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SIDRA3424 - Physician - Pediatrics Neurology

Department: Neurology Div
Division: Pediatrics Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 01-May-2017
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medical and Research Center 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 Medical and Research Center 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

Sidra works closely with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Hamad Medical Corporation across  all three activities to raise the standard of health and health care throughout the State of Qatar.

DEPARTMENT/SERVICE PROFILE:

The Division of Neurology under the umbrella of the Department of Pediatric Medicine has multiple campuses and an international reputation for providing excellence in clinical care, teaching and biomedical research.  The Division of Neurology coordinates its medical services and collaborates its research and educational activities with Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar.  The level of Qatari interest and support in medical quality, education, innovative research and technology has already resulted in significant discoveries and highly functional research organizations that will collaborate with Sidra Medical and Research Center.  Clinically, the Division of Neurology provides the latest techniques from an integrated team of specialists and sub-specialists as well as the highest level of Patient Centered children’s health services.  By delivering the very highest quality in clinical care, Sidra Medical and Research Center will serve as a magnet for patients within the borders of Qatar and beyond.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Physician - Pediatric Neurology is responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care; effective and efficient diagnosing, managing and treating all patients placed under the role holder’s care. The Physician - Pediatric Neurology makes recommendations, orders appropriate therapeutics and diagnostics as per the patient’s diagnosed condition. The Physician - Pediatric Neurology is also responsible for providing guidance to less experienced colleagues.  

KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Assists in supervising activities of junior medical staffs and jointly assumes responsibility for patient care.
  • Responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care and services within specialty area.
  • Conducts Ward rounds, reassesses inpatients and/or outpatients on a regular basis, in line with established best practice.
  • Regularly reviews results of all investigations and modifies treatment as required.
  • Provides clinical excellence by effective and efficient diagnoses, manages, and treats all patients placed under post holder’s care.
  • Delivers safe, effective, and holistic clinical services within accepted standards of care.
  • Accurately documents all relevant clinical information in a clear and timely fashion in accordance with established procedures.
  • Supports, implements, and follows all hospital, departmental and divisional initiatives, policies and procedures.
  • Liaises with colleagues, Allied Health staff, nursing, administrative and support services staff for additional input as required.
  • Complies with all hospital polices regarding admissions, consultations, daily patient care, surgical procedures, discharge protocols, outpatient and follow up practices.
  • Practices appropriate utilization of the organization’s resources.
  • Demonstrates an active interest in educating and fostering future academic leaders nationally and internationally through active participation in education initiatives.
  • Demonstrates an active interest and involvement in research by initiating innovative clinical or research outcomes or collaborating on research projects to support the Sidra vision.
  • Demonstrates commitment to Continued Medical Education (CME).
  • Keeps abreast of the current, relevant literature and the latest trends and technologies in the industry.
  • Supports and participates in the organization’s performance management, including peer reviews and the productivity and utilization review processes.
  • Performs other clinical responsibilities as assigned.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

Education:

  • MD degree (or equivalent)
  • Completion of residency program in the specialty area from an accredited Western Board.

Experience:

  • 2+ years of post-certification/residency in clinical care or education in the relevant field from a North American Academic/ Health care  Institution  or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, or other European Countries with accredited and recognized board, Australia or New Zealand.
  • Research or Education experience Preferred. 
  • Expertise in neuromuscular disorders and electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG) Preferred
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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