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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Blood Bank Technician

Expire Date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Blood Bank
Work Schedule: 
Regular hours (45 hours / week) Overtime as required. Ensure the guards as needed service.
Requirements: 

 B.S. in medical laboratory or equivalent required.
 Minimum 2 years' experience as Blood Bank Technician is preferred.

Required Skills: 

 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
 Knowledge of good laboratory practices (GLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients. Excellent customer service skills.
 Attention to detail and maintaining accurate lab notebook.
 Must have aptitude for technical problem solving.
 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
 Ability to work effectively as part of a team effort and as an individual contributor.
 Willingness to learn new techniques and procedures.
 Able to work any scheduled shifts.
 Able to perform under pressure.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Interact with patients, conduct interviews and test samples to screen potential donors.
 Carry out splitting units of blood collected. Store bloods draws and maintain documentation and records.
 Perform both routine and specialized tests in blood donor centers, transfusion services.
 Perform blood collection and processing, including selecting donors, collect blood, typing blood, molecular testing and perform viral marker testing to ensure the safety of the patient.
 Perform Hemato-immunologic techniques for the preparation of blood products.
 Manage and perform the technique Cytapheresis therapy and plasma exchange.
 Manage the stock of the Blood Bank and the management of office supplies.
 Complete and update all relevant books and records to ensure traceability of blood products.
 Check for blood group antigens, compatibility, and antibody identification.
 Investigate abnormalities such as hemolytic diseases of the newborn, hemolytic anemia, and adverse reactions to transfusion.
 Support physicians in transfusion therapy for patients with coagulopathies (diseases affecting blood clotting).
 Collect, label and prepare blood, plasma and other components for transfusions.
 Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.
 Prepare standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
 Analyze the results of tests or experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical or electrical devices.
 Analyze and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs, or narratives. .
 Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
 Provide Outstanding Customer Service by demonstrating effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.
 Be aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on patient care, the work unit, the department, and facility operations and seek to satisfy client expectations.
 Maintain constructive, open communication with supervisors, co-workers and customers.
 Assist lab leadership in the completion of miscellaneous duties.
 Share daily workload within the Blood Bank. Make a contribution to section and department objectives.
 Assist with the orientation and training of new staff/students.
 Read and adhere to all laboratory policies and procedures.
 Perform, review and document all quality control according to established policies and procedures.
 Participation in the development and management of quality system in place.
 Maintain patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 02/21/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Medical – Surgical Floors, Emergency Room, Pediatrics
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.

Administrative Assistant

Expire Date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Quality Management
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week).
Requirements: 

 University degree (BA) or equivalent.
 Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar field.

Required Skills: 

 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Strong communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Assist in the development of documentation system according to ISO 9001:2008, Standards of the Lebanese accreditation and JCI, for this:
­ Prepare and assist department heads to draft policies, procedures and protocols.
­ Correct and design the policies, procedures and protocols.
­ Assist in the dissemination to the relevant services.
 Assist the Quality Manager to the application of the quality management system and, for this:
­ Conduct internal audits.
­ Implement corrective and preventive actions.
 Conduct satisfaction surveys of inpatients and outpatients. Conduct data entry and analyze the results.
 Receive complaints from patients and discuss them with the Quality Manager. Conduct data entry and analyze the results.
 Assist in the preparation of the Management Review and help departments’ heads as needed.
 Replace the absence of the printing storekeeper:
­ Receipt, storage and delivery of printed material received from various printing.
­ Prepare and distribute printed orders to various departments.
­ Perform the layout of a new recording.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 01/18/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Medical – Surgical Floors, 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.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Medical – Surgical Floors, 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.

Faculty position in Anesthesiology

Expire Date: 
Tue, 12/31/2013
Department: 
Department of Anesthesiology
Work Schedule: 
Full Time
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
The candidate should preferably be a recent graduate having completed a Cardiothoracic Fellowship, American Board Certified or in the process of Certification, or holding a European equivalent Certification.

Work Experience:
Experience in Teaching Residents is a plus.

Required Skills: 

• Open Heart Anesthesia - Pediatric & Adult

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Pediatric & Adult Cardiac Anesthesia
• Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization
• General Anesthesia

Head Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 12/20/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Medical - Surgical
Work Schedule: 
42 hours per week.
Requirements: 

Current Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is required and a master is preferred.
Must be a Registered Nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a related field including 3-5 years with leadership and/or management responsibilities.
Maintains Lebanese Order of Nurses registration.

Required Skills: 

Excellent communication skills and leadership skills.
Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Excellent verbal & written English skills. French is a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Administrative
Supports the hospital mission, vision, and values.
Serves as a role model for nursing staff and demonstrate leadership ability and management skills through fair decision making.
Maintains proper channels of communication between different members of the team.
Plans and conducts regular unit meetings and maintains minutes of meetings.
Participates in Nursing Management Meetings and in other hospital committees as required.
Prepares monthly work schedules and arranges annual leave of staff.
Ensures that all staff are competent all Competency Tests are completed.
Ensures that the staff complies with in-service and continuing education policies of the institution.
Ensures proper orientation of new staff.
Conducts the annual appraisal of the staff utilizing self-appraisal and peer review.
Prepares reports and documents as required.
Conducts audits as needed.
Participates in the Quality Improvement Program.
Ensures compliance with Accreditation Standards.
Ensures adequate resources including staff and equipment.
Ensures that all staff is using properly equipment.
Participates in the budget planning.
Maintains inventories of equipment and other supplies.
Reports of unusual incidents and complaints to superior.
Clinical
Reviews and evaluates policies and procedures and ensures staff compliance.
Develops, implements and maintains the standards of nursing practice and patient care.
Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates nursing activities / staff performance.
Monitors the quality of care and initiate action and implementation of the corrective measures.
Adheres to the hospital policies and procedures.
Supports patients and personnel.
Collaborates with other departments to enhance quality of patient care.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Is aware of safety issues and strives to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.
Provides direct patient care when understaffed or with various cases and conditions.
Assists physicians while making rounds, and keeps informed of special orders concerning patients.
Ensures prompt communication to arrange patient transfer /transport.
Coordinates effective discharge planning.
Provides assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Teaching
Supports and mentors newly hired nurses or nursing students.
Identifies learning needs of staff and participates in the training programs as required besides conducting incidental teaching in the unit.
Continuous Professional Development
Updates current professional knowledge and developments.
Participates in the internal education program of the unit.
Attends in-service training required by the hospital.
Maintains Basic Life Support every two years.
Maintains Advanced Cardiac Life Support every two years when appropriate.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 12/20/2013
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.

Practical Nurse / Nurse Aid

Expire Date: 
Fri, 11/22/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Delivery room / Nursery
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours) (48 hours per week). Overtime as required.
Requirements: 

Current practical Nurse Certificate is preferred.
A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred.

Required Skills: 

Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, and visitors.
Team worker.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Respects the hospital mission, vision, and values.
Clinical
Participates in the reception and orientation of woman / patient to room environment.
Sets up woman / patient room and answer call light.
Performs chest compressions / ventilation (Ambubag) in life support situations.
Assists woman / patient with setting up O2.
Collects specimens (Stools and urine) and measures & records PO intake and output (Urine, drains).
Collects urine (freely voided) and stools culture.
Performs activity of daily livings: total or partial bed bath, sitz bath, perineal care, shaving, hair care, makes occupied bed and unoccupied bed.
Delivers / removes meal trays and feeding woman / patient.
Obtains a capillary blood sample for Glucose testing as required.
Prepares skin for procedures and applies anti-embolism stockings.
Assists in ambulating woman / patient, turning & repositioning woman / patient, and performs / assists with transportation.
Removes a peripheral intravenous catheter and a Foley Catheter as ordered.
Administers a cleansing Enema
Obtain necessary supplies for sterile procedure.
Obtains and delivers blood products to the unit.
Prepares woman / patient or newborn for discharge.
Decontaminates and disinfects instruments and equipment in use and stored equipment.
Cleans environment (Woman / patient room in her presence).
Manages soiled / clean linen carts and clean supply carts & food & medication refrigerators
Delivers and receives papers from / to the unit.
Checks laboratory specimens for appropriate labeling and delivers specimens to clinical laboratory.
Obtains and delivers supplies / equipment and stocks unit supplies, utility rooms, kitchen supplies, linen cart.
Reports of any changes on woman / patient’s and newborn conditions to superior.
Reports of unusual incidents and complaints to superior.
Performs related work as assigned.
Adheres to all facility policies and procedures as assigned.
Performs routine nursing care to assigned women / patients and newborn, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Is aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.

Specific work activities include (Delivery Room):
Performs proteinuria test.

Specific work activities include (Nursery):
Provides hygiene and nutritional care for the newborn: bath, artificial alimentation.
Cleans and disinfects the bottles and sterilizer.
Assists the pediatrician during the newborn’s exam and the OB-GYN during the circumcision.
Transfers the newborn to his mother’s room or to the radiology department while respecting the patient identification procedure.
Assists the midwife and participates in the encouragement of breastfeeding.
Assists the mother in Breastpumping.
Prepares and observes newborn under phototherapy.

Teaching
Supports and mentors junior colleagues or nursing students as assigned (preceptor).

Continuous Professional Development
Attends in-service training required by the hospital.

Administrative Assistant

Expire Date: 
Fri, 11/15/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Endoscopy
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week). Overtime as required.
Requirements: 

Minimum Executive Secretary or High School diploma.
Minimum of 1 year work experience in similar field.

Required Skills: 

Good verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
Good computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Excellent time management and organizational skills. Able to prioritize different tasks.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Respect of confidentiality.
Initiative and the ability to work with minimal direction.
Self- motivated, enthusiastic, with a positive attitude.
Knowledgeable in general pharmaceutical terminology.
High attention to detail.
Good customer service.
Able to work as part of a team.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Greet patients and their families, determine purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
Answer phones; fax and make copies of documents; take messages; direct calls and contact clients, as required.
Deal with incoming and outgoing mail. Organize and manage internal and external telephone lines.
Schedule outpatient and inpatients appointments; maintain the appointment book and classify patient by priority with the collaboration of the physician and the head nurse.
Check and enter patient information, manage data and create documents on the computer system.
Prepare invoices for outpatient and inpatient and process reports to aid in billing responsibilities.
Prepare and process all purchase orders equipment. Receive the equipment ordered and sign the delivery note.
Provide in the endoscopy unit the stock of office supplies, household and pharmaceuticals products and, clean linen.
Participate in performing all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduce the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Organize formalities necessary for patient examinations.
Educate patients on the various administrative procedures to accomplish.
Provide patients with medical reports.
Complete documents, case histories, and forms such as insurance and other claim forms. Maintain office files.
Coordinate repairs to office equipment.
Maintain a professional relationship with Physicians, Technicians, Nurses, and other department staff.
Provide a high quality secretarial and administrative service to ensure efficiency in patient care.
Help in the Quality Management activities (data collection, data analysis, statistics….)
Be responsible for the closure of the Endoscopy unit.
Follow and ensure strict safety procedures.

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