shall be a Saudi doctor qualified in the nature of the complex’s work, and he shall have a valid professional license from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, in the following cities: Riyadh, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Medina, Jeddah, Dammam, and Al-Khobar.

Medical complexes that have obstetrics and gynecology departments are committed to what is stated in Article 9 of the Prevention of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the rights and duties of those affected, issued by Royal Decree No. (M 41).

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