Job Description

Government Health Facility

Medical Education Specialist

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Job id: 249723

07 Nov 2018

Job Location



5 to 20 years

Qualification Level

Graduate; Post Graduate

Job Function

Nurse / Healthcare


Knowledge and understanding of not-for-profit sector organizations

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Position Summary:
The Medical Education Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day activities related to medical education and accreditation functions of the Accreditation Department – Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP-AD) including Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Continuing Medical Education services.

Nature and Scope of Position:
1. Assists the Accreditation Department Manager in developing and implementing policies, protocols and procedures for medical education.
2. To implement and monitor all current legislations and relevant policies and/or procedures as identified by the QCHP-AD.
3. Provide specialist knowledge, advice and guidance on medical education related matters.
4. Support medical education services including the provision of a comprehensive service, responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of professional teaching activities, training programmes and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities.
5. Ensure that provided educational activities are quality assured, competency based and meets the requirements of the QCHP-AD.
6. Work with the QCHP-AD Team to monitor, evaluate medical education based on national policies and current legislation relating to medical education.
7. Identifies and networks with wide range of external stakeholders including academic institutions, governmental and private healthcare providers that provide medical educational programs and curricula.
8. Evaluates and assesses stakeholders’ needs including, but not limited to, coordinating closely with government and other organizations’ representatives to determine and document perceived needs, identifying issues and stakeholders expectations.
9. Develop networks with other Medical Education Specialists to improve/share best practice.
10. Interpret information presented locally, regionally and nationally on developments in Medical Education and make judgements on its impact.
11. Building and maintaining strong relationships through excellent customer services and professionalism when working with representatives from educational institutions and healthcare practitioners.
12. Works with the QCHP-AD Team in producing regular reports and disseminating information.
13. Manages the collection and analysis of information and ensures that the electronic data collected by the QCHP-AD is accurate and timely.
14. Works in collaboration with other QCHP departments in monitoring and implementing the strategic plan.
15. Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required):

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Skills, knowledge and abilities normally acquired through:
• Formal Education Requirement:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences (Medicine / Dentistry / Nursing / Pharmacy / Allied Health).
2. Master degree in health profession, education, management, or any other or relevant postgraduate qualification.

• Experience Requirements:
1. 5-10 years of related and relevant experience, preferably in an academic field, healthcare, training or education and accreditation.
2. Specialist, expert level knowledge of medical education training.
3. Project management experience.
4. Experience in developing and implementing policies, protocols and procedures.
5. Previously engaged in work of a confidential nature.
6. Worked in a medical or academic environment and familiar with medical terminology.
• Technical Competencies required
1. Database management skills.
2. Knowledge of co-ordinating projects.
3. Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
4. Document preparation and proof-reading knowledge and have an aptitude for statistics.
5. Good knowledge and understanding of not-for-profit sector organizations.
6. Knowledge of general legislation and government policies and standards relating to education standards.
7. Confidence with Information Technology and proficiency in MS Office including Word, Power Point, Outlook and Excel to advanced level as well as the use of internet as a medium of communication.

• Behavioural Competencies
1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
2. Exceptional customer service skills; strives to ensure that every person visiting the office receives the highest quality service possible.
3. Ability to think analytically and resolves highly complex and often contentious issues and to conceptualise realistic and practical solution to challenging problems.
4. Upholds ethical standards and be courteous and professional.
5. Have professional attitude concerning motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development.
6. Ability to teamwork and interaction with different professional backgrounds and capable of working in any section with males or females or/in any associated/affiliated department outside the department.
7. Strong team leadership and communication skills, with experience of managing people, conflict and negotiating change.
8. Organized, autonomous, proactive and used to working in an environment with by deadlines.
9. Highly advanced organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate and prioritise complex projects.
10. Capable of working different shifts both outside normal working hours and during official holidays.

• Language requirement :
Excellent written and verbal communication skills both Arabic and English with the ability to provide excellent customer service.

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