Education District Nurse

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs public health nursing activities within a Schools and Education District Offices. Assists the Education District Health Nurse in the management of an assigned district, ensuring the optimum health and well-being of students and staff. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist the Education District Health Nurse in coordinating activities in the health districts using designated policies and procedures.

• Assist in the identification of the health needs of the community

• Assist with the operation plan for the education district.

• Assist with the preparation of updates of the health profile for the district.

• Prepare monthly reports and plot the EPI graph.

• Assist in the preparation for team meetings.

• Performs any other related duties as assigned by the appropriate Organisational Relationships.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• General Nursing Skills

• Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral/written)

• Advocacy skills

• Effective management skills

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

• A Nursing Degree from a recognised institution

• Certification in Medical and Surgical nursing and Midwifery.

• Certification in District nursing would be an asset.

• Minimum of three (3) years experience in various hospital departments.

COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP:

Internal:

  • All Head of Division
  • Principals or their representative,
  • Education District Health Nurses
  • Education House Officer

External:

  • Heads of Governmental and Nurses’ Governmental Organisations, e.g. WASA
  • Community Groups, etc.
  • County Medical Officers of Health
  • District Health Visitor

Deadline for Application: July 5th, 2022 at 4pm

Reference
VAC-7728
Employer
Tobago House of Assembly
Hours
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Three years'
Your Education Level
Degree|in Nursing
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