Head of Nursing and Care

Full Time

Lead Enterprise Support Company Limited

Job Purpose

Responsible for planning, organization and administration of nursing services to include staffing, training and development, communications and documentation to maintain quality patient care standards and advise medical staff, department heads, and the administrator in matters related to nursing services.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Manage and lead all nursing personnel operations.
Develop short and long-term goals for the entire nursing department.
Establish new policies and update existing policies to improve the standard of care for patients.
Plan and oversee admission, nursing, and patient care processes.
Maintain department budgets and record all expenses.
Respond to any nursing-related issues in a timely manner.
Coordinate with medical staff and other departments to ensure hospital efficiency.
Oversee all record-keeping processes and ensure all necessary documents are accurate and up-to-date.
Hire and train new and current nursing staff members.
Evaluate staff performance and prepare accurate reports detailing your findings.
Oversee the maintenance of a clean hospital environment
Ensure that hospital equipment and supplies are adequately maintained and economically utilized
Periodic review and approvals of in-patients meals
Execute and participate in community outreach programs
Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:
Participate in budget development with overall responsibility of the department’s budget
Working Conditions:
Works predominantly within a clinical and office
25% travel as required by the
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or a relevant field
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

Certified license from NMCN
Work experience required

Minimum of five (5) years experience as Head of Nursing or Deputy Head of Nursing in a standard hospital
Post basic and administrative nursing position in reputable standard hospital is an added advantage
Functional Skills

In-depth knowledge of legal policies and regulations in the healthcare industry.
Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

Maintains ethical nursing standards
Aptitude for problem-solving.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

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