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David Gordon Memorial Hospital (DGMH) was established in 1910 by Scottish Missionaries. It is a Christian Mission Hospital under the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia and affiliated to Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM). The hospital is located in the Northern part of Rumphi District whose mission is to seek, promote and provide excellent health-care services and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts:



 
JOB TITLE:    SENIOR NURSING SISTER

GRADE:  J

NUMBER OF POSTS:  2

LOCATION:  DAVID GORDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

JOB SUMMARY

The holder of the position will be reporting to The Principal Nursing Officer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The general duties and responsibilities of Senior Nursing Sister will include the following:

  •  Providing nursing services to patients.
  •  Instruct individuals, families and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention and childbirth, and develop health improvement programs.
  • Direct and supervise patient attendants and hospital attendants in the wards.
  • Ordering drugs for the patients from the pharmacy
  • Selecting very sick patients requiring special attention
  •  Preparing patients before going to the theatre for C/Section (Operation)
  •  Supervising the caring of patients to and from the theatre
  •  Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records
  •  Analyzing data and submitting periodic reports to the Principal Nursing Officer
  •  Accompanying and assisting doctors or Clinical Officers during ward rounds, clinics and procedures.
  •  Attending morning reports.
  •  Compiling death reports.
  •  Attending to sick babies in nursery room.
You will also carry out any other duties assigned to you by any of your supervisors from time to time


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Registered Nursing or University Diploma in Registered Nursing from a recognised institution.
  •  Must be registered with Medical council of Malawi
  •  At least two years working experience in similar position
  •  Good Communication skills
  •  Ability to work under minimum supervision
  •  Honest
  •  Must be a devoted Christian

How to apply
 
Applications with Curriculum Vitae (CV), three traceable referees and relevant copies of certificates should be sent or emailed to the following address, not later than Sunday, 23rd May, 2021.

The Principal Hospital Administrator

David Gordon Memorial Hospital

P.O Box 5

LIVINGSTONIA

David Gordon Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer appreciates all applications. However, only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Karonga
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    2
  • Apply Before
    24 May, 2021

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