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SIDRA3831 - Executive Director –Outpatient Clinic

Department: Not Applicable
Division: Outpatient Clinic Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 19-Mar-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.


Our family-centered services are a state-of-the-art unit/clinic/service serving both Qatari and international children/women and their families.  Our experienced staff operates within a blended model of care supported by the best evidence-based world class technology. The different service delivery teams work collaboratively to provide optimal care in a high-performing environment where patient and family outcomes and family and employee satisfaction are core values.  Clinical research with an emphasis on education, quality improvements, and patient and family safety is an integral part of each unit’s profile


The Executive Director - Outpatient Clinic provides high level leadership, strategic direction and advocacy in the management of Outpatient Patient Access, Allied Health and Pharmacy services at Sidra Medical and Research Center.  The Executive Director - Outpatient Clinic develops the strategy and plan for Outpatient Operations, along with Allied Health and Pharmacy services to achieve the vision for Sidra, including outcomes and workforce issues at a strategic and tactical level. The Executive Director - Outpatient Clinic acts as the advocate for provisioning in the budgeting process, to secure resources and other desired outcomes.

The Executive Director - Outpatient Clinic  is also responsible for ensuring that all recommendations, decisions, directions and actions made and associated with this role are carried out in accordance with and support the guiding principles of Sidra Medical and Research Center.

  • Contributes to strategic level management processes, applying high level clinical knowledge to challenge existing protocols and advocating authoritatively for Outpatient Operations, Allied Health and Pharmacy
  • Provides expert and strategic advice and leadership to implement service initiatives
  • Provides leadership and robust strategies for the development of the Outpatient Patient Access/Operations, Allied Health and Pharmacy workforce, including leading initiatives
  • Operationally leads and manages large scale complex problems to resolution, including all associated risks, issues and related implications, Financial and HR accountability
  • Leads the development of new initiatives across disciplines, services, functions and teams,  including: sourcing of opportunities, developing implementation plans, building capability for delivery and evaluating outcomes
  • Utilizes and ensures compliance with contemporary human resource management practice
  • Demonstrates a willingness to be flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment, while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency
  • Acts as a role model in ethical behavior and business practices and ensures that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Develops new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities
  • Anticipates, understands and responds to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Assesses situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Sets priorities, develops a work schedule, monitors progress towards goals and tracks details, data, information and activities for assigned portfolio of services
  • Determines strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans and evaluate the process and results
  • Assesses problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
  • 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.

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent Clinical Qualification 
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Senior Executive within a Healthcare setting
  • Experience of successful change management
  • Experience of successful handling of large budgets
  • Experience managing operational aspects of an outpatient clinic
  • Ability to successfully lead large teams
  • Ability to develop and implement complex strategies and operate in a challenging environment
  • Ability to cope with rapid and sustained change, competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally
  • Ability to assess, analyze, synthesize and act upon complex performance data and financial  

Other Information:

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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