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North Central Regional Health Authority - Manager, Materials Management
North Central Regional Health Authority - Purchasing Officer
North Central Regional Health Authority - Registered Nurse, Urology








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NCRHA - Manager, Materials Management
The Manager, Materials Management will be responsible for the management of all aspects of supply chain management and maintenance of control and accuracy over all inventories, throughout the Institutions, inclusive of all transactions, procurement planning, scheduling, cost, warehouse and receiving to ensure an uninterrupted flow of goods and services to positively impact on patient care.

Main Responsibilities

  • Indicates and analyses price changes to relevant stakeholders.
  • Negotiates prices, terms and conditions with regard to all items and services of intended purchase.
  • Researches and establishes reliable, alternative sources of supplies.
  • Reviews all purchase orders prior to approval.
  • Ensures systematic tracking of all approved requisitions and purchase orders to ensure that they are dispatched on time and in full.
  • Ensures effective, proactive liaision with user departments to forecast and plan within the supply requirements/restrictions.
  • Ensures that adequate mechanisms are implemented and maintained to provide regular feedback to stakeholders.
  • Ensures the effective submission and control of claims and amendments, including claims on items not received/damaged goods/incomplete orders which may result in debits or credit.
  • Tracks and monitors delivery of goods and services to departments and warehouses.
  • Coordinates the logistics in obtaining stock notice due to seasonal or unusual demand.
  • Ensures that all reorder levels at the stores are efficiently and effectively maintained.
  • Collaborates in the determination of floor space requirements for storage and research compliance with laws e.g. Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Infection Control and Accreditation Standards.
  • Ensures routine reports are updated and submitted in a proactive manner.
  • Collaborates to ensure that all Board of Surveys for all items are conducted in a timely manner for the organisation in accordance with approved purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Updates the procedural manual about developing the warehouse layout systems, inventory control systems, packing analysis systems, forecasting systems, carts/space plan system bar coding system, shelving analysis, scheduling systems, warehouse transportation system etc.  
  • Adheres at all times to Accreditation Standards, Public Health, Infection Control, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Health/Division of Health and Social Services and North-Central Regional Health Authority protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures and legislation.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with new and existing vendors.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the organisational relationship.                                                        

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Bachelor Degree in Management with level 3 or 4 in CIPS.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in a large scale organisation; three (3) of which must be in a supervisory capacity.
  • Public Sector experience will be an asset.
  • Great Plains (Microsoft Dynamics) or proficiency in Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS).
  • Any equivalent 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 December 2nd, 2016 to:

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources
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 - Purchasing Officer
The Purchasing Officer will be responsible for buying the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive prices to enable the Authority to operate efficiently and effectively.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conducts research to acquire the best products and vendors for the best value, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Identifies appropriate supply sources from approved vendors’ listings coupled with establishing new/potential vendors whilst securing their inclusion on approval lists.
  • Identifies and selects vendors to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery dates and place orders.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with new and existing vendors.
  • Interviews and negotiates with vendors to ascertain their ability to meet the Authority’s established requirements for design, performance, cost, quality and delivery.
  • Ensures that all purchase specifications conform to user requirements.
  • Ensures that all Purchase Requisitions are properly authorised, complete and accurate.
  • Monitors the progress of Purchase Orders by contacting the appropriate vendors by mail and/or phone to ensure that goods are shipped as agreed and expedites shipments as required.
  • Expedites emergency-type orders from point-of-requisition to point-of-receipt.
  • Maintains accurate logs for Purchase Orders and Purchase Requisitions.
  • Maintains up-to-date catalogues (product and price listing) on commodities.
  • Keeps up-to-date on all supply sources for key material and services required.
  • Ensures that comprehensive and accurate records are kept of all purchases.
  • Keeps user departments informed with regard to after sales support on purchase items.
  • Provides accurate purchase order status information in an efficient manner to the organisational relationship.
  • Maintains the integrity and completeness of the purchasing file/records.
  • Performs related duties as directed by the organisational relationship.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or its related discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years similar experience in a large scale organisation.
  • Public Sector experience will be an asset.
  • Proficient in Great Plains Dynamics.
  • Any equivalent 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 December 2nd, 2016 to:

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources
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 - Registered Nurse, Urology
The Registered Nurse, Urology will be responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients within assigned units in support of quality medical care as directed by the Medical Staff.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning, supervising and instructing all assigned Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Assistants and Attendants.
  • Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of patients.
  • Prepares equipment and assist the Physician during treatments and examinations of patients.
  • Administers prescribed medication- orally and via injection; observe patients for reactions to medications and reports adverse reactions to Nurse In Charge.
  • Provides treatment using therapeutic equipment.
  • Change or assist the Physician in changing, dressing and cleaning wounds/incisions.
  • Take temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure and heart beat to detect deviations and gauge the progress of patients.
  • Complies with the Physician’s instructions on patient care and approved nursing care plan(s).
  • Initiates, implement and evaluate nursing care plans in order to provide efficient and effective patient care.
  • Observes record and report to the Nurse-In-Charge or Physician: the patients’ conditions and reactions to drugs, treatment and critical/significant incidents.
  • Maintains patients’ medical records on nursing observations and action taken - such as medications and reactions to treatments administered, investigations, intake and output, temperature, pulse and respiration rate, blood pressures.
  • Maintains the safety of patients and clients by following the policies, procedures and protocols for the administration of medicine.
  • Records all nursing needs of the patients and provide instructions with respect to post discharge care.
  • Observes the emotional state of patients and provide instructions with respect to post discharge care.
  • Assists in operations and deliveries by preparing the room, sterilised instruments, equipment and hands them to surgeons during procedures. (Theatre RN)
  • Assists non-professional nursing care personnel in rendering nursing care in the Unit.
  • Control drugs utilised by maintaining the check and balance systems of the Nursing Unit and the organization- effective monitoring of the critical limits.
  • Ensures that all work areas are well maintained in all aspects required by nursing standards.
  • Maintains good working relationships with the assigned span of control to provide optimal quality patient care.
  • Performs related duties as directed by the organisational relationship.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in General Nursing from a recognised institution.
  • Current registration with the Nursing Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Participation in continuing nursing education programmes annually for at least 32 hours.
  • Proficiency in the area of Urology should be indicated during the training period.

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 December 2nd, 2016 to:

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources
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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