Enrolled Assistant Nurse (NPG/EAN 1)Healthcare

Ministry of Health

JOB PURPOSE

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the incumbent is responsible to ensure blood donors are appropriately manage to assure successful donation of blood, with no damage to donor health and recipient protection from transmission of diseases or drugs present in blood.

 

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Blood donated
  • Appropriate samples per donation procured
  • Blood appropriately stored
  • Donor care and counseling successfully carried out

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREA

  • Assists in selection of suitable donor by taking careful medical history
  • Assists in carrying out limited physical examination of donor, including temperature, pulse rate, weight, blood pressure observation of skin and general physical fitness
  • Carries out phlebotomy of donors either at fixed sites or on mobile operation
  • Assure general nursing care of donors during and after phlebotomy
  • Perform related function as required for e.g. securing suitable samples, stripping blood bags

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other job related functions so assigned or as necessary to maintain the performance standards of the facility

 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  • Blood collected is suitable for use :
  • No contamination
  • Of correct volume
  • No clots
  • Donor is suitably rested and re-hydrated after donation
  • Post donation do’s and don’t explained to and understood by donors
  • All documentation completed and signed
  • Personnel are interested, friendly, professional and efficient

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Sound knowledge of nursing care
  • Training/ certification in phlebotomy of blood donors
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written skills


MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certification as an Enrolled Assistant Nurse from a recognized institution plus one (1) year experience
  • 4 Subjects in CXC or GCE including English Language, Biology and any other subjects
  • Certification in Phlebotomy
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral written English

 

SPECIAL CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH THE JOB

  • Sometime long hours
  • Occasionally standing for extended periods

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Interested persons may apply in writing accompanied by resumes. Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, July 19, 2019 to:
Director
Human Resource Management & Development
Ministry of Health
10A Chelsea Avenue
Kingston 10
jobs@moh.gov.jm

Please note that responses will be sent to short- listed applicants only.

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Healthcare

  • Posted On: Jul 12, 2019

  • Deadline: Jul 17, 2019