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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancy in the Health Department of CCAP Synod of Livingstonia, Ekwendeni Mission Hospital.

Job Title : Principal Nursing Officer

Grade : G

Reporting to : Medical Officer in Charge

Location : Ekwendeni Mission Hospital

Job Summary

  • Coordinating Nursing services in the Hospital.
  • Planning and budgeting activities for Nursing services.
  • Deploying qualified Nursing staff within the hospital.
  • Translating nursing policy and enforcing nursing standards.
  • Conducting performance management activities in the department.
  • Ensuring that operations comply with established standards and regulations.
  • Supervising the recording of data in relevant registers and charts.
  • Supervising the analysis of information and their dissemination to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Submitting monthly reports to the supervisor.
  • Advising senior management on best practices in nursing and patient care.
  • Assisting in the appraising of the staff in the nursing department.
  • Ensuring that all nurses are licensed and renewew as required.
  • Ensuring that all documents for the department are available and safely kept.
  • Assisting in recruitment of nursing staff.
  • Supervising cleanliness in the wards.
  • Ensuring that safety measures are in place.
  • Producing monthly reports regarding the department to the Medical Officer In-Charge.
  • Creating a positive, collaborative work environment
  • Developing and implementing objectives, policies and procedures
  • Providing guidance to staff and acting as a resource to colleagues
  • Any duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor and the Hospital Management


  • Registered Nurse/Midwife with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Midwifery obtained from a recognized training institution
  • Those with a Master’s Degree in Nursing and Midwifery will have an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a Senior position
  • Must be a Christian in good standing
  • A team Leader with excellent supervisory and organizational skills
  • Ability to make decisions, work under pressure with minimum supervision


Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, relevant copies of Certificates with names and contacts numbers of at least three traceable referees by 24th June, 2021 to:

The Synod Health Director

CCAP Synod of Livingstonia

Health Department

P.O Box 1000




Skills Required

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    25 Jun, 2021

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