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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Chief Nursing Officer Job at Nakasero Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Nursing Officer 

Jobs at:
Nakasero Hospital 

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 12th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Nakasero Hospital, a leading health care institution in the East Africa region, has an excellent career opportunity for an individual who possesses a passion tor excellence, strong work ethic, is results- oriented and committed to continual improvement.
We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Chief Nursing Officer:
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
Number of positions: One (1)
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Interested candidates should be able to Coordinate and provide direction and guidance to the Nursing division and its sub-departments, promote and maintain caring and highly professional standards of nursing care meeting the needs of the patients & their families in all aspects and promoting job satisfaction for nursing team and to provide leadership as well as implement the nursing strategic plan.
Key Result Areas
The post holder is responsible for the:
  •  Development of patient care programs, policies, and procedures that describe how patient needs for nursing care, treatment, and services are assessed, evaluated, and met.
  •  Development and implementation of the plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and services including determination of types and numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care.
  •  Development of a patient focused team orientated culture, working in conjunction with all other medical, clinical, therapeutic disciplines to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes.
  •  Development and implementation of programs enhancing a culture of safety and accountability related to all aspects of patient care.
  •  Supervision and coordination of nursing personnel and delivery of superior nursing care on a 24 hour basis.
  •  Actively support the governing bodies of the hospital.
  •  Promote & implement a culture of training and continuous improvement within the nursing division.
  •  Demonstrate ability to transmit knowledge, skills through nursing and patient education.
  •  Demonstrate leadership skills and negotiation skills.
  •  Knowledge of international best practices of the nursing process, including current and legal aspects of documentation.
  •  Experience in budget preparation
  •  Demonstrate respect for and receptivity to other cultural norms and standards.
  •  Ability to identify and analyze problems and take appropriate decisions to resolve issues.
  •  Management skills
  •  Professional, mature and confident.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills
  •  Results oriented approach.
Knowledge and Qualifications and Experience
  •  A first degree in Nursing
  •  Training in Management’ Administration
  •  Experience of not less than 10 years in nursing with at least 5 years experience at senior management level
Job application procedure
Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should submit their applications addressed to the Human Resource Manager at Nakasero Hospital or via email:  not later than Friday 7th December 2018, by 5.00pm. Please note that if you have not heard from us by 14th December 2018, consider your application as unsuccessful.