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Staff/District Nurse

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 Staff/District Nurse, within the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of Public Health Nursing Services/activities to individuals, families and the Community, utilizing the Health care approach in accordance with accepted regional and local standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE: 

  • Utilize the Nursing Process to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the care of the individuals, families and the community as a whole.

  • Serve as the lead person in managing high risk clients to include pregnant women, at risk infants, children and adolescents among others

  • Coordinate wellness activities that promote health and maintenance

  • Organize and conduct continuing education for nurses, students and other key stakeholders

  • Participating in research activities and utilize findings to improve nursing services, policies and protocols.

  • Conduct Ante & Postnatal, child health clinics along with rapid inspection and School Health Programs. Monitor childhood obesity

  • Develop and implement education programs for the patients and public.

  • Conduct regular women’s clinics and screen for pap smears to prevent cervical cancer. 

  • Assists in disaster preparedness and response in accordance with health disaster plan

  • Directly supervise junior staff

CANDIDATES QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PROFILE

The applicants must:

  • Be a Registered General Nurse and Registered Midwife

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

  • 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

  • Certificate or training in Management will be an asset

  • 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 Staff/District Nurse is negotiable. 

ALLOWANCES

  • Uniform – EC$900.00 pa 

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, transcripts of training, 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 by June 30, 2020.

 

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

 

 

APPLY FOR THIS JOB: 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.