DOLE holds special recruitment for medical workers in Qatar, Saudi Arabia

By Venus H. Sarmiento, PIA 1, Pangasinan


PANGASINAN — The Department of Labor and Employment in the Ilocos will hold a Special Recruitment Activity in Pangasinan for job vacancies in Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

The SRA for medical workers overseas will be held on August 5 and 6 at the Public Employment Service Office of Dasol town here.

DOLE Regional Director Grace Ursua said that the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has approved the job orders for doctors (general practitioners), pharmacists, nurses, x-ray technicians, laboratory technicians among others.

“Handsome package remunerations await those who will be lucky to land in any of the identified positions,” Ursua said in a press statement.

The package includes basic salary, accommodation and transportation allowance.

In Qatar, for example, general medical practitioners will receive a monthly salary of 14,200 Qatari Riyal (nearly P170,000); pharmacists are paid 4,900 QR (P58,657); nurses, 3,400 QR (P40,701); laboratory technicians, 3,600 QR (P43,095); and x-ray technicians, 3,400 QR (P40,701).

Other professionals and skilled workers like engineers, pipe fitters, tile fixers, plumbers, steel fabricators, among others, are also needed in Saudi Arabia.

Ursua advised those looking for overseas jobs to join the SRA and be in their best and wear corporate attire.

DOLE Information Officer Arly Valdez reminded jobseekers to bring their resumes, transcript of records, diplomas, employment/training certificates, 2” x 2” pictures and other proofs of credentials.#