Child & Adolescent Health Specialist

Posted By Gulf Recruitments

Job Summary (Role Purpose)

The incumbent will be responsible for providing expert knowledge, skills and experience in Child & Adolescent Health services thereby ensuring delivery of highest quality of clinical care.

Key Accountabilities & Duties

  • Act as an expert in the area of Child & Adolescent Health services to ensure delivery of a high standard evidence based clinically safe services

  • Apply knowledge and expertise to identify key area to improve quality of service through the use of quality improvement models like PDSA cycle

  • Support the head of service in fulfilling his/her clinical governance responsibilities related to Child & Adolescent Health services

  • Update all required documents to support provision of clinically safe service including policies & procedures, guidelines, service scope and specifications

  • Implement findings from complaints, to ensure lessons are learned to improve the quality and patient experience

  • Participate in the audit cycle as directed by head of service, review audit reports and make recommendations on behalf of Child & Adolescent Services

  • Lead the development and delivery of quality improvement plan on behalf of head of service that encompasses the organizations values, quality priorities, and patient safety

  • Proactively support the head of service to promote, develop and secure a quality improvement culture by sharing knowledge and improving their understanding through staff engagement activities

  • Act as a focal person and liaise with Quality & Patient Safety Directorate to collate all necessary information related to serious incidents and risks related to the service and share them with relevant stakeholders

  • Collate all information related to KPIs and other service standards required for monthly reporting

  • Monitor progress of pilot projects and all other service related activities as per the guidance from the head of service

  • Interpret organizational and national policies and initiatives into local requirements and produce reports and action plans to ensure compliance

  • Support the head of service in identifying gaps in knowledge and developing action plans in collaboration with other directorates

  • Act as a focal person for Child & Adolescent Service and contribute to the design and delivery of training programmes by working closely with Workforce Training and Development

  • Take responsibility for producing regular reports and presentations as per request of Head of Child & Adolescent Services

  • Demonstrate a sense of teamwork and effective communication.

  • Use verbal and written communication to establish and maintain effective relationships with other directorates

  • Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety, identifying risks and issues and undertakings all necessary preventative measures as well as developing a mitigation plan with shared accountability

  • Respond to identified or potential patient safety concerns, errors and/or near misses in timely manner

  • Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols.

  • To undertake any other duties as required by the head of service, including Deputizing if required.

  • Adherence to confidentiality to safeguard any sensitive information

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-17
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Company Industry: Healthcare, other; Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician; Medical/Hospital

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Master's degree

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