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Director Health Services - Parliament of Zimbabwe

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zimbabwean citizens below the age of fifty (50), with a clean security, disciplinary, criminal record, to fill the permanent establishment vacant positions of Director Health Services.

Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage.

Grade : Director Level – F 1 Equivalent

Location : Health Services Department

Reports To : Principal Director Human Resources & Administration

Summary of Job Description

Developing and implementing strategies and safeguards to protect, promote and manage the primary health care and safety of Members and Staff of Parliament, prevent and address health and safety concerns that interfere with the work of Parliament as well as prevent illness and injury throughout the sitting calendar years.

Duties

Developing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws

1.2 Establishing health procedures that guide health practice following public health recommendations

1.3 Revising primary health care policies and procedures to align with prevailing and other governing statutes.

1.4 Recommending and implementing health service procedures for medical emergencies, referrals, communicable diseases and other health concerns

1.5 Providing consultation regarding district management plans that involve health and safety of students and staff members

1.6 Direct dispensing of medication to Members and Staff of Parliament

1.7 Advising Human Resources regarding Workers Compensation and staff injury programs for the Parliament of Zimbabwe

1.8 Coordinating Occupational Health Safety and Wellness Programs for Parliament of Zimbabwe

1.9 Supervising health services staff and annual budget for district and non-public schools

1.10 Performing any other duties as assigned or requested including attending professional development/meetings, in-services and workshops.

Minimum Educational Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Medicine / Nursing Science
  • Five (5) years traceable leadership experience in a public healthcare setting,
  • Licensed as a Registered Medical Practitioner / Nurse
  • Valid Class 4 Driver’s license Experience
  • Ability to work well with others and possess exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to constantly make decisions and act within statutory provisions, procedures and guidelines
  • Knowledge of legal mandates regarding provision of health services Ability to work in a diverse political environment
  • Knowledge of medical support systems within the community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

To Apply

In return, Parliament of Zimbabwe offers a comparatively competitive public sector remuneration package which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.

Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage. Applications, together with fully detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, a motivation letter of not more than 200 words (for posts 1 and 2) and three contactable referees, clearly showing which job is being applied for, should be hand-delivered and / or sent to:

The Clerk of Parliament

Parliament Building

Corner Third Street & Nelson Mandela Avenue

P.O. Box CY 298

Causeway

HARARE

Alternatively, submissions can be e-mailed to: hrvacancies@parlzim.gov.zw. Canvassing and CV fraud will lead to automatic disqualification.

The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 14th MARCH, 2022

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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