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Ministry of Health - Request for Porposal for Consultancy Services
Ministry of Health - Eye Bank Technician
Ministry of Health - Resident Transplant Surgeon
Ministry of Health - National Transplant Coordinator
Ministry of Health - Manager, Dental Services
ERHA - Medical Laboratory Technician III
ERHA - Manager, Security Services
ERHA - District Nurse
ERHA - Midwife
ERHA - Registered Nurse / Licensed Midwife
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Ministry of Health - Request for Proposal for Consultancy Services

The Ministry of Health invites interested individuals to submit proposals for the provisions of the following consultancy:

  • To operate as Project Co-ordinator for the various projects under the Ministry’s  construction programme

Terms of Reference for the Consultancy Services are available from the Contract Employment Unit, Human Resources Management Division, 2nd Floor, Ministry of Health, #63 Park Street, Port-of-Spain from June 22, 2015 to July 03, 2015 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or via this link: Click here to download the Terms of Reference for Consultancy Services

Closing date for Submissions of completed proposals will be July 03, 2015 at 3:00 pm

One (1) original and five (5) copies clearly marked “original” and “copy” accordingly are to be submitted.  All proposals must be clearly signed and marked:

“ To operate as Project Co-ordinator for the various projects under the Minsitry’s construction programme ”

Proposals should be addressed to:

Director, Human Resources
2nd Floor
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

And deposited in the marked Tender Box on the Ground Floor of the Ministry of Health Head Office.

Enquires can be directed to:

Email: tenders@health.gov.tt

THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE, OR DOES NOT BIND ITSELF TO ACCEPT PROPOSALS WHICH DO NOT MEET ITS MINIMIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

IDEAS CONTAINED IN UNSUCCESSFUL PROPOSALS REMAIN THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF THE BIDDER. 

LATE PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UINDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

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Ministry of Health - Eye Bank Technician (2)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the position of Eye Bank Technician at the National Organ Transplant Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary
The Eye Bank Technician is responsible for recovering, evaluating and preserving human eye tissue for the purpose of transplantation, research and education and keeping detailed records associated with the process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs surgical recoveries of eye/cornea tissue from donors utilizing aseptic technique at hospitals, mortuaries, funeral homes and private residences.
  • Recovers, evaluates and preserves human eye tissue for the purpose of transplantation, research and education.
  • Performs donor medical history reviews and physical assessments including gross evaluation of ocular tissues.
  • Conducts physical examinations and draws cadaveric blood samples for serology testing where necessary.
  • Transports the recovered eye/cornea tissue safely to the Eye Bank.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology OR a BSc. in Biology from an approved educational institution or recognised equivalent expertise in Eye Banking.
  • Excellent communication as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a valid Trinidad and Tobago Driver’s Permit and a motor vehicle in good working condition.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong working knowledge of aseptic technique. 
  • Knowledge of applicable legal regulations regarding donation of organs and tissues.
  • Ability to perform delicate manual procedures requiring high amounts of dexterity.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

Applications can also be e-mailed to:
careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail. Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than July 17th 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Resident Transplant Surgeon

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the position of Resident Transplant Surgeon at the National Organ Transplant Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary
Works in close collaboration with the Director, National Organ Transplant Unit and other personnel to develop all aspects of Kidney Transplantation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Surgical pre-assessment of all patients to be transplanted, recipients and living donors.
  • Performs and assists with all transplant operations.
  • Assists in post-operative management of recipients.
  • Conducts management of the post operative donors.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • FRCS or equivalent Diploma recognized by the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in General Surgery and/or significant experience in Vascular Surgery, Transplantation and Urology as evidenced by certification and experience.
  • Verification of being in a transplant training programme such as a one (1) year formal Transplant
  • Fellowship training and at least three (3) years of continuous experience performing Transplant and Access surgery.

    OR

  • Evidence of completing a 1-2 year transplant training programme in a formal Transplant Fellowship with two (2) years of experience performing kidney transplants.

    OR

  • In lieu of formal training, four (4) years of continuous experience performing Transplant and Access Surgery.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

Applications can also be e-mailed to:
careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail. Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than July 17th 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - National Transplant Coordinator

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the position of National Transplant Coordinator at the National Organ Transplant Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary
The National Transplant Coordinator is responsible for coordinating solid organ (heart, lung, heart-lung, liver, kidney and pancreas) and ocular tissue transplantation of all pediatric and adult organ recipients.  This role requires attention to fine detail, effective communication skills at all levels and an ability to report and document comprehensively

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates organ and tissue procurement services
  • Maintains a database of potential donors and recipients.
  • Ensures that recipient and donor laboratory tests are performed to determine histocompatibility of blood and/or tissue of recipient and donor.  Also that all tests are performed periodically to ensure recipients are fit for transplant.  Ensures that patient (donor) is kept in stable condition for organ procurement preoperatively.  Thus ensure a proper match of recipient to donor.
  • Heads a screening committee that analyses medical data of potential organ donors and transplant recipients from medical and social records, physical examinations, consultation with health team members and any other source necessary to perform preliminary physical assessment and screen potential recipients and donors.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing or acceptable equivalent training and experience.
  • Licensed to practice nursing in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Computer literacy – proficiency with Microsoft Officer.
  • At least five years post-graduate nursing experience with training in and working experience with training in and working experience in intensive care nursing.
  • Working experience with transplant or organ transplant team.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

Applications can also be e-mailed to:
careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail. Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than July 17th 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Manager, Dental Services

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, in the under mentioned position, for a period of three (3) years, in the Dental Services Division of the Ministry of Health.

Job Summary
The Manager will plan, direct and coordinate the dental services of the country.  He/she will also develop and review all national oral health policies of the Dental Services Division.

Length of Contract
One (1) position for a period of three (3) years 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages a comprehensive programme for administration of Oral Health care at the National level, in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders, to ensure proper dental care is afforded to the citizenry.
  • Coordinates the services provided by the Dental Services Division by ensuring proper strategies are utilized for the efficient delivery of dental care.
  • Develops, maintains and reviews policies conducive to sound Oral Health, through continuous monitoring, evaluation and feedback to remain relevant in a modern, technological environment.
  • Articulates standards of care, based on test practice applicable to Trinidad and Tobago for relevancy to the local populace.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of dentistry technique and technology.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to direct, organize and plan the Dental Services of the country.
  • Expert managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

Applications can also be e-mailed to:
careers@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than July 2nd 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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