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Thursday, 25 April 2019

Vacancy for Staff Nurses

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the posts of Staff Nurse, in the Ministry of Health and Environment.


  • Certification in General Nursing
  • Certification in Regional Examination for Nurse Registration  or similar licensing examination for Registered Nurses


  • Applicants must be licensed by the General Nursing Council for Dominica
  • Post Basic Training or specialization will be an asset
  • Work experience as a Staff Nurse will be an asset

Main duties:

  • Implements the district/ community health programmes in order to foster health consciousness and to promote clients’  well-being
  • Implements the child health programme in the district/community to facilitate  quality nursing care
  •  Provides family planning services to facilitate the implementation of the  programme
  • Provides follow-up nursing care for diabetic and hypertensive patients to facilitate the provision of primary health care services
  • Provides admission and discharge services to facilitate the delivery of health care and promote patient’s well being
  • Provides general nursing  care services to facilitate the delivery of quality  health  care to individual patients within the hospital or district/community
  • Performs other related activities to facilitate the smooth functioning of the department


  • Applicant must be prepared to work in a hospital or community setting
  • Applicant must be capable of working on day and night shifts

Applications should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health and Environment

Government Headquarters


Commonwealth of Dominica

Telephone number 266 3260

Email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application forms are available from the desk of the Principal Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health and Environment or at

Deadline for receipt of applications is July 30, 2017



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