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Registered Nurse (HPC/RN 1), Cornwall Regional Hospital

Date Posted
26th November 2017
Reference
VAC-27495
Sector
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Montego Bay
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position of Registered Nurse (HPC/RN 1), Cornwall Regional Hospital

Job Description

The Western Regional Health Authority (a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Health) is currently seeking to employ Registered Nurses throughout the Region. Reporting to the Ward/Nursing Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for executing the following core functions:

  • Assessing, planning, organizing and implementing appropriate nursing care to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Interpreting and administering treatment as prescribed by the physician and monitors patients for reaction to ensure the best possible outcome.
  • Adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Securing and maintaining adequate supplies for patient care.
  • Assisting with planning patient care.
  • Maintaining continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing patient needs.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Ward/Nursing Manager.

 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent bedside skills
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Strong observational skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science/Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Current registration with the Nursing Council of Jamaica

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted 

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