3 Jun 2022

Director of Nursing Services at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

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Job Description


Summary of job/function

• Under the supervision of the Chief Executive, the overall function of the Director of Nursing Services shall be to provide leadership and direction to the Nursing and Midwifery staff, and ensure high level of nursing/midwifery standards and provide technical advice on nursing/midwifery matters in the hospital
• The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the management of nursing/midwifery professional practice and ensure thorough monitoring of nursing / midwifery activities, research, policy development and implementation within the hospital

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.
• Registered Nurse or Midwife at the level of Chief Nursing Officer or a minimum of 3 years working experience at the level of Deputy Chief Nursing Officer.
• Evidence of leadership and continuing professional development and training in management experience in policy and standards development
• Experience in service developments
• Experience in report writing

General Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must note that:

• All positions are full time jobs based in Kumasi.
• Positions are top level appointments with a fixed term engagement
• Successful applicants shall remain staff of the Ministry of Health throughout the tenure
• Subsequent tenure will be through process approved by the Board

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Trails

An applicant for any of the positions must be able to demonstrate

• Excellent leadership skills
• Broad knowledge and understanding of health sector policies and operating procedures
• Broad knowledge and understanding of health sector services quality assurance issues
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and team player
• Ability to work, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary player
• Ability to organise workload and work under pressure to meet tight timelines and targets
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Good advocacy and negotiation skills
• Self-Disciplined
• Emotionally stable
• Conflict management skills
• Demonstrate flexibility and a methodological approach to work
• Good computer literacy
• Good oriented and honest

Location: Kumasi

How to Apply For the Job

Interested persons are to submit their application letters together with detailed CV, (ii) names of three referees (Who will be willing to provide confidential report on applicant) and (iii) a maximum of 2-page vision statement for the position applied for.

Applications should reach the address below to:

The Chief Executive
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
P.O.Box 1934
Kumasi

Closing Date: 10 June, 2022



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