Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position on the Main Campus:
Position: Registered Nurse
Qualifications and Experience Required:
BSc in Nursing and hold current license from the Nursing Council of Jamaica and current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years’ experience working in a clinical setting.
Skills in basic computing will be necessary for this position.
This position exists in the Department of Health and Wellness which is located on the Main Campus in Mandeville. The Nurse will report to the Director of Health and Wellness. The incumbent will be expected to:
Deliver nursing care to a population comprising, students, employees and community members.
Conduct patient assessment prior to physician’s evaluation;
Administer immunizations to students; remove sutures and do wound care;
Carry out treatments prescribed by the physician and when necessary accompany students who are being transported via the ambulance to the hospital.
Enter student medical reports in a data base.
Required Skills or Competencies:
Be knowledgeable of and committed to the philosophy, principles and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in education and give witness to these values in his/ her professional and Christian life;
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, integrity, dependability, sound judgement, teambuilding and resourcefulness to establish and maintain collaborative, positive, and effective working relationships with clients and colleagues;
Be able to work alone when necessary and make sound and ethical decisions in accordance with the nursing profession.
The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. "Registered Nurse” and addressed to:
The Director, Human Resource
Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org incorporating all of the below required information: • A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role;
• The names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University may contact.
Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original degrees and request transcripts of their grades to be sent directly to the Human Resource Department
Position available: August 2017
A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.
Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Monday, April 10, 2017.
As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, NCU gives preference to qualified individuals who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Northern Caribbean University is a
Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education