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Care Coordinator

  • Job reference: BBBH3687
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medical and Research Center. Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for Care Coordinators.

Cavendish will be hosting interview days on behalf of our client. Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Care Coordinator provides family centered support services to women, children and families. The primary focus of the Care Coordinator is to use a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy to meet an individual's and family's comprehensive health needs through proper communication. The Care Coordinator responds to patient, family and health care member's inquiries, providing anticipatory guidance and care coordination across the health care continuum. He/She works in collaboration with other members of the health care team, both within and outside of Sidra and acts as a primary liaison between agencies. The incumbent uses various options and services to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and coordinates assessments, responds to patient, family and health care members' inquiries, providing anticipatory guidance and care coordination, and liaises with other support diagnostic/ health services in coordinating patient referrals
  • Collaborates with the health care team and patient/ family in developing the plan of care
  • Provides patient/ family support by ensuring they receive information regarding appropriate and available community health and educational resources
  • Assumes accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient/ family needs along with assisting the Social Worker I and patient care team with the discharge planning for identified patients
  • Acts as a liaison, between, the interdisciplinary team, community health and educational services and agencies to clarify information, responsibilities and recommendations to ensure the needs of the patient/ family are addressed
  • Establishes a collaborative working relationship with community- based health care and service providers
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team and/ or nursing colleagues on research-oriented opportunities
  • Evaluates the length of stay of the patient and ensures appropriateness of services provided in order to effectively achieve safe and comprehensive discharge
  • Collaborates to gather and utilize data to produce results/ indicators to facilitate continual performance improvement, and service improvement activities by clinicians
  • Produces reports and data as required by accrediting bodies and regulatory agencies
  • Coordinates closely with transport team for inter-facility transports
  • Participates in regular patient care conferences to facilitate more efficient use of resources, suggest best practices to reduce length of stay and provide greater patient and family satisfaction
  • Assists the Social Worker I to facilitate complex discharge planning with the team, patient, family and community agencies by attending meetings to ensure comprehensive follow-up
  • Advocates for the woman/ child and their family or caregiver for resources within the hospital and the community by assessing financial status and their current requirements
  • Collaborates with the Social Worker and other community resources to try and meet the financial and other basic needs of the patient and family as required

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Master's in Social Work
  • 5 years relevant clinical experience
  • Current Valid Registration and Licensure in Country of Origin
  • Member of leading professional association in Country of Origin
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of Care Coordination principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and integrate knowledge and skills into practice
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, assess and develop educational materials for staff and patients
  • Evidence of effective communication skills

Qualifications/ Specialisation - as per the client's requirements.

A full job description available upon request.

Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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