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SIDRA4124 - Coordinator - Resuscitation

Department: Children's Services Div
Division: Children's Services Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 24-Apr-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:

The Emergency and Urgent Care Center, headed by the Chair - Emergency Medicine, is responsible for all emergency and urgent care clinical practice, research and education across the organization. The Emergency Services Division is responsible for the Resuscitation Program at Sidra.

JOB SUMMARY

The Coordinator – Resuscitation provides general support and coordination of Resuscitation Program issues to the Clinical Manager – Hospital Resuscitation and to the department staff as appropriate. He/she implements the Resuscitation Program systems, policies and procedures.  He/she assists the Manager in all program duties, including project planning, education programming and commissioning activities as well as collaborates with other departments regarding unit operations and staff development as directed by the Manager. The incumbent is expected to engage with a wide range of health provider stakeholders and shares responsibility for promoting, facilitating and providing resuscitation education.  He/she also contribute to quality improvement in resuscitation practices through audit and participation in the Resuscitation Committee.  The incumbent may have the opportunity to be involved and develop skills in simulation teaching

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

  • Responsible for the facilitation of organizational activities within the Hospital and Out-Patient Center for resuscitation services under the direction of the Manager. 
  • Identifies possible improvements to the Resuscitation Program and makes recommendations to the Manager accordingly.

 

KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Audits all Rapid Response, Code Blue, and Family Help Events to ensure adherence to all relevant Policies and Procedures.
  • Communicates any lack of compliance to Policies and Procedures discovered on audit to involved Department/Service Manager for correction, education and follow up.
  • Participates in collecting audit data, to be judged against national benchmarks and agreed standards of care from quality assurance bodies and prepares monthly reports of same.
  • Recognizes potential risk situations.
  • Develops and implements long and short term goals and objectives for self, in collaboration with the Manager.
  • Observes and evaluates trends in resuscitation
  • Communicates technical medical concepts and practices in simple non-technical language based on the audience.
  • Participates and directs other staff members involved in the operationalization of the Resuscitation Program.
  • Proficiently coordinates training and instruction in various areas, such as ACLS, PALS, NRP, CPR and other certification courses.
  • Proficiently performs computerized word processing, comprehension, summarizing and writing/editing; use of database, spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • Handles multiple projects simultaneously and use good judgment in prioritizing work assignments.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with management, co-workers and representatives from other institutions.
  • Operates a variety of standard office equipment including computer, telephone, and copy and fax machine.
  • Maintains and ensures compliance with all Manufacturer’s Instructions related to all Resuscitation Program equipment. 
  • Contributes to an effective partnership by bringing excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a history of excellent relationship abilities, quality knowledge, personal integrity, team ethics and the ability to lead and implement change.
  • Assists with planning and procurement of consumables and specialized equipment.
  • Acts as a clinical resource to other departments and for the integrated IT build.
  • Follows and ensures adherence the mandatory training requirements for the Hospital.
  • Collaborates with SimCenter to ensure that the resuscitation training rooms is a clean and safe environment and manikins are maintained in a sanitary condition.
  • Contributes to maintaining an environment conducive to learning and development.
  • Attends and takes minutes at Resuscitation Committee meetings; updates the action log.
  • Coordinates/collaborates with other departments to deliver on required services/program needs.
  • Assists with the Identification of education needs that are related to resuscitation.
  • Maintains and collects the data for monthly reporting to measure progress and hospital performance.
  • Actively promotes quality in all areas of work.
  • Demonstrates professionalism at all times when interacting with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values.

In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, 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

 

Experience

2+ years of Nursing experience in a Critical Care Unit with previous Program Management experience that requires auditing and communications.

Experience with Clinical Information Systems either as an end user, super user or build contributor.

Certification and Licensure

Relevant Licensure and/or Certification in Country of Origin.

 

Professional Membership

 

 

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Principles of hospital delivery systems and resuscitative services.
    • Supply issues related to delivery of resuscitative services.
    • Process of disease transmission and infection control.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with rapid and sustained change, competing demands and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic documentation, archiving and organization skills.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Demonstrated knowledge of JCI Accreditation Standards and State of Qatar Standards of Care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of Hospital Information systems, either as an end user, super user or CIS build contributor.
  • Experience organizing data, generating accurate & timely reports.
  • Knowledge of hospital resuscitation procedures and best practices in the field.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and other database management software.
  • Spoken knowledge of Arabic Language would be an added advantage.
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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