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NCRHA - Chief Audit Executive
NCRHA - Regional Manager, Medical Records
NCRHA - Nursing Supervisor
NCRHA - Medical Laboratory Technician III





NCRHA - Chief Audit Executive
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Chief Audit Executive at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Chief, Audit Executive is responsible for reviewing the operations of the Authority to ensure that performance systems are in accordance with approved policies and regulations; via conducting internal audits and reviews to assess the effectiveness of operational and financial controls and systems, business processes, risk management systems and governance processes to maintain such effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conducts independent audits for the Board to review effectiveness of controls, financial records and operations.
  • Prepares audit programmes for review and approval by the  Audit Committee/Board of Directors 
  • Conducts audits on the records of the various Institutions/Departments to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with the Authority’s accounting and administrative procedures.
  • Conducts audits of departmental operations to sustain compliance with the Authority’s policies and procedures, and that the materials/human resources are optimally utilised.
  • Examines and review financial, administrative and accounting systems to determine their efficiency and protective value.
  • Reviews records relating to assets, such as equipment, machines and tools to determine the degree to which they are used.
  • Analyses data received for evidence of deficiencies in controls, extravagance, fraud or lack of compliance with the Authority’s established policies and procedures.
  • Liaises with the external Auditor of the Authority.
  • Proactively advise or comment on the design and introduction of new or revised administrative system, ensuring that the required accountability and transparency framework are built into these systems
  • Performs other related duties as may be directed by the appropriate organizational relationship.     

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Business, Finance, Operations Research or any other 
  • related area.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience as an Auditor in a large and complex organisation 
  • Excellent practical computer skills gained from Microsoft Office
  • Any other combinations of training and experience may be considered.

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.

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by June 1st, 2015 to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer 
North-Central Regional Health Authority
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Building # 39, First Floor
Champs Fleurs

Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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NCRHA - Regional Manager, Medical Records
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Regional Manager, Medical Records at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Regional Manager, Medical Records is responsible for organising, coordinating and directing health information management services across the multi-facility healthcare system in such a way as to provide the necessary information for healthcare providers and administrators to deliver optimum patient-care services.

Main Responsibilities

  • Directs the medical records information management functions of all the Facilities throughout the Region.
  • Develops and implement policies and procedures for Medical Records operations, which are in line with accreditation standards to ensure effective and efficient health records information systems.
  • Guides by Hospital Policy and existing legislation, develop health information management policies and procedures on: release information, confidentiality, information security, storage and retrieval, and record retention as well as authorship and authentication of health records documents, standardisation of medical vocabularies, and use of classification for diseases and procedures.
  • Provides education and training to medical records staff and other healthcare employees in areas relevant to health information management policies and procedures.
  • Designs tools and forms on which to capture information on patient activity/healthcare service as needed.
  • Works with the Information Systems/Information Technology Department to incorporate new technologies to manage health/patient care information.
  • Collaborates with clinicians and other patient care providers, who document in the records, on the format and structure of forms to be used in the record.
  • Prepares and submits performance appraisals for subordinate staff.
  • Participates in strategic planning exercises, which would guide and dictate the activities to be undertaken to improve health information management.
  • Monitors changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect health information management.
  • Develops, maintains and updates as necessary a manual to guide health records operations throughout the Region.
  • Represents the NCRHA at committee meetings at the level of the Ministry of Health as they pertain to issues which relate to health records services as a vital component of the Health Information System.
  • Coordinates the activities of the Regional Health Records Committee.
Minimum Training and Experience
  • Master Degree in a health-related discipline or a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in management of health information/healthcare services; and five (5) of which gained in administration and staff management.
  • Experience in training and development of others in this field.
  • Any other combination of training and experience may be considered.

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.

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by June 1st, 2015 to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer 
North-Central Regional Health Authority
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Building # 39, First Floor
Champs Fleurs

Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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NCRHA - Nursing Supervisor
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the positions of Nursing Supervisor at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) in Trinidad & Tobago.

The Nursing Supervisor will be responsible for conducting advanced professional and supervisory work in the nursing field at the hospital. Also to perform as an assistant to the Nursing Manager. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Supervises and review the operational activities all nursing staff engaged in the care and treatment of patients.
  • Performs ward rounds, evaluate, inspect and review reports.  
  • Liaises with nursing staff on the condition and treatment(s) of patients.
  • Oversees the classification of clients and assist in determining daily staffing requirements for each ward for effective patient care delivery. 
  • Facilitates the rotation of staff between units to gain multi-functional experience and professional development.
  • Manages work and leave schedules for subordinate staff.
  • Supervises the implementation of the nursing processes.
  • Assists in formulating the annual budget for the nursing department.
  • Assists with the administration of the Nursing Quality Improvement Team.
  • Coaches, mentors and evaluates the performance of the nursing team.
  • Consults with the Head Nurses and other nursing personnel regarding patient care.
  • Investigates legitimate complaints and address or redirect to client feedback systems.
  • Collates information/statistics with respect to nursing activities in the assigned unit.
  • Requisitions for reagents and disposal of unserviceable articles. 
  • Maintains inventories of stores (critical limits) and equipment, record receipt and issue of drugs
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the organisational relationship.
Minimum Training and Experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing Administration.
  • Current registration with the Nursing Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Post basic training in Midwifery is a requirement.
  • Considerable experience as a professional nurse, including three (3) years experience at the supervisory level.
  • Experience in management training will be an asset.
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by June 1st, 2015 to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer 
North-Central Regional Health Authority
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Building # 39, First Floor
Champs Fleurs

Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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NCRHA - Medical Laboratory Technician III
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Medical Laboratory Technician III at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Medical Laboratory Technician III responsible for the coordination, supervision and performance of routine and specialised technical services for the overall operation, quality assurance, methodology and processes in the clinical laboratory.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and perform medical laboratory tests and a variety of complex technical tasks in relevant laboratory disciplines while ensuring quality results for use in diagnosis and management of patients.
  • Supervise and appraise all technical and clerical staff assigned to the various sub-units.
  • Organise and assign duties of all technical and clerical staff within the relevant sub-units of the laboratory, including preparation of rosters under the guidance of the Head of the Laboratory Department.
  • Evaluate laboratory test results and discuss the results with the Clinical Consultant/Head of the Laboratory Department.
  • Suggest additional tests based on results obtained on evidence of other abnormalities as delegated by the relevant Head of the Laboratory Department.
  • Ensure that proper maintenance of the department’s equipment, supplies, records and reports are conducted.
  • Provides technical guidance and recommend ongoing training for new and existing staff.
  • Coordinates the preparation of culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.
  • Ensures that written standard operating procedures with protocols for laboratory procedures and investigations are developed and communicated to all relevant staff.
  • Ensures that the department’s turnaround times for investigations are achieved and reports are promptly dispatched for collection. 
  • Develops and evaluate proposals in conjunction with the Clinical Consultant/Head of the Department for new investigative techniques and equipment.
  • Liaises with the Clinical Consultant/Head of the Department to determine staffing needs for the department.
  • Ensures compliance with health, safety, quality control and other regulatory standards.
  • Ensures that infectious materials are properly handled and disposed.
  • Adheres to develop, organise and participate in quality assurance programmes to guarantee a consistent and high quality of service.
Minimum Training and Experience
  • BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology or a postgraduate diploma/degree in the relevant laboratory discipline would be preferable.
  • At least eight (8) years working experience in a recognised medical laboratory, where at least three (3) of which must be at supervisory level in the relevant laboratory discipline.
  • Registration with the Medical Laboratory Technicians Board of Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by June 1st, 2015 to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer 
North-Central Regional Health Authority
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Building # 39, First Floor
Champs Fleurs

Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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