Endoscopy Technician - 108107

Endoscopy/GI Technology Endoscopy/GI Technicians 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.

Basic salary range from: 5600 QAR up to 10250 QAR per month. Salaries are paid in QAR. 10250 QAR is +/- 39000 (South-African Rand), 2600 EUR, 2300 GBP, 3700 CAD.                       

  • 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.
  • Etc.

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.


**PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING** View Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: (Full time studies only)

  • Bachelor degree in Allied Health Science ( Gastroenterology Technology ) OR
  • 2 year Diploma in Endoscopy Technology.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 Years recent experience as a Endoscopy Technician.

LICENSE:

  • N/A.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Fluent in English.
Specification

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Endoscopy/GI Technician is a member of a multi-disciplinary team organized to provide endoscopy care and services to patients. The technician is directly accountable to the Senior Consultant in the Gastroenterology section of Medicine.

The post holder must have specialized technical knowledge of endoscopy care, including clinical procedures medical terminology, and biomedical equipment for endoscopy procedures. The post holder must be able to perform tasks within clearly defined policy, procedure, and guidelines with direction from team members,including nurses and physicians.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Possesses specialized clinical knowledge about endoscopy; gastroscopy, colonscopy, and ERCP.
  • Maintains equipment for clinical procedures
  • Ensures proper working of endoscopy units prior to use on a daily basis
  • Runs leak tests, scopy channel cleaning, light source-air-water-suction checking before and after each procedure
  • Maintains knowledge about handling and care of clinical instruments
  • Applies aseptic techniques in daily work assignments
  • Switches on the unit and checks for air-water-suction for confirmation
  • Give L/A
  • Cleans, sterilizes, and performs a leak test after every procedure
  • Maintains records for instruments provided in the department
  • Informs biomedical engineering of inoperable equipment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of endoscopy procedures and equipment (i.e., EGD, colonscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopies, ERCP, EUS, Liver Biopsies, Bronchoscopies, and Peg Tube placements)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of communication skills sufficient to report patient activities and deviations from normal; appropriately interacts with patients and families.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of patient safety factors
  • Performs quality patient care activities
  • Maintains the patient appointment system; gives proper guidance and education to the patient about the procedure, preparation for the procedure, place, date, and time of the procedure
  • Cooperates with support services to facilitate the timely transport and arrival patients at off-unit activities
  • Informs the physician about the appointment
  • Receives the patient
  • Explains the procedure to the patient
  • Advises and assists patients in the proper handling of valuables and belongings during care and assists in gathering belongings during transfer or discharge.
  • Obtains informed consent from the patient
  • Positions the patient
  • Applies and removes restraints as instructed within policy
  • Assists in all GI procedures (gastroscopy, colonscopy, ERCP, EUS, etc.), including injection, biopsy, urease test, polypectomy snaring, cauterization, and checking vitals during the procedures
  • Confirms the patient is stable
  • Prepares the procedure report as per the doctor’s note; performs computer entry as required
  • Provides patients guidance on when and where to collect the report
  • Actively communicates with physicians regarding patient scheduling and care
  • Collaborates in a multidisciplinary approach with nursing and others to promote delivery of patient care; Uses effective communication skills in working with health care team, patients and families.
  • Maintains departmental supplies, as required
  • Performs clerical duties related to clinical care as delegated by RN such as (but not limited to): answering the phones, completing requisitions, following up on doctors orders by transcribing medications on medication sheet, scheduling tests and appointments, filing reports, ordering supplies and equipment, managing patients medical records, etc.
  • Upholds patient confidentiality
  • Actively participates in departmental performance improvement activities
  • Performs other duties as required
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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