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SIDRA4841 - Clinical Nurse - Heart Clinic (Female Only)

Department: Children’s Hospital Clinical Management Group Dept
Division: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 27-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

DEPARTMENT/SERVICE PROFILE:

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Clinical Nurse 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 is responsible for competently providing safe and effective care to patients and families. The Clinical Nurse assesses care needs, plans, and implements and evaluates programs of care. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for ensuring that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard.

The Clinical Nurse participates in the supervision and teaching of more junior and new members of staff within the unit. The Clinical Nurse is professionally accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer. 
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Provides total individualized patient care and assumes accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care, discharge planning for each patient and assessing for current and potential problems
  • Accurately, concisely and appropriately documents care, interventions and outcomes

  • Contributes to the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction by demonstration of extraordinary service

  • Utilizes a professional practice framework and evidence based care, identifies improvement areas while minimizing risks creating care that is optimal for our patients and families

  • Promotes a safe environment and safe patient care by embracing a safety culture and identifying areas of risk

  • Educates the patient/family and other members of the health care team

  • Contributes to excellence in outcomes, a positive patient experience and a healthy professional environment

  • Contributes effective use of resources

  • Leads and/or contributes to service based Performance Improvement activities and organizational committees as assigned

  • Develops and sustains (maintains) own knowledge, clinical skills (mandatory training), professional (portfolio or profile) awareness and provides documented evidence of performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position

  • Treats colleagues, patients, and visitors with dignity and respect at all times and promotes and maintains effective communication and teamwork

  • Maintains confidentiality at all times

  • Identifies and alerts members of the medical team to changes in medical status of the patient

  • Works in collaboration with Case Management to achieve goals

  • Participates in new staff/student orientation, assists in maintaining a suitable learning environment and acts as a preceptor/mentor in the supervision and teaching of new staff/students to develop their competence

  • Maintains a professional demeanor and upholds the organizational values at all times

  • Acts as a role model for junior staff and assists in promoting and sharing knowledge via mentorship/preceptorship programs in line with relevant research and evidence based practice

  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Adheres to Sidra’s Nursing and Midwifery Standards of Practice

  • 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:

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) OR

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

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years recent clinical nursing experience within the relevant specialty from a highly esteemed healthcare institution

  • No minimum experience requirement for University of Calgary Qatar Graduates only

Certification and Licensure 

  • Valid professional Nursing license in country of origin

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • 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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