KAUH is considered to be one of the distinct landmarks in Jordan and the region as a whole, as to its design and health care services intended. As a general hospital, KAUH will provide various clinical and referral health care services to other health care sectors in Jordan in a framework of mutual agreements and contracts, this is in addition to being a teaching hospital where university health science students will receive their education and training courses.
KAUH is being built within the Jordan University of science and Technology (JUST) campus which is located in the north of Jordan on the high way linking Jordan to Syria. It's about 80km north of Amman and 20 km east of Irbid. This carefully chosen location allows the hospital to provide primary and secondary& tertiary health care services to more than 1 million inhabitants of Irbid, Ajloun, Jarash and Mafraq governorates in particular and to all H.K of Jordan population in general.
The overall area of various hospital buildings is (95583) m2, in addition to a double story car park of (9000) m2 area. The hospital bed capacity is (683) beds which can be increased to (800) beds in any emergent situation.
Structurally, the hospital is composed of a (15) story high-rise building, in which all hospital beds are located, and a 3 story Low-rise buildings in which out patients clinics, diagnostic and other services are located. The hospital is connected to various health science faculties via the ground floor of the low-rise building.
Technically, KAUH has been equipped with fixed and mobile equipments that are the top of their line. This in addition to the fact that a critically and systematically selected highly qualified and experienced technical and administrative personnel, have been / and are being employed to run the hospital as a non - profit organization that suits the hospital's mission.