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Educator - Therapy Services

  • Job reference: BBBH3938
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

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 an Educator - Therapy Services

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 Educator - Therapy Services is a key member of the educational leadership team, supporting both the department's and the organization's strategic direction. As a key member, the educator ensures that educational initiatives and processes support the standards for Best Practice, Sidra policies, and regulatory requirements. The educator works collaboratively with respective unit leads in supporting the development, maintenance and advancement of competence in Sidra employees. The clinical educator provides clinical development and training, formulating and delivering educational programs and assessment of skills and competency. The post holder identifies risks in educational processes, informs leadership and actively participates in managing timely solutions. The post holder develops the unit specific design and delivery of orientation and ongoing clinical education and participates in the development and delivery of institution-wide clinical education initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Education Manager makes decisions regarding the need for new educational initiatives; the design, delivery and assessment. This is driven by quantitative data reflecting employee competence, the culture of patient safety, and effective family centered care and qualitative data assessing employee/ patient/ family satisfaction, with implications for changes to educational initiatives and assessment criteria, tools, and processes.
  • In collaboration with clinical leads, makes decisions regarding clinical staff performance in their respective practice settings. The incumbent participates in the assessment of competence of each clinical staff member, with respective managers or identified clinical leads.
  • Serves as a professional and clinical role model for staff demonstrating behaviors consistent with the organizational/ education competency framework, Sidra values and Sidra policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensures that education is provided in accordance with established guidelines, policies, guidelines and protocols of Sidra and the State of Qatar to support standards of health service delivery.
  • Works collaboratively and creatively with all team members to achieve divisional/departmental/unit service objectives optimizing evidence and relevant research and change theory.
  • Develops key performance indicators for clinical staff.
  • Manages resource utilization to secure timely, efficient, accessible and effective education for employees
  • Continually evaluates learning, making necessary modifications to optimize educational process/program.
  • Supports quality data collection and analysis as the process of evaluating outcomes; learning, staff/family centered care and satisfaction, patient/family outcomes.
  • Collaborates with clinical managers, colleagues, and leadership team to plan, implement and evaluate the educational needs of staff and family.
  • Initiates changes / improvements based on educator/ staff/ family feedback.
  • Promotes the effective orientation, precepting and support of new staff and affiliated students in the practice setting. Provides a welcoming work environment.
  • Promotes retention of all staff by creating a healthy work environment that facilitates teamwork. Treats colleagues, patients and visitors with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Contributes, as necessary, to performance appraisals (probationary and annual reviews) with respective clinical leads ensuring evidence is concrete and objective.
  • Develops individual learning plans with clinical leads arising from appraisals as necessary. Provides clear feedback to team members in a manner that is conducive to maintaining and improving performance.
  • Supports Clinical research
  • Supports new Sidra employees and affiliated students with a safe and effective learning environment to support the assessment, development or advancement of competence in the Sidra environment.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of learning theory and curriculum design.
  • Integrates knowledge of learning theory and curricula design in delivering educational initiatives to meet the needs of Sidra employees and affiliated students.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy/ Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language pathology/ Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Audiology or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of inpatient/ outpatient acute care experience
  • 2+ years of recent experience in an educator role or staff development role in an acute care Hospital or as clinical faculty
  • Current Nursing License from country of origin

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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