SPECIFIC & PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

MEDICAL AND PARA-MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

2.         In addition to the general eligibility criteria, medical and para-medical applicant must have the following:

a.         Medical Specialist.     MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution plus a relevant post-graduate qualification to the level of Membership/Fellowship (GCPS/WACS/WACP) or its equivalent from an accredited College. Must have a permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 40 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

b.         Medical Officer and Dental Surgeon.   MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Must have a permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council. At least, one (1) year working experience in a recognized health facility and not more than 35 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

c.         Veterinary Officer.   Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or its equivalent from an accredited institution. At least, one (1) year working experience as a Veterinary Officer in an accredited health institution. Must be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ghana and not more than 35 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

d.         General Nurse.          BSc/BA degree in Nursing/Emergency Care Nursing from an accredited institution of higher learning and must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation or national service. At least, one (1) year working experience is required.  Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

e.         Nursing Tutor.   MPhil in Nursing/Midwifery or MSc/MA in Nursing/Midwifery with a postgraduate certificate in Education.  Must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. At least, one (1) year teaching experience in an accredited Nursing/Midwifery institution is required and not more than 35 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

f.          Specialized Nurses.  Registered General Nurse and have a Certificate in any of the following specialties: Critical Care, ENT, Peri-operative, Emergency Care, Plastics & Burns, Pediatrics and Ophthalmic Nursing.  At least one (1) year working experience in a recognized health facility is required. Must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

g.         Nurse Anaesthetist.   BSc degree in Nurse Anaesthesia or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least one (1) year working experience in an accredited health facility. Must be a Certified Registered Anaesthetist (CRA) by the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

h.         Physician Assistant (Medical).   BSc degree in Physician Assistantship ot its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least one (1) year working experience in an accredited health facility. Must have a permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

i.          Midwifery Officer.     BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution plus a Registered Midwifery (RM) certificate. Must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation. At least, one (1) year working experience is required. Must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

k.         Biomedical Scientist.   BSc degree in Medical Laboratory Science from an accredited institution.  At least, one (1) year working experience as a Biomedical Scientist in a reputable medical laboratory facility is required. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

l.          Pharmacist.      Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (BPharm) from an accredited institution. At least, one (1) year working experience as a Pharmacist in an accredited health facility. Must be registered and with the Pharmacy Council and the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

m.        Radiographer.  BSc degree in Radiology or its equivalent plus one (1) year post-qualification internship. At least, one (1) year working experience as a Radiographer in an accredited health facility is required. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

n.         Dietician.  BSc/MSc degree in Dietetics or its equivalent plus one (1) year internship/national service. At least one (1) working experience in a recognized health facility is required. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

o.         Physiotherapist.     BSc degree in Physiotherapy or its equivalent plus one (1) year mandatory internship or national service. At least, one (1) year working experience as a Physiotherapist in a recognized health facility. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

p.         Health Planner.    Masters degree in Health Service Planning from an accredited institution and be registered with the Association of Health Services Administrators of Ghana (AHSAG). Applicant should have at least, one (1) year working experience as a Health Planner in an accredited health facility and be not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

q.         Health Services Administrator.    Maters degree in Administration (Health Service option) from an accredited institution and have completed the mandatory National Service. At least one (1) year working experience as a Health Services Administrator in a recognized health facility. Must be registered with the Association of Health Services Administrators of Ghana (AHSAG) and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

r.          Biomedical Engineer.   BSc degree in Biomedical Engineering and must have completed the mandatory national service. At least, one (1) year working experience in a accredited health facility is required and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

s.         Audiologist.    MSc degree in Audiology or its equivalent. At least one (1) year working experience as an audiologist. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 33 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

t.          Public Health Officer.   BSc Environmental Science or BSc Public Health (Environmental Health or Disease Control Option) from an accredited institution plus one year post-qualification internship. At least, one (1) year working experience in a recognized health facility is required. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 30 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

CHAPLAINS

3.         Must possess the following qualifications and requirements:

            a.         Applicant must have GCE ‘O’ Level/SHS/WASSCE with aggregate 24 or better in 6          subject to include English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes in 3 subjects.

            b.         Must be a holder of a Licentiate in Theology from a recognized Theological Seminary or College or a holder of Diploma/Degree (in Theology or Religion).

            c.         Must have been ordained as a minister of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist,            Presbyterian, Evangelical Presbyterian, SDA and the Church of Pentecost. 

            d.         He/she must have completed a minimum of four (4) years post ordination service     in the   pastoral field.  

            e.         He/she must be recommended by Head of Church and ready to be released to the Ghana      Armed Forces.

            f.          He/she must have the ability to speak English fluently and at least one of the main    Ghanaian languages.

            g.         He/she must not be more than 35 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.

IMAMS

4.         Must possess the following qualifications and requirements:

            a.         Candidates must have a good GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSSCE with aggregate 24 or       better in 6 subjects including English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes to include Islamic      Studies Arabic Language.

            b.         Candidates must be a holder of Degree/Diploma in Islamic Theology (Rel) from a    recognized Islamic Institution.

            c.         Candidates must be an Alim Phedeen (Islamic Theologian).

            d.         Candidates must be fluent in both Arabic and English

            e.         Candidates must be able to write good Arabic and English.

            f.          Candidates must have practiced as Imam for four (4) years and be recognized by an Islamic Religious Institution/Body.

            g.         Candidates must be recommended by a recognized Islamic body in Ghana.

            h.         He/she must not be more than 35 years of age by Thursday 18 January 2018.