Head Nurse, Operating Room
Aga Khan University (AKU)
Aga Khan University (AKU), chartered in 1983 as Pakistan’s first private international university, is committed to providing academic programmes, research and service of high quality for the development of human resources that respond to the problems/needs that are relevant to Pakistan in particular and other developing countries in general.
Closing date: 15 Jan 2009
Location: Afghanistan - Kabul
Reporting to the Administrator, Nursing, the candidate will be responsible for:
Providing safe, competent, individualized nursing care to patients in the operating and recovery rooms with care ranging from basic to complex, including imparting patients/family education and support;
Managing OT, RR and CSSD units which includes unit based standards, goals and objectives, monitoring performance, infection control and assuring quality patient care;
Ensuring appropriate staffing and adequate medical/surgical supplies;
Capacity building of the assigned national staff by conducting training sessions on a regular basis; Coordinating with Biomedical Engineer for timely calibration of all the equipment.
Candidates should possess:
A Bachelors Degree in Nursing with at least 5 years of relevant work experience including one to two years at the Head Nurse;
Excellent leadership, team building and capacity building skills;
Flexibility and adaptability;
Ability of working under difficult environment and multi-tasking;
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Willingness to learn the local languages i.e. Persian or Dari.
How to apply
An attractive salary in US Dollars will be offered, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. In addition, full boarding / lodging, a return ticket every 4 months and other fringe benefits will be provided. Applicants should send their resume along with names and contact details of three referees familiar with their recent work experiences to firstname.lastname@example.org
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