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Nurse Manager (Ethiopian Citizens Only)

CURE has an exceptional opportunity for a Nurse Manager at its hospital in Ethiopia.  The Nurse Manager is responsible for managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and co-workers (employees) of one or more nursing units within the hospital.  The Nurse Manager is an active participant of the hospital senior management team to ensure that nursing is represented as an integral part of the patient care strategy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, supervise and coordinate the development and implementation of the goals, objectives and priorities for the nursing area(s). 
  • Implement management strategies that promote efficient and effective health care delivery.
  • Oversee implementation and adherence to CURE nursing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, prepare, monitor and analyze the nursing budget, and coordinate cost containment efforts.
  • Oversee the selection, education and evaluation of nursing personnel.
  • Oversee the discipline and management of performance deficiencies in the corrective action process.
  • Oversee the requisition, storage, and issuance of ward stock items including medications.  Ensure accurate narcotic counts and ledgers.
  • Respond effectively to difficult and sensitive patients, caretakers and co-workers (employees), and also to visitor inquiries or complaints.
  • Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence on nursing related issues.
  • Maintain continuous quality improvement initiatives in the nursing area(s). 
  • Complete regular reporting per the direction of the Executive Director and/or MSC (Mission Support Center) Director of Nursing.

Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse, current license to practice with no restrictions.
  • Diploma in Nursing from a qualified, recognized institution required.
  • Current BLS and PALS certifications.
  • Previous (minimum of 2 years) clinical nursing practice, with some experience on a pediatric surgical unit highly preferred.
  • Previous (minimum of 1 year) experience in a management/supervisory role within the nursing profession.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in the applications/software used by the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures within the field of nursing.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment.
  • Strong supervisory, education and performance evaluation skills.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.

This is a full-time, paid position that offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package through the local hospital.  This position does not offer an expatriate benefits package.   

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