JOB SUMMARY :
The Clinical Nurse Manager - Clinical Education and Practice Development supports a proactive and coordinated approach to ensure that Nurses and Midwives are empowered enabled and facilitated to develop and advance their practice to improve the overall quality of nursing / midwifery care in line with
Sidra Nursing policies, standards, guidelines and quality and improvement processes.
Accreditation body requirements
National and International nursing policy
Required technical competence for nursing role
The Clinical Nurse Manager contributes towards development and review of nursing policies, procedures and guidelines and is responsible for : implementing strategies for changes in practices, accreditation standards, implementing innovative practices, policy or procedural changes, evidence based research reviews, patient and staff feedback and to ensure national and international health care strategies are implemented by the workforce to deliver high quality, safe and effective care.
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Leads on the development and ongoing review of the framework for technical competence for nursing.
Assesses nursing practice development needs and devises annual nursing practice development objectives and plan.
Works collaboratively with manager EBP to ensure evidence translates to practice.
Works collaboratively with research teams to ensure research findings are implemented into practice.
Works collaboratively with quality and safety teams to ensure quality improvement initiatives are integrated into nursing practice.
Works collaboratively with national development, outreach and scholarship teams and local higher education institution partners to facilitate development of career framework and practice development initiatives for new graduate and post graduate Qatari National nurses.
Serves as the executive nursing council link to legal and compliance teams and works collaboratively with legal and compliance teams to ensure nursing compliance with legal and policy obligations.
Works collaboratively with education and simulation teams to ensure nursing education and development needs are assessed, planned and delivered in line with operational strategy.
Promotes a culture of continuous learning and development within the organization.
Facilitates a variety of learning and development activities focused on developing the workforce to deliver high quality, safe and effective services, in collaboration with the education and simulation teams.
Ensures nursing is represented in the development of research capacity building frameworks which could support structures and processes to enhance scholarly inquiry within the Family Centered Services Nursing Branch.
Develops tools and templates to track nursing research initiatives and achievements.
In collaboration with the clinical nursing teams and clinical education team, builds research capacity by developing research skill sets via ongoing consultation within the nursing teams.
Actively participates in the education and development of staff awareness surrounding ethics and ethical application during the conduct of research conduction via in-
service, bulletins and ongoing consultation in collaboration with the education and research teams.
Offers support and advice to nursing staff interested in clinical practice and outcome research, translational science and evidence-based practice.
Implements best practice methodologies in coordination with national and international industry standards
Contributes to the diffusion and spread of innovative approaches to care, in collaboration with the Evidence Based Healthcare team and Quality department.
Ensures that systems and processes are in place to manage learning and development records, in collaboration with the Learning and Development department.
Understands the applicable laws and regulations that apply to nurses and nursing practice in Qatar.
Manages and analyses practice requirements in collaboration with service providers.
Participates in Sidra wide Performance Improvement activities and committees as assigned.
Provides updates to nursing staff of any missing or incorrect practice information in a timely manner.
Maintains compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Collaborates with the Learning and Development department to ensure the appropriate selection, orientation, training and performance evaluation of staff.
Builds effective relationships within Sidra and maintains effective ongoing communication with stakeholders.
Develops and implements programs and long range plans to meet agreed objectives and targets as and when required.
Develops robust quality, innovative and productivity plans on an annual basis, ensuring there is a strong project plan in place to support delivery of key operational targets.
Creates an environment within nursing that emphasizes the need to learn from the results of patient family and staff surveys and risk management systems to ensure high standards and safe quality care.
Supports and empowers an integrated, interprofessional infrastructure for evidence-based healthcare thereby providing the opportunity to continuously update clinical practice based on recent advances in healthcare research.
Builds trusting, collaborative relationships with the interprofessional teams, and the Supreme Council of Health.
Manages problematic incidents / complaints by effective and timely investigation ensuring lessons learnt are effectively communicated.
Communicates effectively with all staff in a manner consistent with their level of understanding, culture and background proactively seeking out solutions to improve communications and teamwork.
Participates in staff orientation aimed at developing competence and performance.
Develops and sustains own knowledge, skills and professional awareness and maintains a professional profile.
Provides documented evidence of performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position.
Participates in research.
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS SELECTION CRITERIA :
Education : ESSENTIAL :
Experience : ESSENTIAL :
Certification and Licensure :
Job Specific Skills and Abilities :
Demonstrated experience with clinical information systems either as an end user, super user or build contributor.
Demonstrated experience with handling large budgets.
Demonstrated ability to engage in concentrated reading and analysis
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as interdisciplinary team member and independently to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible to meet priority needs
Effective presentation skills, both oral and written, adjusting delivery to target audience
Demonstrated skills in the facilitation of group discussion, dialogue and consensus process
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Fluency in written and spoken English