Diabetes Specialist Nurse

The incumbent will coordinate and help the diabetic patients to manage their diabetes.  He / She will collaborate with physicians and other resources to evaluate options and services required to meet patients’ diabetes needs.

The Diabetes Specialist Nurse will perform as a case manager and promote quality and cost effective outcomes for patients.   He/ She will provide structured patient education in collaboration with other professionals.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board with at least 2 years’ clinical experience
  • Possess post registration qualification in diabetes or equivalent
  • A degree in nursing
  • Computer literacy skills – MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience and involvement in Diabetes Patient Education Programmes
  • Participation in quality initiatives such as clinical benchmarking
  • Experience in teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting

Medical Officers

You will be providing quality, holistic healthcare services to renal patients under the NKF dialysis programme. This includes providing medical consultation and care to NKF patients, attending the patients’ clinic sessions and assessment of patients’ well-being during the dialysis treatment. In addition, you will be involved in discussion with a team of healthcare professionals caring for these patients. These will include nurses, dieticians, social workers and exercise therapists.

Requirements:

  • Basic medical degree – MBBS or equivalent
  • Full registration from Singapore Medical Council
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ clinical experience, preferably in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Staff Nurse (Peritoneal Dialysis)

You will be responsible for the specialised and cost effective care of Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) patients in their home-based therapy. These include conducting clinical teaching, supervising and evaluating patients, planning and making home visits to patients and carrying out PD community support initiatives. You will also train and induct new PD staff when necessary to prepare them for their professional role.

Requirements:

  • Registered with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Post Basic or Advanced Diploma qualifications in renal nursing or its equivalent will be an advantage
  • Relevant working experience in PD or dialysis centre setting for at least 3 years
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to speak fluent English, mother tongue and/or multiple local dialects is an added advantage
  • A team player and a keen learner who is able to work independently
  • Proficient in MS Office

Staff Nurse (Haemodialysis), Full Time / Part-Time

You will be a part of our nursing team providing a high standard of nursing care to our renal patients. You will oversee and assist in the education of patients, ensure accurate nursing records are maintained and give and receive comprehensive nursing reports. You will work closely with clinical nurse managers in all administrative aspects of centre management. You will be assigned to one of the dialysis centres, conveniently located island-wide. Our centres operate on 2 shifts from Monday to Saturday. Specialized training opportunities will be provided to help you excel in the job.

Requirements:

  • Registered with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Renal Training or experience would be an advantage. (Renal Training / Experience is required for part-time positions)

Infection Control Nurse

The incumbent has to ensure personalised, specialised and cost effective care is provided by nursing staff to patients, in accordance to established policies and procedures, standards of Infection Control practices. He/She will be responsible for the effective and efficient running of the Infection Control program practices.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board with at least 2 years of clinical experience
  • Possessed advance diploma or equivalent
  • A degree in nursing
  • Technically skilled and competent
  • Computer literacy skills – MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Exercise Specialist

You will be required to customise and develop exercise programmes for the dialysis patients.  You will also conduct functional fitness testing, exercise counselling as well as to run preventive programmes for the community at large.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Sports and Exercise Science, Health Science or other related community health discipline
  • At least 2 years working experience, preferably in hospital or healthcare setting
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion to serve is an added advantage

Medical Social Worker

You will be responsible for the psychosocial assessment of kidney patients and delivering holistic care to improve their well-being. These include involving patients’ family members in the rehabilitation process and working closely with the community and healthcare partners to provide multidisciplinary support for patients.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Social Work
  • Registered member of Singapore Association of Social Workers (SASW) preferred
  • Experience in a hospital or social service setting preferred

Dietitian

You will be responsible for reviewing and providing nutritional advice to dialysis patients. These include assessing patients’ nutritional needs, educating patients and caregivers on nutritional requirements, developing nutritional care programmes and analysing data on patients’ nutritional status. You will also educate the public on leading a healthy lifestyle at NKF events.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Dietetics with clinical / internship experience
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in healthcare setting
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Executive, Building (Facilities)

You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and overseeing minor renovation works at our dialysis centres. In addition, you are required to identify the maintenance works needed at the dialysis centres and supervise Term Contractors on term contract works. You are also responsible for providing maintenance management for our dialysis centres.

Requirements:

  • ITE/Diploma in Facilities Management/ Engineering/ Building discipline
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in Building Maintenance, preferably in the healthcare industry
  • Familiar with HDB Rules & Regulations on construction & renovation for NKF dialysis centres
  • Good communications, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Independent, meticulous and also a team player

Technician, Building (Facilities)

You will be responsible for carrying out daily facilities operational work involving basic repair, preventive and maintenance work. In addition, you are required to co-ordinate and supervise 3rd party vendors’ repair/maintenance work.

Requirements:

  • NITEC in Electrical/Mechanical/Building Services
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Building Maintenance, preferably in health care industry
  • Independent, disciplined and mature
  • Good interpersonal / communication skills

Executive, Patient Safety (Clinical Affairs)

As a member of the Clinical Affair team, the incumbent will support and ensure compliance to the quality assurance framework and its subcommittee as per requirement by the PHMC Act.  The incumbent will also be responsible for coding of diagnosis for patients hospitalised, coordinate monthly multi-disciplinary round, support mortality review meeting, oversee the vascular access registry and its monthly update  on vascular access for new patients, coordinate and maintain tracking of falls data and assist with reporting of outcomes as well as provide administrative / secretariat support to the committees supported by the department.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary education in Health Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in healthcare an advantage
  • Proficient with MS Words, Excel & Powerpoint

Executive, Donor Relations

You will ensure that the fundraising target is achieved through garnering support from the prospective donors/supporters.  These include planning and executing fundraising and nurturing activities/projects targeting at prospective donors/supporters, building and enhancing relationship with current donors/supporters to support the Foundation’s various programmes and projects, managing correspondences to donors/supporters as well as assisting in department events/projects when required.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration/Marketing/Communications or related disciplines
  • Minimum 2 years experience in fundraising/marketing/account management in a large organisation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meticulous with good analytical and project management skills
  • Dynamic, persuasive and independent

Biomedical Engineer

You will be responsible for the safe, effective and economical management of Biomedical engineering services to the Foundation. Your main responsibilities include delivering BME service to any assigned Dialysis Centres as per department policies & procedures, execute regular Planned Preventive Maintenance for all biomedical equipment in the assigned dialysis centres, as well as to maintain the required level of machine performance and minimise equipment breakdown rate.  Some of the other duties include:

  • Perform routine checks on Reverse Osmosis (RO) system strictly by following policies & procedures to ensure that the delivery of water from the RO system is safe for dialysis treatment and required standards are met
  • Carry out regular Water Treatment maintenance work on Sundays (maximum 2 Sundays per month)
  • Attend to breakdown calls on time and carry out proper documentation before releasing the machine for regular use
  • Ensure standby equipment are in order at the end of every day
  • Ensure all test equipment used in the dialysis centres are calibrated and with valid certification
  • Take on ad-hoc assignments given by SBME/HOD at any time such as RO Refurbishment project, data collection, paper presentation and technical case studies etc
  • Attend to all emergency calls during office hours/non office hours and public holidays


Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation/Medical Technology/Bio Technology or relevant subject
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in the Biomedical Science or Biomedical Engineering field. Additional experience in the maintenance of medical equipment and the dialysis field are advantageous
  • Strong technical skills
  • Dedicated
  • Good communication skills
  • Integrity
  • A team player
  • Welldisciplined

Executive, Patient Advocacy

You will be responsible for fostering camaraderie and friendship between the Foundation and patients as well as reinforcing patients’ sense of appreciation of NKF’s programmes and building their self-esteem through meaningful activities. You will plan and organise initiatives to help patients work towards rehabilitation and provide holistic care through Advocacy programmes, customise and manage patients’ welfare programmes. You will also be responsible for executing a merit system to encourage participation in activities and achieving positive patient outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology with related experience in social service and healthcare an added advantage
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and patient-oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership qualities
  • Able to work on weekends

Admissions Executive (3 months contract)

As part of the Admissions team, you will be responsible to conduct primary psychosocial care to patients whose physical, emotional, psychological, social and economic functioning have been affected by the onset of illness. You will also be liaising with patients and hospitals for financial and medical documents as well as conduct means test. In addition, you will also be responsible for data collection, providing statistics to supporting departments, assist with slot management and other administrative duties such as data entry and answering to enquiries.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Counselling, Psychology, Business Administration or any other relevant discipline
  • 1-2 years working experience, preferably with experience in healthcare sector
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, team player and patient-oriented
  • Meticulous and possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to commit 6 months to the job
  • Able to commence work at short notice