The Tamale Teaching Hospital is an agency of the Ministry of Health which provides tertiary health care and also serves as the teaching facility for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University for Development Studies. It has a mandate to

  1. provide tertiary health care (clinical services)
  2. train health professionals (teaching) and
  3. conduct medical research

The hospital invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill a vacancy for the position of PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER.

Job Purpose

Serve as a liaison officer between the hospital and the general public as well as maintain good relation with the communities within and without the hospital

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Functions

  • Communicate on behalf of the hospital
  • Liaise with various media outlets to relay information pertinent to the hospital
  • Manage information flow within the hospital
  • Undertake community engagement to enhance the relationship between the hospital and its communities
  • Facilitate the dissemination of clinical care information
  • Participate in policy development, analysis and review in TTH
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of national health policies within TTH
  • Participate in the development of medium/long term strategic plans for TTH
  • Prepare annual reports and other reports on the department
  • Any other duty that you may be assigned from time to time

 

Qualifications/Competencies

  • The person must be a communication professional and have the following:
  • At least a first degree in public relations or communication or journalism. A postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of FIVE (5) years relevant work experience
  • knowledge of health sector policies and operating procedures
  • Ability to work, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to organise and manage workload, work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

    How To Apply

    Applicants must submit four (4) set of applications together with supporting documents which must include the following:

    1) academic and/or professional certificates,

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    2) curriculum vitae,

    3) email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees,

    4) any other relevant document applicant may deem important to:

    THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

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    TAMALE TEACHING HOSPITAL

    P. O. BOX TL 16

    TAMALE

    All applications must be submitted to the Deputy Director, Human Resource of Tamale Teaching Hospital not later than 5th February, 2021.

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    NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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