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SIDRA4014 - Technologist I - Skin Allergy (Technologist I - Pulmonary Function)

Department: Allergy / Immunology Div
Division: Pediatrics Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2019
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.

Department Profile:

The Division of Allergy & Immunology under the umbrella of the Department of Pediatric Medicine within the Children’s Medical Group has a focus on providing excellence in clinical care, teaching and biomedical research.  The Division of Allergy & Immunology 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 Allergy & Immunology 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 Technologist I - Skin Allergy  performs specialized duties including Skin Allergy Tests, Skin Patch Tests,  and Pulmonary Function Tests. Working under supervision, the role may be required to exercise judgment in making technical decisions related to delegated tasks, but has ready access to advice from more experienced team members if necessary.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Working under close supervision, performs a specific range of routine Allergy Testing and Pulmonary Function  procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area.
  • Using accepted methods and techniques, solves interrelated problems and performs specific Technical/Clinical assignments within the Outpatient Clinic & Inpatient Units.
  • Applies American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society standard practices and techniques in routine situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes
  • May assist in research trials in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory that include taking measurements and recording observations, collecting, compiling and processing data.
  • Responsible for quality maintenance and operation of PFT/Clinic equipment.
  • Keeps track of inventory and facilities PR’s when new supplies are needed.
  • Stays current with literature.
  • 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.

Essential Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • 3 years experience
  • Holds a clinical license in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy or as a PFT Technologist
  • Demonstrated functional knowledge and experience in relevant field
  • Evidence of ongoing continual development and personal development
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written 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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