Principal Nursing Officer

Principal Nursing Officer

  • Post Date:October 31, 2021
  • Apply Before: December 13, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Are you a Zimbabwean working in the diaspora in a senior nursing management role?
Is it your desire to move back home and make a positive difference in the Healthcare Sector?

If your answer is,’ yes,’ we have good news for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for an astute Principal Nursing Officer with a leading private healthcare group in the country. The successful candidate should be a professional of high integrity, be able to deliver a change management strategy, embrace technology and new ways of working.

This individual will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Job Involves

  • Delivering best in class healthcare to every patient visiting our hospitals.
  • Establishing and maintaining nursing care that is patient centric, compassionate and that delivers the best medical outcomes.
  • A clear understanding of the correlation between nursing care and the financial performance of our hospitals.
  • Performance management of all staff in your care.
  • Developing departmental goals and objectives.
  • Developing and leading the implementation of quality improvement nursing strategies in the hospital.
  • Organising, directing, and coordinating medical and health services in compliance with all the regulatory authorities and in accordance with the company’s policies.
  • Developing and implementing patient safety systems and processes.
  • Monitoring and preventing the spread of communicable diseases through infection control measures.
  • Engaging with doctors and other stakeholders to ensure alignment and satisfaction for all.
  • Improving efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services.
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising staff members.
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets and spending to ensure departments operate within funding limits.
  • Managing the hospital’s training school.


  • First Degree in Nursing Sciences
  • Diploma in Nursing Administration
  • Diploma in any post basic qualification
  • Diploma in Registered General Nursing
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a hospital managerial position
  • Master of Business Administration an added advantage

Skills & Attributes

  • Ability to lead, manage and develop employees.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated/ability to motivate others.
  • Flexible attitude and committed to excellence.
  • Pleasant personality and empathetic.
  • Ability to solve problems.

If interested, email your CV, and contact details to [email protected] by 12 December 2021.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Only qualified candidates will be considered.