Head Nurse

Sat, Jan 09 2021 3:56 PM

Publish Date

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of Public Health

GD of Human Resource

Job Announcement

Vacancy Number:                   Head Nurse

Post Title:                                Head Nurse                                                    

Organization:                          MoPH/ ICU project

Location:                                 Kabul

Duration:                                 1 Year (Extendable)

No. of Post:                             2

Sex:                                         Male/Female

Nationality:                             Afghan           

Salary:                                    As per ICU project Salary Scale

Announcement Date:                           2021/1/9

Expire Date:                                          2021/1/20

Job Summary:

Responsibility of Head Nurse includes but not limited to managing and coordinating all nursing related activities of Unit and record keeping of daily consumption of medicine, consumables and other supplies and its reporting.


  • Direct nursing service activities for assigned intensive care unit patients.
  • Delegate responsibilities to Unit nurses and auxiliary staff.
  • Supervise preparation and maintenance of intensive care unit patient’s clinical records, and write reports on intensive care unit staff performance and services.
  • Maintain pre-set standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keep track of narcotics.
  • Evaluate nursing activities to ensure patient care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.
  • Observe nursing care and visits patients to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed, and treatment administered in accordance with physician's instructions.
  • Direct arrangement and maintenance of patients' clinical records.
  • Inspect rooms and ward for cleanliness and comfort.
  • Accompany physician on rounds, and keep informed of special orders concerning patients.
  • Participate in orientation and training of personnel.
  • Investigate and resolves complaints, or refers unusual problems to line manager.
  • Keep record of daily medicine, consumables and other supplies consumptions.
  • Prepare monthly consumption reports.
  • Any other task assigned by line manager.


Reports to line manager.


Nursing staff, Auxiliary staff, Cleaners


Qualifications & Requirement:

  • Graduated from recognized health institutes, (private Institute must be registered with MoPH)
  • The degree/diploma must be attested by MoPH or MoHE.
  • At least two years’ work experience in nursing care services
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of English language as well as Pashto or Dari.
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal Skill.

(I) Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail which corresponds if any of following 2 items is missing, your application will be considered as ineligible/incomplete.
1. In your emails please specify the title of the position as well as vacancy number for electronic submissions and please do the same in the hardcopy submissions.
2. Updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume (Please attached your recent photo and mention in your CV exact date/periods of your work experience, graduation Day, Month, and Year).
If you are shortlisted and invited for written test/interview you will be required to present the original, the following:
A. Education Documents: Your recent education degree/diploma

ÿ Copy of verified Baccalaureate (12 passed) degree by Ministry of Education 
ÿ Copy of verified 14 or 15 passed degree by related Ministries
ÿ Copy of verified Bachelor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
ÿ Copy of verified Medical Doctor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
ÿ Copy of verified Master degree by Ministry of Higher Education 
B. Copy of National Identity Card (Tazkira: Only the pages that show picture and Tazkira number, pages, place of issue and date of issue)
• Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail 
• Hard copies will be sent to: HR Container, Second floor, at the Ministry of Public Health, Great Masoud Square Kabul Afghanistan.
• The Contact Person at Human Resources is: Mr. Ahmad Nawid Barekzai, HR Officer, MoPH-GD HR. Phone number: 0093- (0)-202312422 
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to written test/interview and subsequent process. Please contact the person in charge (Mr. Ahmad Nawid Barekzai ) for confirmation.
• No CVs will be accepted after the closing date.
• Any persuade will be threat as disqualification.
• Fraudulent documents and or fraudulent claims in CVs and or documents will result in disqualification at any stage of the recruitment process.

Submission Email: Moph.gdhr99@gmail.com