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Ministry of Health - Programme Manager
Ministry of Health - Procurement Specialist
Ministry of Health - Facilities Manager
Ministry of Health - Executive Adviser, Institutional Strengthening

SWRHA - Manager, Property Services
SWRHA - Security Services Manager
SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, General Surgery
ERHA - Manager - Occupational Health and Safety
ERHA - Manager -Corporate Communications
ERHA - Disaster Preparedness Coordinator










Ministry of Health - Programme Manager

Reports to
Permanent Secretary / Head of Department

Supervision Given To
Senior Project Manager and or Project Manager (direct) Other support staff (indirect)

Job Summary
The incumbent is required to manage and coordinate a programme comprising multiple related projects in a Ministry/Department ensuring that the strategic goals, objectives and benefits of the programme are accomplished within prescribed timelines and budget. Duties include directing and coordinating the development of programme plans, budget, resources, schedules; implementing programme plans; leading and managing programme staff; monitoring and managing programme risks and issues; and reporting on programme activities. Dependent on arrangement, the incumbent may be required to perform some or the full range of duties of the position.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and coordinates the development and implementation of the project plans of a programme
    comprising multiple interrelated projects. This includes:
    • Holding meetings with stakeholders to obtain relevant data on business requirements;
    • Determining the scope and deliverables of the programme;
    • Identifying, monitoring, coordinating and controlling the resources and dependencies among projects required for successful programme completion;
    • Preparing programme budget and staffing plans;
    • Identifying and assessing programme risk and issues.
  • Coordinates, monitors and manages programme costs to ensure the projects are completed within budget; funds are released as required and programme expenditure is in line with budget plan.
  • Coordinates and manages the various project schedules to ensure timely completion of the programme and establishes overall workplans and staffing plans for the programme; directs the recruitment and assignment of programme personnel; supervise the project teams assigned to programme.
  • Develops programme governance systems, provides overall management of the programme of projects and provides guidance to project managers for detailed planning of the projects for the Ministry/Department.
  • Manages changes to the scope of the various projects in the programme, includes cost, schedule, scope and quality; ensures that all changes are documented.
  • Monitors and manages programme quality to ensure the deliverables are in compliance with agreed standards.
  • Monitors and manages programme risks and issues designs and implements strategies to manage and mitigate those risks and issues.
  • Oversees the performance of contractors/consultants and other outsourcing services engaged for the programme to ensure compliance with contracts; also evaluates their performance.
  • Performs programme post implementation activities such as soliciting feedback from stakeholders, preparing reports and archiving information.
  • Prepares Cabinet Notes, briefs, reports and presentations on programme related matters; reviews status and other reports prepared by project personnel.
  • Convenes meetings with management, programme staff, contractors/consultants to discuss programme matters and to provide updates on programme.
  • Performs related work as may be required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of programme/project management principles, practices, techniques and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of Strategic Management, Project Cycle Management.
  • Extensive knowledge of public sector management principles, practices and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of relevant procedures, rules, regulations and policies of the Central Tenders Board Ordinance.
  • Considerable knowledge of the relevant government financial rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of the operations of the national Development Programmes for example, the Public Sector Investment Programme, Infrastructure Development Fund.
  • Considerable knowledge of the operations of internationally funded projects.
  • Considerable knowledge of financial management to administer budgets across multiple projects.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Skill in the use of project management software.
  • Skill in programme/project planning, coordination and implementation.
  • Ability to use the internet for research purposes.
  • Ability to use e-Government technology platforms.
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate projects and to devise effective methods of evaluation.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to prepare reports on programmes and projects evaluated.
  • Ability to lead the project/programme implementation process and devise creative solutions to address problems encountered and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to lead and manage a programme of multiple interrelated projects, and to motivate Project Teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with project stakeholders, associates, other public service employees and the public.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in Project/Programme Management in the Public or Private Sector including a minimum of four (4) years managing a programme or large scale projects.
  • Training as evidenced by:
    • A Masters’ degree in Project Management from a recognised institution.
      OR
    • A Masters’ degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Management or the Social Sciences
      together with professional qualifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP)
      certification, PRINCE2 etc.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.


Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts) 
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
No. 63, Park Street 
Port-of-Spain

Applications can be e-mailed to: careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than Friday 3rd March, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Procurement Specialist

Reports to
Procurement Manager or Designated Officer

Job Summary
The incumbent is required to procure the supplies, equipment, materials and services (including consulting services) required by the Ministry/Department, ensuring compliance with applicable procurement laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Duties include forecasting the procurement needs; performing pre-qualification studies; preparing tender documents; issuing responses to bids; evaluating the performance of  contractors (includes suppliers, vendors consultants); maintaining records of procurement transactions and providing information on procurement costs to be used in budget development.  Depending on work assignment the incumbent may be required to perform some or the full range of the duties of the position.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Procures supplies, materials, equipment and services for the Ministry/Department in keeping with established procurement rules and procedures.
  • Carries out pre-qualification exercises to establish and maintain a database of approved contractors.
  • Evaluates or assists in the evaluation of submissions i.e. quotations or proposals or tenders against identified selection criteria towards the award of contracts or the purchase of goods and services.
  • Establishes, implements and maintains a contractor performance management system to assess indicators such as capability, quality and delivery.
  • Obtains, where applicable, the necessary approvals to incur expenditure for the purchase of supplies, equipment, materials, services and other related procurement transactions.
  • Forecasts procurement needs of the Ministry/Department for supplies, equipment, materials and services by conferring with Management and other relevant staff to ascertain their requirements.
  • Provides information on the costs of supplies, equipment, materials and other services to be used in budget proposals.
  • Maintains a record of all supplies, equipment, materials and services procured by the Ministry/Department.
  • Monitors the disposal of surplus or unserviceable items and maintains appropriate records.
  • Liaises with contractors with respect to the tendering for the provision of supplies, equipment, materials and services; also to obtain information on prices and availability.
  • Liaises with user departments to ensure that their requisitioned needs are adequately represented.
  • Inspects items delivered to ensure that quantity and quality standards and other specifications set are complied with; also maintains appropriate records.
  • Prepares expressions of interest, requests for quotations, letters of invitation, requests for proposals and tender documents; also issues letters of award to successful bidders and informs unsuccessful bidders accordingly.
  • Serves/facilitates evaluation committee and attends meetings on procurement matters as required.
  • Facilitates tender committee or attends meetings on procurement matters as required.
  • Prepares reports, correspondence and all other documents on procurement matters.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge

  • Considerable knowledge of the relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures governing the procurement of supplies, equipment, materials and services in the Public Service.
  • Considerable knowledge of procurement methods and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of government’s tendering procedures.
  • Knowledge of the procurement policies and procedures of international lending agencies.
  • Knowledge of the sources of supplies, equipment, materials and services, their availability and market prices and trends.
  • Knowledge of stores management and inventory control.
  • Some knowledge of the principles and practices of Project Management.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers.
  • Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations and procedures pertaining to procurement in the Public Service and international  lending agencies
  • Ability to research the marketplace for new products, sources of supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Ability to prepare tender documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with contracted providers of goods and services.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience performing procurement duties.
  • Training as evidenced by:
    • a Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences such as Business Administration, Project Management or related field from a recognised University.
      OR
    • Training as evidenced by the possession of a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Certified Professional in Supply Management.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.


Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts) 
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
No. 63, Park Street 
Port-of-Spain

Applications can be e-mailed to: careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than Friday 3rd March, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Facilities Manager

Reports to
Permanent Secretary

Supervision Given To
Staff of the Facilities Management Unit

Job Summary
The incumbent is required to manage and direct the provision of facilities management services in a large Ministry/Department ensuring regulatory compliance and a safe and functional work environment for employees and clients. Duties include directing and co-ordinating staff performing facilities management work; developing and implementing a preventative maintenance programme, facilities management policies, procedures and guidelines; advising on facilities management matters; making recommendations for implementing facilities upgrades and construction; developing budget proposals; preparing tender documents and supervising contractors providing contracted services related to facilities management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, directs and co-ordinates the work of staff engaged in the provision of facilities
    management services in the Ministry/Department.
  • Develops and implements a programme for the ongoing and preventative maintenance and the operations
    of all building facilities, grounds, equipment and mechanical/electrical systems.
  • Directs the development of and manages the implementation of facilities upgrades, remodelling,
    construction, relocation and other related projects.
  • Advises on all matters relating to or adversely affecting the functional integrity of the buildings, equipment and facilities services of the Ministry/Department and recommends remedial measures.
  • Makes recommendations regarding building structures, alterations, additions to equipment, fixtures and other such charges as required to maintain optimal décor and function of the facilities.
  • Directs and co-ordinates the planning and acquisition of accommodation and the utilisation of space and facilities consistent with the requirements of organisational efficiency.
  • Ensures that all facilities are in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and proper systems for the security of all facilities and occupants are in place; also develops health and safety policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinates all projects and provides overall supervision to contractors engaged in performing work related to repair, maintenance and upgrades to buildings, grounds, equipment and other systems.
  • Develops and submits budget proposals in respect of the provision of facilities management services for inclusion in draft estimates; also prepare scopes of work and cost estimates for contracted services related to facilities management.
  • Directs and oversees the development and preparation of tender documents and contract specifications for facilities management contracted services.
  • Performs periodic inspections of all facilities, equipment and systems to ensure optimal functioning.
  • Prepares and/or directs the preparation of Cabinet Notes, reports, correspondence and other documents pertinent to facilities management.
  • Represents the Ministry/Department on committees, meetings and other fora on facilities management and related matters.
  • Performs related duties as may be required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of Facilities Management.
  • Extensive knowledge of building construction and maintenance work, codes and standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in upgrades, preventative maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the OSHA as it pertains to facilities management.
  • Considerable knowledge of project management principles and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of space planning and utilisation.
  • Considerable knowledge of the procedures involved in budget preparation, work scope development and cost estimation for contracted services and public service procurement.

Skills and Abilities

  • Skill in the use of personal computers.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to use e-government technology platforms.
  • Ability to develop and implement a preventative maintenance programme for building, facilities, equipment and systems.
  • Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of staff performing facilities management duties.
  • Ability to prepare budget proposals, scopes of work and cost estimates related to the provision of facilities management services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to prepare comprehensive reports, briefs and other documents on facilities management matters.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other public service employees and members of the public.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience performing facilities management duties, including at least four (4) years at a managerial/supervisory level.
  • Training as evidenced by the possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or a related discipline or in Management or related discipline from a recognised institution.
    OR
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience performing facilities management duties, including at least six (6) years at a managerial/supervisory level.
  • Training as evidenced by the possession of a Technician’s Diploma or equivalent in Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Certification in Facilities Management/Management or in a related field.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.


Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts) 
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
No. 63, Park Street 
Port-of-Spain

Applications can be e-mailed to: careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than Friday 3rd March, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Executive Adviser, Institutional Strengthening

Reports to
Permanent Secretary

Expert Advice and Guidance given to:
Primary - MOH Executive, Directors, Managers.

Job Summary
The incumbent is required to act as an expert adviser on public service institutional strengthening issues, based on specialised executive level experience withinthe Trinidad and Tobago Public Service and lead assigned projects for the re-engineering of the Ministry of Health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides specialized public service management advice and support for the institutional strengthening of the Ministry.
  • Provides oversight for and/or facilitates the development of a programme of activities necessary for the Ministry to achieve implementation of new arrangements for the management of designated aspects of the health sector.
  • Advises the Ministry Executive, the Minister and where applicable the CEOs/RHAs on specialised Public Service human resource management, financial management, procurement, and other management systems, legislation, policies and processes and on potential transformation issues and implications for the Ministry.
  • Manages the development and implementation of transformational organisational policies, programmes, projects and plans and associated change management strategies.
  • Reviews and oversees the design, implementation and testing of new systems, procedures and processes in pilot Divisions of the Ministry.
  • Reviews and advises on Requests for Proposals and managing the engagement of consultants and issues related thereto.
  • Promotes and provides active learning and knowledge sharing and facilitates the introduction of innovative management practices and systems to improve service delivery.
  • Develops complex policy,project, financial and procurement documents, Notes for Cabinet, responses to parliamentary questions and status reports on the institutional strengthening programmes of the Ministry.
  • Provides other related services at the strategic level services such as convening sessions of stakeholders /groups of experts in the Public Sector/Health sector on the re-engineering of the Ministry .
  • Performs other related duties as may be required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge
 

  • Extensive knowledge of the management systems of the Trinidad and Tobago Public Service
  • Extensive knowledge of effective policies, systems, processes, and practices in a complex public sector environment.
  • Sound knowledge of the legislation governing the public service
  • Sound knowledge of responsive and creative human resource development, organizational development and organizational learning systems and practices’.
  • Some knowledge of project management practice

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyse data and trends.
  • Ability to critically analyse issues and offer innovative solutions
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships at a senior level with the central public service agencies and line ministries and departments. 
  • Ability to identify issues and guide staff to their solution.
  • Ability to mentor resources and develop talent at the team and individual levels
  • Ability to negotiate and develop and motivate and to effectively handle conflict and to influence strategic directions.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and policy briefs.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and make decisions within approved policy frameworks.
  • Ability to use e-Government technology platforms.
  • Ability to work across boundaries and manage interdependences.
  • Excellent change management, training and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent planning and implementation skills.
  • Excellent research, analytical and evaluation skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and the internet for research purposes.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A minimum of four years’ experience at executive level, such as may have been gained as Head of a large organization in the Public Sector.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years senior management experience in areas of Public Management and institutional strengthening that includes Governance, Service Delivery, Human Resource Management and Public Policy in the Trinidad and Tobago Public Service/Public Sector.
  • Training as evidenced by the possession of a recognised University Degree and post-graduate training in Management, Public Policy or Management, Human Resource Management or Business Administration.
  • Experience in the Health Sector will be an asset.
  • Any equivalent combination of qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.


Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts) 
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
No. 63, Park Street 
Port-of-Spain

Applications can be e-mailed to: careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than Friday 3rd March, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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SWRHA - Manager, Property Services

Job Summary
The Manager, Property Services will report to the General Manager, Operations, this is a management level position with responsibility for the maintenance of all SWRHA’s properties. The objective being to provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment for the delivery of healthcare in accordance with SWRHA’s overall objectives, policies and procedures, statutory obligations and guidelines.

The Manager, Property Services is required to provide leadership to a team of people for the planning, development and execution of cost-effective systems for the improvement and maintenance of all infrastructural properties within the SWRHA.

He/she will also be required to work closely with his/her colleagues to assist in achieving the goals of the Operations Division and the strategic objectives of the SWRHA.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implement property maintenance strategies to optimize the quality of the working environment.
  • Prepares and implements strategies to ensure that manpower resources continue to be available to meet service needs.
  • Prepares annual property maintenance budget and implement a management system that ensures expenditure remains within budget.
  • Ensures that maintenance standards maximize the cost effective life span of all buildings.
  • Define and submit proposals for infrastructure development, inclusive of refurbishment and new buildings.
  • Ensure all property services projects are managed according to industry best practices and standards.
  • Prepare annual contracts for outsourced services and put in place a system of renewal of contracts on a timely basis.
  • Develops and maintain a close working relationship with budget holders and stakeholders throughout the region.
  • Prepares and/or reviews specifications, scope of works, bills of quantities, estimates, tender documents, bid requests etc. for all infrastructural works within the SWRHA.
  • Provides monthly reports to the General Manager Operations on all works in progress, the targets and the accounts.
  • Participates in divisional meetings.
  • Provides an annual appraisal of contractor’s performance.
  • Maintains an up-to-date contractor’s database.
  • Conducts annual performance appraisal for all subordinate staff.
  • Sources quotations for related services consistent with SWRHA procurement policies and procedures.
  • Maintains relationships with contractors to ensure their technical and response capabilities.
  • Monitors provision of service against Term of Reference and prepare contractors completion certificate.
  • Maintains a productive relationship with the recognized Trade Unions.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Computer literate.
  • Working knowledge of computer-based preventative maintenance systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage large multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage large projects.
  • Ability to prepare scope of works and contract documents.
  • Familiarity with building codes and standards.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in construction and facilities management, three (3) of which must be at a managerial/supervisory level.
  • Project Management Certification.

Submission of Applications
All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a Police Certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by
March 08, 2017. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

Chairman of the Human Resources Committee
South-West Regional Health Authority
Office of the Chairman, Level 8
San Fernando Teaching Hospital
Chancery Lane, San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 225-4325 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago.

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SWRHA - Security Services Manager

Job Summary
The Security Services Manager has the responsibility for ensuring the maintenance of a safe and secure environment throughout the SWRHA to facilitate the delivery of quality health care in accordance with SWRHA’s overall objectives, policies and procedures, statutory obligations and guidelines.

The position will also be responsible for providing leadership to a team of people for the planning, development and maintenance of cost-effective security systems throughout SWRHA. He/She will be required to work closely with colleagues to assist the Operations Division in achieving its goals and the strategic objectives of SWRHA.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements a Security master plan for the SWRHA.
  • Develops security policies and procedures to ensure the maintenance of safety of persons, records, plant and equipment in keeping with the organizations strategic objectives.
  • Prepare operational, informational, statistical and security reports as required in an efficient manner.
  • Maintains strict compliance and adherence to all appropriate legislation and national policies in the provision of health services.
  • Assesses effectiveness of security on an ongoing basis and effects remedial changes as required.
  • Liaises with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, the Chief Operations Officer and the Disaster Coordinator in preparation for and in the event of any major disaster.
  • Develops and implements training programmes for SWRHA’s staff and security contractors in security awareness as it pertains to a health care environment.
  • Monitors all external contracted security providers to ensure compliance with all security and safety procedures and efficient delivery of agreed tasks within the framework of the contract.
  • Manages the performance of all assigned staff and conducts annual performance appraisals.
  • Serves as liaison with all law enforcement agencies in the prevention, control and investigation of all illegal activities affecting the health facilities of the region.
  • Provides monthly progress reports to General Manager Operations on the status of security in SWRHA.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with stakeholders, contractors, law enforcement agencies and recognized trade unions.
  • Participates in divisional meetings.
  • Other relevant duties that may be assigned by the General Manager Operations.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General Computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution.
  • Excellent supervisory skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • A First degree in Environmental Safety/Security, Police Science, Administration, Health Care Security or Law and/or any equivalent combination of qualification and experience.
  • At least eight (8) years’ experience in a senior position (Inspector or higher rank) in a recognized security establishment or the Protective Services with five (5) years of which must be at a Managerial/Supervisory level.
  • Certificate in Business Management.

Submission of Applications
All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a Police Certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by
March 08, 2017. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

Chairman of the Human Resources Committee
South-West Regional Health Authority
Office of the Chairman, Level 8
San Fernando Teaching Hospital
Chancery Lane, San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 225-4325 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago.

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SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, General Surgery

Job Summary
The Specialist Medical Officer will report to the Medical Director, Secondary Services, he/she is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of in and out patients under the Specialist Medical Officer’s charge, continuing clinical responsibility for all patients in his/her charge until their final discharge or transfer.

The Specialist Medical Officer is also responsible for the standards of medical practice and ethics and for the continued supervision and Ward handling of staff, maintenance of acceptable and agreed standards of medical care for patients who come under his/her responsibility and for the proper conduct of medical staff directly under supervision.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates, writes and responds to requests for consultation from other Specialist Medical Officers in units throughout the Regional System in the diagnosis and management of patients not directly under his/her care in consultation when so requested.
  • Establishes standards of care consistent with existing knowledge base and available medical technology.
  • Accepts responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to both under-graduate and post-graduate students who may be assigned to the unit or firm from time to time.
  • Assists in research projects which may involve his/her department and/or in collaboration with other departments.
  • Performs regular rounds with the Registrar and Junior Officers to assist patients’ management.
  • Ensures proper communication to all patients under his/her charge as to the nature of their illness and the outlook in treatment of their well being so that they understand the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Maintains the discipline and code of behaviour of medical staff directly under his/her supervision.
  • Accepts other responsibilities that the Medical Director may request from time to time, e.g. representation on committees, investigates patient management practices, and initiates new procedures and services.
  • Implements Admission discharge and Transfer (A.D.T) policies for his/her unit as formulated by Head of Department in keeping with the Ministry of Health’s A.D.T policies.
  • Performs related work as may be required.
  • Performs or be present at all major surgical procedures with Registrar.
  • Teaches techniques, pre-operative and post-operative management of surgical patients to Registrars and Junior Officers.
  • Conducts audit meetings (morbidity/mortality) meetings with staff and department.
  • Participates in all academic meetings.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize new and old medical knowledge for the development of techniques of patient care institution.
  • Ability to display energy, drive, self-motivation, flexibility in work style and organization, emotional stability and maturity, good communication and interpersonal skills, good work ethic and high moral standards.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • FRCS or DM (General Surgery) with a minimum of five (5) years post specialization experience.
  • Current registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Experience and special interest in performing Breast Surgery would be an asset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and inspire team work among medical and nursing staff within the department.
  • Evidence of training and experience in Supervisory Management.

Submission of Applications
All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a Police Certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by
March 08, 2017. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

Chairman of the Human Resources Committee
South-West Regional Health Authority
Office of the Chairman, Level 8
San Fernando Teaching Hospital
Chancery Lane, San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 225-4325 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago.

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