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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Registered Nurse ODS

Expire Date: 
Sat, 08/16/2014
Category: 
Department: 
One Day Surgery
Work Schedule: 
 Shift rotation basis (12 hours) (42 hours per week).
Requirements: 

 Current Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
 Previous clinical experience is preferred.

Required Skills: 

 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal & written English skills. French is a plus.
 Maintaining Lebanese Order of Nurses registration.
 Good communication skills.
 Compassionate personality.
 Team worker.
 Ability to adapt in stressful situations.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Administrative
 Support the hospital mission, vision, and values.
 Participate in unit meetings and in other hospital committees as assigned.
 Participate in Quality Improvement Plans.
 Report of unusual incidents and complaints to superior.
Clinical
 Receive and orient patient to room environment.
 Develop plan of care for each patient using Nursing Process:
o Assessment of the patient’s needs
o Diagnosis of human response needs that nurses can deal with
o Planning of patient’s care
o Implementation of care
o Evaluation of the success of the implemented care
 Transcribe and implement Physicians' orders.
 Prepare and administer prescribed treatments and medications.
 Monitor effects of medications; record medications given and patients' reactions.
 Complete all documentation for assessments, observations, planning, progress notes, and care provided to clients.
 Monitor patient progress and identify any changes in status, act on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.
 Assist physicians while making rounds, and keep informed of special orders concerning patients.
 Assist physicians and all healthcare professionals caring for patient.
 Give a complete and comprehensive report on patient status at end of shift/assignment.
 Participate in patient and family education about their Rights and responsibilities.
 Participate in patient / family education on the care and management of condition.
 Ensure prompt communication to arrange patient transfer /transport.
 Coordinate effective discharge planning.
 Provide assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
 Perform all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
 Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.
 Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
 Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
 Be aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.
 Handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
 Schedule work assignments, determine work priorities, and oversee the work of Practical Nurses and Nurse Aides.
Teaching
 Support and mentor junior colleagues, nursing students or in charge duties during the absence of the Head Nurse.
 Participate in the internal education program of the department.
Continuous Professional Development
 Attend in-service training required by the hospital.
 Maintain Basic Life Support every 2 years.

Data & Reporting Specialist

Expire Date: 
Sat, 08/16/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Quality Department
Work Schedule: 
Regular hours (42 hours / week)
Requirements: 

1. A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, or a related clinical or allied health field. A master’s degree in public health, health administration or health management is preferred.
2. A minimum of 2 years in an administrative healthcare-related position working with healthcare data, reporting tools and systems.
3. A minimum of 2 years work experience in Quality Management, Data Management, or other related field.

Required Skills: 

1. Proficient at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, organizing, generating, and reporting data.
2. Excellent presentation preparation and delivery/communication skills.
3. Highly proficient English language verbal and written skills.
4. Proficient in the use of SPSS and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access).

Responsibilities and Duties: 

1. Input quality management system related-data using Excel, Access and SPSS
2. Compile, analyze, validate and report quality management related-data.
3. Prepare reports and documents for the Medical Board’s Performance Improvement Committee.
4. Maintain quality management dashboards and scorecards.
5. Educate and train stakeholders on measure and indicator selection.
6. Assist stakeholders with the selection, collection, analysis, and reporting of quality measures and indicators.
7. Train stakeholders on data management concepts and principles including the effective and efficient use of tools and techniques.
8. Train stakeholders on effective data presentation using Microsoft Excel.
9. Work with IT personnel and other stakeholders on the development, design, implementation and enhancement of hospital quality management reporting processes and systems.
10. Generate graphs and charts for inclusion in reports and PowerPoint presentations.
11. Collect, analyze and report patient satisfaction data in addition to other Quality Department initiated data.
12. Participate in management of the hospital document management system.
13. Assist in the preparation and management of documents needed for accreditation purposes.

Dietitian

Expire Date: 
Thu, 07/31/2014
Department: 
Dietary
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (42 hours / week).
Requirements: 

 Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics required. Approved internship/traineeship.
 Must have basic knowledge of dietetic principles, food sanitation, and food service operation

Required Skills: 

 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Knowledge of modern principles and practices in dietetics.
 Good organizational and interpersonal skills
 Strong communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Attend ward rounds to ensure that appropriate diets are being prescribed.
 Visit patients to do initial nutritional assessment and screening, explain diet prescription, record food preferences, allergies and intolerance and promote a quality food service.
 Assess, diagnose, intervene, monitor and evaluate nutritional Care Plan for high risk patients within interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings.
 Monitor high risk patient’s response to the developed nutrition care plan. Keep thorough and updated information into patient’s medical record.
 Educate inpatients or any significant other family member regarding specific therapeutic diets as part of their medical treatment.
 Check trays for accuracy before they are delivered, specially during weekends.
 Advice and process new diet orders and diet changes, and keep diet cards updated.
 Have interest in science and food, able to communicate with people from all areas of the community, able to simplify complex things, have a motivating attitude, an understanding non-discriminatory approach as well as patience and a sense of humour
 Follow and ensure strict safety procedures.

Medical Secretary

Expire Date: 
Thu, 07/31/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Medical Surgical Floors
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (42 hours week)
Requirements: 

 Medical secretary Diploma or executive Secretary
 Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar field

Required Skills: 

 Good verbal and written English skills. French is a plus
 Good verbal and written communication skills
 Able to prioritize different tasks
 Good computer skills
 High attention to detail
 Good customer service
 Respect of confidentiality
 Able to work as part of a team
 Good organizational skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Perform receptionist duties
 Answer calls promptly and relay message to the right person
 Assist in receiving and greeting unit visitors in courtesy, including providing them with relevant information and directing them appropriately
 Communicate effectively with patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and other members of the health care team
 Coordinate patient diagnostic appointment with different department internal and external to the hospital
 Coordinate with other departments like admitting office, maintenance, housekeeping ,laundry, stores, pharmacy and others to secure the unit needs
Perform administrative duties
 Organize and maintain paper and electronics files
 Ensure all appropriate and all necessary documentation for admissions ,transfers and discharge is completed in a timely manner
 Ensure proper and complete documentation of patient Identification on the medical record sheets
 Leave and Return patient charts to the Medical Record Department after patient discharge.
 Inform physician about new admissions and transfers
 Coordinate with the ER admitting office for approval of any procedures or X-ray.
 Keep nursing station organized with adequate supply and stationary available to the medical and nursing staff which includes but it is not limited to:
- Ordering forms and supplies as required by the unit
- Receiving supplies and stocking them in an organized way
- Checking on the availability of supplies on an ongoing basis
- Manage data bases
- Assist Head Nurse in data collection
Accountable for accurate patient charging
 Fill patient charge slips accurately for all chargeable items
 Follow up with nurses on patient charges to maintain availability of chargeable items in the unit stock and avoid loss replenishment

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Thu, 07/31/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Medical – Surgical Floors, Emergency Room, Pediatrics, Chemotherapy
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
Work Experience:
Previous clinical experience is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Good communication skills
• Compassionate personality
• Team worker
• Ability to adapt in stressful situations
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
• Good computer skills
• Good verbal & written English language skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Function as a knowledgeable and supportive member to maintain high quality patient care.
• Utilize professional assessment skills to identify physical and psychosocial needs of clients, patients and is able to develop a care plan to meet these needs in a multi-disciplinary approach.
• Control, prepare, and administer treatments and medications with knowledge of purpose and adverse effects of the nursing care provided.
• Complete all documentation for assessments, observations, planning evaluation, orders by physicians and care provided to clients.
• Monitor patient progress and identify any changes in status.
• Practice patient teaching / training for patients and families.
• Perform all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
• Be aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner, consistently reinforces good safety attitudes and practices displayed by other staff members.
• Handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
• Attend required in-service training.

Patient Safety Supervisor

Expire Date: 
Thu, 07/31/2014
Department: 
Quality Department
Work Schedule: 
Regular hours 42 hours/week, Monday to Friday
Requirements: 

• A qualified candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related clinical or allied health field. A Masters in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Management, or equivalent is preferred.
• A minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience in an acute-care hospital is a plus
• Sufficient knowledge of hospital clinical operations, activities and functions.
• A minimum of 3 years work experience in Patient Safety, Quality Management, Risk Management, or other relevant work experience.
• Knowledge of JCI and Lebanese Ministry of Public Health accreditation standards related to Patient Safety and Risk Management is a plus
• Knowledge of patient safety principles, concepts, strategies, methodology and tools.
• Problem solving and solution development, data collection, data analysis, and root cause analysis (RCA), and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Required Skills: 

• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

1. Oversee the hospital’s patient safety program.
2. Working with the Risk Management Supervisor ensures continuous compliance with all JCI and MOPH patient safety and risk management accreditation criteria.
3. Ensures that policies and procedures pertinent to patient safety exist, are current, implemented, and properly followed.
4. Facilitates and coordinates with the Risk Management Supervisor the Patient Safety and Risk Management Committee.
5. Educates hospital employees and staff on patient safety principles, strategy, methodology, and. activities,
6. Designs and implements educational and training programs that facilitate the understanding and implementation of patient safety standards within the hospital.
7. Serves as a subject matter expert for clinical departments on patient safety matters.
8. Reports on the occurrence of known medical and health care errors and identified near misses and dangerous conditions within the hospital including actions taken either proactively or in response to an incident.
9. Oversees the effective and efficient functioning of the hospital’s adverse event reporting system.
10. Together with the Risk Management Supervisor ensures that the adverse event/incident reporting and resolution system collects and maintains all pertinent data to facilitate risk assessment, analysis, evaluation and corrective action and follow up.
11. Oversees the conduct of an annual hospital-wide patient safety audit.
12. Project manages initiatives and action plans to solve identified problems.
13. Develops an annual patient safety plan that meets standards established by accreditation authorities.

Circulating Nurse

Expire Date: 
Thu, 07/31/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (8 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
Work Experience:
Previous clinical experience is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Good communication skills
• Compassionate personality
• Team worker
• Ability to adapt in stressful situations
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
• Good computer skills
• Good verbal & written English language skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Obtain appropriate sterile and unsterile items needed for procedure.
• Make sure theater is clean.
• Check all equipment for proper functioning.
• Open sterile supplies.
• Work side by side with scrub nurses to help maintain the sterile field in the operating room.
• Check patient’s chart, identify patient, verify surgery to be performed with consent forms, and bring patient to assigned operating room.
• Transfer patient to operating room table.
• Assess comfort and safety measures and provides verbal and tactile reassurance to the patient.
• Assist anesthesia personnel.
• Position patient, using appropriate equipment.
• Perform urinary catheterization when necessary.
• Prepare the patient’s skin prior to draping by surgical team.
• Perform appropriate counts with scrub person.
• Anticipate additional supplies needed during the procedure.
• Keep accurate records throughout the procedure.
• Properly care for specimens.
• Secure dressings after incision closure.
• Help transport patient to recovery room.
• Assist in cleaning of room and preparing for next patient.

Risk Management Supervisor

Expire Date: 
Thu, 08/14/2014
Department: 
Quality Department
Work Schedule: 
Regular working hours
Requirements: 

• A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree in nursing. A master’s degree in nursing, public health, health administration or health management is preferred.
• A minimum of 3 years in a clinical nursing position
• A minimum of 3 years work experience in Risk Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Quality Management, or other relevant work experience

Required Skills: 

• Knowledge of risk management principles, concepts, strategies, methodology and tools.
• Knowledge of occupational health and safety activities and functions within a hospital.
• Knowledge of Lebanese Ministry of Public Health accreditation standards for Occupational Health & Safety, and Risk Management.
• Problem solving and solution development, data collection, data analysis, and root cause analysis (RCA), Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).
• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

1. Manage the day-to-day operation of the hospital’s Risk Management and Occupational Health & Safety programs.
2. Ensure that the hospital complies with applicable laws, regulations, and accreditation standards related to risk management and occupational health and safety.
3. Develop, maintain and execute against a written Risk Management plan and Occupational Health & Safety plan.
4. Participate in the development and management of the hospital’s Emergency Preparedness Plan and Program.
5. Work closely with each hospital department to ensure their understanding and compliance with risk management and OH&S policies and procedures.
6. Educate and train members of the hospital community about their role in providing a safe and health facility.
7. Educate staff about the facility, how to reduce risks, and how to monitor and to report situations that pose a risk.
8. Conduct safety training and educational programs; demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
9. Maintain a policy and procedure manual which describes the hospital’s Risk Management and OH&S system and services. Ensure that policies and procedures are clearly identified; presented in a hospital wide, uniform manner; the index for the policy and procedure manual is accurate
10. Establish and monitor performance indicators used to evaluate important systems and to identify needed improvements.
11. Support the monitoring and reporting of data on incidents, injuries, and other events that support planning and further risk reduction.
12. Investigate accidents to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
13. Oversee the hospital’s hazard reporting system.
14. Maintain actions plans which provide evidence of planned intervention to rectify identified problems
15. Participate in the inspection of all buildings and plans to reduce evident risks and to provide a safe physical facility for patients, families, staff, employees and visitors.
16. Conduct an annual hospital wide Risk Management and OH&S hazard identification audit.
17. Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations.
18. To set up a comprehensive policy of prevention and evaluation of risks.
19. Oversee the employee, medical staff, and student immunization program and maintain evidence of immunization activity
20. Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials.
21. Collaborate with departments leaders to institute control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 07/18/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Emergency Room
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
Work Experience:
Previous clinical experience is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Good communication skills
• Compassionate personality
• Team worker
• Ability to adapt in stressful situations
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
• Good computer skills
• Good verbal & written English language skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Function as a knowledgeable and supportive member to maintain high quality patient care.
• Utilize professional assessment skills to identify physical and psychosocial needs of clients, patients and is able to develop a care plan to meet these needs in a multi-disciplinary approach.
• Control, prepare, and administer treatments and medications with knowledge of purpose and adverse effects of the nursing care provided.
• Complete all documentation for assessments, observations, planning evaluation, orders by physicians and care provided to clients.
• Monitor patient progress and identify any changes in status.
• Practice patient teaching / training for patients and families.
• Perform all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
• Be aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner, consistently reinforces good safety attitudes and practices displayed by other staff members.
• Handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
• Attend required in-service training.

Biomedical Technician

Expire Date: 
Mon, 06/30/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Biomedical
Work Schedule: 
Regular hours (47.5 hours / week)
Requirements: 

 Degree in Electronics or Biomedical technology.
 A minimum of 1 year experience as a Biomedical Technician.

Required Skills: 

 Good computer skills especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Time management and organizational skills.
 Ability to coordinate complex projects and prioritize tasks.
 Ability to work without direct supervision.
 Good communication skills.
 Creativity, persistence and reliability.
 Advanced knowledge of the safety precautions applicable to the operation and maintenance of clinical equipment.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  Ensure the corrective and preventive maintenance of biomedical equipment.
 Apply preventive maintenance program, maintain biomedical equipment as scheduled.
 Assist and supervise the installation of new equipment by establishing, adjusting, calibrating, and testing performance.
 Observe the work of subcontractors.
 Assist in the inventory of biomedical equipment.
 Provide required assistance to the medical staff.
 Answer to emergency calls. Make troubleshooting and repairs on biomedical equipment; conduct tests by following manufacturer's instructions.
 Apply procedures established in the hospital.
 Maintain biomedical supplies inventory by checking stock and anticipating needs.
 Maintain patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
 Maintain safe and healthy working environment by conducting safety tests; recommending and complying with procedures; training and guiding medical and healthcare personnel; complying with codes.
 Perform tasks relating to collecting and recording historical maintenance data.
 Update medical equipment warranty and guarantee program.
 Demonstrate and explain correct operation of equipment to medical staff.
 Inspect new equipment to make sure that the machinery operates properly.
 Maintain detailed records on the use and condition of all equipment. Maintain records on equipment maintenance, repairs and updates.
 Run diagnostic tests, calibrate machinery, and perform necessary upkeep routines.
 Implement organizational maintenance support for all medical devices.
 Ensure safety and compliance with regulations and inspect equipment.
 Comply with departmental policies and procedures, including general and radiation safety, and infection control and prevention.
 Organize filing and documentation for inventory of all medical equipment in hospital.

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