Deputy Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic Deputy Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer, someone who works well in a fast- paced hospital setting. In this position you will reflect the mission, vision, and values of the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Programs.
Responsible in supporting both the office of the Chief Nursing Officer on all matters related to professional nursing services as well as providing senior nursing support to clinical activation. Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, he/she maintains communications with the nursing staff, hospital personnel, Corporate Management and external individuals and groups to achieve the objectives of HMC.
Education / Qualification Required:
- Masters in Nursing/ or Midwifery
- Minimum of 14 years post registration nursing/ midwifery experience
- Including a minimum of 7 years of Senior clinical/ leadership/ management/ education experience
- Current and in Good Standing Nursing License/Registration (RN) to practice in country of residence
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide professional advice to Nursing Teams across HMC facilities
In collaboration and as directed by the CNO, provides and leads on the development and implementation of high level Nursing care projects and services
Works with CNO in the strategic development and implementation of Nursing Strategy across Hospitals
Assists CNO by providing high visible leadership to achieve excellence in delivery of patient care
Assists CNO to ensure the provision of skilled safe, holistic, and culturally competent, person-centered nursing and midwifery care to patients, families, community and society, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team irrespective of healthcare across HMC.
Deputizes for the CNO, and where required acts on behalf of the CNO across organizational wide and facility committees where requested
Provides support to the CNO to ensure the quality and safety of the nursing and midwifery service across HMC is delivered effectively
Under delegation of the CNO assists in the governance of professional structures and frameworks
Assists in the CNO in the creation and maintenance of environments that develop and support professional nursing and midwifery best practice
Assists the CNO in contributions to HMC business planning.
Assists CNO in leading nursing/midwifery and organizational policy formulation and decision-making across HMC.
Assumes delegated responsibility from CNO (when directed) for staffing and scheduling personnel across HMC. Assignments reflect appropriate utilization of personnel.
Assists CNO in fostering a climate conducive to education experiences for nurses/midwives and students across HMC.
Where deputized by the CNO, evaluates the quality and appropriateness of care, and associated training for nursing & midwifery staff across HMC.