PEI NURSE MANAGER – Pacific Eye Institute

VACANCY

JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
About Us

The Pacific Eye Institute is the premier training facility for eye health professionals in the Pacific and is an initiative of the Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand. The Institute is recognized for its commitment to eye health and educational excellence and provides training for technicians, nurses, and doctors as well as care for patients from across Fiji. We currently have the immediate job opportunity for:

PEI Nurse Manager

This position is responsible for leadership of nurses and technicians at the Pacific Eye Institute and effective clinical management practices, with a primary focus to support the training and continued professional development of eye care nurses. The role also ensures the delivery of safe and quality nursing care for patients at Eye Operation theatre and PEI outreach.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

Lead and manage a high-performing team of nurses, technicians, and support staff.
Ensure adherence to clinical policies, protocols, and guidelines.
Coordinate training support and participate in student selection for Post Graduate Diploma in Eye Care Programme.
Supervise clinical activities, including operating theatre operations and outreach programs.
Report incidents, maintain records, and ensure compliance with organizational policies and health & safety standards.
Develop and implement strategies to improve patient care and satisfaction.
Coordinate with external partners and organizations to enhance training and service delivery.
Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback to staff.
Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

 

Minimum Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing or higher qualification
Post Graduate Diploma in Eye Care will be an added advantage but not compulsory
Hold a valid annual practising license and registration with the Fiji Nursing Council
10 years of experience in managerial positions in a nursing environment
Demonstrated experience in managing a nursing unit
Experience working in an Outpatient Department (OPD) and Operating Theatre (OT) clinic

 

Skills and Competencies

Good knowledge of the Nursing Act (2011), Scope of Practice, FNC Code of Ethics and Conduct,, Public Service Code of Conduct, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and relevant legislation
Strong leadership and managerial skills
Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities
Proficiency in healthcare management software and Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to foster positive relationships and engage in a culturally sensitive manner with people of diverse backgrounds.
A team player, with a collaborative approach
A solution-focused and service-oriented outlook.
Ability to coordinate schedules, rosters, plan, and budget resources.

 

 

JOB FUNCTIONS
Nursing Staff

JOB OPEN TO:
Fiji Residents Only

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