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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Senior Practical Nurse (Respiratory Therapy Technician)

Expire Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Inhalation Therapy
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (8 hours)
Requirements: 

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

Required Skills: 

• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Ability to maintain appropriate attitudes and conduct necessary to the wellbeing of patients
• Team worker

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Prepare ventilators, various oxygen devices, aerosol and breathing treatment that are used for respiratory therapy.
• Check out equipment to detect worn tubes, loose connections, or other indications of disrepair, and notifying supervisor of need for maintenance.
• Deliver oxygen tanks and other equipment and supplies to all units.
• Perform any combination of the following tasks to assist personnel in Respiratory Therapy Department: Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of equipment used in administration of respiratory therapy.

Respiratory Therapist (RN)

Expire Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Inhalation Therapy
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
Or graduate of an inhalation accredited teaching program
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: 

• Act as a knowledgeable and supportive member to maintain high quality patient care.
• Test: respiration, tissue and blood specimens to assess gas exchanges.
• Manage ventilators and artificial airway devices for patients who cannot breathe normally on their own.
• Assess the effects of respiratory treatment by observing and noting, patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications.
• Perform regular checks on patients and equipment.
• Respond to Code Blue; providing emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• Provide coaching for patients and families.
• Adhere to all facility policies and procedures.
• Be aware of safety issues and striving to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner, consistently reinforcing 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.

Scrub Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 12/28/2012
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.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 12/28/2012
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, 12/28/2012
Category: 
Department: 
Clinical Nursing Units
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours)
Requirements: 

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

Required Skills: 

• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Ability to maintain appropriate attitudes and conduct necessary to the wellbeing of patients
• Team worker

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Provide assigned tasks under the supervision of the Registered Nurse:
o Take and record vital signs.
o Obtain height and weight.
o Provide personal care services to patients including oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, diapering, and dressing.
o Provide bed care to patients, re-positioning, ambulating, assisting with elimination needs, moving to and from wheel chairs.
o Assist patients at mealtime and feeds patients needing such assistance.
o Transport and accompany patients to appointments on and off facility grounds.
o Perform other duties as assigned.

• Assist Registered Nurse with procedures and tests.
• Report any changes in patient status to the supervising Registered Nurse.
• Attend required in-service training.

Circulating Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 12/28/2012
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.

Chief Pharmacist

Expire Date: 
Mon, 12/31/2012
Category: 
Department: 
Pharmacy
Work Schedule: 
47.5 hour per week
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in pharmacy or a pharm D from an accredited institution.
Work Experience:
• Experience over 7 years as hospital pharmacist and minimum 2 years in management position.

Required Skills: 

• Good knowledge of pharmaceutical requirements (the General Rules of Good Practice of Hospital Pharmacy).
• Good in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
• Evidence of leadership in pharmacy practice and professional associations.
• Evidence of expertise in education/training of students and residents.
• Working knowledge of safety standards
• Highly organized and the ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
• Ability to work effectively as a team player.
• Problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)
Management Responsibilities and duties:
 Lead, plan, supervise, coordinate and execute all activities related to the pharmacy’s operations. Further Ensure Coordination with other departments on all operation issues.
 Oversee the automatic prescription filling system, coordinate effective communications within the pharmacy, the hospital and with suppliers.
 Support pharmacy staff by providing recognition, coaching, and where necessary, discipline. Control of attendance, absences, leaves of the pharmacy staff.
 Review and analysis reports, documents and guidelines, and confer with the Medical Administration to obtain the data needed to plan the service activities, such as new responsibilities, work progress, and obstacles or problems occur.
 Assign or delegate responsibility for specific work or functional activities and disseminates the service policy, including the quality policy.
 Oversee all aspects of support staff operations within the pharmacy and assure tasks are completed on time, accurately and efficiently.
 Analyze costs, propose and manage the central pharmacy budgets; provide timely investigation and corrective action to incidents/complaints and upholds and implements pharmacy goals.
 Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence relative to the work.
 Evaluate current procedures and practices to achieve the objectives of the service and ensure all Company policies are strictly followed within the pharmacy and roles managed.
 Establish appropriate staffing levels, positions and scheduling to achieve departmental and hospital objectives.

Specific responsibilities and duties:

 Meet suppliers daily for orders, evaluations, and proposals for planned purchases.
 Receive and treat pharmaceutical products to evaluate and send them to the corresponding subsidiaries.
 Ensure compliance of pharmacy with drug licensing and certification needs.
 Control the quality of drug products to ensure that they meet standards of potency, purity, uniformity, stability and safety.
 Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biological, drugs and other pharmaceuticals products.
 Order and maintain stock of pharmaceutical supplies.
 Coordinate with the Ministry of Health concerning imported products and others.
 Control of the daily work of warehouse pharmacy and subsidiaries.
 Attend meetings in several committees
 Establish and coordinate the achievement of departmental goals and objectives.
 Integrate pharmacy services with other hospital departments and the medical staff to establish a multidisciplinary approach to improving patient care.
 Assure compliance with standards of practice from accreditation organizations Joint Commission International.
 Play an active role in ensuring proper inventory control system including all invoices of received products, monitoring of stocks, and introduction of new items (approval or refusal, signed, or keep waiting for complete better check).
 Manage pharmacist Trainees and clinical pharmacist: Manage of attendance, absence, evaluation, plan of lectures (or symposiums).
 Prepare continuous protocols and procedures and guidelines for the ISO system for the Accreditation and JCI.
 Participates in clinical study drug.
 Coordinate with procurement department concerning the purchase process.

Chief Nursing Officer/Nursing Director

Expire Date: 
Mon, 12/31/2012
Category: 
Department: 
Nursing Administration
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
• Current valid RN status licensure
• A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
• A Master’s degree (MS) or PhD in Nursing or health related field is preferred
• Certification in a clinical care area such as Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Critical Care Nurse Specialist Certification (CCNS) is preferred
• Certification for advanced life support such as: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Advanced life support (NALS), Trauma Nursing Care Course (TNCC)
• Other certifications is a plus
Work Experience:
• Minimum of ten years of clinical experience preferably in a critical care setting such as Emergency, Operating Room, ICUs
• Previous leadership experience in an American healthcare system is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Superior negotiation, coaching, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to motivate others in the work environment
• Outstanding ability to perform in a rapidly changing and stressful working environment
• Joint Commission International/Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations process and accreditation experience
• Sound knowledge in the Lebanese and ISO accreditations
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
• Able to exhibit the following behaviors: excellence and competence, positive team-player, respect, professionalism, flexibility, agility, strategic insight, accountability and ownership, dependability, commitment to our community and profession

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Create the vision for the future of nursing, the systems and environment necessary to achieve that vision.
• Implement Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice developed by the American Nurse Association.
• Develop the nursing personnel starting from hiring, to training and retaining high quality nurses.
• Responsible for the practice of nursing throughout the organization by ensuring consistency in the standard of practice across all clinical settings.
• Create a nursing environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in clinical care, education, and research is promoted and achieved
• Ensure the continued advancement of the profession of nursing by identifying and articulating the vision and strategic direction for the discipline of nursing and collaborating on the implementation of strategies to achieve them.
• Collaborate closely with School of Nursing leadership to coordinate students and nursing staff clinical learning development and experience.
• Provide leadership and direction for the development of strategies to promote the recruitment, retention, and recognition of excellence in nursing that are consistent with the mission, vision and values.
• Develop and maintain patient safety improvement and accreditation requirements.
• Develop and maintain evidence-based-practice patient centered nursing care.
• Collaborate with senior administrative team to exceed recognized industry standards for quality and patient safety.
• Lead key functions such as Event Review, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Modes and Effect Analysis, Patient Safety Tracers, and other patient safety initiatives related to nursing.
• Plans, implements and evaluates nursing clinical patient care.
• Develop and oversee quality improvement plans to assure a Continuous Quality Improvement Program related to nursing.
• Develop budget planning and administration related to nursing.
• Participate in delegated business operation systems, growth, information systems and other nursing related activities essential to the success of the institution.
• Coordinate physical resource utilization including space planning, asset management, supply purchasing, and property maintenance related to nursing.

Storekeeper

Expire Date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012
Category: 
Department: 
Central Store
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours per day (Monday ---Friday), 5 hours Saturday
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
BA degree
Work Experience:
Minimum 1 year experience in a similar field
Experience in medical field storekeeping is preferable.

Required Skills: 

• Very good organizational skills
• Attached to details
• Knowledge of stock management methods, procedures and terminology.
• Knowledge in inventory systems and Management
• Good computer skills
• Good verbal and written English skills; French is a plus.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Work independently.
• Decent neat and conscience.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Prepares in coordination with the Purchasing supervisor a monthly order according to the stock consumption.

• Receives from suppliers ordered goods and store on shelves.
• Ensures the availability of all items through regular monitoring of stock levels.
• Controls the consumption of subsidiaries according to the minimum - maximum stock of each subsidiary.
• Monitors purchase orders partially delivered (pending items) in coordination with the PDS.
• Conducts perpetual inventory at the central store.
• Participates twice a year in the hospital inventory.
• Monitors assessment of new products and new suppliers.
• Records and tracks non-compliant products.
• Controls and monitors the low or non-frequently requested products in stock
• Monitors products with near expiration date throughout the hospital.
• Orders supplies on consignation basis upon the operating theater and the cardiac catheterization requests.
• Controls of daily transactions: movement, input purchasing and billing.
• Performs data entry of received suppliers invoices
• Files Purchase orders in alphabetical orders.
• Prepares a detailed report on the distribution of office supplies, hotel products and computer accessories delivered to various subsidiaries. Report sent monthly to the accounting department.
• Ensures Compliance of all current protocols

Secretary

Expire Date: 
Sat, 11/24/2012
Category: 
Department: 
External Clinics
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (47.5 hours / week) Overtime as required.
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
 Executive Secretary or High School diploma or BT3.
Work Experience:
 Minimum of 1 year 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.
 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.
 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, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance and other claim forms.
 Order and stock supplies.
 Follow and ensure strict safety procedures.
 Perform other duties pertinent to this job as appropriate or as required.

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