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SIDRA4568 - Hospitalist Physician - Body Imaging

Department: Radiology Div
Division: Medical Services Dept
Contract Type: Temporary
Closing Date: 31-May-2018
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: Sidra Medicine will provide world class excellence in clinical care, teaching and biomedical research for the women and children of Qatar. Sidra coordinates its services with Hamad Medical Corporation and collaborates in research and educational activity with Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar.  The level of national 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. Sidra offers a comprehensive range of routine and advanced services for women and children, equipped with state of the art technology in a completely digital hospital environment. Sidra is made up of services delivered in accordance with best practice standards whilst being driven by clinical evidence methodologies in a patient-centered, highly collaborative environment.  Sidra will evaluate and provide novel and upcoming therapies to our patients and participate in the development of new technologies. Sidra will provide leadership and faculty for the teaching of medical students, residents and advanced trainees, so that Sidra becomes a leader in the education of physicians, nurses and Allied Health professionals for the future. It is anticipated that, by providing specialist and subspecialist expertise in an integrated team environment and concomitantly conducting research, Sidra will become a substantive referral center for patients within and outside Qatar.
Person:

The Hospitalist within the Diagnostic Imaging, is a Board Eligible/Certified physician with advanced academic preparation and clinical training in general Radiology and has experience in Pediatric Radiology.  Under supervision of the Attending/Senior Attending Physicians, the Hospitalist provides family-centered medical care services to pediatric and adult patients to establish diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases while emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. Responsibilities include reporting general plain radiography, performing and interpreting ultrasound for pediatric/adult patients including Vascular Doppler Ultrasound, performing and interpreting fluoroscopic procedures, some of which under the supervision of the attending physicians and also have experience in reporting Computerized Tomography Scan of (Neuro and Body) and Magnetic resonance scans.

The Hospitalist is a health care professional and patient advocate and will be a front line physician for Diagnostic Imaging department. Additional involvement in academic and quality improvement projects is encouraged and required. Such activities include but are not restricted to participation in Nursing and radiographers, Resident and Fellow training, contribution to ongoing clinical research projects and/or the development of divisional guidelines or involvement in divisional multidisciplinary quality improvement projects.

By delivering the very highest quality in clinical care, Sidra Medicine serves as a magnet for patients within the borders of Qatar and beyond.
Key Role Accountabilites:

Coordinates and facilitates direct delivery of patient and family centered care within a multidisciplinary framework primarily in an inpatient/outpatients care setting, to ensure a patient/family focused and service oriented environment that is in accordance with Evidenced Based and Best Practice standards.

Under the supervision of the Attending Physicians, assesses and identifies the health needs of the patient population and plans, implements, and evaluates interventions appropriate to meet those needs in accordance to organizational standards and accreditation requirements.

Collaborates with multidisciplinary health care team to devise treatment plans based on patient/family needs to ensure the delivery of high quality and evidence based services that are sufficient, efficient and responsive, and designed to meet .

Contributes to ensuring that clinical practices within the Diagnostic Imaging Department are in compliance with all applicable standards and requirements of the Joint Commission International, Ministry of Public Health, and all other applicable regulatory bodies.

Facilitates effective inter- and intradepartmental communication between patient, family, community and interdisciplinary team members for collaboration, liaison, networking and teamwork to ensure the maintenance of strong and professional relationships.

Performs and interprets radiological examinations on assigned patients.  Under the supervision of the Attending Physicians, all radiological procedures and studies should be reported in timely fashion as set by Diagnostic Imaging departmental protocols.

Models an understanding, appreciation and respect for an inclusive workplace environment that respects differences and diversity.

Under the supervision of the Attending Physicians, identifies and facilitates resolution of challenges and problems when appropriate to improve Division cohesiveness and patient satisfaction.

Assists in the promotion of a safe working environment inclusive of cultural competence and continuous learning, development and growth

Participates in the Quality and Performance Improvement activities through regular chart review, targeted CQI activities, and the systematic and detailed review and evaluation of patient outcome data.

Provides both day-time and night-time patient care coverage as directed by the clinical schedule of the Division.

Maintains knowledge of current research and incorporates findings into clinical practice.

Actively participates in clinical research projects as directed.

Actively participates in clinical management consensus development.

Is active in professional organizations and maintains Medical License.

Participates in Nursing, Allied Health, Undergraduate and Post Graduate Medical Training as required.

Conducts other duties as directed by the Attending Physicians and the Division Chief.

Assists with Sidra marketing strategies as required.

Promotes and assists in physician community outreach programs as appropriate.

Supports the development of Sidra as a world class regional center.

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.
Sidra Organisation 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

Qualifications:

 

ESSENTIAL

PREFERRED

Education

  • MD degree (or equivalent)

     

  • Board Certification (as recognized by Sidra)

Board Certification in Radiology

Experience

  • At least one years’ experience in pediatric radiology.

 

 

Certification and Licensure

  • Licensed to practice Medicine in the country of origin/ country of training

     

  • BLS

 

Professional Membership

   As relevant

 

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills

     

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

     

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Arabic language skills
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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