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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/28/2013
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.

Physiotherapist

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013
Department: 
Physiotherapy
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (45.hours / week).
Requirements: 

 Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.
 Minimum 2 years' experience in the same field.

Required Skills: 

 Good computer skills especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills.
 Able to work within a professional code of ethics and respect confidentiality at all times.
 Strong communication skills.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Registered in the Lebanese Ministry of Health as well as the Order of the Physiotherapist in Lebanon.
 Ability to maintain high level of personal hygiene in general and hand hygiene in particular.
 Time management and organizational skills.
 Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
 Ability to be an active member of the on-call rotation during Week-End and the emergency.
 Good physical condition.
 Make Decisions and Solve Problems.
 Service Orientation.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Provide a high standard of practice and knowledge of physiotherapy service to a variety of patients referred to the physiotherapy department, according to the written prescription of the physician referral and patient's medical records to determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.
 Assess and provide the Rehabilitation plan of care for patients with injuries and fractures, orthopedics and joints, strokes, post-surgical rehabilitation, intensive care or terminal illness, abdominal conditions, obstetrics and gynecology, chest conditions, posture and movement, neurological conditions, under the supervision of the Manager of Physical Therapy.
 Act independently to effectively assess and analyze a patients needs and perform assigned tasks according to established therapeutic procedures and policies and exercise considerable initiative judgment in administering treatment and interpreting patient’s reactions.
 Encourage treatment that involves exercise and movement by the use of manual and mechanical techniques, such as therapeutic movement and exercise therapy, massage, manipulation, electrotherapy and, hydrotherapy by group courses or individual treatment.
 Demonstrate accurate assessment skills and effective clinical judgments that are supported by clear documentation.
 Develop and update specialist clinical knowledge and skills, which contributes toward evidence based, patient centered treatment.
 Involve clients and family in goal setting and treatment plans and ensure that they are aware of expected outcomes.
 Manage time and diary commitments effectively to meet the demands of the case load.
 Participate in and initiate audit, evaluation of the service, keeping accurate statistics and information for the physiotherapy service as required.
 Ensure plan of care is formulated in partnership with the patient and carers. Educate and advise patients and family about how to prevent and/or improve conditions.
 Set treatment goals and achieve outcomes using researched and proven techniques.
 Formulate progress plans with patients enabling them to achieve treatment goals and targets.
 Provide appropriate advice based on the patient’s medical, social and cultural circumstances.
 Develop treatment programs according to patient’s progress and discuss with physician referral, nursing staff about this patient’s progress.
 Document assessment findings, goals of treatment, treatment plans as well as patient/family education and complete sheets for statistical purposes.
 Maintain accurate clinical documentation as per the policy and procedure of the physiotherapy Department and in line with UMC-RH Policy required.
 Maintain accurate and up to date patient notes. Write appropriate reports for referral physicians.
 Coordinate with other healthcare personnel to supply and receive relevant information about the background and progress of patient.
 Assist in the development and implementation of Practice policies to promote a fair, effective and safe working environment.
 Identify and inform the manager of specific practices, which require developing or changing to meet the needs of the service.
 Measure the quality and standard of service provided and report to the Manager of Department any incident or lack of professionalism that could affect the fulfilment of the quality and the high standard services.
 Report all hazards and unsafe practices to the Manager/Senior Physiotherapist.
 Reduced the risks of incidents to the minimum within the Physical Therapy area.
 Take responsibility for the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
 Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
 Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
 Ensure that equipment is cleaned after use and be responsible for equipment used in course of treatment and protect this equipment as a property of the hospital.
 Establish the discharge plan and advise patients and relatives on exercises to be carried out by patients at home.
 Supervise, advise and instruct physical therapist student on personal safety during lifting and transfer of patients.
 Participate in in-service training programs, individual training sessions, multidisciplinary meetings, and orientation of Physical Therapy students.
 Participate in research activities.

Data Entry Operator

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Procurement - Central Store
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours / day, 5 hours saturday. Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week).
Requirements: 

 High School diploma. University degree is a plus.
 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.
 Good Communication and Organizational skills.
 Ability to multi task and prioritize.
 Ability to type fast and correctly.
 High attention to detail.
 Respect confidentiality.
 Awake, dynamic, reliable.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Perform works which involves entering the full range of entry level duties such as issue vouchers, new codes, invoices and patient bills.
 Input various types of data into a computer. This may include lists of codes, items, customer information and sales reports.
 Correct entry errors; compare hard copies with source documents, identify discrepancies and make corrections.
 Manipulate existing data, edit current information, or proofread new entries to a database for accuracy.
 Examine source document during data entry for appropriate coding and contents.
 Assist in handling of all filing duties, file and retrieve folders, maintain logs to track files, and box records for storage.
 Perform quality control checks on Record Information data and adjust when necessary.
 Receive and sign for the different suppliers the invoices related to the list of consignment items used on patients.
 Perform special projects related to data entry as necessary.
 Coordinate with various personnel to obtain missing or incomplete record information.
 Assist twice a year in the hospital inventory via counting and data entry.
 Ensure the smooth and efficient handling of information.
 Perform other office tasks, such as answering telephones, filing, and operating copiers or other office machines.
 Ensure the hospital's efficient day-to-day operations.
 Coordinate with the Accounting and the IT Departments of the Hospital.
 Issue the necessary documents for goods received and goods delivered.
 Work efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines.

Circulating Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/07/2013
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.

Orderly

Expire Date: 
Fri, 05/31/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Radiology / Emergency / Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week)
Requirements: 

 High school graduate or equivalent is preferred.
 Minimum of 1 year work experience in similar field.

Required Skills: 

 Good communication skills.
 Good physical condition.
 Young, strong, correct

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Follow directions of the Head of department with precision and accuracy
 Carry patients from rooms to other areas of the hospital, such as emergency, x-ray or operating rooms, for treatment using a wheelchair or stretcher.
 Ensure safe preparation and transport of patients to and from the procedure rooms.
 Maintain stocks of supplies and transport equipment.
 Receive, store, and distribute material, tools, equipment, and products within establishments.
 Pick up equipment, supplies and specimens as directed by the coordinator.
 Provide pharmaceuticals medication and similar products from the Central Pharmacy.
 Deliver the analyses reports to the floors.
 Distribute reports of Pathology and be sure that they are signed by the receivers.
 Deliver messages, documents and specimens.
 Set up equipment such as oxygen tents, portable ultra-sound machines, and overhead irrigation bottles.
 Is responsible for the locking of supplies, paperwork, packets, and related duties of requested.

Pharmacist

Expire Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2013
Department: 
Central Pharmacy
Work Schedule: 
• Monday till Friday: from 8:00 till 4:30 and/or 10:30 till 7:00 (rotation with the other pharmacist) • Saturdays: from 8:00 till 4:00 (every other Sunday as rotation with the other pharmacist) • Sundays and official Holidays: from 10:30 till 12:30 or more if needed (rotation with the other pharmacist)
Requirements: 

 Minimum BS in Pharmacy. Pharm D is a plus.
 A minimum of one year of hospital pharmacy experience, with extensive exposure to pharmacy operations and automation.

Required Skills: 

 Good computer skills especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Able to work within a professional code of ethics and respect confidentiality.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Time management and organizational skills.
 Reliable and dedicated.
 Able to work under pressure.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Control the medication shortages.
 Prepare purchase requests for the pharmacy.
 Receive and control the pharmaceutical products.
 Prepare and control the daily distribution of pharmaceuticals products.
 Ensure that medications reach the patient in the correct form and dose.
 Check prescriptions to ensure there is no interaction and that they are appropriate and safe for the individual patient.
 Coordinate with the physicians and nursing staff to ensure the appropriateness of the prescribed medications and quantities.
 Take responsibility for the accurate dispensing and timely distribution of drugs and medicines to patients.
 Assure the weekly control of pharmaceutical stocks.
 Ensure medical products are stored appropriately and securely to guarantee freshness and potency.
 Control the expired products.
 Participate in the inventory count of medications.
 Participate in the Quality work (Policies, Procedures, KPI’s, Training, JCI and Accreditation requirements…).
 Contribute to scientific research activities: side effects, interaction among drugs, (new dosage form, molecule, etc.). Stay abreast of new or reformulated products being developed by medical and pharmaceutical researchers.
 Follow-up treatment, patient profile, relationships between physicians and pharmacists.
 Supervise and coach the work of technician aid and supply clerk.
 Lead process improvement activities involving medication distribution.

Secretary

Expire Date: 
Fri, 05/24/2013
Category: 
Department: 
External Clinics
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week). Overtime as required.
Requirements: 

 Executive Secretary or High School diploma or BT3.
 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.
 Proficient in reading doctors’ hand written prescriptions.
 Good knowledge of medical vocabulary.
 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: 

 Provide a high quality secretarial and administrative service for the Doctors to ensure efficiency in patient care.
 Greet patients and their families, determine purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
 Handle patients' register and assure the follow-up.
 Organize and manage internal and external telephone lines.
 Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
 Organize formalities necessary for patient examinations, dates of admission and operations.
 Be responsible for patient records, their classification and archiving.
 Be responsible for the computerized management of patient medical records.
 Deal with incoming and outgoing mail.
 Register and follow up on all new patients.
 Maintain and store files ensuring information is accurate and up-to-date.
 Educate patients on the various administrative procedures to accomplish.
 Provide patients with medical reports.
 Ensure proper functioning of the clinic.
 Receive patient payments and/or issue payment receipts
 Deliver the payments' consultations at the end of day to the main cashier.
 Greet medical representatives, responsible for informing doctors about new drugs.
 Receive and route messages and documents such as laboratory results or post-operative report to appropriate staff.
 Maintain a professional relationship with Physicians, Nurses, and other office staff.
 Complete documents and medical exams results for the patients file.
 Ensure that NSSF and other claim forms are completed, signed and stamped by physicians
 Order and stock supplies.

Scrub Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 05/24/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (8 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Practical Nurse certificate is preferred
Work Experience:
A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Willing to take direction from a surgeon
• Ability to maintain appropriate attitudes and conduct necessary to the wellbeing of patients
• Team worker

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Check supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure.
• Use sterile technique for scrubbing, gowning and gloving.
• Receive sterile equipment via circulating nurse using sterile technique.
• Set up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications / solutions needed for procedure.
• Perform appropriate counts with circulator.
• Gown and glove surgeon and assistants.
• Help in draping sterile field.
• Pass instruments, etc., to surgeon during procedure.
• Maintain highest standard of sterile technique during procedure.
• Prepare sterile dressings.
• Clean and prepare instruments for terminal sterilization.
• Assist other members of team with terminal cleaning of room.
• Assist in prepping room for the next patient.

Midwife

Expire Date: 
Fri, 05/24/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Delivery Suite
Work Schedule: 
Rotating Day and Night shift (12 hours per day, 15 days)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
 Midwife Diploma
 Masters is a plus.
Work Experience:
 Minimum 2 years of experience as midwife in a Delivery Suite.

Required Skills: 

 Excellent customer service
 Team worker
 Good verbal and written communication skills
 Good in English, French is a plus
 Good Computer skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

The midwife assists the physicians during delivery and provides antenatal and postnatal advice, care and support to patient, their babies, their partners and their families.
 The midwife is responsible for the care of pregnant women, assisting them with their condition, from giving birth to assuring the health of the baby. They may be involved in informing mothers on the proper way to take care for themselves during and after pregnancy and on the steps for caring for their newborns.
 Assessing the condition of mothers during their pregnancy, labor, and post-partum.
 Diagnosing, monitoring, assisting and examining women during pregnancy and labor.
 Assessing the high risk pregnancy.
 Diagnosing, monitoring, assisting and examining women during pregnancy and labor.
 Assessing the high risk pregnancy.
 Offering support and advice following diagnoses or events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality, neonatal death and other unexpected situations.

 Developing, assessing and evaluating individual patient care plans.
 Monitoring and educating mother during the post-partum period: Performing daily physical assessment, nutritional assessment, and pain assessment (if needed).
 Monitoring and assessing new-born during hospital stay.

Quality Control Supervisor

Expire Date: 
Sat, 05/25/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Patient Safety
Work Schedule: 
Monday to Friday, 8.5 hours per day
Requirements: 

- BS in Nursing, a higher diploma level is a plus.
- Minimum three years of clinical experience
- Similar experience is preferable

Required Skills: 

- Experience in statistical analysis.
- Good computer skills(word, Excel, SPSS…)
- Good communication skills
- Good verbal and written English language skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

- Assists with the management of the hospital-wide Quality Assurance program.
- Coordinates the work of quality assurance staff and care evaluation committees to facilitate meeting program objections.
- Obtains patient care information from multiple sources as generic screen referrals, tissue referred from pathology and Operating Room Data Bases, FOCUS/ studies, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Incident Reports, procedural indications Review, Diagnostic tests such as X-rays, and the case mix data base system.
- Reviews sources of information to assess quality of care and reports quality concerns to the Chief Medical Officer and refer for physician and appropriate committee review.
- Recommends policy and procedure changes to improve care and patient outcome utilizing clinical knowledge base.
- Conducts ongoing literature reviews to determine standards of practice.
- Operates the hospital case mix data system; prepares reports from the system on an ongoing basis.
- Monitors trends using collected data and determines, in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer, if further study and assessment is indicated.
- Determines severity of quality of care issues or events affecting patient care recommends and design quality assurance studies.
- Maintains generic screening database with continued entries and updates, enhance database, statistics, and report generating capacity in conjunction with the information systems staff.
- Modifies review processes to assure their validity.
- Prepares and presents quality assurance reports on an established basis.
- Participates in assigned committee meetings such as Blood Utilization, Medical Records, Pharmacy and therapeutics, Infection Control, departmental Business Meeting;
- Report pertinent information to the care evaluation committees of each department

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