Medacs Healthcare are looking for Doctors - Immunopathologist for a well-known hospital in Doha, Qatar. Our client is an ultramodern, all digital academic medical center which will sent new standards in patient care for women and children in Qatar.
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Assists and supports the Division Chief and the Department Chair in the development and implementation of the vision, strategic direction, and growth of the Division of Hematopathology as well the Department of Pathology
Clinical and Technical
Medical oversight of clinical immunopathology diagnostics (including immunodeficiency, immune dysfunction, allergy, and autoimmunity)
Medical oversight of quality assurance and management of the clinical immunopathology laboratory in association with the laboratory manager, supervisors and bench technologists
Consultation and advice regarding the appropriate investigation of pediatric and maternal patients suspected of diseases of the immune system, including both inherited and acquired conditions
Interpretation of results from laboratory tests for diagnosis and management of immunology conditions in pediatric and maternal patients
Consultation and advice regarding the appropriate utilization of immunopathological tests by Sidra clinicians and monitoring of areas of over- and under-utilization
Assisting clinicians in development of test algorithms for diagnosis of complex immunopathological disorders
Education of medical students and postgraduate trainees in the Department of Pathology and graduate/postgraduate programs at Sidra
Informal and formal education in the clinical laboratory setting, seminars, and rounds
Updating physicians of new developments and trends in diagnostic immunopathology
Initiation and implementation of continuing education programs for laboratory technologists within the Division of Hematopathology (e.g. rounds, invited seminars, symposia, teleconferences)
Training of research students and fellows in both the basic and R&D laboratories
Research & Diagnostic Test Development
Basic and applied clinically relevant research in the area of immunopathology in collaboration with internal and external scientists and clinicians
Seeking external funding to support basic and applied research activities
Continuing efforts to improve existing diagnostic methods, replace outdated technology, evaluate new technology, and implement new research findings in diagnostic immunopathology
In collaboration with Sidra clinicians, perform clinical research projects that address specific and important questions in the diagnosis and management of pediatric and maternal patients
Participation in committees relevant to the Department of Pathology and the Division of Hematopathology within Sidra as directed by the Department Chair and/or Division Chief.
Assist in establishment of standards for delivery of diagnostic and consultative services in immunopathology
Assist in the management of the Division technologists
Assist in coordination of fellow/resident/medical student education within the Division
Determination of the range and scope of immunopathological testing in consultation with Sidra clinicians
Assist in establishment and monitoring of quality improvement and utilization review
Continuous review of the immunopathology testing menu offered by the core laboratory in order to identify obsolete tests and areas where introduction of new or improved testing is warranted
Continuous review of instrumentation in the core laboratory with a view to update and upgrade the testing technology utilized in the Division to achieve improved workflow as well as cost effectiveness
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 and reporting relationships may vary.
KEY DECISIONS THE ROLE MAKES:
Supports and directs clinical service, research and educational activities of the DivisionDevelops and validates test menu for immunopathology (including immunodeficiency, immune dysfunction, allergy, and autoimmunity), working with colleagues in hematopathology, medical microbiology, medical biochemistry, and other clinical and laboratory specialties
Provides direction and assists in the validation and testing of the laboratory information system as it relates to immunopathology
Leads and assists in quality assurance of the Division and the Department
Assists in the hiring of colleagues and technologists
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
MD (or equivalent) or PhD in relevant life science
3+ years clinical experience in an academic North American, UK or Australian medical institution focusing on the laboratory diagnosis and monitoring of immune disorders.
Active license to practice pathology in home country or country of training (or equivalent certification).
American Board of Pathology Certification, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification in pathology and/or one of its subspecialties, or FRCPath (UK).
And/or UK or Australia certification in clinical immunology Skills:
Job Specific Skills and Abilities
Specific clinical and technical skill in Immunopathology
Proficiency in academic immunopathology, including clinical or basic research and/or teaching
Fluency in written and spoken English
Personal interviews will be held in London in November 2016. If you would like to register your interest and secure a personal interview, please apply!