Health Training Administration
The Health Training Administration works to contribute to developing the capabilities of workers in the medical city and potential, and providing and manpower development, medical health and set up national competencies in various medical specialties. To achieve the vision and mission of the city to be a health facility with leadership in education, medical training and advanced health research studies.
Health Training Departments:
Academic Allied Health Programs Department:
• Diplomas and Academic Programs
It's a program intended to inaugurate rare health training programs and academic diplomas for High School (sciences) and both Diploma and Bachelor's degree holders to satisfy the need for those specialties in the King Fahad Medical City and the local job market after the approval of the Education, Scholarship & Training Committee in the Medical City and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. The training period defers from one program to the other depending on the type and the specialty of the program.
The programs are supervised by an academic committee that is led by the director of Health Training Administration and it is required to be of a Saudi nationality in order to enter any Diploma or Academic Programs.
King Fahad Medical City have signed collaboration contracts both locally and internationally to establish specialty programs.
Postgraduate Allied Health Training Department:
• Saudi Career Development Program (SCDP):
A program that is intended to recruit and rehabilitate new graduates from universities, colleges, governmental and private institutes and those who hold no previous working experiences in applied medical and clinical majors. It is required to be a Saudi to enter this program.
The On Job trainee will be provided with all the traits of an experienced employee in terms of salary and annual leaves, yet unlike an experience employee, the On Job trainee will go under weekly, monthly and final evaluation from the training administration to be submitted to Health Training Administration to audit the training program and its beneficial capacity on the trainee.
• Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Credentialing Training Program:
The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Credentialing training program is responsible for the training students who are required to spend time in the Medical City in order to gain their credentialing from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for a certain period of time that is also determined by the Saudi Commission which opens the opportunity to gain experience and the Credentialing Badge.
• Clinical Attachment:
A program that provides the opportunity for university and college graduates to train and gain the working experience they require.
• Visiting Employee Training:
It is the program responsible for receiving allied health employees from other health establishments.
• Fellowship Program for Applied Medical Specialties:
The Fellowship Program is held and supervised by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, the training takes place on several of the accredited hospitals by the Commission of which the King Fahad Medical City is currently a part of. This program is open to bachelor's degree holders and it allows them to gain a sub-specialty in their majors and to acquire a Specialist I or a Consultant level after satisfying the requirements of the program.
Undergraduate Allied Health Training Department:
• Undergraduate Program (Internship):
It is the program responsible for receiving training requests from universities, colleges and institutes for students to spend their internship period (Undergraduate Training), subsequently coordinating with the medical administrations and departments to accept their training requests then replying to the academic establishments and the supervision over the training program. This program respectively helps students to acquire practical experience after their internship has concluded.
In the past few years, a number of collaboration contracts have been signed between King Fahad Medical City and other governmental universities, private college and institutes in order to accommodate their students.
• Visiting Students Training:
It is the program in charge of receiving curriculum based field training requests from universities and colleges, subsequently coordinating with the medical administrations and departments to accept their field training requests, replying to the academic establishments with the results and the supervision over the training program.
• Summer Training:
It is a program made available for university and college students to train over the summer period to increase their knowledge.
To contact with the Office of administrative support of the of Health Training Department:
Location: Gate no. 2 – building No. 17 behind the Parking of Executive Administration building.