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Looking For Chief Nursing Officer/ Nursing Superintendent

From 16 to 25 year(s) of experience


₹ 8,00,000 - 9,50,000 P.A.

Posted: 34 days ago

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Creating a road map for the Nursing Department:

  • Formulating a philosophy for the department in tune with the organizational philosophy
  • Setting SMART goals for the department
  • Demonstrate personal and professional development and commitment consistent with the goals
  • Prepare an organizational structure for the nursing department
  • Define scope of services for the department
Ensuring safe Nursing practices:

  • Understanding the nature of patients and the nature of care they require.
  • Taking rounds of the wards and enquiring about the patient welfare and satisfaction
  • Accompany Head-Medical services for ward rounds
  • Ensure proper upkeep by various staff (hygiene, cleanliness etc.) of all the wards, equipment and toilets.
  • Put tracking mechanisms in the system to benchmark nursing standards (Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators, medication errors, patient falls etc.)
  • Review mechanisms for the indicators tracked
  • Devise mechanism for implementation of corrective actions
Administration and Coordination:

  • Take suggestions from patients, nurses, doctors and discuss them to ensure good patient care is provided.
  • Materials management: Understand the materials requirements and coordinate with respective departments and ensure that the required materials are available.
  • Budgeting: Understand the material, manpower and other financial requirements and prepare budgets for the same
  • Discuss with doctors their requirements and experiences and try to meet their expectations
  • Take routine rounds to departments
  • Coordinate between ward in charge and the management•
  • Listen and attend to the problems pointed out by the doctors
Patient care and feedback:

  • Designing and implementing the nursing process/care pathways for rendering safe, effective care to patients.
  • Put in a system to administer medications that are within the legal scope of practice with 100% accuracy
  • Utilize the hospital policy for accurate and complete documentation
  • Communicate in a professional, mature, understandable way to patients, families and members of society concerning health care.
  • Ensure adequate discharge preparation/education for patient and care givers
  • Awareness and compliance to organizational SOPs for nursing practice
  • Take periodic updates on status of patients and an overview from in-charges on a daily basis
  • Keep track of and take note of the surgeries planned for the day etc.
  • Make visits to all the international patients and receive feedback from them as well.
  • Communicate positive feedback to nurses and build them
HR (Planning, Recruitment, selection) and HRD:

  • Assessing nursing manpower needs for the hospital and planning manpower for every department on the basis of care hours
  • Deploying nursing personnel in various departments depending on the competencies
  • Taking help of HR to ensure recruitment, selection, and availability of required nursing staff
Training and development of staff nurses and in-charges:

  • Understanding/identifying the training needs of the team
  • Conducting training need assessments jointly with doctors and nursing supervisors or coordinators.
  • Plan the training calendar for the year for the nursing department
  • Designing the training modules and conducting training programs.
  • Conduct induction programs for new hires and ensure that all new recruits undergo mandatory preliminary training (philosophy of the department, SOPs)
NABH Accreditation (temporary responsibility) and other initiatives:

  • Identify and develop SOPs required for the nursing document
  • Develop, adhere and ensure compliance to all the core and non-core standards
Ensuring 100% compliance for every staff to all the JCI standards (patient care areas, safe medication practices, documentation etc.)

Desired Candidate Profile

Masters/Bachelors Degree in Nursing or other related field required. Should have around 20 years of experience across various departments like wards, ICUs, OT & Minimum 2 years experience as NS

Interested candidates please share cv to or contact to Mr. Sharath H @ 9480 5855 77

Perks and Benefits

Industry: Medical Services / Hospital
Functional Area: Healthcare & Life Sciences
Role Category: Nursing
Role: Nurse Unit Manager
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Education:UG -B.Sc in Nursing
PG - MBA/PGDM in Any Specialization

Company Profile

Fortis Healthcare Ltd
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 45 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and over 374 diagnostic centres. For more information, please visit
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Contact Details

Recruiter Name:Sharath H

Contact Company:Fortis Healthcare Ltd