Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Ghana Jobs 2018

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13 Mar, 2018

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitable and qualified candidates to fill the under listed position is the hospital

Job Description

Job Title:  Director of Nursing Services

Job Purpose

• To ensure and maintain high nursing and midwifery standards in the hospital

Duties and Responsibilities

• The position is a full-time job
• Set standards for nursing and midwifery practice in consultation with Nursing and Midwifery council
• Evaluate nursing and midwifery practices towards the improvement of nursing and midwifery services
• Promote the establishment and monitoring of quality assurance systems for nursing and midwifery services in the hospital
• Provide technical advice on planning nursing and midwifery manpower needs of the hospital
• Ensure the equitable distribution of nursing and midwifery personnel in the hospital
• Provide overall responsibility for monitoring and evaluating performance of nurses and midwives in the hospital
• Provide leadership and mentorship to inspire nurses and midwives for future development
• Ensure the development and implementation of policies and standards on nursing and midwifery
• Ensure effective dissemination of information on nursing and midwifery matters to staff in the hospital
• Plan succession in the nursing and midwifery services of the hospital
• Initiate action on the employment process for nursing and midwifery personnel
• Submit regular and annual reports on nursing and midwifery activities to the Chief Executive
• Ensure the welfare of nursing and midwifery personnel in the hospital
• Coordinate and contribute to research and development activities in nursing and midwifery
• Establish and promote networks with local and other international nursing and midwifery organisation
• Contribute to the development and implementation of strategic plans for nursing and midwifery services in the hospital
• Advise the Chief Exective and management on nursing and midwifery matters
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Executive


Qualification Required & Experience

• Registered Nurse or Midwife with a postgraduate degree in a clinical or relevant area and in good standing with the nursing and midwifery council of Ghana
• A minimum of 3 years working experience at the level of Deputy Director of Nursing services or a minimum of 8 years of Pincipal Nursing/Midwifery Officer
• Evidence of continuing professional development and training in leadership and management
• Experience of policy and standards development
• Good computer literacy and skills
• Good flair for writing reports on the job
• Research experience

Location: Kumasi

How to Apply

Interested persons are to submit their application letter together with detailed CVs, names of three referees (who will be willing to provide confidential report on them and a 2-page vision statement for the position applied for) Applications should reach the address below: The Chief Executive Komfo Ankye Teaching Hospital P.O.Box 1934 Kumasi

Closing Date: 21 March, 2018

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