Job Summary : Department Profile :
Department Profile :
Our family centered-friendly environment will be a 399-bed state of the art facility serving Qatari, non Qatari and international children and women and their families.
Our experienced staff will operate within a blended model of care supported by the world class technology.
The service will provide services to children, women and families who require expert Physical Therapy care.
Our interprofessional teams will work collaboratively to secure wellness optimizing patient / family outcomes to contribute to Sidra’s reputation as a high reliability organization.
Clinical research focused on education, quality improvements and a culture of patient and family safety will be used to inform and guide best practice standards.
Job Summary :
The Supervisor - Physical Therapy is responsible for leading and demonstrating the provision of safe, patient and family focused quality care.
The incumbent is a key member of the interprofessional team and ensures that standards for Physical Therapy care are adhered to at service level.
He / She works collaboratively with the Manager - Physical Therapy to ensure that commissioning, recruitment, onboarding, orientation and service activation responsibilities are carried out in accordance with Sidra’s plans and timelines.
Key Accountabilities :
Serves as a professional and role model for staff and is an advocate for patients and their families demonstrating behaviors consistent with the organizational / education competency framework, Sidra values, policies, procedures and guidelines
Participates in planning and program direction in accordance with organizational and departmental goals and objectives
Provides supervision and guidance to staff ensuring that all care is provided in accordance with Divisional Core Standards and established policies and procedures
Evaluates and ensures that individualized discharge planning needs are assessed on admission
Ensures an interprofessional approach to facilitate a timely discharge or transfer to the next level of care or home
Ensures safe patient care by making patient assignments based on patient acuity and skill mix
Evaluates and ensures that clinical documentation, diagnoses and plans of care are integrated and effective in delivering an individual plan of care
Promotes a safe environment and safe patient care by embracing a safety culture and identifying areas of risk
Demonstrates an understanding of evidence-based healthcare methodology and its ability to positively impact patient outcomes
Participates in the integration and evaluation of research into practice
Utilizes outcome measures to evaluate effectiveness of care through the review of data and the questioning of inconsistencies
Works towards the achievement of agreed key performance indicators for self and unit
Identifies patient care issues and / or strategies to improve and positively impact on the quality of care and patient outcomes
Collaborates with the Physical Therapy Manager and Clinical Educators in planning, implementation and evaluation of patient / family and staff education
Applies problem solving techniques and evidence based solutions to service related issues
Evaluates and ensures appropriate escalation of issues to meet patient / family / staff needs and resolve conflicts
Communicates effectively and efficiently with patients, families and colleagues, addresses patient / family complaints immediately and assists in the investigation of written complaints
Ensures the effective orientation, precepting and support of new staff and students
Provides a welcoming work environment and monitors and tracks individuals’ progress
Contributes to the employee performance appraisal cycle objectively and assists with action plans arising from appraisals as necessary
Counsels and / or disciplines staff when appropriate
Supports the retention of all staff by creating a healthy work environment that facilitates teamwork, and treats colleagues, patients / families and visitors with dignity and respect at all times
Ensures relevant information is communicated to all staff effectively and efficiently
Maintains effective administrative processes in the service and reviews and revises service policies and procedures as required
Contributes to the achievement of cost efficiency savings in the service and maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of equipment and materials
Reports equipment failures, safety and security issues, and / or reduction of supply inventory
Supports the achievement of successfully implementing clinical information systems at unit level
Leads Performance Improvement activities and committees on the service as assigned
Develops and sustains own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness and maintains a professional profile
Provides documented evidence of own performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position
Deputizes for the Physical Therapy Manager as required
Follows all organizational policies and procedures
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Essential Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy / Physical Therapy
7+ years of experience as a Physical Therapist inclusive of 2+ years supervisory experience in specialty area in a North American Academic Institution, or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU states, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
Valid Professional license as a Physical Therapist in the country of origin
Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate teams to meet care objectives
Demonstrated ability to delegate, supervise, and evaluate the performance of clinical interventions
Demonstrated ability to design, coordinate and evaluate plans of care
Demonstrated ability to apply and integrate knowledge and skills into practice
Demonstrated ability to use risk analysis tools to anticipate safety risks
Demonstrated ability to access, critique, and analyze information sources
Demonstrated ability to synthesize data, information and knowledge on patient outcomes and modify interventions to improve health care outcomes
Demonstrated ability to teach, assess and develop educational materials for staff and patients
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in organizing data and generating thorough, accurate, timely reports
Demonstrated experience with Clinical Information Systems (CIS)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred Requirements :
Master’s degree in Physical Therapy / Physical Therapy
Post graduate specialty qualification / certification