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SIDRA3231 - Specialist - Simulation Instruction

Department: Medical Services Div
Division: Medical Services Dept
Contract Type: Project Contract
Closing Date: 21-Aug-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.


A state of the art simulation center and program serving to improve patient outcomes for Qatari, non-Qatari and international children/women and their families through education and simulation programs. The service will provide simulation educational services to all Sidra staff, medical students, residents and stakeholders in a variety of settings including simulation labs/rooms. This vision encompasses a cooperative national and international research agenda with stakeholder collaboration.

The world-class caliber of Sidra Medical and Research Center is reflected in the center’s innovative design, educational framework and standards and in its use of the most modern and state-of-the-art technologies.



The Specialist - Simulation assists in planning educational programs, curriculum, services, equipment and supplies, simulation facilities, and staffing for Sidra’s Simulation Centre in collaboration with other simulation team members. The incumbent is responsible for the design and piloting of scenarios, skills stations, and training sessions and the development of assessment tools at Sidra and in collaboration with external stakeholders. He/ She assists in simulation centre commissioning activities, on boarding Sidra staff, and continuing education for practicing staff at Sidra as well as students from local clinical universities.

Contract Duration: Fixed term contract ending June 2018

  • Works with other simulation team members in various areas of Simulation Center development (facilities, educational and technological resources, equipment planning, procedures, staffing, etc.)

  • Develops simulation-based educational programs in collaboration with the Sidra Education team and external stakeholders and pilots these to the highest educational standard within Sidra’s educational framework and local and regional guidelines

  • Along with clinical faculty and specialists, facilitates the delivery of simulation-based training sessions and other educational activities for formative and summative purposes

  • Plans and delivers training sessions in relation to Sidra’s mission statement and promoting high standards of clinical care, advocating patient safety and teamwork

  • Develops pre-simulation training educational material

  • Develops assessment strategies for skills validation through various modalities, including computer-based assessment and Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)

  • Uses and operates different simulation technologies including mannequins, task trainers, screen-based simulation, and virtual reality simulators

  • Works with Standardized Patients

  • Uses advanced digital AV systems, as well as Sidra’s CIS, LMS, ERP, and other systems related to work in the simulation center and education

  • Ensures the training delivered complies with the legal and regulatory requirements in Qatar, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), and other simulation center accreditation requirements

  • Assists with commissioning of the simulation center and the process of onboarding of Sidra staff. After onboarding, provides continuing education for Sidra staff and students of academic partners/affiliates

  • Develops educational standards , methodologies , policies and procedure guidelines for the simulation center

  • Demonstrates the operation of equipment within the centre to other users

  • Provides, implements , monitors and manages solutions to enhance the delivery of simulation-based education through technological developments and creation of artifacts, such as moulage

  • Ensures that current Health and Safety legislation is complied with and local codes of practice are followed

  • 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 health care related field
  • 5+ years’ clinical experience, including 2+ years’ experience in Simulation
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of adult education
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability  in the development of a curriculum
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
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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