Nurses - Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital
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Steward Health Care Malta runs 3 hospitals across the Maltese Islands: Karin Grech Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Gozo General Hospital.
We are recruiting Full-time Nurses to join our dynamic team at Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
- Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of one or more patients (according to need) prioritising care and accurately completing documentation in accordance with local policy;
- Maintaining effective communication with senior and junior staff and with all members of the multidisciplinary team;
- Effectively use the resources available to deliver high standard of nursing care;
- Maintaining a clean, safe and comfortable environment which is conducive to the restoration of health and wellbeing;
- Carrying out medical instructions as ordered by medical staff;
- Working in a collaborative and cooperative manner with other members of the multidisciplinary team;
- Maintaining effective communications with patients and relatives ensuring that they are kept well informed, offering advice and counselling where appropriate according to own level of competence;
- Demonstrating proficiency in the techniques and methods of care relevant to the area of responsibility;
- Maintaining and improving personal and professional knowledge and competence as appropriate;
- Seeking advice and help (when required) from senior nursing staff (medical/paramedical staff where appropriate) to ensure patients receive a high standard of care including advice and counselling;
- Following consultation with relevant persons, initiating and/or participating in nursing research projects and assisting with the integration of relevant research findings into clinical practice;
- Participating in the implementation of quality initiatives including standard setting, evaluation of nursing practice and clinical audit;
- Ensuring self and junior staff act in accordance with the code of professional conduct;
- Adhering to national and local policies with respect to health and safety;
- Keeping abreast of the major incident policy as it affects the individual and the ward/department;
- Acting as mentor to newly appointed staff and students as appropriate to own level of expertise and helping students to meet their learning objectives as appropriate;
- Participating in student assessments appropriate to own level of expertise and after consultation with senior members of nursing staff and the institute of health care;
- Assisting in the coordination of personnel and services involved in the delivery of care to a group of patients according to level of competence/experience;
- Providing information to the Charge Nurse/Midwife and other members of staff to ensure the efficient and effective use of personnel and resources;
- Participating in the implementation and evaluation of quality initiatives;
- Contributing towards maintaining a safe, therapeutic and learning environment;
- Teaching and supervising junior staff and students according to own level of competence/experience;
- Participating in health promotion and health educational activities;
- Making use of IT systems available in the department;
- Any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Eligible candidates should:
By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:
(i) (a) citizens of Malta; or
(b) citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
(c) citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
(d) any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or
(e) third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007” or
(f) in possession of a residence document issued in terms of the “Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations”.
The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.
The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation. Jobsplus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.
(ii) (a) Be proficient in the Maltese Language. However, candidates who do not possess proficiency in the Maltese language will still be considered but have to provide evidence of basic proficiency in the Maltese Language before confirmation of appointment, which is within one (1) year of engagement in case of Nurses appointed with a Degree and six (6) months in case of Nurses appointed with a Diploma by being successful in the examination in Basic Medical Maltese for the Healthcare Profession Part 1 of the University of Malta. The course officially leading to this examination is the Course in Basic Medical Maltese for the Healthcare Profession Part 1 run by the Department of Maltese of the University of Malta. Nurses engaged with a Diploma who would have not obtained this certification within the probationary period of six (6) months, will be given a onetime extension of six (6) months to successfully obtain this certification, prior to confirmation of their appointment. Any related course and assessment fees are to be paid by prospective selected candidates. However, such expenses may be claimed through the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Scheme.
(b) Be proficient in the English Language;
by providing proof by the interview date, that the primary nursing qualification was undertaken in the English Language;
by providing by the interview date, a valid certification, a valid certificate of IELTS (Intermediate English Language Testing System) of average band score of 6 or above in the listening, reading, writing and speaking domains. A certified equivalent qualification to IELTS (Overall Band Score 6) e.g. GCSE / Cambridge: Grade C, TOEFL (IBT): 60-80, CEFR: B2 will also be accepted.
by providing documentation showing at least 6-month Full Time Equivalent certified work experience as registered Nurse in the United Kingdom, Ireland or any other English Speaking country where English is the primary and / or the official language.
(iii) in possession of a recognised qualification at MQF level 5 with a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent in Nursing or a comparable professional qualification AND in possession of a certificate of registration as First Level Nurse with the Council for Nurse and Midwives (Malta), or be listed in the Special Parts of the Register held by the Council for Nurses and Midwives (Malta) in respect of nurses trained in the different special areas recognised by the said Council;
(iv) in possession of a recognised qualification at MQF Level 6 (subject to a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent) in Nursing or a comparable professional qualification AND in possession of a certificate of registration as First Level Nurse with the Council for Nurses and Midwives (Malta), or be listed in the Special Parts of the Register held by the Council for Nurses and Midwives (Malta) in respect of nurses trained in the different special areas recognised by the said Council.
2. Applicants must produce a Certificate of Conduct issued by the Police or other competent authority not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application.
3. Prospective applicants should note the requirement to produce MQRIC recognition statements in respect of their qualifications from MQRIC, or other designated authorities, as applicable, as per provisions applicable to this call for applications.
For further information about the vacancy and how to apply for this position, interested candidates can contact the HR Department on: firstname.lastname@example.org by quoting the position title in the email subject field.
The closing date for submitting applications for this position is the 30th November, 2022.