We are recruiting for Nurse Practitioners -General Pediatrics.
Sidra Medical and Research Center is a ground-breaking hospital, research, and education institution based in Doha, Qatar, that will focus on the health of women and children regionally and globally.
The Sidra team will be in New York this July to meet with Nurse Practitioners interested in joining their ultra-modern facility. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet department heads and potential future colleagues. Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organization, Qatar and outline the next steps.
Travel to and from interviews will be fully expensed. If you can’t make it in person, Skype interviews will be scheduled.
The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating age appropriate health care for the patient. S/he is part of the innovative care team that will meet the individual needs of the patient and their family. The APN practices in accordance with Qatar's Council for Healthcare Practitioner (QCHP) rules and regulations and the APNs professional body's standards of care providing evidence-based best practice care in an age-appropriate care model. Included in their scope of practice is performing histories, examinations, ordering appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures along with prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. The APN manages chronic patient conditions. S/he is instrumental in providing patient and family education. The APN is an active and respected member of the Healthcare team designed to meet the individual needs of the patient and her family. The APN takes key responsibility as a patient advocate and ensuring referral of the patient when necessary.
Key Role Accountabilities:
Functions independently to evaluates and treats patients with complex acute, critical and chronically ill patients, according to written guidelines as defined by the nurse practitioner's professional scope of practice as defined by the QCHP and in adherence with Sidra's agreed upon scopes of practice
Performs age appropriate histories on new patients
Performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of the normal and abnormal findings on new patients
Obtains age appropriate interval histories on return patients
Performs focused examinations on return patients
Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated upon evaluation of the patient
Professional and Educational Accountability
Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others
Assess the learning needs of patient and families, and develops and/or implements teaching programs to meet these identified needs in the hospital or community/
Provides formal and informal consultation to members of the multidisciplinary team in the hospital and ambulatory setting as well as to the community at large
Initiates and/or participates in the development of hospital policies, procedures, and protocols regarding patient care
Customer Relations and Communication
Consistently utilizes and facilitates effective communication strategies giving appropriate and constructive feedback to individual patients, families, and other members of the health care team regarding behavior that is detrimental to the achievement of hospital and patient care goals and outcomes
Through teamwork and accountability, exhibits behaviors and attitudes of courtesy and respect to patients, families and to all members of the health care team
Consistently presents and conducts oneself in a professional manner
Performs other duties as requested.
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Master's degree from an accredited school of nursing
Holds the appropriate Board Certification for specialty
A Minimum of 6 years' experience with 2 years' experience as a general scope nurse and a minimum of 4 years of experience as an APN in Pediatric Emergency Services
Basic Life Support certification (Pediatric/Adult)
Advanced Life Support certification required in some specialty areas
Additional Salary Information: Highly competitive package including a Tax-free salary in Qatar + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.
About Cavendish Professionals on behalf of Sidra Medical and Research Center
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