Thursday, July 21, 2016

University of Maryland ,Rwanda Mental Health Nurse Educator Jobs in Rwanda

Closing date: 15 Sep 2016
The Mental Health Nurse Educator will work with colleagues in the Center for Mental Health in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. He/she will report to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing lectures in aspects of psychiatric nursing to students in the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM), and other Schools as needed
  • Providing faculty development courses in psychiatric nursing to the faculty of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and other Schools as appropriate
  • Participating in any curriculum review or development activities related to psychiatric nursing
  • Consult with faculty members at the SoNM to incorporate relevant and appropriate mental health competencies into skills lab and clinical instruction
  • Developing a curriculum for continuing education for mental health nurses
  • Working with colleagues in the College and at the Ministry of Health in implementing innovation in mental health delivery services to increase access to mental health care in all provinces of Rwanda
  • Providing assistance in promotion of his/her specialty area as needed by the School of Nursing


  • Master’s degree or above in Nursing with at least 5 years of experience in psychiatric nursing
  • Experience in curriculum development and revision in nursing/midwifery education
  • Proven track record as a leader and expert clinician
  • Former position that included nursing education and program development
Preferred qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Management style that is inclusive and collaborative
  • Willingness to live in Rwanda for 1 year (with a minimum of 6 months)
  • Respect for the experience and expertise of colleagues working in Rwanda
  • Commitment to the goals of the Rwanda Ministry of Health and the College of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • International development experience
  • French or Kinyarwanda language skills
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
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