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    Qatar Foundation

    Doha, Qatar

    Ref. JB1844760

    Job Description

    Job Purpose:

    Working on a shift basis, to undertake clinical duties with participants and to act as the personal “guide” to accompany participants as they proceed through their clinic visit.

    Clinical duties will include:

    Participant interviewing / history taking:
    • Conducting face-to-face interview with participants and directly recording responses in a dedicated IT system
    • Overseeing self-completion of touch-screen questionnaire by participants
    • Being available at all times to address any questions that may arise.

    Clinical measurements:
    • Undertake a panel of specified physical / clinical measurements and assessments on participants attending the Biobank Qatar clinic according to the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
    • In the first instance, the following clinical measurements will be required:
    o Blood Pressure
    o Pulse
    o ECG
    o Height and weight measurements
    o Body composition using a Tanita Body Composition analyser (bioimpedance)
    o Bone densitometry and Whole Body Scan using an iDEXA scanner (undertaken by a qualified radiographer)
    o Lung function tests including spirometry
    o Blood sampling – phlebotomy skills required
    o Urine sampling
    o Saliva sampling
    • Later further clinical measurements and tests may be added, but full training will be provided.

    Key Result Areas:

    1. Directly undertaking face-to-face interviews using dedicated IT systems or overseeing self-completion of questionnaire by participants (including explaining use of touch-screen questionnaire and being available at all times to address any questions that might arise);
    2. Undertaking the specified clinical measurements and assessments on participants according to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and to record the results in the dedicated clinic IT system;
    3. To ensure that the participant experience is a positive one by the smooth running of the biometrics stations.


    - Clinical nursing qualification or equivalent (e.g. BN, BSc. or RN) and registration / licensing in the State of Qatar
    - Competent in phlebotomy
    - The post holder will be expected to maintain appropriate continuing nurse education and development
    - Excellent spoken, reading and written English
    - IT literate

    Bilingual Arabic/English
    Research experience.

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Doha, Qatar
    Company Industry:
    Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma