Registered Nurse, Ministry of Health and Wellness - Ministry of Health

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The Government of Barbados is seeking to recruit experienced, dynamic, and committed individuals who are interested in a challenging yet highly rewarding professional opportunity for the position of:

POSITION: Registered Nurse


Job Summary

The Registered Nurse under the supervision of the Nursing Officer ensures that the holistic needs of patients and families are completed and documented.

The nursing procedures are performed in accordance with the ICN code of ethics, hospital policy, and the nurse’s Act; assuring a safe and secure environment in accordance with universal standards. In the absence of the Nursing Officer, assumes responsibility for the management of the unit



Geriatric Services

The Geriatric services comprise four small teaching hospitals:

The Geriatric Hospital in Beckles Road is the largest with 278 beds while the overall capacity of Geriatric Services has approximately 500 beds. The hospitals are mandated to provide institutional health and rehabilitative care for elderly persons, sixty-five (65) years and older. The goal is to provide sustained quality health care to all clients of the Geriatric Services.

The candidate must be highly motivated, patient-centred, and professional in their delivery of care.




A fully Registered  Nurse with the Nursing  and Midwifery  Council  of Ghana who holds an Associate Degree or a Bachelor  of Science  Degree  in General  Nursing  with a minimum  of three  (3) years' experience  as a Registered  Nurse


Psychiatric Hospital

The  Psychiatric  Hospital is the lone mental health institution on the island with a bed capacity of 535 patients. Care is delivered under the Mental  Health Act Cap 45. This Hospital offers a variety of mental health services inclusive of psychological, recreational, occupational,  social work and drug rehabilitation therapy.

The candidate must be a highly motivated individual able to deliver empathetic, competent, patient-centred care at the hospital in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.




A fully  Registered  Nurse with the  Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana who holds an Associate Degree or a Bachelor of Science Degree in General  Nursing with a minimum of three (3) years experience as a Registered  Nurse with post qualification in Psychiatric Nursing. Suitable Candidates highly motivated


Primary Health Care (Polyclinics)

Primary Health Care,  the first level of care,  is delivered through nine polyclinics which are located within easy access to their catchment areas across the island. Health services are accessible across geographical, fiscal, social and cultural realms.

A multidisciplinary team equipped to deliver a wide range of health care services on a daily basis to the general population.  The Polyclinics are teaching institutions and are affiliated with the West Indies and The Ross University of Medicine.

The candidate must be a highly motivated individual able to deliver empathetic, competent, patient-centred care at the polyclinic in a dynamic,  fast-paced environment.




A fully Registered  Nurse with the Nursing  and Midwifery  Council  of Ghana who holds an Associate Degree or a Bachelor  of Science Degree in General Nursing with a minimum of three (3)  years' experience as a Registered Nurse with post qualification in Midwifery

How To Apply

Each candidate is required to provide the following:

  • Application Form;
  • Updated curriculum vitae;
  • Three (3) copies of nursing qualifications with original certificates for verification;
  • Proof of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana,
  • Two (2) original police certificates of character dated within the last six (6) months;
  • Two (2) reference letters dated no more than six (6) months from the date of submission;
  • Biodata page of a valid passport and must not expire within two (2) years;
  • The original and one copy of the Birth Certificate;
  • Three (3) certified passport-sized photos;
  • Where applicable, evidence of change name (e.g. marriage certificate);
  • Completed Pre-Employment Health Screening Form with evidence of Medical Immunization Record of MMR, (2) doses; HEP B, (3) doses and Lab evidence of immunity (immune or non-immune) must be provided after the vaccine series is completed, polio, DPT, yellow fever, BCG, Chicken Pox (2) doses and COVID-19 Vaccination (s);
  • Letter of appointment to the Service if applicable;
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Barbados Form,
  • Possession of current Basic Life Support certification; and
  • Nurses with critical care experience should possess Advanced Life Support Certification.



The MOH-HRHD International  Recruitment Portal will be opened on Friday, 31st December 2021 and close on Tuesday, 5th  January,

2022 for applicants to apply


Interested applicants should:

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