Health Protection Coordinator

Posted By Gulf Recruitments

Job Summary

The incumbent will be responsible to develop and monitor services and systems for describing and assessing the health, wellbeing, and needs of defined population using a variety of methods. Also, able to identify gaps in surveillance

Main Responsibilities

• Influence decision-making about population health and wellbeing through the presentation, communication and dissemination of data and analysis of health and wellbeing and needs

• Advise others on the collection, analysis and reporting of surveillance and assessment data for specific area of expertise

• Interpret and apply indicators for monitoring the population’s health and wellbeing.

• Working with the risk management section to analyze and disseminate surveillance data at corporate level to monitor communicable diseases trends for action:
1. detection and notification of communicable disease
2. collection and consolidation of pertinent data
3. investigation and confirmation (epidemiological, clinical and/or laboratory) of cases or outbreaks
• The supervision of the Surveillance program at corporate level:
1. Completeness and reporting of the notification form.
2. Help the MoPH on contact tracing, through active follow up of those exposed to communicable diseases, to prevent re-infection reduce ongoing transmission.
3. Review the environmental control measures at
corporate level in case of epidemic.

• Build intensive internal (at the corporation) and external (e.g. MoPH, HMC, etc.) Coordination and collaboration for communicable diseases surveillance.

• Training and capacity building for surveillance in the corporation.

• Developing algorithm for communicable disease prevention and control.

• Ensure that systems are in place to promote optimal treatment of infections and appropriate antimicrobial use.

• Determine and monitor the stage, size and geographical spread of the influenza epidemic in the corporate community

• Determine the severity of the disease to inform appropriate disease control measures and health services planning

• Determine the influenza strains circulating in the community to inform vaccine development

• Determine resistance patterns of influenza circulating in the community to inform antiviral treatment recommendations

• Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by thinking what might go wrong in all your undertakings and take necessary measures to prevent them from happening.

• Identify and report potential or actual patient safety concerns, errors and/or near misses in timely manner.

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

• Demonstrate as sense of teamwork and effective communication.

• The incumbent will undertake any such related duties or responsibilities as directed.

• Ensure high standards of confidentiality to safeguard any sensitive information.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-18
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: Bachelor's degree

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