Friday, January 21, 2022

Education District Nurse

POSITION DESCRIPTION

1. JOB TITLE

 

EDUCATION DISTRICT NURSE

2. DIVISION

 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASSIGNMENT

3. DEPARTMENT

 

NURSING

4. ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

 

The District Nurse will report to the Education District Health Nurse and the Education House Officer

5. NATURE & SCOPE

 

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.

6. SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The District Nurse would be required to:

  • 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.

7. KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • General Nursing skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral/written).
  • Advocacy skills.
  • Effective management skills.

8. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • 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.