Careers

Mobile Services Coordinator/Registered Nurse

 

Job Summary

Responsible for supervision of all staff working on the Mobile Screening teams and assist the Manager, Health Services with the supervision of staff at the In-House and Mobile Clinics along with the smooth day-to-day operation of the Medical Department.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Be a Registered Nurse — registered with the Nursing Council of Jamaica.
  • 2-3 years previous supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Be willing to travel island wide and stay overnight (as required).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Be flexible and able to work on own initiative.
  • 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.
  • Be BLS certified &/or prepared to attend ACLS and ECG Interpretation certificate courses.
  • Be trained in First Aid
  • Show a willingness for upgrading skills through further CME training.
  • Demonstrated affinity for good customer service and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate and efficient in using the Microsoft office suite.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to hr@heartfoundationja.org by July 13, 2018

Accountant

 

Full-time or Temporary position at The Heart Foundation of Jamaica

To provide financial oversight for the organization.  

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate accounting records
  • Thorough knowledge of prepare and producing monthly financial reports
  • Maintain and manage accounts payables and receivables
  • Manage the Foundation’s cash flow
  • Prepare bank reconciliation
  • Ensure the Foundation is in statutory compliance

The ideal candidate should:  

  • Have at least a BSc/BBA in Accounts or completed Level II ACCA or its equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 3-5years relevant working experience at supervisory level
  • Have the ability to work in a demanding environment and meet tight deadlines monthly

Please email an application letter and a detailed resume no later than March 31, 2018 to:

hr@heartfoundationja.org

ONLY SHORTLISTED PERSONS WILL BE CONTACTED

Part-time Communications Support -Caribbean

 

SCOPE OF WORK / TERMS OF REFERENCE- Communications Support (Jamaica and Barbados)

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator is seeking a communications consultant to support communications advocacy efforts in Jamaica and Barbados. The goal will be to create a media environment conducive to policy change by reaching the public, but especially influencers and key decision makers, through strategic communications support aimed to support policy advocacy campaigns. The communication consultant will report directly to Kati Anderson, Associate Director, Communications and will work closely with Rachel Morrison, ICC Coordinator.

Project Goal and Description:

  • Facilitate development of a communications strategy to support policy advocacy campaigns with partners in Jamaica and Barbados and assist in the implementation of the strategy.
  • Work with partners to develop key messages and talking points.
  • Assist with the development of a rapid response strategy to counter negative media stories generated from the opposition that warrant a response, if needed.
  • Develop communications materials (template press releases, op-eds, letters to the editor, digital resources) for coalition members to participate and engage in the public debate.
  • Help organize and facilitate workshops and training sessions to help build partner communications capacity and spokespeople.

Key Deliverables:

  • Work with partners in Jamaica and Barbados to support development of communications strategies to support policy advocacy campaigns.
  • Draft, edit and distribute high-quality media relations and other communications materials, including news releases and statements, op-eds, letters to the editor, editorial memos, etc.
  • Media tracking of media monitoring reports and, when helpful, engaging in rapid response to diffuse negative stories generated from the opposition. This includes working with Caribbean partners to develop rapid response plans to counter negative stories generated from the opposition to include: monitoring of stories and analysis on appropriate response, development of talking points, development of rapid response tactics (op-eds, media interviews, media statement, as appropriate), and ongoing media tracking.
  • On-going technical assistance: reviewing communications materials, developing communications strategies and earned media and digital advocacy tactics in support of key advocacy milestones.
  • Work with GHAI and country teams to organize, participate in and facilitate workshops and training sessions, including possible media trainings, media advocacy workshops, and strategic communications planning sessions.
  • Work with country teams to help build out network of national media networks. Ideally, candidate will have existing relationships with Barbados and/or Jamaica journalists.
  • Develop monthly media reports for GHAI that outline communications highlights. Participate in planning/update calls with GHAI on an ongoing basis. Provide ongoing updates to GHAI on communications activities in the Caribbean.

 

Timeline: June 1 through December 2019, with potential to extend past this date.