Monday, January 6, 2014

Procurement Coordinator - Research - Sidra Medical Research Center - Doha - Qatar

Responsible for the full coordination of all technical repair/operation related training courses for all relevant BME staff at SMRC. This coordination will include all local and overseas technical training courses on Sidra medical equipment as directed by the department manager/director. It will also include the responsibility for the direct training of BME staff on related CAFM components/operations as well as on the use of the entire suite of dedicated Fluke BME test equipment, the ANSUR automation application and their fully digital and integrated use with the CAFM program for data transfer to electronic device records. This will be done by functioning as the department’s super user for that product range and the relevant equipment integrations. Reports to the Manager of Biomedical Engineering.

    Electronic / Biomedical Equipment Technologist Diploma (3 years).
    A minimum of 10 years of progressively more advanced technical experience in the Biomedical Engineering field ranging from hands-on to senior technical roles, with at least 3 years of that in the coordination of technical cross-training activities in-house and the organizing of manufacturer training courses with outside manufacturers.
    Combinations of education and experience will be considered.
    Proven ability to coordinate and implement an effective technical training program on a wide range of medical equipment types.
    Skilled in the use of electronic medical equipment database programs.
    Understanding of automated BME test equipment concepts.
    Skilled in the understanding of current electrical safety codes.
    Familiar with the JCIA, AAMI, ECRI, NFPA, ANSI, FDA, and able to test devices to the latest standards.
    Proficient with Office programs including Visio and Project.

Key Accountabilities:

    Provides critical problem solving and decision making including work prioritization of equipment with higher clinical repair needs.
    Adheres to hospital and departmental policy and procedures.
    Demonstrates an on-going commitment to service quality improvement, and ensures a high level commitment to professional job performance and customer service throughout Sidra.
    Promotes and maintains effective communication with all team members of the BME department towards achieving the departmental objectives.
    Provide autonomous management of time, in coordination with the BME Manager in consideration of departmental-wide strategies, policies and systems for workforce planning, occupational health and safety, education, training and performance management.
    Participates in the use of a paperless, CAFM integrated, equipment maintenance program incorporating the transfer of test data from BME specific automated test equipment to generate accurate data and relevant histories in compliance with JCIA standards.
    Support implementation and ongoing improvement of BME department service related programs, including operational standards and relevant key performance indicators.
    Ensure the availability of relevant electronic data to the BME manager for analysis of maintenance operations and performance as required in support of selected KPI’s.
    Performs all duties in a professional, effective and confidential manner.
    Manage all BME training activities for all medical devices and BME test equipment, including implementing policies, procedures, processes and systems to ensure compliance with all relevant Sidra Medical and Research Center requirements.
    Function as the BME department’s expert trainer (super user) on all specialized BME test devices and their integrated use on the CAFM solution (Vision FM). This will include the responsibility to train all BME technical staff on their use.
    To develop and run BME specific technical training programs for Qatari Nationals during their summer locums and career development phases at Sidra.
    Responsible for the ongoing support, maintenance and efficient use of all BME test equipment and tools in terms of their safety, service, location and JCIA compliance.
    Act as the BME department’s liaison with outside interests, in all related medical equipment training activities and CAFM BME equipment integration as required/ requested by the BME manager/ director.
    In view of the developing and changing needs and opportunities within Sidra during this start-up phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

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