Job Description

Government Health Facility

Accreditation Specialist

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Job id: 249724

07 Nov 2018

Job Location



5 to 20 years

Qualification Level

Graduate; Post Graduate

Job Function

Nurse / Healthcare


Accreditation Specialist,Accreditation

Jobseeker Nationality

Not specified

Position Summary:
The Accreditation Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day technical and administrative accreditation functions of the Accreditation Department - Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP-AD).

Nature and Scope of Position:
1. Assists the Accreditation Department Manager in developing and implementing policies, protocols and procedures for accreditation of educational activities and their providers.
2. Provide specialist knowledge, advice and guidance on accreditation related matters.
3. Supports the accreditation process of educational activities according to the QCHP-AD Accreditation Standards.
4. Supports the accreditation process of providers of educational activities and programs according to QCHP-AD Accreditation Standards.
5. Provide technical and logistical support to QCHP-AD accredited providers of educational activities and programs.
6. Identifies and networks with wide range of external stakeholders including academic institutions, governmental and private healthcare providers that provide educational activities relevant for healthcare practitioners with a potential interest in accreditation.
7. 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.
8. Works with QCHP-AD Team to ensure compliance with accreditation standards through performing regular audits for accredited educational activities and their providers.
9. Monitors the timeline for completion of all tasks associated with the accreditation process.
10. Manages the collection and analysis of information and answers questions regarding the accreditation process.
11. Supports auditing process of the CPD activities recorded by healthcare practitioners in their CPD e-portfolio.

12. Respond to healthcare practitioners’ inquiries and provide them with technical support concerning the National CME/CPD Accreditation System and the CPD e-portfolio.
13. Education and Training of accreditation Surveyors.
14. Works with QCHP-AD Team in producing regular reports and disseminating information.
15. Works in collaboration with other QCHP departments in monitoring and implementing the strategic plan.
16. Ensures that the electronic data collected by the Accreditation Department is accurate and timely.
17. Other related duties as assigned.

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, quality or any other relevant disciplines.

• Experience Requirements:
1. 5-10 years of related and relevant experience, preferably in an academic field, healthcare, training or education, quality and accreditation.
2. Project management experience.
3. Experience in developing and implementing policies, protocols and procedures.
4. Previously engaged in work of a confidential nature.
5. 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 proofreading 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. Reports writing (English and Arabic) and maintaining records skills.
8. 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.

• BehavioralBehavioural 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. 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.
6. Organized, autonomous and proactive. Used to working in an environment with by deadlines.
7. Highly advanced organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate and prioritise complex projects.
8. Capable of working different shifts both outside normal working hours and during official holidays.

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