St. John of God Outreach Services
Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares, Bidau, Dili, Timor Leste
VACANCY: Nursing Project Officer
ELIGIBILITY: Timorese National
REPORTS TO: Nursing Development Program Manager
CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term
- PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the Nursing Project Officer is to:
- Work closely alongside the St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) Nursing Development Program (NDP) specialist nurses/midwives, to facilitate a respectful and sensitive approach to HNGV nurses, midwives, patients and other health care providers, in line with the Timorese cultural norms and expectations.
- Assist with the management and development of SJGHC NDP learning and development programs.
- ABOUT ST JOHN OF GOD HEALTH CARE
St John of God Health Care’s first capacity building program in Timor-Leste (East Timor) was established in 2004 with the goal of developing diagnostic pathology services across the country. In 2010 St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) commenced a Nursing Development Program. Both programs have signed Memoranda of Understanding with the Ministry of Health in Timor-Leste to improve patient outcomes by developing the capacity of nurses and medical scientists working at the Guido Valadares National Hospital in Dili. The SJGHC team is a mix of skilled expatriate and Timorese nurses, medical scientists and support caregivers.
Our nursing and pathology programs have the scope to improve health outcomes on a national level.
- MISSION AND VALUES
Our mission and values are vital to all that we do in Timor-Leste. Our caregivers are expected to adhere to and promote these. This includes the following: