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UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF THE WEST INDIES
PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER
Category: Health
Description:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Public Health Officer at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

Under the general direction of the Chief Public Health Officer, the incumbent will be required to:

• Provide daily inspection and certification services for the Hospital’s food supplies, stores, kitchen services, pantries and food services to ensure the procurement, preparation, storage and serving of healthy foods.
• Test / sample food and drink, enforce Public Health requirements to conform to the Bureau of Standards.
• Guide the process of Fumigating and Disinfecting Wards, Operating Theatres, Isolation Areas and Vehicles.
• Report and investigate on cases of infectious diseases within the intuition.
• Conduct rodent control surveys and plan, execute and monitor day to day operations
• Set proper standards for all Food Handling Establishments within the Hospital, and be responsible for validation of Food Handlers Permits.
• Develop plan and execute health education training programmes for food handlers.
• Collect collate and interpret of data on all aspects of Environmental Health.
• Carryout water quality bacteriological and chemical sampling.
Qualifications:
Qualification & Experience

• B.S.c in Environmental Health
• Registration with the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine in Jamaica
• Minimum three (3)years experience in related field

Core Competencies

• Ability to exercise sound judgment and conviction of purpose in unfavorable/unpopular situations;
• Excellent inter-personal, oral and written communication skills;
• Training in Public Health Management
• Integrity and confidentiality;
Deadline: June 17, 2019

Contact Information
Name: The Senior Director, Human Resource Management Department
Address: University Hospital of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7
Email: HRD@uhwi.gov.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2019-06-04

 

 

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