JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Director of Nursing and Midwifery Unit at MUHANGA DISTRICT HEALTH: (Deadline 17 June 2022)


Director of Nursing and Midwifery Unit at MUHANGA DISTRICT HEALTH: (Deadline 17 June 2022)

Job description

1. Coordinate and approve formulations of nursing /midwifery guideline, goals and programs for nursing/midwifery services consistent with the mission and goals of DH
2. Develop, maintain, implement and review nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards nursing practice, hospital operational policies.
3. Communicate with all nursing/midwifery providers timely manner.
4. Participate in all hospital administrative decisions and meetings
5. Organize and conduct meeting for nurses/midwives
6. Participate in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff and assure sufficient staff is hired.
7. Collaborate with academic institutions, hospitals, professional regulatory bodies and health stakeholders
8. Oversee nursing schedule to assure they meet staff needs standards
9. Make report for the supervisory authority.
10. Provide supervision, training and guidance to all nursing/ midwifery staff.
11. Contribute to the continuing transformation of clinical services within the organization
12. Work with others to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of patients, their families and the wider community.
13. Participate as an active member in quality assurance committee meetings.
14. Promote customer care service and hospitality and respond to and adequately resolve complaints or concerns from staff, patient or families about nursing services.
15. Support the researchers’ nurses and clinical researchers to promote excellence in Research nursing and midwifery.
16. Perform other work-related duties as assigned
17. Participate in environmental hygiene of the hospital
18. Submit monthly, quarterly and annually report to the supervisor
19. Perform other related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’ Degree in Nursing3 Years of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing1 Year of relevant experience
  • Master’s degree in Midwifery1 Year of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health1 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health3 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Midwifery Sciences3 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Communication skills
  • Resource management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Results oriented
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of clinical services Policy and procedure
  • Good clinical and administrative leadership based on current standards of nursing care practice
  • Understanding of planning, basic budgeting and reporting
  • Great knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare
  • Willingness to keep abreast of changing standards in nursing administration
  • Excellent ability to lead and develop personnel
  • Knowledge of Rwanda Health System
  • Analytical skills;
  • Creativity and Innovation


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