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SIDRA3172 - Specialist – Joint Affiliation Office

Department: Clinical Affairs Div
Division: Medical Administration Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2017
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities:

World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Once fully operational by mid-2018, Sidra Medicine will handle 275,000 outpatient appointments, 11,000 procedures, 100,000 emergency attendances and deliver over 9,000 babies per year, adding capacity to a rapidly growing population and delivering world-class specialist care.

The hospital will include 10 operating theatres, 400 beds, 100 percent single rooms with a private bathroom, a birthing center and an emergency department.


The Joint Office of Affiliation acts as a point of contact for queries and interactions between Sidra and other Qatar healthcare organizations.  It is specifically responsible for the facilitation of communications, activities and work programs between HMC and Sidra to facilitate the transition and integration of Women and Children’s Clinical Services, clinical staff and patients from HMC to Sidra.


The Specialist – Joint Affiliation Office interacts with Sidra staff and healthcare providers in external organizations to deliver key Affiliation Office strategies and services. The role actively engages HMC and Sidra care providers to facilitate the integration and transfer of women’s and children’s services between organizations by actioning HMC interactions/requests for information and managing transition plan activities. The role is responsible for reporting the status of collaborative activities and assignments to facilitate collaborations.

  • Works alongside the Director to ensure the effective daily operations of all services within the affiliation
  • Develops working relationships with clinicians and tailors clinical interactions to ensure collaborative initiatives are aligned to joint strategies and services between Sidra and HMC
  • Monitors progress of collaborative workgroup programs and is responsible for collaboratively actioning JAO workgroup deliverables
  • Independently develops working relationships and tailors interactions to ensure collaborative initiatives are aligned to joint strategies and services between Sidra and HMC
  • Reports collaborations and activity progress to appropriate stakeholders
  • Independently organizes JAO workgroup activity to facilitate transition activities for services, staff and patients between Sidra and HMC
  • Ensures transition plans for patients and clinical staff are adhered to, monitored and reported
  • Develops reports for the Joint Partnership committee regarding the status of collaborative work programs, risks and mitigation action
  • Works with leaders to establish processes to integrate appropriate clinical and management teams to plan transition of Clinical Programs
  • Resolves problems as they arise and ensures that staff and external partners are updated in a timely fashion
  • Streamlines communications by team members by communicating and streamlining to the service line team with the preparation of reports related to activities in liaison with the relevant subject matter expert
  • Identifies and actions opportunities for improvement to processes within the department
  • Promotes and assists in facilitating the concept of One Program, Multiple Institutions through influencing clinical  stakeholders and managing projects to build collaboration and trust
  • Coordinates programs of training of physicians and nurses and allied health with educators to standardize patient care
  • Ensures the establishment and agreement of processes to ensure qualified consultants across both locations with Medical staff offices and HR departments
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a Healthcare related field, Business Administration or relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in a Clinical healthcare field including 3 + years in a progressive administrative leadership role 
  • Demonstrated business analytics skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present proposals at a senior management level
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical staff within Sidra and in other Qatar healthcare institutions
  • Knowledge of clinical care and understanding of need for clinical prioritization
  • Ability to gather data and compile information using relevant technology, prepare and provide regular status reports
  • Skilled in meeting deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English


  • Master’s Degree in Business Management (Hospital Administration preferred)
  • 7+ years Clinical and Administrative leadership experience in a large healthcare operating environment
  • CIPD Certification
  • Middle Eastern working Experience

Sidra’s Organizational Values:
  • Trust: Being competent; acting consistently, reliably and predictably; acting with honesty and integrity; respecting patient, employee and commercial confidentiality; delivering on commitments
  • Care: Acting with empathy, kindness and compassion; being humble; listening and responding; acting with cultural sensitivity; Caring for patients and staff
  • Teamwork: Sharing information and knowledge and learning from demonstrated expertise; being respectful, and thereby earning respect of others; acting with professionalism; leading and following; collaborating and being accessible
  • Transparency: Frequent and honest communication; open access to information for decision making; willingly acknowledge shortcomings; speaking up about concerns; publishing performance indicators
  • Innovation: Freedom to innovate; welcoming ideas and encouraging creativity; supporting talent; creating confidence; celebrating successes
  • Efficiency: Providing measurable value; using data to drive decision making; having and achieving clear goals; building processes that work; continuously improving outcomes in patient and family care
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