Careers

Job Title                  : Nurse Manager

Accountable to         : Executive Director

Report to                 : Senior Manager, Health Services

Job Summary           : Responsibility for the management and supervision of the clinical aspect of the health services offered by the HFJ. Manage and work in  the In-House Clinic and on the Mobile Screening Team on a rotational basis; responsible for supervision of all staff in the medical department; assist the Senior Manager – Health Services in the day-to-day operation of the medical department as required.

Job Requirements:

  1. Registered Nurse — registered with the Nursing Council of Jamaica.
  2. Experience &/or certification in A&E or ICU would be an asset
  3. Previous experience in managing a team
  4. To be available for work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as arranged in advance and to overnight with the mobile screening team when required.
  5. Be BLS certified &/or prepared to attend relevant course and in-service training as required – BLS, FA, ACLS and ECG Interpretation certificate courses. Show a willingness for upgrading skills through further training.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

  1. Assist in implementing and ensuring that internationally accepted medical standards are maintained for all tests/services offered.
  2. Ensure that the emergency trolley is always adequately stocked; that the defibrillator is in good working order and that the medications are within expiry date
  3. Ensure that emergency procedures for health emergencies are known to all team members and that drills are carried out at least every 6 months
  4. To ensure that the registered and enrolled nurses, cardiovascular technicians and health care assistants adhere to all the medical protocols and that they carry out their duties in an efficient, professional manner.
  5. To liaise with the Business Development Manager in identifying possible opportunities for the mobile to offer its services and increase the use of inhouse medical services.

 

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title                  : Registered Nurse

Accountable to        : Executive Director

Report to                 : Senior Manager- Health Services

Job Summary           : To work at the In-House Clinic and on the Mobile Screening Team on a rotational basis, screening patients for cardiovascular disease. Responsible for supervision of all staff working on the Mobile Team and assist the Senior Manager- Health Services with supervision of staff at the In-House Clinics. Assist the Senior Manager- Health Services in the day-to-day operation of the Medical Department as required.

Job Requirements:

  1. Be a Registered Nurse — registered with the Nursing Council of Jamaica.
  2. Previous supervisory experience.
  3. Ability to work on own initiative.
  4. To be available for work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as arranged in advance and to overnight with the Mobile Screening team when required.
  5. Be BLS certified &/or prepared to attend relevant course and in-service training as  required – BLS, FA, ACLS and ECG Interpretation certificate courses. Show a willingness for upgrading skills through further training.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

  1. To ensure that the medical technicians and junior staff are carrying out their duties in an efficient, professional manner.
  2. To be able to perform all medical tests offered by The Foundation & ensure that patients receive prompt, professional and confidential service from all staff in the department.
  3. To ensure that ALL relevant information is recorded on the appropriate medical forms — check for the details.
  4. To ensure that the ECG’s are processed correctly (refer to procedures manual) and that only checked and signed forms are sent to the cardiologists.
  5. To ensure that adequate and appropriate medical supplies and equipment are available for use especially when working on the Mobile Team.
  6. When on the Mobile Team to be responsible for the collection and safe­keeping of funds on behalf of The Foundation and at the first available opportunity to check off with the Cashier and ensure that a receipt is obtained and presented to the Senior Manager- Health Services.
  7. To assist the Senior Manager- Health Services in preparing monthly staff rosters for inhouse/mobile team/BP programme.
  8. To ensure that all statistical records are kept for all services and that all monthly statistics are ready for presentation at monthly staff/Board of Directors meetings.
  9. Assist the Senior Manager- Health Services in the monitoring and evaluation of the BP and Mobile Screening programmes
  10. Assist the Senior Manager- Health Services in staff training

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title:                             HealthCare Assistant

Accountable to:              Executive Director

Reports to:                        Senior Manager- Health Services

Job Summary:                  Conducts all tests related to the medical services of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica – In-House, Mobile Screening, BP Programme and health fairs. Performs interviews and gives advice within limits of knowledge and refer to the Registered Nurse as necessary.

 

Job Requirement:

  1. The incumbent should have completed Biology/Human & Social Biology to Grade II
  2. Be a Practical Nurse with certification from a recognized school OR have experience working in a medical facility.
  3. Have experience in administering ECG.

 

General Duties

  1. To ensure that privacy and confidentiality of medical and personal information is maintained at all times.
  2. To be willing to travel island wide and be available for work on weekends and public holidays as arranged in advance and to stay overnight with the team when required.
  3. To demonstrate an aptitude for training re medical techniques and information. To show a willingness for upgrading skills through further training.
  4. To display good time-keeping and in doing so avoid delaying the entire medical team when in the field or inconvenience clients waiting to be processed in-house.
  5. To screen clients for cardiovascular disease and any other condition (which may be present simultaneously) under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  6. Assist in the processing of ECGs for the Cardiologists and for clients.

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title                      :           Public Relations & Communications Officer

Accountable to            :           Executive Director

Report to                     :           Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development

Job Summary              :           Be responsible for the public relations and communication activities of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica.  Assist with other activities in the Marketing and Business Development Department as well as with general administrative functions. Perform all social media activities and assess their effectiveness.

 

Job Requirements

:           A Degree in Media and Communications.

:           At least 2 years experience in public relations and communications

:           Be computer literate using Microsoft Suite, Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign Suite or other graphic design software.

:           Experience with the most current social media techniques and keep abreast of new and effective trends.

:           Experience in website maintenance would be an asset

:           Be willing to work at all marketing and public relations events, fundraising activities, including those held on the weekends, public holidays and evenings.

:           Exercise excellent oral, written communication and organization skills

:           The ability to work on own initiative and to represent the organization at public functions and in the media.

 

Specific Duties

  • In liaison with Senior Manager, Marketing & Business development plan and implement PR and communication strategies for the HFJ.
  • Execute all approved marketing/public relations activities related to the promotion of the services of the Foundation including medical, emergency cardiac care, health promotion and school’s health education programme.
  • Maintain a current contact listing of all the media houses and develop and maintain strong relationships with media personnel and key contacts.
  • Liaise with social media networking organizations
  • Research, write and distribute approved press releases to target media.
  • Collate, analyze and present media coverage
  • Liaise with the website developer to ensure that the website is current and is further developed to reach target audience.
  • Develop and maintain effective ways of communicating with the Foundation’s members and assist in increasing and maintaining membership levels.
  • Write and edit speeches, articles and oversee the preparation of the Annual Report
  • In consultation with the Marketing & Business Development Manager, prepare and present the monthly staff meeting report for the Department.
  • Responsible for all Internal staff communications.

 

General Duties

  • To assist and get involved in the social activities of the Foundation, usually coordinated by the Staff Social Committee.

 

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title                      :           Events & Sponsorship Officer

Accountable to            :           Executive Director

Report to                     :           Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development

Job Summary              :           The Events & Sponsorship Officer is responsible for the day- to-day implementation of established marketing procedures and assists in the development and analysis of potential marketing strategies.  The position is also responsible for the coordination of sponsorship agreements.  He/she is also responsible for coordinating all aspects of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica events.

 

SCOPE 

The Events & Sponsorship Officer is responsible for:

  • Coordinating all aspects of The Heart Foundation of Jamaica events, including, but not limited to, planning, executing, and implementing to ensure that the event runs smoothly
  • The goal is to organize unforgettable events that will ensure the entertainment of participants and facilitate the completion of business objectives.
  • Seeking sponsorship for the company’s events.
  • Seek sponsorship, donations and funding for the foundation’s capital requirements

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, or related discipline.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in marketing
  • Experience in all aspects of event planning and seeking sponsorship and funding
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Social Media platforms and analytics.
  • Always keep up to date with the latest trends and best practices in marketing, promotions, and sponsorship.

 

Main Responsibilities- Events

  • Plan events with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding the status of the implementation of the event.
  • Initiates, coordinates and/or participates in all efforts to publicize event
  • Develop and oversee fundraising event
  • Negotiate and secure event space
  • Secure sponsors booth space
  • Create invitee list.
  • Send out invitations and manage RSVP list.
  • Manage correspondence.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations.
  • Do final checks at the day of the event (e.g. tables, technology) to ensure everything meets standards
  • Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems
  • Evaluate event’s success and submit reports

 

 Main Responsibilities- Sponsorship

  • Work with the Senior Manager- Marketing & Business Development to develop high quality, commercially successful event sponsorship models, in line with the company’s ethical collaboration position.
  • To secure event sponsorship and exhibition income, to achieve stretching income targets.
  • Ensure that event sponsorship products are consistent with our views.
  • Build and maintain strong external relationships with potential sponsors, corporate partners, and supporters, through securing and leading new business meetings, and maintaining strong relationships
  • Ensure that The Heart Foundation of Jamaica’s reputation is not compromised by sponsorship models.
  • Create database of possible sponsors, donors and funding agencies that is in keeping with HFJ’s mandate

 

Interested candidate should send their resume via email to: vacancy@heartfoundationja.org.
DEADLINE: 01 June, 2022
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted