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Senior Nursing Officer (SNO) - Medicas Hospital

Date Posted: May 04, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 04, 2021

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • Take a lead role in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care in the ward/unit in accordance with required standards.
  • Ensure efficient management of human and material resources for nursing service delivery in the ward/unit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the nursing team in the ward/unit
  • Organize and manage nursing care in the ward/unit, ensuring that patients are treated with respect and dignity at all times
  • Promote practice that is sensitive to the needs of patients/clients from multi-cultural backgrounds
  • Supervise nurses and other staff in the ward/unit and assess their training needs to upgrade their skills
  • Investigate incident reports on patient care safety and counsel staff accordingly
  • Ensure maintenance of a safe and therapeutic environment for patient care within the ward/unit.
  • Ensure maintenance of inventory of specialized items and ensure items are available at all times.
  • Participate in the ward rounds.
  • Ensure proper documentation on nursing care activities in the ward/unit.
    • Ensure that the planning, delivery and evaluation of care programmes address the changing needs of patients in the ward/unit.
    • Ensure the availability of the right skill mix for the delivery of nursing care during every shift.
    • Promote the right of both patients and nurses in the ward/unit.
    • Protect all confidential information concerning patients obtained in the course of professional practice and make disclosures only with the patient consent or when disclosure can be appropriately justified.
    • Carry out other delegated assignment by the Departmental manager/Head of Nursing.

    Required Skills or Experience

    Prospective applicants must;

    • Possess a valid pin from the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC).
    • Must have worked in a similar capacity for at least two years
    • Must be ready to work extra hours under little supervision.
    • Must have excellent people skills.

    Interested Retired Principal Nursing Officers (PNO) are encouraged to apply

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants should send their covering letters and CVs via email:


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    • The Recruiter reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
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