RRT Clinical Practice Supervisor - 111108

RT - Respiratory Therapy RT - Supervisors & Management Doha Qatar

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. 10 300 - 18 875 Qatari Riyals per month. 18 875  QAR is +/-  246 000 SDG / 272 300 PHP / 614 000 DZD / 364 000 INR / 49 100 MAD/ 1995 OMR. 
  • Note salary paid in QAR.                                                                                                                         
  • 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).
  • 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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Minimum Requirements

Education:  (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

3 yrs Diploma from Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.

Preferred: B.Sc Degree in Science or equivalent.

 

Experience:  (LICENSED OR REGISTERED EXPERIENCE)

3-5 years licensed acute care, specialty, sub-specialty or other relevant experience preferred. Working knowledge of performance improvement process and international standards.

Preferred: 5-7 years licensed experience in the field of Respiratory Therapy.

 

Required certification/licensure:

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.

 

Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written. 

Specification

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist Clinical Practice Leader assumes responsibility as the Team Leader in clinical direction for groups of Respiratory Therapists and Registered Respiratory Therapist assigned to various specialty areas within the Hospital.
  • In collaboration with Senior Registered Respiratory Therapy Educator, the Registered Respiratory Therapist Clinical Practice Leader monitors Respiratory Therapy staff compliance to attain excellence in cardio-respiratory practice through development and implementation of educational programs.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist Clinical Practice Leader provides expert consultation to team members to establish family-centered care to patients of all ages; including: assessing the cardio-respiratory needs of patients and providing diagnostic, therapeutic, educational and clinical support in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with cardio-respiratory compromise.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist Clinical Practice Leader works closely with the Senior Registered Respiratory Therapy Educator to ensure common goals regarding cardio-respiratory practice, education and research are achieved.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist Clinical Practice Leader acts as clinical mentor, role model and coach to the Respiratory Therapy staff.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Clinical Resource / Leadership:

  • Assumes responsibility as the Team Leader in Clinical Direction for groups of Respiratory Therapists and Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Acts as clinical mentor, role model and coach to the Respiratory Therapy staff.
  • Monitors staff compliance to attain excellence in cardio-respiratory practice through development and implementation of educational programs.
  • Assess daily staffing needs and ensures appropriate resources are available to meet the patient care requirements within their assigned sub-specialty area.
  • Provides support to staff in planning and prioritization patient care delivery.

 

Assess/Plan care:

  • Leads in the development of the inter-professional patient care plan.
  • Evaluates discharge planning activities as they relate to cardio-respiratory needs.
  • Participates and or leads in rounds with health care team and exchange information on patient care management between physician and Respiratory Therapist.
  • Assesses cardio-respiratory status including physical assessment, response to treatment, noninvasive monitoring, laboratory and radiological data.
  • Assesses appropriateness of clinical and/or technical support and treatment as related to respiratory therapy.
  • Anticipates and identifies crisis situations arising from specific illness and/or illness management.
  • Initiates appropriate referrals to other members of the health care team.
  • Performs periodic evaluation of respiratory care assessment and plan of care for all the critical care patients with respiratory disorders in collaboration with Respiratory Therapy Team leaders.
  • Maintain patient records, ethical and legislative framework that influences the practice of Respiratory Therapy.

 

Provide:

  • Resource person for selected patient populations.
  • Evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of personnel attending to emergency/crisis situations.
  • Monitor biomedical maintenance of cardio-respiratory equipment.
  • Monitoring quality assurance activities of transportation of cardio-respiratory compromised patients. Provides direct, specialized comprehensive care, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention.
  • May perform Pulmonary Function testing.
  • Early intervention of oxygen delivery and other therapeutic gases.
  • Airway management / Intubation, ventilation invasive/non-invasive.
  • Provision of airway hygiene and mucus clearance.
  • Advocates for the patient and family Provide oxygen therapy.
  • Assisting physician in complex procedures like tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, E/T intubation, apnea-test procedures, weaning of mechanical ventilation and airway extubation.
  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analyzing.
  • Administration of medication e.g.: surfactants, oxygen, helium and nitric oxide etc. by inhalation or Instillation as prescribe by the attending physician.
  • Assessment and treatment of respiratory associated disorder.

 

Evaluation:

  • Ensures the respiratory therapy plan is responsive to and supportive of the individualized needs of the infant/ child/patient/family with regard to acuity of illness, necessity of technology, and goals of the inter-professional team.

 

Consult:

  • Provides expert consultation to patients and families, hospital staff, community agencies for specific sub population.
  • Consults with patient/family, health care team members internal and external to hospital group to provide seamless service for the child/family throughout the continuum of care.

 

Research/Education:

  • Disseminates research and clinical findings through publications, presentations, seminars, etc.
  • Provides educational training to team members, nurses, patient families and other health care professionals.
  • Creatively uses teaching / learning processes to meet educational goals as health care professionals.
  • Educational intervention (i.e. Asthma, Complex Technology Dependent Care).
  • Identifies research opportunities. Participates in and/or develops and promotes research.
  • Provides leadership in evidence-based practice and initiates changes to improve the quality of respiratory care.
  • Educates patients/families, students and other members of the health care team. Participates in hospital/departmental/university/college learning programs as required.

 

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Prepares statistics of Respiratory Therapy procedures performed in assigned Division In conjunction with Chief Registered Respiratory Therapist, evaluate the need for capital and stock items in assigned Division.
  • Advocates influencing health care practice, policy and outcomes.
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Chief supports the development of activities and performance to support strategic goals and objectives of the hospital group.
  • Aligns activities and performance with strategic goals and objectives of the Corporation.
  • Leads quality resource management activities in their assigned area(s).
  • Participates in and/or leads quality & safety initiatives and activities in their assigned area(s).
  • Provides ongoing and annual performance feedback staff.
  • Supervisor’s preceptors for all the new Staff and Students.
  • Performing quality control studies, monitoring and evaluating quality indicators for his/ her assigned Division.
  • Performing Open and close Record Review.
  • Developing and Updating Policies and protocols meeting hospital and International standards.
  • With the RT Educator performs periodic Competency evaluation of Respiratory Therapist.
  • Monitors staff compliance for respiratory therapy documentation.
  • Assists Nursing staff and other members of the health care team in times of increased census and acuity.
  • Adheres to hospital standards, policies and procedures in all aspects of providing care.
  • Engages in reflective practice and participates in the performance management program.
  • Participates on hospital/departmental committees as required. Participates in continuing education activities.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires standing, sitting, walking, and talking for undetermined periods of time.
  • The individual can reasonably be expected to bend, stoop, reach, turn, and carry certain amount of weight 50 % of the time.

 

Working Conditions:

  • This individual spends more than 90 % of her/his time in patient care areas.
  • The potential for exposure to biohazardus agents or exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other potential infectious agents is significant.
  • This position requires contact with patients and staff under a wide variety of circumstances. He/she is subject to varying and unpredictable situations, many interruptions, long irregular working hours, multiple calls and inquiries, meetings, and travel.
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.


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