Infection Control Practitioner

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

Single and family contracts available.

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.

From 11400 QAR up to 21000 QAR per month.  This is up to +/- 5750 USD, 5300 EUR, 4500 GBP.

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

School allowance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) for up to 3 children (ages 5- 18) per child per academic year provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha.

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.

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The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.


Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION:

Minimum- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare related field or Public health.

EXPERIENCE: 

Minimum - 3 Years Clinical experience.

LICENSE:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.


Job Specification

POSITION SUMMARY:
To implement, promote and maintain and active infection control program through surveillance and investigative activities, consultation, education, policy development and research throughout the medical group. To work collaboratively with staff, departments and administration to reduce the risk of nonsocial infections among patients. To assure that facilities and services are in compliance with infection control practice as well as local, state and regulatory infection control standards.
 
COMMON RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a departments which may include, but or not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
1. Collect, review, analyze and interpret surveillance data and recommend appropriate actions to clinicians and administrators targeted to reduce or eliminate infectious risks in patients and staff.
2. Conduct investigations of outbreaks
3. Conduct activities related to exposure of patients and employees to communicable diseases.
4. Develop, review, evaluate and implement infection control policies to improve quality of care.
5. Develop review and maintain infection control manuals for areas.
6. Plan, develop and conduct in service education programs for employees
7. Consult with department and administrative staff on infection control issues.
8. Initiate and participated in quality improvement projects
9. Develop routine quality improvement reports
10. Perform other departmental duties as assigned
 
 
 

About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.