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Registered Nurse, Trinidad

The Registered Nurse will report to the Nurse in charge of the Ward or Senior Nurse at the District Health Facility or Health Centre. He/she is responsible for working along with the Nurse in Charge to perform midwifery activities. Work involves administering medicines, assisting at operations and other similar duties in the care and treatment of patients; some supervision is exercised over sub-professional staff such as student’s nurses, nurse’s aides or other workers engaged in the care and treatment of patients. Duties are performed in accordance with established rules and regulations, standard practices of the profession and in accordance with detailed instruction from a professional superior, who reviews work for the maintenance of standards and adherence to instructions.

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Registrar – Emergency Medicine, Trinidad

The incumbent will report to the Specialist Medical Officer in the department and will be responsible for administering medical treatment to patients at the Hospital in the specialist field of study. Work entails the conduct of medical procedures, assessments and tests and the evaluation of examinations for diagnoses. It also involves directing and supervising the work of junior medical officers in the administration of medical treatment of patients.

Credentials and Experience:
• Training evidenced by a Medical Degree from a recognized School of Medicine.
• Minimum five (5) years experience in the specialist field.
• Post-graduate qualifications in this field of study or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

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EMT/ Safety Representative, Trinidad

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Applications are invited for an EMT/ Safety Representative in Trinidad. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing first-aid treatment and emergency care for manual/non-manual personnel, in accordance with established policies and procedures.
The candidate will be required to administers approved treatments to employees under the direction of a physician, and administers initial first aid treatment to injured or ill personnel and renders subsequent follow-up treatment as

Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, basic life support qualifications and knowledge of applying the principles and methodologies of paramedical techniques is required

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Certified Nurse Midwife, St. Thomas

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This person assumes responsibility and accountability for the duties of the position and is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives, and policies of the Schneider Regional Medical Center and their respective Department. Provides comprehensive primary patient care and education to assigned caseload of obstetrical and gynecological patients. Demonstrates clinical competence in the management of the low risk obstetrical patient during the ante partum, intra partum and postpartum period and the ability to co-manage the high risk patient in collaboration with the attending obstetrician when indicated. Documents assessments which accurately determines the patient’s condition and reflects knowledge of current nursing practice standards. Documents a comprehensive, goal oriented plan of care which is outcome based and meets the patient’s needs throughout the course of treatment. Demonstrates the ability to assess the newborn and render emergency care when indicated. Delegates tasks/assignments to staff as appropriate. Follows up on assigned tasks to insure successful patient outcomes. Must have a current VI CNA certification. Current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer BLS and NRP certifications. Must be comfortable working with computers.

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Registered Nurse (RN), St. Croix, USVI

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Under the general supervision of the Director of Clinical Care Services, the successful candidate will provide professional patient care and coordinate patient care with other disciplines.

Examples of Work Writes initial nursing histories; assesses patient’s condition and develops individual care plans for patients; administers and controls Narcotics and Medications; assists in formulating and screening Performance Improvement criteria and providing in-service training for staff; Evaluates outcomes of patient care, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care plans as necessary to ensure optimal patient care; maintains patient documentation, to ensure accuracy of patient medical treatment; maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards; assists other members of the nursing team and other supportive disciplines; Promotes emotional stability of patients, expresses interest in their progress related to direct patient care; Assists physician with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care; Arranges for patients’ diagnostic and therapeutic services.


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Community Midwife, Jamaica

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Maintains good inter personal relationship with clients/community, and all members of the Health Team (Central and Local Government Agencies)

Other Interests
Demonstrates active participation in her professional and other community organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Clinical Functions
• Participates in identifying special needs in community in relation to Maternal and Child
Health.
• Prepares regular schedules for ante-natal visits/post-natal/child welfare visits.
• Gives ante-natal care at clinics and arranges follow-up.
• Estimates haemoglobin level of clients, using appropriate reagents.
• Refers high risks patients to type II, III and IV Health Centres and hospitals as
appropriate.
• Collects specimens for laboratory tests (stools, blood, pap smears).
• Conducts follow up visits of obstetric high risk patients and defaulters.


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Matron, Jamaica

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This level differs from the Departmental Sister in that he/she assumes greater administrative/managerial responsibilities and supervises the entire nursing service in a hospital.

Supervises Departmental Sisters. Manages government housing facilities for nurses i.e. (nurses home)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education
Certificate/Diploma/BScN from accredited School in General Nursing
Midwifery Certificate: 1st Level Certificate, 2nd Level Management/Advanced Nursing Administration.

Special Requirements
Registered with Nursing Council of Jamaica as RN, RM. Minimum of six (6) years professional education including Nursing/Hospital Administration and four (4) years exclusive clinical experience.

Experience
Four (4) to five (5) years management practice in addition to clinical practice.


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