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Job Description

 
JOB NO. J00326
DATE POSTED 17/06/2019
POSITION / JOB TITLE Assistant Director, School Health Services
APPLICATION DEADLINE 31/12/2019
ORGANISATION Health Promotion Board
ORGANISATION'S PROFILE Established in 2001, the Health Promotion Board (HPB) is a government organisation committed to promoting healthy living in Singapore. HPB is a credible and authoritative source of evidence-based health information that seeks to empower the Singapore public with knowledge and skills to take ownership of their health and live a healthy lifestyle. We, in turn, are guided by evidence-based health knowledge to formulate and implement health policies and programmes that will improve the nation’s health.

We empower the Singapore public to embrace life fully through our wide range of health promotion and disease prevention programmes. These include health and dental services for school children, workplace health programmes and physical activity programmes, to name a few. We also work with the community and initiate new programmes over time to address their health concerns. We believe that we can achieve a healthy nation, not alone, but through building meaningful partnerships with individuals, private and community sectors, and schools and healthcare providers to create.
ORGANISATION'S ADDRESS Health Promotion Board
3 Second Hospital Ave, Level 6
Singapore 168937
CONTACT NAME Ms Emmeline Tan
EMAIL Emmeline_TAN@hpb.gov.sg
TEL +65 6435 30022
WEBSITE https://www.hpb.gov.sg/
JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualise, strategize and develop effective age-appropriate screening programmes in the schools, in consultation with Deputy Director of SHS, which includes medical screening, vision screening, scoliosis screening, screening for hearing loss.  
  • Conceptualise, strategize and develop effective immunisation programmes in the school annually and monitor the immunisation coverage of 2 year olds to ensure high coverage, in consultation with Deputy Director of SHS.     
  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure success of health screening and immunisation programmes.  
  • Conceptualise and plan staff training, knowledge acquisition and skills improvement.
  • Review health screening and immunisation programmes.

 

Requirements

  • 10 to 15 years of clinical experience in paediatric medicine, school health services, polyclinics or general practice that involves care for paediatric cases    
  • Keen and passionate to pursue a career path in preventive medicine services for the youths.
  • Ability to manage and lead a team of staff from diversified background.
  • Master degree in Public Health will be an advantage.
 
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