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Our client is a private multi-specialty hospital in Kuwait. Their 110 bed facility offers both inpatient and outpatient services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Their 1,000 healthcare professionals work together to provide essential health care services in inpatient, outpatient and a specialized department for Essential Wellness within the concept of Integrative Medicine.
What we offer
First of all you will earn a tax free all-inclusive salary!
You will have a direct and permanent employment with our client, for either 2 or 3 years.
You work in an international team & working environment.
Our client offers you excellent healthcare coverage and a free gym membership.
All leave and end of service benefits as per Kuwait Labor Law.
Who you are
As a nursing team leader, your responsibilities include team development, managing diverse situations, and implementing policies and reports. Excellent interpersonal skills are crucial to your success.
Skills & Competencies:
Knowledge and expertise in developing and implementing nursing policies, guidelines and protocols;
Ability to manage multiple clinical and administrative tasks efficiently and effectively;
Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, native Arabic is an added advantage;
Ability to lead and implement change;
Proficient in computer skills and relevant experience in hospital information management systems;
Professional with a positive attitude accompanied by high ethical and moral values.
Education & Qualifications:
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing;
Holds valid license in country of origin and eligible to practice in Kuwait;
Minimum of 12 to 15 years of nursing experience and at least 5 years experience in a supervisory/ Head of Department role;
Experience in a large hospital setting in GCC.
The Director of Nursing is responsible for strategic planning and setting the direction of the department and ensuring operational excellence. This role has board-level responsibility for professional nursing and all other staff in the department and provides strong leadership across these professions, encouraging innovation, creativity and strategic thinking about service provision. This position will perform in accordance with overall hospital policies and accepted professional- and medical ethics standards.
Your main responsibilities will be:
Participates in the development of the department's Strategic plan, goals and objectives in conformance with the overall strategic plan of the hospital;
Leads and manages the Nursing, Homecare, CSSD, Laundry and Transportation departments. Ensures all departments deliver a high standard of services;
Responsible for the development, implementation and overseeing of departmental policies and monitoring the implementation of hospital/departmental policies and processes;
Maintenance of accurate and complete documentation as per hospital standards;
Prepare and present the quarterly reports;
Ensures the timely submissions of the following: Department Strategic Plan/Action Plan, Monthly progress report through balance scorecard, Quarterly report, Manpower plan and hiring requisition forms;
Participates and contributes to the recruitment and selection process;
Develops, reviews, updates and approves job descriptions;
Develop departmental orientation programs for the new joiners;
Chairs, documents and submits monthly departmental meeting reports;
Ensures adequate staffing in the department;
Acts as a point of contact in conflict situations and conducts counselling and disciplinary sessions to department staff for lapses;
Develops and implements monthly professional development activities in the department through Continuous Nursing Education Programs, lectures & case presentations
Solves patient complaints and incident reports promptly;
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