The Center for Childrenâs Cancer Research in Riyadh is a 40-bed hospital operates as part of our client hospital and offers both inpatient and outpatient facilities.
This is the largest program dedicated to pediatric cancer and blood disorders in the region, and the second largest internationally (second to St Jude, USA). Between 60 â 70% (approximately 350-450 new cases annually) of the Kingdomâs pediatric malignancies are cared for by the Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. In addition to pediatric oncology, the program is considered the reference center in the region for the complicated non-malignant hematological disorders.
The Childrenâs Cancer Center consists of:
The aim of the Walk-in Clinic is to provide treatment and supportive nursing care for pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients. Patients are assessed and sorted according to medical acuity, not in order of arrival
Type of service: Include but not limited to:
STAFFING PLANNumber and Mix Staff: All Staff Nurses are SN1
1 Head Nurse
1 Ward Clerk
Patient Care Assistant (PCA) from Outpatient department will assist as needed.
The Head Nurse is responsible for the unit. She/he is able to delegate daily shift management to a designated Senior Staff Nurse who will coordinate shift assignments and act as a resource person for the other staff on the unit. Shift assignments are based on the following criteria:
Hours of Operation:Saturday to Tuesday 07:30-1400
No. Of Beds: 5
Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:1 â 2 (days)
Hours of Operation:Saturday to Tuesday 08:00â 15:00
Wednesday 08:00 â 14:00