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Manager, Nursing (3 year contract)

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Agency: Health Promotion Board
Job no.: 532733
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare

Established in 2001, the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB) vision is to build a nation of healthy people.

We aim to empower residents in Singapore to attain optimal health, increase the quality and years of healthy life, and prevent illnesses, disability and premature death.

To achieve this, HPB drives national health promotion and disease prevention programmes, spearheads health education initiatives and creates a supportive environment in Singapore where healthy lifestyle options are available and accessible for healthy living every day.

Overview of Division

The Youth Preventive Services Division has six departments namely, School Health Service, Student Health Centre, School Dental Service, School Dental Centre, Nursing and Clinical Standards and Planning. The Vision is Healthier Children, Better Learners, Brighter Future and the goal is to promote good health and reduce illness among the school-age children.

 

Overview of Department

School Health Service (SHS) aims at detecting common health conditions among the school-going population through screening and reducing illness from communicable diseases through immunisation.

 

Summary Objective of Role

The Manager, Nursing is responsible and accountable for assisting the healthy and at-risk students to attain, regain and retain optimal state of health.

 

The incumbent will contribute in envisioning the department’s work plan and providing leadership in the implementation of prompt, safe and high standard of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and health education to students to achieve the department’s and division’s goal of “Healthier Children, Better Learners, Brighter Future” and the organisation’s vision of “A Nation of Healthy People”.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

The candidate will oversee the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme. The responsibilities include:

 

·         Facilitate vendors and different stakeholders in preparation and timely implementation of the planned vaccination schedules for the HPV vaccination programme

·         Facilitate and guide vendors in managing queries from school liaison personnel, parents, and students

·         Provide clinical and nursing advise in vaccinations and cold chain management of HPV vaccines

·         Responsible to ensure standardisation of HPV vaccinations among vendors

·         Responsible for supervising, coordinating and conducting nursing supervision of vendors on HPV vaccination activities

·         Monitor vendors’ delivery of customer services through feedback from parents, students, schools and public

·         Collaborate with vendors to ensure their staff are adequately trained technically and professionally to provide HPV vaccination services

·         Monitor and ensure vendors’ compliances to SOPs for vaccination activities, management of students, management of vaccines

·         Monitor and ensure vendors meet their assigned KPIs

 

 

Job Requirements

·         Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board

·         Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience, preferably in a supervisory or management position

·         Possess strong communication, interpersonal, negotiation and IT skills

·         Have strong organisational skills with the ability to work in high-pressure, fast-paced environment

·         Able to work independently, set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

·         Experience in leading, managing and implementing projects and teams

 

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