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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

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.

Classify "service report" providers and technicians.

Director of Internal Audit

Expire Date: 
Sun, 06/15/2014
Requirements: 

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
• Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or related designation.
• At least 10 years of total business experience, including at least 6 years in a professional audit capacity.

Required Skills: 

• The ideal candidate will preferably have “Big 4” public accounting and hospital operations experience, and be both familiar with hospital management in Lebanon and best practice internationally
• Advanced knowledge of audit principles and theory, the Institute of Internal Auditing (IIA) standards, Statutory Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, American Institute of Certified Public Accounting standards and internal audit department policies.
• Excellent leadership to inspire and motivate others to perform well. Ability to provide continuous performance feedback and encourage growth and development of staff.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (preferably also in French), with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to diverse audiences including operations and financial senior level staff and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors/Trustees.
• Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers, senior leadership and all levels of the organization, with a positive and professional image.
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CVs not later than June 15, 2014 at the following address:
search.audit@umcrh.com

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Plan and perform audits of the various divisions and shared services functions. Perform
assessments of and complete regulatory audit requirements to fulfill the purposes and
responsibilities approved by senior management and the Audit Committees of the Boards of Directors/Trustees.
• Provide risk management and internal control leadership and support regarding effective
operating and designed controls, risk mitigation strategies and overall compliance with policies and procedures. Undertake review of existing systems and controls at LAUMC RH, identify gaps and propose remedies.
• Work and communicate effectively with external auditors.
• Manage and review all test work, and promoting continuous enhancements and improvement of financial and operational controls, processes and system capabilities.
• Responsible for the overall work quality of the internal audit unit, which includes maintaining
or updating, as necessary, the unit’s quality assurance standards.
• Perform at least annual risk assessment during audit planning and development of the audit strategy, audit plan and audit scope.
• Establish and maintain key relationships throughout the organization as a means of obtaining
information needed to perform functional duties, provide business advisory service and to provide strategic recommendations.
• Professionally communicate both verbally and in writing and prepare formal presentations with executive summaries and recommendations based on audit results to senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board.
• Oversee the execution of other tasks or special projects when required by management such as
review of system implementations, due diligence reviews and internal investigations.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the business, its objectives and related risks, through the
relevancy of audit issues raised.

Nurse Anesthetist

Expire Date: 
Sat, 06/14/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
42 hours per week.
Requirements: 

 Current Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is required.
 Moderate sedation training and or certification is preferred.

Required Skills: 

 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Good 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 :
 Respects the hospital mission, vision, and values.
 Participates in unit meetings and in other hospital committees as assigned.
 Participates in Quality Improvement Plans.
 Reports of unusual incidents and complaints to superior.
Clinical :
 Helps transfer patient to operating room table.
 Participates in pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation.
 Prepares Anesthesia equipment and supplies appropriately for procedures.
 Calibrates and test anesthesia equipment.
 Prepares prescribed solutions.
 Selects, applies and / or inserts appropriate non-invasive monitoring devices for continuous evaluation of the patient’s physical status.
 Assists the anesthesiologist in the induction, the intubation and the extubation.
 Continuously, monitors airway, oxygenation, pulmonary & cardiovascular status, temperature, neuromuscular function, positioning and status.
 Assists the anesthesiologist upon transfer of the patient from intraoperative to post-operative care provider.
 Assists in cleaning of room and preparing for next patient.
 Participates in patient / family education on the care and management of condition when necessary.
 Participates in patient / family education on the care and management of condition when necessary.
 Provides assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
 Performs all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
 Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.
 Performs routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
 Is aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.
 Handles and is knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
 Maintains BLS, ACLS & PALS every year.

Pain Management :
 Performs daily patient rounds, evaluates pain management therapies and identifies actual side effects related to therapy.
 Acts as a role model by performing thorough pain assessments, documenting pain assessments, interventions and outcomes.
 Collaborates with anesthesia in making clinical recommendations to optimize the provision of pain care.
 Delivers educational pain information and teaches to patients and families as required.
 Participate in developing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures related to the assessment, management and education of patients experiencing pain.
 Participating in committee and task force work within the institution as they relate to pain management issues.
 Participating in the evaluation of new pain related products, equipment and techniques.

Scrub Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 06/14/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
48 hours per week (Rotation)
Requirements: 

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

Required Skills: 

 Require anticipation, quick reaction, and conscientious observation
 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: 

 Respects the hospital mission, vision, and values.
 Participates in unit meetings.
 Complaints to superior if unusual incidents.

Clinical :
 Participates in the reception of patient IN-OR.
 Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure.
 Uses sterile technique for scrubbing, gowning and gloving.
 Receives sterile equipment via circulating nurse using sterile technique.
 Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure.
 Performs appropriate counts of sponges, instruments, and needles with circulator.
 Performs assisted gowning and gloving to surgeon and assistants.
 Helps in draping sterile field.
 Passes instruments to surgeon on a decisive and positive manner.
 Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure.
 Watch the field / procedure and anticipate the surgeons needs
 Prepares and help applying dressings
 Prepares instruments for decontamination.
 Assists other members of team with cleaning of room.
 Assists in preparing room for the next patient.
 Performs all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
 Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.
 Performs routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
 Is aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/20/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Medical – Surgical Floors, 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.

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