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Registered Nurse, Secondary Health Care

Company: Ministry of Health and Social Services
Salary: Incl
Contract Period: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Location: Montserrat
Category: Health

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Registered Nurse, Secondary Health Care, within the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of Nursing Services/activities to individuals, families and outpatient clients, utilizing the Health care approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Utilize the Nursing Process to deliver quality care to patients/clients, families and the community as a whole.

  • Deputize for the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse in managing the ward/unit and supervising junior staff.

  • Ensuring that nursing standards/ protocols are maintained.

  • Assist in the maintenance of quality assurance programmes for both Hospital and Community Nursing Services.

  • Identify patients discharge needs and make appropriate referrals.

  •  Conduct and participate in in-service education and training of health Staff.

  • Serve as an active member of the professional nursing association- The Montserrat Nurses Association.

CANDIDATES QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PROFILE

The applicants must:

  • Be a Registered General Nurse

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years working experience post training, preferably in the Caribbean.

  • Have good supervisory skills

  • Valid registration with Nursing Council in country of practice

  • Have experience in motivation and team building skills

  • Have basic Computer Word-processing skills

  • Have good oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge and skills in preparing and presenting reports

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT

Appointment will be made either on a permanent or contractual basis.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE

The annual remuneration package for the post of Registered Nurse is broken down as follows: -

  • Basic Salary is in the salary scale R37-30 that is EC$29,796.00 - $38,736.00 (Taxable)

ALLOWANCES

  • Uniform – EC$900.00 p.a. (Non-taxable)

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms can be obtained from our website at www.gov.ms or by contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail at hrmu@gov.ms, by telephone at (+664) 491 2365/2444 or by fax (+664) 491 6234. 

To apply send your completed application form, supported by a Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter, at least two references of which one (1) must speak to nursing education and competence in practice, nurse training transcript and valid police report for the past two (2) years; to the Human Resource Management Unit at hrmu@gov.ms or to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms.

OR

By mail to reach the Chief Human Resources Officer (Ag), Human Resources Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, P O Box 292, Brades, MSR1110, Montserrat.

NB.  All nursing qualifications should be notarized.  Additionally, all applicants who were trained outside the Caribbean region should send transcripts of their training.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m. on August 15, 2019.

APPLY FOR THIS JOB: To apply send your completed application form, supported by a Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter, at least two references of which one (1) must speak to nursing education and competence in practice, nurse training transcript and valid police report for the past two (2) years; to the Human Resource Management Unit at hrmu@gov.ms or to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms.