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ERHA - Specialist Medical Officer (Oncology)
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ERHA - Supervisor - Security Services
ERHA - Disaster Preparedness Coordinator
ERHA - Medical Laboratory Technician II


SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Cardiology
SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Neurosurgery
SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine
SWRHA - Senior Radiographer
SWRHA - Senior Human Resources Officer (Industrial Relations)







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SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Cardiology

Job Summary
The Specialist Medical Officer, Cardiology is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of in and out patients under the Specialist Medical Officer’s charge, continuing clinical responsibility for all patients in his/her charge until their final discharge or transfer. Duties will involve outpatient clinical services at San Fernando General Hospital and other Health Facilities as determined by the Director of Health.

The Specialist Medical Officer, Cardiology is also responsible for the standards of medical practice and ethics and for the continued supervision and Ward handling of staff, maintenance of acceptable and agreed standards of medical care for patients who come under his/her responsibility and for the proper conduct of medical staff directly under supervision.  The Specialist Medical Officer, Cardiology will report to the Medical Director, Secondary Services.

Key Functions and Duties

  • Collaborates, writes and responds to requests for consultation from other Specialist Medical Officers in Units throughout the Regional System in the diagnosis and management of patients not directly under his/her care in consultation when so requested.
  • Establishes standards of care consistent with existing knowledge base and available medical technology.
  • Accepts responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to both under-graduates and post-graduate students who may be assigned to the Unit or firm from time to time.
  • Assists in research projects which may involve his/her department and/or in collaboration with other departments.
  • Performs regular rounds with the Registrar and Junior Officers to assist patients’ management.
  • Ensures proper communication to all patients under his/her charge as to the nature of their illness and the outlook in treatment of their well-being so that they understand the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Maintains the discipline and code of behaviour of medical staff directly under his/her supervision.
  • Accepts other responsibilities that the Medical Director may request from time to time, e.g. representation on Committees, investigates patient management practices, and initiates new procedures and services.
  • Implements Admission Discharge and Transfer (A.D.T) policies for his/her Unit as formulated by Head of Department.
  • Performs related work as may be required such as Treadmill stress tests, Echocardiograms, Holter Monitor interpretation, Tilt table testing, pacemaker implantation.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize new and old medical knowledge for the development of techniques of patient care in institution.
  • Ability to display energy, drive, self-motivation, flexibility in work style and organization, emotional stability and maturity, good communication and interpersonal skills, good work ethic and high moral standards.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • MRCP or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years post specialization experience. A post graduate degree/Diploma/Fellowship in Cardiology is essential.
  • Current registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and inspire team work among medical and nursing staff within the department.

All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a police certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by July 22, 2016. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

The General Manager Human Resources (Ag.)
South-West Regional Health Authority
Human Resources Department
#64 Lewis Street
San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 652-8677 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

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.

 

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SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Neurosurgery

Job Summary
The Specialist Medical Officer, Neurosurgery is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of in and out patients under the Specialist Medical Officer’s charge, continuing clinical responsibility for all patients in his/her charge until their final discharge or transfer.

The Specialist Medical Officer, Neurosurgery is also responsible for the standards of medical practice and ethics and for the continued supervision and Ward handling of staff, maintenance of acceptable and agreed standards of medical care for patients who come under his/her responsibility and for the proper conduct of medical staff directly under supervision.  The Specialist Medical Officer, Neurosurgery will report to the Medical Director, Secondary Services.

Key Functions and Duties

  • Collaborates, writes and responds to requests for consultation from other Specialist Medical Officers in Units throughout the Regional System in the diagnosis and management of patients not directly under his/her care in consultation when so requested.
  • Establishes standards of care consistent with existing knowledge base and available medical technology.
  • Accepts responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to both under-graduates and post-graduate students who may be assigned to the Unit or firm from time to time.
  • Assists in research projects which may involve his/her department and/or in collaboration with other departments.
  • Performs regular rounds with the Registrar and Junior Officers to assist patients’ management.
  • Ensures proper communication to all patients under his/her charge as to the nature of their illness and the outlook in treatment of their well-being so that they understand the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Maintains the discipline and code of behavior of medical staff directly under his/her supervision.
  • Accepts other responsibilities that the Medical Director, Secondary Services may request from time to time, e.g. representation on Committees, investigates patient management practices, and initiates new procedures and services.
  • Implements Admission Discharge and Transfer (A.D.T) policies for his/her unit as formulated by Head of Department.
  • Performs related work as may be required.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize new and old medical knowledge for the development of techniques of patient care in institution.
  • Ability to display energy, drive, self-motivation, flexibility in work style and organization, emotional stability and maturity, good communication and interpersonal skills, good work ethic and high moral standards.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • FRCS (N/S), American board certification in neurosurgery, DM (neurosurgery).
  • Minimum of five (5) years post specialization experience.
  • Current specialist registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and inspire team work among medical and nursing staff within the department.

All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a police certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by July 22, 2016. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

The General Manager Human Resources (Ag.)
South-West Regional Health Authority
Human Resources Department
#64 Lewis Street
San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 652-8677 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

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.

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SWRHA - Specialist Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine

Job Summary
The Specialist Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of patients of the emergency department, continuing clinical responsibility for all patients until their discharge.  Work involves serving as a consultant to junior medical officers and directing all professional and auxiliary services to ensure that the standards of medical practice and ethics are maintained.  Work is performed independently and is subject to review by a supervisor.

Key Functions and Duties

  • Establishes standards of care consistent with existing knowledge base and available medical technology.
  • Teaches both under-graduate and post-graduate students who may be assigned to the Emergency Department.
  • Assists in research projects which may involve his/her department and/or in collaboration with other departments.
  • Performs regular rounds in the Emergency Department with the Registrar and/or Junior Officers to optimize patients’ care.
  • Provides information to patients and/or their families as to the nature of their illness and the necessary treatment.
  • Supervises the work of junior medical staff to ensure that the disciplinary standards and codes of behaviour are maintained.
  • Represents the department on committees/boards and attends conferences as required.
  • Investigates patient management practices, and initiates new procedures and services.
  • Implements Admission Discharge and Transfer (A.D.T) policies for his/her Unit as formulated by Head of Department.
  • Performs related work as may be required.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize new and old medical knowledge for the development of techniques for patient care in the institution.
  • Ability to display energy, drive, self-motivation, flexibility in work style and organization, emotional stability and maturity, and, good work ethic and high moral standards.
  • Working knowledge of the Patients Charter of Rights and Obligations.
  • Working Knowledge of the Accreditation Standards Manual for the Health Sector.
  • Sound interpersonal relation skills.
  • Sound supervisory and communication skills.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • Must possess a recognized degree in Emergency Medicine – DM in Emergency Medicine, UWI, and or Board Certified in Emergency Medicine (US), and or Fellowship in the College of Emergency Medicine (UK).
  • Must have spent at least five years in the specialty of Emergency Medicine.
  • Current specialist registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.

All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a police certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by July 22, 2016. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

The General Manager Human Resources (Ag.)
South-West Regional Health Authority
Human Resources Department
#64 Lewis Street
San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 652-8677 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

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.

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SWRHA - Senior Radiographer

Job Summary
The Senior Radiographer is required to co-ordinate staff and workload for the area of work within their designated modality, in conjunction with the Regional Manager, Radiology Services. The incumbent will also have direct responsibility for the imaging equipment within their assigned area as well as maintaining the highest possible standards within the Radiology Department. The Senior

Key Functions and Duties

  • Administers Radiography and/or Ultrasound Services to ensure efficient and effective patient care services and the maintenance of the Authority’s goals and objectives. 
  • Supervises junior staff by assigning and monitoring work, coaching and guiding, identifying standards of performance, completing performance appraisals, performing evaluation for training needs, recommending leave and initiating disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Oversees the operations of the imaging equipment for CT, MRI, Ultrasound and General X-Ray, to guarantee that all equipment is handled correctly and maintained in a safe working order.
  • Assists the Regional Manager, Radiology Services in the implementation and monitoring of radiation safety measures to maintain the safety of patients and staff in compliance with local and international regulatory requirements.
  • Makes recommendations in conjunction with the Regional Manager, Radiology Services on the operating budget for the assigned sub-specialty.
  • Recommends cost saving methods and supply changes to ensure maximum economic efficiency in the Region’s Radiology Services.
  • Prepares statistical reports/data with regards to Radiography and Ultrasound Services and forwards same to the Regional Manager, Radiology Services for compilation of statistical report for the entire Radiology Department.
  • Assists the Regional Manager, Radiology Services with the preparation of proposals for equipment for Radiography Services
  • Participates in employment interviews.
  • Liaises with Radiologists to ensure timely patient reporting and service delivery.
  • Monitors the documentation of accidents and complaints within the assigned modality to ensure that steps are taken to prevent recurrence.
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the ordering and control of supplies and equipment within available resources.
  • Participates as part of an active member of the hospital team.
  • Oversees the adherence to practices in keeping with SWRHA’s accreditation standards.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Sound knowledge of current health care legislation and regulations as it relates to Radiology equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of quality improvement strategies and standards setting systems.
  • Sound knowledge in the operation and use of specialties.
  • Demonstrates interest in maintaining professional development i.e. taking additional courses, participation on professional committees, and adherence to professional code of ethics.
  • Sound knowledge of current trends, principles and practices, safety methods and techniques in Radiography Service

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • A certified Radiographer with a B.Sc.Degree or Diploma in Radiography with experience or equivalent from an accredited institution. 
  • The incumbent must be a qualified Radiographer with at least eight (8) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which must be at a supervisory or managerial level.
  • Training and experience in all sub-specialty would be an asset.
  • Evidence of practical training in Supervisory Management.   
  • Qualifications and experience in Management will be an asset.
  • Must be registered with the Council for the Professions related to Medicine/Radiographers Board of Trinidad and Tobago.

All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a police certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by July 22, 2016. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

The General Manager Human Resources (Ag.)
South-West Regional Health Authority
Human Resources Department
#64 Lewis Street
San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 652-8677 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

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.

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SWRHA - Senior Human Resources Officer (Industrial Relations)

Job Summary
The Senior Human Resources Officer, Industrial Relations will be responsible for technical and supervisory work in the field of Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations. The Senior Human Resources Officer (Industrial Relations) will be responsible for maintaining a harmonious industrial relations climate through the adherence to agreed rules, regulations and procedures, providing support to Managers/Supervisors in resolving human resources problems and monitoring the operations of the Authority with a view to initiate appropriate changes in Industrial Relations Policies and Practices.

Work also includes the supervision of technical and clerical subordinates involved in performing various personnel management and industrial relations functions, keeping and maintaining all necessary individual and collective personnel records of employees. Work also entails, enhancing the economic status of workers, reducing conflict, developing good relation with subordinates and managers to participate in decision making, to extend and maintain industrial democracy and to protect the interests of the employer by following the code of discipline. 

The Senior Human Resources Officer (Industrial Relations) will report to the Manager, Human Resources Employee Relations/General Manager Human Resources. 

Key Functions and Duties

  • Plans, organizes and directs the functions of the Industrial Relations section.
  • Interprets, advises on and ensures adherence to the Authority’s Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Policies, Circulars and Regulations.
  • Forms part of a team, which represents the Authority at collective bargaining negotiations between the Unions, Human Resources Department and / or other relevant authority matters relating to the terms and conditions of service of its employees.
  • Interprets and administers the Authority’s Industrial Relations Agreements and conducts meetings with employees and representatives of Unions to resolve disputes and grievances relating to terms and conditions of service.
  • Initiates and assists in the formulation of Human Resource Management Policies to address Industrial Relations matters relating to future manpower needs of the South-West Region.
  • Assists in the formulation of short and long term IR training programmes to meet training needs and ensures that such programmes are implemented.
  • Recommends and / or arranges for disciplinary proceedings in accordance with the appropriate regulations and collective agreement.
  • Evaluates and assesses the performance appraisals of support staff of the Industrial Relations Unit.
  • Supervises and co-ordinates the work of subordinates dealing with disciplinary matters and other related personnel matters concerning monthly salaried and daily rated employees.
  • Develops and implements projects and will be responsible for management of a sub-unit.
  • Represents the organization externally and would be expected to assist in the development of annual budgets.
  • Provides mediation sessions for employees to treat with work related grievances. 
  • Undertakes additional related duties and responsibilities as are mutually agreed by the General Manager, Human Resources/ Manager Human Resources Employee Relations.
  • Performs related duties as may be assigned.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations principles, practices and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of existing Industrial Labour Legislation, current Industrial Agreements and trends, the Civil Service Act and Regulations, Statutory Authorities Act and other related acts and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Public Administration.
  • Ability to supervise and direct staff engaged in all aspects of personnel management.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and members of the public.
  • Extensive knowledge of Principles of Negotiation preferably in the Public Sector.

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Management, Human Resources Management or a related field.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a Human Resources Department, the last three (3) of which must have been spent in a supervisory capacity.
  • Three (3) years practical experience in Industrial Relations.
  • Diploma/ Certificate in Industrial Relations from an accredited institution of at least one (1) year in duration.
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience.

All applications should be submitted with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, Birth Certificate, a police certificate of good character, a contact number and two (2) testimonials by July 22, 2016. All applications should be addressed (with the name of the position applied for, clearly labelled, on the outside of the envelope) to:

The General Manager Human Resources (Ag.)
South-West Regional Health Authority
Human Resources Department
#64 Lewis Street
San Fernando

For enquiries contact (868) 652-8677 ext. 5051/5050

UNSUITABLE/INCOMPLETE/LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED

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.

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