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SIDRA3668 - Clinical Nurse Leaders - All Specialties

Department: Nursing Operations Div
Division: Family Centered Services Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 31-Dec-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:

Our family centered-friendly environment will be a 399-bed state of the art facility serving Qatari, non-Qatari and international women and children and their families   Our experienced staff will operate within a  model of care  underpinned by international evidenced based practice and supported by the world class technology.

Our interprofessional teams will work collaboratively to secure wellness optimizing patient/family outcomes to contribute to Sidra’s reputation as a high reliability organization. Clinical research focused on education, quality improvements and a culture of patient and family safety will be used to inform and guide best practice standards. 

The nursing function within Sidra Medical and Research Centre is split into 3 Clinical Management Groups. Individual clinical specialties sit under the respective Clinical Management Group. Below is a description of the Clinical Management Groups and the specialties that sit below each. In the application process you will have the opportunity to select the specialty that most accurately reflects your skills and experience and to allow us to process your application effectively. 

We are currently recruiting Clinical Nurse Leaders for the below mentioned specialties:

Clinical Nurse Leaders – Perioperative Services
Sub Sections:

  • Pre-admission Anesthesia Testing Unit
  • Day Procedure Unit
  • Operating Rooms (Women’s & Children’s)
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit  – (Women’s & Children’s)
  • Endoscopy Unit

 

Clinical Nurse Leaders – Children’s
Sub Sections:

  • General Pediatric
  • Neurology / Neurosurgery
  • Medical Specialty
  • Intensive Care / Cardiac Intensive Care/ High Dependency Unit
  • Emergency Department
  • Urgent Care
  • Cardiology/ Cath Lab
  • Nephrology / Transplant
  • Surgical Specialty


Clinical Nurse Leaders – Women’s Services
Sub Sections:

  • Postpartum
  • Antepartum
  • Gynecology
  • Birthing Center
  • OB Triage
  • Women’s Urgent Care

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Nurse Leader supports the Clinical Nurse Manger in leading, precepting and mentoring the nursing staff as clinical expert in a unit/service. The Clinical Nurse Leader is a key member of the interprofessional team and ensures that standards for nursing care are adhered to at unit/service level while working within an assigned shift. The Clinical Nurse Leader is accountable for shift coordination, patient flow, patient experience and resource allocation. S/He is delivering clinical care for the majority of their time.  The Clinical Nurse Leader supports the Nurse Manager to ensure successful commissioning. The Clinical Nurse Leader is professionally accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer.

 

KEY DECISIONS THE ROLE MAKES AND THE EXTENT OF THE IMPACT OF THE DECISION:

  • Makes recommendations to the Manager regarding decisions that have a unit impact.
  • Makes day to day decisions regarding unit operations that impact quality and efficiency of patient care.
  • Delivers nursing care to patients and rounds to support efficient patient pathways.
  • Makes day to day decisions about staff allocations during shift to ensure that appropriate staff are allocated to the correct patients to promote safe patient care and the best learning environment
  • Prioritizes high and low risk patients based on patient centered assessment and plan of care

 

KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Provides shift supervision and guidance to staff in collaboration with Clinical Educators and Clinical Nurse Specialists ensuring that all care is provided in accordance with Core Standards of Nursing Care and established policies and procedures.
  • Provides individualized patient care as per the core standards of nursing care and leads on clinical practice.
  • Coordinate complex patient care needs in collaboration with other clinical staff.
  • Ensures safe and high quality patient care during shift through appropriate and equitable allocation of work to the team based on patient acuity and skill mix.
  • Produces, coordinates and manages day to day staff rotas for the assigned shift.
  • Facilitates patient flow and coordinates patients activities and communication during shift
  • Role-models patient experience principles, provides service recovery, and identifies continuous improvement opportunities as required
  • Identifies patient care issues and/or ways to improve and positively impact on the quality of care and patient outcomes.
  • Ensures that each unit has an effective comprehensive unit based safety program aligned to the overall corporate programs.
  • Supports the Clinical Nurse Manager in the employee performance appraisal cycle objectively and assists with action plans arising from appraisals as necessary.
  • Contributes to the achievement of cost efficiency savings in the unit and maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of equipment and materials.
  • Leads Performance Improvement activities on the unit towards the achievement of agreed key performance indicators as assigned.
  • Supports the selection, development and retention of all staff.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s Professional Code of Conduct for Nurses. 
  • Work is normally performed in an acute care clinical environment
  • Physical effort is required consistent with providing patient care in a clinical environment; moving consumables, equipment and or laundry in a clinical environment
  • Exposure to physical risk consistent with physical risks in an acute care clinical environment 

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS – SELECTION CRITERIA:

 

ESSENTIAL

PREFERRED

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or (3 year Diploma in Nursing)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Post graduate specialty qualification/certification

Experience

  • 4+ years of recent clinical nursing experience including 2+ years leadership/supervisory experience in specialty area
  • Experience in an Academic Medical Center
  • Demonstrated experience with clinical Information systems
  • Hospital Commissioning

Certification and Licensure

  • Valid professional nursing license in country of origin
  • Meets licensing requirements of the State of Qatar

 

Professional Membership

 

Member of a professional nursing association

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to deescalate conflict situations within a unit
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Leading on clinical practice and service quality.

• Demonstrated ability to teach, assess and develop educational materials for staff and patients

•Arabic speaking and/or bilingual in other languages

 

BENEFITS:: Transportation allowance          
Relocation and Repatriation Allowance
Educational Assistance
Annual Airfare Allowance
Medical Insurance
Fully furnished accommodation or Housing allowance
End of Service Gratuity

Annual leave

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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