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SIDRA4840 - Clinical Nurse Leader - Heart Clinic (Female Only)

Department: Children’s Hospital Clinical Management Group Dept
Division: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 28-May-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


An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Clinical Nurse Leader in the Heart Clinic. The successful candidate should have solid Pediatric Cardiac, Congenital Heart Disease (Pediatric and Adult) as well as cardiovascular surgery experience.  Candidates should possess ECG, HOLTER, and Stress skills set. This is an exciting time to join our team as Cardiac Services in Sidra continue to grow. 

Our family centered-friendly environment is 399 bed state of the art facility serving Qatari, non-Qatari and international women and children and their families.  Sidra Medicine is committed to providing the best possible healthcare service for Qatar, and is therefore committed to building an expert workforce to provide the highest quality of evidenced based care.

Our inter-professional teams work collaboratively to secure wellness optimizing patient/family outcomes to contribute to Sidra’s reputation as a high reliability organization. Clinical research focused on education, quality improvements and a culture of patient and family safety are used to inform and guide best practice standards.

JOB SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse Leader supports the Clinical Nurse Manager in leading, precepting and mentoring the nursing and midwifery staff as clinical expert in a unit/ service. The Clinical Nurse Leader is a key member of the interprofessional team and ensures that standards for nursing and midwifery care are adhered to at unit/service level while working within an assigned shift. The incumbent is accountable for shift coordination, patient flow, patient experience and resource allocation. The incumbent delivers clinical care for the majority of their time and supports the Clinical Nurse Manager to ensure successful commissioning. The Clinical Nurse Leader is professionally accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer. 
  • Makes recommendations to the Manager regarding decisions that have a unit level impact
  • Makes day to day decisions regarding unit operations that impact quality and efficiency of patient care
  • Delivers nursing care to patients and rounds to support delivery of patient care.

  • Makes day to day decisions about staff allocations during shift to ensure that appropriate staff are allocated to the correct patients to promote safe patient care and the best learning environment

  • Prioritizes high and low risk patients based on patient centered assessment and plan of care

  • Provides shift supervision and guidance to staff in collaboration with Clinical Nurse Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator

  • Coordinates complex patient care needs in collaboration with other clinical staff

  • Ensures safe and high quality patient care during shift through appropriate and equitable allocation of work to the team based on patient acuity and skill mix

  • Coordinates with capacity management on patient bed assignments

  • Facilitates patient flow and coordinates patient’s activities and communication during shift

  • Role-models patient experience principles, provides service recovery and identifies continuous improvement opportunities as required

  • Identifies patient care issues and/or ways to improve and positively impact on the quality of care and patient outcomes

  • Supports the Clinical Nurse Manager in the employee performance appraisal cycle objectively and assists with action plans arising from appraisals as necessary

  • Contributes to the achievement of effective utilization of resources

  • Leads Performance Improvement activities on the unit towards the achievement of agreed key performance indicators as assigned.

  • Supports the selection, development and retention of all staff

  • Identifies cost efficiencies

  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values

  • 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.



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)  OR

  • Diploma in Nursing (3 years after post high school)    

  • Registered Nurse

  • Preferred -   Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN)


  • A minimum of 4 years recent clinical nursing experience, including 2+ years leadership/supervisory/charge experience in specialty area

Certification and Licensure

  • Valid professional nursing license in country of origin
  • Preferred - Post graduate specialty certification

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with internal stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to deescalate conflict situations within a unit

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Effective problem solving 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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