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SIDRA4402 - Team Lead - Medical Licensing

Department: Clinical Affairs Div
Division: Executive Vice CMO Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 03-Aug-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

Department/Branch Profile:

The Medical Staff Services Division provides oversight of the quality of care, treatment and services provided by the practitioners credentialed and privileged through the Medical Staff process.  The Medical Staff Services Division assists physicians and other Healthcare Practitioners in providing leadership for the promotion of health care within the Sidra environment, with a particular focus on the health of women and children and patient safety at all of the facilities of Sidra.

Job Summary: The Team Lead - Medical Licensing assists in the daily operational and strategic work of the Licensing Team in order to ensure that Sidra is protected by appropriate licensing for Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health personnel including visiting doctors and consultants. The incumbent provides a high level of customer service and ensures that all candidates selected for clinical positions seek license from Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners. He/ she participates in recruitment and development of Medical Licensing staff.
Key Role Accountabilities:
  • Leads the Medical Licensing team in its daily activities and operations.

  • Leads the establishment and maintenance of a good relationship between Sidra and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners

  • Assists in developing policies, procedures and protocols for medical licensing of Sidra’s clinical staff

  • Works closely with Recruitment, Relocation, and Government Relations departments to gather the documents required to apply for medical licensing for each selected clinical candidate, including Physicians, Nurses, and Allied Health personnel.

  • Evaluates applications and supporting documents to determine qualifications as specified by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners using procedures and requirements checklists.

  • Prepares and delivers complete Medical Licensing applications including summary sheets to the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners.

  • Completes manual payments in a timely manner for licensing costs

  • Liaises with the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners and follows up on the status of each candidate for licensing approval and registration and participates in Council meetings as needed.

  • Establishes and maintains application files including paper files and electronic data-entry.

  • Locates exam files and requests duplicates as needed.

  • Maintains a log of all applicant communications and processing activities.

  • Modifies licensing policies and procedures within Sidra to accommodate changes implemented by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners in the Medical Licensing procedures.

  • Evaluates both the effectiveness and efficiency of Sidra’s Medical Licensing operations & activities.

  • Maintains the security of the records of the medical staff.

  • Ensures that the records of the databases are complete and accurate.

  • Participates in recruitment of Medical Licensing Staff when required.

  • Manages and prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly report and as required.

  • 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:






Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare, Business, HR or a related field



6+ years’ experience in a similar role handling Medical Licensing of staff as required in the State of Qatar, including 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory role


Certification and Licensure


Professional Membership



Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with Supreme Council of Health, Qatar in relation to medical licensing


  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.


  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and to manage confidential information.


  • Demonstrated ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare accurate reports on time.


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic.


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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