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THE NEW LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS CAN’T STOP SMILING because finally their efforts paid off after undergoing a very tedious review on the Course Work for Massage Therapy before taking the Licensure Examination on December 2011. Forty LMTs in Davao Region took oath on January 27 at Grand Menseng Hotel, Davao City. (Photo by Melvia Malubay/LMT)
Davao Region

PIA Press Release
Friday, January 20, 2012

Riyadh needs 30 respiratory therapists - POEA

by Carina Cayon

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) –- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in the region has announced that the King Fahad Medical City of Riyadh is in need of 30 respiratory therapists/technicians.

POEA Regional Center for Mindanao chief Maria Carolina Agdamag said that male and female graduates of Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) are qualified for the positions.

Applicants must also have two years work experience, and must not be more than 45 years of age, Agdamag said.

Under POEA’s Government Placement Branch, King Fahad Medical City of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia also needs two assistant respiratory technicians with the same qualifications set for the respiratory therapists.

Agdamag said that the respiratory therapist position offers a salary of 4,865 Saudi Riyal, while the assistant respiratory technician has SR3,190 salary.

She advised interested individuals to register online at or and personally submit a detailed resume with job description and school credentials at POEA office in Mandaluyong City.

Other required documents are the following: employment certificates, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) credentials, valid NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) clearance, original and photocopy of the first page of the passport and six copies of 2x2 recent photos.

Deadline of submission of the requirements is set on January 27, 2012.

Agdamag further advised those who will register online will be asked to present original documents for authentication of written information before forwarding the resume to the employer. (PIA-11/Carina L. Cayon)

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