Ministry of Health Ghana New Vacancies 2018

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23 Jul, 2018

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

As a critical Sector of the economy, the Ministry of Health seeks to improve the health status of all people living in Ghana thereby contributing to Government’s vision of universal health coverage and a healthy population. The Ministry of Health, working in partnership with its agencies and stakeholders aims at improving the human capital thus “creating wealth through health” through the development and implementation of proactive policies that will ensure improved health and vitality.

Job Description

Job Title: Director Of Nursing Services

Job Purpose

• The Director of Nursing Services will be responsible for developing nursing service objectives, policies and procedures and directs the implementation of these objectives
• The Director of Nursing Services will also have the responsibility of continuously monitoring state guidelines and requirements and he/she will be expected to revise departmental procedures accordingly
• The holder of the office also recommends in-service educational programs geared to the specialized needs of geriatric patients as well as monitors on-going staff development programs for all nursing personnel
• The post holder will also be expected to manage the following roles: Head of Catering, Head of Laundry and CSSD

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

• Ensure quality patient care and nursing staff performance
• Responsible for the management and oversight of all nurses and nursing care provided by the hospital’s nursing staff
• Direct, coordinate and monitor nursing care delivery to assure safe, effective, and appropriate care
• Participate in planning, decision making, and implementation of all hospital activities that affect clinical nursing services and the performance of the multidisciplinary team
• Establish and implement quality assurance programmes for improved patient care
• Communicate with physicians and other health care providers on nursing related issues
• Oversee the maintenance of patient clinical records, statistics, reports and records
• Proven ability to work independently as well as build teams
• Lead and motivate the nursing staff of the hospital
• Undertake other duties commensurate with this role

Qualification Required & Experience

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Candidates seeking this position must:

• Must be registered as practising nursing at a tertiary level hospital. A Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business Administration or a related field of specialization may be an advantage
• Have at least 8 years of post professional qualification working experience, 4 of which be in a senior management position in a reputable tertiary level hospital
• Have a good understanding of IT applications

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to relate well to all levels of users
• Possess strong leadership skills and motivational skills
• Must have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to arrive methodical process of problem solving which includes considering a variety of solutions
• Must be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Must be willing to be flexible with work schedule to get job done, as required
• Must be able to manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines
• Must be a team player as well as self-motivated to be able to work independently and possess a customer focused mentality
• Must possess a strong work ethic, be trustworthy and maintain a high degree of integrity
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office skills in Word, Excel and Access

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested qualified persons should submit their applications, CV with names of 3 persons to serve as referees and a two page vision statement for the position being applied for, to the address/e-mail below to: The Chairman Interim Management Committee University of Ghana Medical CentreLegon Or email to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 03 August, 2018

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