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Technologist II - Paediatric Polysomnographer

  • Job reference: BBBH4096
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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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 a Technologist II - Paediatric Polysomnographer

Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Technologist II - Pediatric Polysomnographer performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing, analysis, and associated interventions on neonate to adolescent patients under the general supervision of the Pediatric Sleep Disorder Center Manager and the Medical Director (MD). The Technologist II performs Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement activities of both inpatient and outpatient Sleep testing while ensuring compliance with AASM and Qatar National Standards. The Technologist II leads the development of protocols and policies related to medical devices, as well as trains and orients staff in approved use and utilization of the devices. The Technologist II is an advanced practitioner in Pediatric Polysomnography and is responsible for the performance of complex procedures and studies

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the delivery of departmental goals, through personal effort in own work area
  • Makes recommendations to the Manager - Pediatric Pulmonary Function Lab regarding improvements in processes that impact the center operations and positively affect the results of the department
  • Performs Polysomnography studies, both overnight and daytime, on patients of all ages from neonates to adults in accordance with scientific best practice standards
  • Presents data to ensure operational effectiveness and performance
  • Maintains the highest levels of compliance and excellence in client services
  • Performs therapeutic titration of non-invasive, bi-level or CPAP devices and/ or supplemental oxygen
  • Performs advanced polysomnography data analysis, scoring and produces relevant reports.
  • Performs professional interventions to critical clinical events during monitoring per protocol.
  • Participates as required in the recruitment, interviewing and selection of Sleep center staff
  • Assists in the provision of technical leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and departmental goals and objectives.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement activities of the sleep center in line with standards as set out by the American Academy of Sleep medicine (AASM), European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), and Qatar National Standards.
  • Evaluates patient care processes and clinical information systems to ensure standardized assessment, diagnosis, outcomes, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Establishes and maintains professional working relationships and solicits input from physicians and other healthcare personnel to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Participates and provides input for staff evaluations for junior & new staff prior to completion of probationary period and ongoing.
  • Under the direction of the Manager - Pediatric Pulmonary Function Lab ensures adherence to the AASM, ESRS, and Qatar National Standards to ensure a safe, professional, and Evidence Based clinical service for patients, staff and visitors.
  • Assists in ensuring regular Utilization Review of patient billing and consumption of departmental consumables.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships and solicits input from all participating healthcare stakeholders to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Leads the development of protocols and policies related to medical devices and efficient use of the same.
  • Trains staff and assists in orientation on effective utilization of medical devices.
  • Participates in clinical and didactic teaching, training, raising public awareness, and facilitating patient support groups related to sleep disorders where required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Healthcare field.
  • 5+ years recent experience demonstrating technical expertise in the Pediatric Polysomnography in a sleep center.
  • Demonstrated competence with Quality Assurance Programs of sleep centers.
  • Experience with clinical Information systems as an end user.
  • Current registration as Polysomnography Technologist RPSGT, CPSGT.
  • Licensed/ Registered in Country of Origin
  • Eligible for license in State of Qatar.
  • BLS certified
  • Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT)
  • Familiarity with TJC, JCI and other accreditation organizations.

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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