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SIDRA4953 - Clinical Nurse Manager - Pediatric Neurosciences

Department: Children's Services Div
Division: Children's Services Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 16-Sep-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


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 Manager has 24-hour operational accountability for a specific unit/service. As a key member of the multi-disciplinary team ensures that standards for nursing care are adhered to at unit level. The Clinical Nurse Manager is fully responsible for the unit budget, patient experience and outcomes and staff performance and development. S/He works collaboratively to ensure that commissioning, recruitment, onboarding, orientation and service activation responsibilities are carried out in accordance with Sidra’s plans and timelines. The Clinical Nurse Manager is professionally accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer.
    • Makes decisions on budget planning, clinical operation, resource allocation and staff performance at a unit level

    • Ensures all nursing staff work within their scope of practice and within QCHP licensure of Qatar

    • Implements patient experience and quality plans in their unit

    • Ensures that patient care is provided in accordance with established standards of nursing care, accreditation, policies, guidelines and protocols of Sidra and the State of Qatar

    • Plans for resource allocation that meets patient population needs. Ensures staffing ratios and patient assignments are reflective of patient census, acuity, level of education, and capabilities of staff

    • Assumes financial responsibility through budget management for the unit to ensure that patient services are provided in a timely, efficient and effective manner. Balances financial responsibility against safe patient care

    • Manages ongoing individual performance appraisals, development plans and professional goals for unit staff members

    • Leads, plans, implements and evaluates the operational care delivery at a unit level 

    • Achieves goals and objectives by embracing evidence and research to support transformational changes

    • Sets and monitors performance standards against patient outcomes

    • Monitors and implements the comprehensive unit based safety program takes corrective action as required

    • Establishes and analyzes areas of improvement through data to prepare necessary reports

    • Develops, reviews and revises unit procedures as required

    • Leads and participates in organization-wide performance improvement activities and committees as assigned

    • Provides support for Shared Governance at unit level

    • Partners with clinical educators in planning, implementation and evaluation of patient and staff education requirements

    • Drives the implementation of patient experience principles, provides service recovery, and identifies and implements continuous improvement opportunities as required

    • Monitors and analyzes performance data to ensure that unit KPIs are achieved identifies opportunities for improvement and implements solutions

    • Leads and manages the selection, development and retention of all staff within the unit

    • Serves as a professional and clinical role model for staff and acts as an advocate for patients and their families

    • Promotes positive staff morale by building and maintaining relationships

    • Ensures clinical practitioner competence and professional nursing credibility

    • Deputizes for the Director of Nursing 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.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing OR

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

    • Registered Nurse

    • Preferred -  Master’s Degree in Nursing or Health related field, or Master's in Business Administration
    • Preferred - Post-graduate specialty qualification/certification


    • A minimum of 7 years recent clinical nursing  experience, including 5 years progressive  management experience within the relevant specialty in an acute care hospital setting
    • Preferred - Experience in a Academic Medical Center, demonstrated experience with clinical information systems as well as hospital commissioning and previous accreditation experience.  Evidence of publications/presentations in the past 5 years
    • Preferred - Experience in Pediatric Surgery, Trauma, Neuro and Orthopedics


    • Valid professional Nursing license from country of origin
    • Meets licensing requirements of the State of Qatar
    • Preferred - Member of a professional Nursing Association

    Job Specific Skills and Abilities

    • Proactive approach to planning

    • Demonstrated ability to cope with rapid and sustained change, competing demands and tight deadlines

    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally

    • Effective communication and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to present to large audiences.

    • Empowering and enabling leadership style

    • Effective coordination of resources

    • 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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