December 22, 2022

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Surgical Nurse reflects the mission, vision, and values of the organization, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Surgical Nurse is primarily responsible for technical, clinical support and patient care in the department of surgical suites. This includes various tests to be performed, as well as, supporting physicians as their needs arise. Acts as liaison between patients and physicians, answering questions and providing educational assistance.

The Surgical Nurse serves as a role model and resource to Surgical Services staff in the department.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Assures efficient patient flow through the department: Escorts patient to exam room and prepares patient for examination.
  • Performs Physician exam workups adhering to documentation requirements per physician expectations and special testing requirements.
  • Performs Ancillary testing, fields, biometrics, glasses checks, etc.
  • Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit.
  • Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient.
  • Responds to needs to expedite visits and maintain flow of patients and prioritize tasks accordingly.
  • Assists practitioner with procedures in accordance with established protocols as directed by Provider.
  • Provides high quality care by: Prepares and stocks all exam rooms in treatment area by following established protocols for disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and instruments. Participates in environmental safety rounds.
  • Monitors and maintains equipment and instruments according to clinic guidelines.
  • Assists in ordering supplies and correctly disposes of all expired items.
  • Adheres to office opening and closing procedures.
  • Functions as an integral part of the patient care team and promotes patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner: Accepts and performs delegated responsibilities in a positive manner. Offers assistance to others. Attends and participates in staff meetings. Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients and patient care team (in the office and on the phone)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Manager

Additional senior level responsibilities as required by departmental needs:


  • Coaching and training of new and existing staff
  • Orientation of new staff to the department
  • Serves as a resource and offers general guidance to departmental staff
  • Assists with departmental process improvement projects
  • Patient Education
  • Coaching other clinical roles such as Medical Assistants

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:





  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with experience in Pre-Operations, Recovery, Scrubbing, Circulating




  • Two years’ post graduate experience in related field


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, management, staff and other customers.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking and creativity when resolving customer issues.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use personal computers and select software applications.
  • Ability to analyze data for decision making purposes.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook and database entry
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in work environment, delays or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and monitors own work for accuracy.
  • Fluent English speaker. Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage although not essential.

Licensing / Certifications


Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the Qatar with QCHP.

Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR required

Core Competencies

  • Results Driven: Consistently delivers concrete, relevant results.
  • Collaborative: Demonstrates ability to work across functions and projects in a spirit of candor, trust, and respect
  • Change Leader: Encourages innovative thinking and bold action within the context of measured risk.
  • Energizing Others: Openly shares and communicates enthusiasm and commitment to our mission.
  • Judgment: Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems