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NCRHA - Consultant, Paediatric Medicine (Neonatology)
NCRHA - General Manager, Human Resources
NCRHA - Manager, Training and Development
NCRHA - Chief Operating Officer
NCRHA - Bereavement Coordinator






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NCRHA - Consultant, Paediatric Medicine (Neonatology)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Consultant at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Consultant will be responsible to consult and advise lower medical practitioners on various medical issues via reviewing current and historical assessments of patients to determine medical solutions to health problems. Also, to ensure adherence to guidelines and procedures are maintained to avoid medico legal issues.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assists colleagues in units throughout the Hospital in the diagnosis and management of patients, as and when required.
  • Continues clinical responsibility for all patients until their final discharge.
  • Be directly responsible for the standards of medical practice and ethics.
  • Responsible for the continued supervision and training of doctors, nurses and all paramedical personnel (where applicable).
  • Accepts responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to both undergraduate and post-graduate students assigned to the unit.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and care of all equipment used within the discipline to achieve efficient and competent use, and for the maintenance and care of the areas, wards, clinics or laboratories.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of discipline and code of behavior of all categories of staff directly under supervision.
  • Implements and supervises the standard, format and accuracy of the records of all patients under care and to review from time-to-time.
  • Communicates to all patients under charge on the nature of their illnesses and the outlook in treatment of their well being so that they understand (within their capacity to do so) the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Accepts the assessment and reviews of Audit Committee and to implement changes as may be recommended from time-to-time.
  • Be involved with and insists in research projects which may involve the unit and/or in collaboration with other units.
  • Accepts such other responsibilities (within reason) that the Authority through the Medical Chief of Staff - may request of you from time-to-time, e.g. representation on Committees, investigates patient management practices, initiates new procedures etc.
  • Maintains and upkeeps agreed standards of medical care for patients who come under his/her responsibility.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the organisational relationship. 

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Post-Graduate Degree or Diploma in the appropriate specialisation or a certificate from a recognised Post Graduate Institution indicating two (2) years in the area of specialisation (where degrees or diplomas are not offered).
  • At least five (5) years of Post-Graduate experience/training in the area of specialisation.
  • Qualifications from an approved institution registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Where sub-specialisation is indicted or required i.e. Neonatology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery etc. proficiency in these areas should be indicated during the Post-Graduate 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 June 24th, 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 - General Manager, Human Resources
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of General Manager, Human Resources at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The General Manager, Human Resources will be responsible for ensuring that Human Resource activities and supports are proactively responsive to the strategic objectives of the Authority.

He/she will be responsible for formulating and managing the implementation of Human Resource policies and procedures for the development of Human Resource strategic plans and monitoring the performance of such plans.

The incumbent will be required to provide guidelines and advice to the Executive Team and Line Managers on all matters relating to the acquisition, retention and separation of the Human Resources employed by the Authority in the conduct of its business. To contribute as a member of the executive management team in the Authority’s Transformation Thrust.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizes the Human Resource Portfolio within general guidelines established by the Ministry of Health and the Board and provide advice to the Board, Executive Team and Line Members on all matters relating to effective and efficient Human Resource Management.
  • Plans, designs, implements and administers a modern Human Resource Management System together with all related subsystems in the Authority.
  • Oversees the assessment of the Authority’s human resources needs, develops and coordinates strategic Human Resource and succession plans to meet the Authority’s requirements.
  • Maintains the comprehensive Regional Health Authorities’ Human Resource Policies and Procedures Manual, as the basis for Human Resource Practices in the Authority.
  • Coordinates the Human Resource functions throughout all administrative units within the North Central Regional Health Authority.
  • Develops and maintains the Authority’s classification and compensation administration system.
  • Directs Human Resources research, prepares position papers and reports for the guidance of the Chief Executive Officer and the Board.
  • Performs as Secretary to the Human Resource Committee of the Board.
  • Engages in strategic planning and performance reviews.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by the appropriate Authority.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Possession of a First Degree in a Social Science together with Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience of which five (5) must be at a senior management level in Human Resources.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current professional issues in Human Resource Management.

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 17th, 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 - Manager, Training and Development
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Manager, Training and Development at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Manager, Training and Development is a key member of the strategic team and is responsible for the effective and efficient development, coordination and execution of relevant and appropriate training plans and programmes for all employees in the North Central Regional Health Authority.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conducts Gap Analysis in order to develop a training needs assessment for the preparation of an annual training plan for the NCRHA.
  • Assess the developmental needs of the employees of each department with the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) by acquiring training needs assessments, through meetings with Heads of Department and employees, and also based on deficits identified in employee’s Performance Appraisals.
  • Plans, develops and provides training and staff development programmes, utilising knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on the job training, meetings, conferences, workshops or other teaching aids.
  • Monitors and evaluates training activities to ensure that the NCRHA is benefitting from its investment in employees and determine whether retraining is necessary.
  • Consults Heads of Department (especially those in technical and clinical fields) in order to determine the scope and objectives of training programmes for their staff members.
  • Prepares the Authority’s Annual Training Plan, in keeping with the strategic plan of the NCRHA.
  • Identifies and arranges suitable training interventions/programmes for NCRHA employees, based on the Authority’s approved Annual Training Plan.
  • Designs, coordinates and implements/facilitates effective training interventions to enhance the performances and develops the knowledge, skills and abilities of the NCRHA’s employees.
  • Prepares and defends the NCRHA’s annual training budget.
  • Manages the Authority’s annual training budget by tracking the expenditure incurred and the balance in the budget.
  • Provides guidance for employees who seek advanced training mechanisms, such as Scholarships, Time-Off for Part-time studies and No Pay Study Leave, in keeping with the Authority’s Education and Development Policy.
  • Prepares comprehensive and well-researched Notes for the consideration and approval of the Board of Directors with respect to training-related matters.
  • Prepares reports, briefs and memoranda for the General Manager, Human Resources and the Chief Executive Officer as necessary.
  • Ensures, as far as possible, that employees who received sponsorship or financial assistance from the Authority to attend programmes submit training reports at least two (2) weeks after the conclusion of the programme.
  • Prepares Bonding Contracts for employees who have received scholarships and ensure that they sign these contracts prior to commencing the scholarship.
  • Conducts cost/benefit analyses on programmes offered by external service providers in order to select programmes that meet the needs of the NCRHA’s employees.
  • Liaises with in-house facilitators as well as external service providers with the aim of identifying and providing suitable training and development programmes.
  • Liaises with the Finance Department in order to ensure that payments for service providers are processed in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates the performance of support staff and manage regular staff appraisals.
  • Coordinates interviews, as well as interview and select candidates for various Ministry of Health training programmes.
  • Attends Human Resources Committee meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Sit on interview panels as required by the Recruitment Unit.
  • Orients new recruits to the structure and operations of the Authority.
  • Coordinates the On-the-Job Trainee (OJT) Programme within the Authority.
  • Be responsible for the recruitment, selection and placement of University Summer Students, once approved by the Authority, on an annual basis.
  • Trains instructors and supervisors in techniques and skills necessary for training and/or dealing with staff.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • A degree in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management
  • Postgraduate certification in a relevant Human Resources functional area will be an asset
  • A minimum of seven (7) years experience, three (3) of which must be in a specialist field

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 17th, 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 - Chief Operating Officer
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Chief Operating Officer at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

Assist in the administration, direction and control of the Authority’s operations. Also plan, coordinate and develop the operations of the Authority’s hospital functions with the Region’s administration in order to attain the achievement of established objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops and implements strategy for operational management and development in order to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales in the core functional departments.
  • Provides direction for disaster preparedness and emergency services.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development.
  • Monitors, measures and reports on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements.
  • Manages and controls departmental expenditure within approved budgets.
  • Provides leadership and guidance in operational programme planning and implementation, budgetary, utilisation and impact analysis and productivity reporting.
  • Ensures that accreditation standards are maintained in all functional areas.
  • Maintains awareness and knowledge of contemporary operational development theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to directors, manager and staff within the organisation.
  • Assesses and determine staffing needs and assist in policy formulation in the area of manpower planning and development.
  • Monitors and ensure the observance of standards, policies and procedure that have been laid down with respect to recruitment, training, discipline and conditions of service of all categories of staff.
  • Ensures that all activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.
  • Establishes partnerships with public and private sector organisations.
  • Performs other related duties as may be directed by the appropriate organisational relationship.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Postgraduate degree in one (1) Business Administration of the following disciplines or related:
    • Hospital Administration
    • Health Service Admission
  • Minimum ten (10) years of post-qualification experience in a related job function, five (5) of which should be at the middle or senior management level.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment will be an asset.
  • Any other combination of equivalent 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 15th, 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 - Bereavement Coordinator
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Bereavement Coordinator at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

The Bereavement Coordinator is responsible for providing psychological support to all bereaved relatives on a day-to-day basis. This work will include individual and group counseling within the respective cultural/religious belief system; assisting with staff interpersonal skill development and organizing funerals for unclaimed corpses.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provides counseling to bereaved family members.
  • Gives emotional and psychological support to bereaved parents at the death of their infant.
  • Ensures that religious/cultural requirements of clients are observed as far as possible.
  • Provides oral and written information to bereaved relatives- brochures, handouts, talk-shop, etc.
  • Organizes funerals for unclaimed corpses, both infant and adult.
  • Makes arrangements with Family Counseling Services for more formal counseling if necessary.
  • Introduces and maintain support groups, especially for parents whose newborn infants have died.
  • Contacts and direct relatives to the relevant departments, on request, for Hospital’s burial of the deceased.
  • Continually improve the quality of service offered to clients, in conjunction with the Bereavement Counsellor.
  • Liaises with the wards to offer support to newly bereaved relatives, especially in Obstetrics.
  • Regularly update Mortuary Attendants in their interactions with clients.
  • Works within all Health and Safety requirements, ensuring minimal risks at all times.
  • Attends all mandatory training requirements to seek professional development opportunities.
  • Attends regular meeting with team members.
  • Ensures that confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • Undertakes investigations of complaints, if required, and report accordingly.
  • Ensures that their actions support equality, diversity, rights and maintain quality.
  • Facilitates training programmes.
  • Works with other agencies.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Psychology or any Counseling related discipline
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Counselor
  • Extensive experience in a bereavement environment will be an asset
  • Any other 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 10th, 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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