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SIDRA4780 - Future Vacancy - Technologist - Cardiovascular

Department: Cardiology Div
Division: Pediatrics Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2020
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 Profile: Sidra Medicine's Department of Pediatrics will provide world class excellence in clinical care, teaching and biomedical research for the women and children of Qatar.  The Department of Pediatrics coordinates its surgical 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.

Job Summary:

The Technologist – Cardiovascular participates in all activities contributing to the development of the Invasive and Non Invasive Cardiology services including but not limited to: Cardiovascular Information system build, formulation of policies and procedures relating to Cardiology services, assisting Sidra education specialists with development of orientation and continuing education requirements for Cardiovascular Technologists. The Technologist provides specialist technical expertise for the Electrophysiology and Pacing program and assists with the Invasive and Non Invasive programs as deemed necessary.


Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Plans, delivers and evaluates clinical education, grounding strategies in adult education theory and evidence based practice

  • Provides specialist cardiac rhythm management expertise in the field of cardiac pacing, ICDs and implantable loop recorders

  • Provides technical expertise in a range of cardiac procedures, including ambulatory ECG analysis, cardiac catheterisation, head-up tilt testing and exercise ECG testing.

  • Provides technical expertise during pacemaker and ICD implantation

  • Manages pacemaker and ICD clinics

  • Supervises exercise ECG tests and tilt tests

  • Ensures patient safety during direct patient care

  • Performs hemodynamic monitoring/recording for cardiac catheterization

  • Participates in the emergency on-call rotation

  • Assesses learning needs and professional capabilities related to the specialty area and individual staff assigned in that area

  • Designs, delivers, assesses, evaluates and continuously improves learning (including e-learning) in line with identified needs and planned outcomes.

  • Under the supervision of the Manager, administers and manages clinical education and orientation in line with policy and reporting requirements

  • Promotes and works collaboratively in a team environment to achieve planned outcomes

  • Supports the assessment of clinical competence and audits compliance with Sidra standards of care

  • Documents and reports all clinical education activities against policy and compliance standards including progress and potential problems

  • Participates in the build of the Cardiovascular Information system, becoming a super user and trainer for operational staff.

  • 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.


Essential Requirements:


  • BSc (Hons.) clinical physiology or equivalent (RCVT)


  • Accreditation in echocardiography
  • HRUK accreditation, IBHRE exam


  • 5+ years as a senior Cardiac Technologist or RCVT

  • 2+ Years specialized experience in cardiac catheterization laboratory

Additionally preferred:

  • Pediatric Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology experience

  • Cardiac CT experience

  • Experience with Cardiovascular Information systems

Certification and Licensure

  • Registration with the Council of Clinical Physiologists or equivalent

  • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support

Job Specific Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of pacemaker and ICD programming

  • Knowledge Cardiology specific policies, protocols and guidelines

  • Ability to set up and use hemodynamic recording and monitoring equipment in cardiac catheterization laboratory

  • Broad knowledge of technical cardiology

  • Ability to interpret data and write reports of findings

  • Resuscitation skills including defibrillation

  • Ability to interpret ECG data and write a report of findings on ambulatory ECG recording

  • Skilled in communicating with patients to explain test procedures and give instructions on how to operate equipment

  • Resting ECGs

  • Ambulatory blood pressure recording

  • Exercise ECG testing

  • Head-up tilt testing

  • 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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