Job Opening

Posting Title: Hospital Matron-Fixed Term- Health Department- Qalqilia Hospital- Grade, H04
Job Code Title: Hospital Matron
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: QALQILIYA
Posting Period: 14 December 2021 - 01 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 21-Medical-UNRWA-170798-R-Qalqiliya (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The incumbent of this post is responsible to the Hospital Director on day-to-day operational and administrative matters concerned with nursing, midwifery and theatre services; receives technical supervision and guidance from the Field Nursing Services Officer.

The incumbent of this post supervises the Senior Staff Nurse in Qalqilia Hospital


In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:
(A) Organizes and manages all activities related to the effective deployment of nursing, midwifery and theatre staff including the schedule of rota and on-call systems to ensure that an appropriate level of service is maintained in all hospital departments.
(B) Supervises all hospital departments to ensure that Technical Instructions are adhered to, the nursing process applied and patients/clients are managed effectively;
(C) Reviews all in-patient records to ensure accuracy and timely completion;
(D) Ensures that procedures are developed and implemented for the effective use and timely replacement of supplies/equipment (including pharmaceuticals used in the wards);
(E) Coordinates action to ensure that a high standard of hygiene is maintained and infection control procedures are implemented;
(F) Supervises the organization and management of the hospital kitchen and housekeeping services including availability of sufficient linen, and reports to the Hospital Director poor standards of hygiene and quality/preparation of food;
(G) Orders appropriate patients' diet in coordination with the concerned Specialists and discusses food requirements for the special diet with the Administrative Officer;
(H) Coordinates regular in-service and orientation training programmes for all nursing staff assigned to the hospital;
(I) Works a flexible shift system so that periodic supervision is provided to all shifts and departments;
(J) Prepares the annual leave roster for the nursing staff;
(K) Participates in regular meetings with other senior staff members to review the quality of services provided to the patients/clients and the organization/management of the hospital;
(L) Reports on nursing activities on a monthly basis to the Field Nursing Officer through the Hospital Director;
(M) Participates in the selection of nursing staff of the hospital;
(N) Performs such other duties as may be assigned.


You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:
i. Deciding and Initiating Action
ii. Leading and Supervising
iii. Relating and Networking
iv. Planning and Organizing
v. Coping with Pressure and Setbacks


A university degree in Nursing from a recognized university.

Post graduate degree or diploma in health service management/administration or training;
Experience in clinical training and supervision.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years experience in nursing.


Good command of written and spoken English and Arabic.

Special Notice

لن يتم النظر في أي معلومة يتم ارسالها بعد تقديم هذا الطلب، لذلك تأكد أن جميع المعلومات في طلب الوظيفة كاملة وصحيحة من حيث الدرجة العلمية (مثلا بكالوريوس/ماجستير/دبلوم) وجميع الخبرات من حيث تاريخ البداية والنهاية، والمسمى الوظيفي ، وجميع الوظائف في تاريخك المهني،وطبيعة العقد( دوام جزئي أو كامل ) الرجاء الاضطلاع على المرفق في أعلى هذا الاعلان
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UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

* Conditions of service
Monthly basic salary USD1,642.10, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate.

Other benefits include:
• Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency).
• Dependency allowances (if applicable).
• 36 days of annual leave.
• Compulsory medical insurance.

(A) Post graduate degree or diploma in health service management/administration or training;
(B) Experience in clinical training and supervision

Ability to organize and direct the work of others, and to maintain good relations with co-workers.

*** Equivalency:
Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered if there will not be enough qualified candidates.

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:

* Important information
1-This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, only candidates who reside in West Bank or Jerusalem at the time of applications are eligible to apply. The Agency does not assume responsibilities nor support the issuance of work permits for those who has no legal documents to live in WB/Jerusalem.

2-Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no longer be using telephone calls.

3-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate disqualification.

UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.

UNRWA’s human development goals
UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency’s operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.

How can you make a difference?
You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

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