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Executive Director, Nursing Affairs (Ref#001)

  • SA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2023-02-09 14:39:31Z


Responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of Nursing Affairs (NA) at the Hospital in accordance with the American Nurses Association and Nursing Administration Scope & Standards of Practice. He/she will be a member of the Hospital’s Executive Team and will work in collaboration with Chief Executive Officer.



  • Responsible for the operation of the NA group, including strategic planning, day-to-day operations, clinical and distribution services, financial management, and personnel management.
  • Prepares Policies and Procedures manual of the NA and revises as necessary.
  • Liaises with nursing staff at all levels to ensure effective communication and motivation of staff across the NA, as well as, provides counsel and guidance to nursing staff as required; delegates responsibilities to the nursing management team for the day-to-day use of resources.
  • Ensures development of calibre that facilitates a continuous improvement paradigm to achieve professional practice and goals within NA.
  • Supports the professional development of nurses throughout the organization and ensures the proper planning for training based on the identified needs across NA, in coordination with the concerned entities.
  • Collaborates with the medical leadership, other Hospital departments and staff to promote the most effective and efficient patient/family care within the available nursing resources from outpatient visit to admission through discharge.
  • Plans operational and capital budgeting in collaboration with medical and financial colleagues.
  • Accountable for the NA’s budget and the delegation of responsibilities to the nursing management team for the day-to-day use of resources. Monitors budgetary activity for NA as a whole and ensures that a balance between quality nursing care and budget requirements is maintained.
  • Ensures continuous performance improvement across NA and supports the development of multidisciplinary collaborative practice that improves the quality, appropriateness, and efficiency of patient care across the organization.
  • Fosters a partnership approach to amalgamation. Gains from scale and scope of knowledge skills and resources.
  • Establishes and monitors policies and procedures that support high standards of nursing practice that are in keeping with the overall Hospital policy and those required by external regulators and accreditors.
  • Ensures the retention of high quality nursing staff, and the recruitment of well-qualified and experienced staff.
  • Ensures the expansion of management information systems across the NA in keeping with the Hospital’s strategic plan. APPROVED
  • Ensures quality nursing educational programs, clinical experiences, and research across the NA.
  • Participates in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication and teamwork. Treats colleagues, patients, and visitors with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Upholds the organizational values at all times.
  • Participates in Hospital-wide Performance Improvement activities.
  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • PhD or Master's Degree in Nursing, Hospital Administration, or other related discipline is required and Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required.
  • Eleven (11) years of related experience with PhD, fourteen (14) years with Master's Degree or sixteen (16) years with Bachelor’s Degree including six (6) years at a higher consulting and/or managerial position in a large complex hospital or healthcare institution is required.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure from country of origin is required.

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