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Dover Park Hospice is a non-profit, charitable organisation providing palliative care to patients suffering from advanced diseases regardless of age, race or religion. We are dedicated to be a Centre of Excellence for care delivery, education and research in Palliative Care. We are also a member of the Health Endowment Fund, the National Council of Social Service and the Singapore Hospice Council.

We are currently looking for matured & committed individuals to join us for the following positions:

 

1.  Executive, Communications & Outreach

Requirements:

  • Degree in Mass Communications / Business Management / Marketing or related discipline
  • Min. 2 years’ relevant experience in community outreach or education
  • Self-driven and able to work in a team
  • Prior work experience in a healthcare or voluntary welfare organisation setting is preferred

Responsibilities:


The jobholder will play an active role in providing administrative, content management and operational support to the department. He/She will liaise with organisations or schools to partner with them and build goodwill and working relations. He/She will also work closely with the Fundraising and Volunteer Programme departments to support all DPH fundraising and corporate events. This includes working with suppliers, vendors, patients and their families, and volunteers.

Communications

  • Work with department manager to market DPH-based events and various relevant community outreach programmes, including the preparation of branding and marketing materials, and coordination of logistical arrangements.
  • Coordinate existing organisation’s communications activities, such as the Patient Portrait Project.
  • Maintain and update the DPH photo and video libraries for publicity usage.
  • Assist with content management on DPH website and social media to achieve communications objectives.

Community Outreach

  • Be the liaison person to volunteer ambassadors to arrange meetings with external outreach partners to share information on DPH, establish and maintain good working relationships to enhance support for DPH activities.
  • Conduct presentations to visitors and coordinate community outreach activities, eg. Booth in the Community,
  • Work with different stakeholders, eg. People’s Association, grassroots organisations and government agencies to ride on suitable platforms for outreach events.
  • Manage the content for digital outreach activities.
  • Meet goals of target contacts and conversion rates both online and at outreach events.

 

2.  Research Assistant, Education & Research

Requirements:

  • Recognised diploma or degree, preferably in Nursing or Health Sciences
  • At least 2 years’ relevant work experience, preferably in a healthcare setting
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the retrospective or prospective research projects including retrieval of data from medical records and diagnostic investigations.
  • Assist in the administration of research projects undertaken.
  • Assist the medical and research team to prepare study protocols and look into other regulatory matters.
  • Recruit and screen study participants, conduct interviews with patients and caregivers, collect surveys and follow up on them.
  • Maintain a log of the cases completed.
  • Request for medical records and go through to find relevant data to fill up study forms.
  • Data entry and data analysis.
  • Be the liaison between collaborators/collaborating institutions.
  • Coordinate meetings and take minutes.

3.  Admin & Event Assistant (temp)

Period: 2 May to 31 October 2018

Job Scope:

  • source for online leads/donors for fundraising events.
  • make cold calls and follow up with donors on their response to the events.
  • perform administrative duties including filing, maintenance of Excel spreadsheets, preparation and mailing of appeal letters, etc.
  • see to logistical arrangements and packing.
  • help out on-site on event day and follow on matters after event wrap-up.
  • any other ad hoc tasks as assigned.

Candidate’s Requirements:

Render professional psycho-emotional, social and spiritual care and support to patients and their significant others and, in doing so, help them lead more meaningful and satisfying lives in the context of the situation where the death of a family member is imminent.

  • able to commit to work from May to October 2018
  • GCE ‘A’ levels / Diploma in any discipline
  • proficient in the use of MS Word and MS Excel
  • able to work independently and as a team
  • meticulous
  • good communication skills


4. STAFF NURSES (IN-PATIENT & HOME CARE)

You will be required to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide palliative care to patients with terminal illness and end-stage organ failure. The palliative management will include pain and symptoms management, psychological, emotional and spiritual care support to patients and their family members.

You will also ensure and maintain the standards of professional nursing practice and work effectively as a team.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Nursing from a recognised institution
  • Minimum 5 years  of nursing experience in an acute care or home care setting
  • Palliative Care / ICU nursing training or background preferred
  • Able to work 3 rotating shifts (for in-patient wards)
  • Must be registered with the Singapore Nursing Board

5.  RESIDENT PHYSICIAN

To work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide symptom management, clinical care, psychological, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their families. 

Requirements:

  • Basic medical degree recognized by Singapore Medical Council
  • Minimum 3 years post-graduation medical school
  • Experience working in palliative care settings is desirable but not essential as training will be provided

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the team of nurses to provide medical consults  to patients with advanced and progressive disease
  • Formulates and review care plans with multi-disciplinary team to maintain standards of care and ensures safety of patients.
  • Assessment of new cases and performs on-call duties

Interested candidates are to email detailed resumes stating currect and expected salaries to:

Human Resource Department
Dover Park Hospice
10 Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Singapore 308436
Email: hr@doverpark.sg