Careers

From time to time, Saint James Hospital Group seeks to recruit enthusiastic, passionate and professional candidates to join the team.

Essential characteristics of all prospective candidates include: 

  • passion for excellence
  • personal responsibility
  • excellent teamwork
  • positive attitude 
  • dynamic outlook

Below are vacancies open at this time. If you feel that you have the characteristics required, we would be happy to receive your CV and cover letter on vacancy@stjameshospital.com.

Professional requirements vary for each role and any specific requirements will be included within the job description.

To access the job applicant privacy notice click here

Career Opportunities

Staff Nurse | Saint James Capua Hospital, Sliema | Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Nurses care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent or disabled.  Nurses deliver individualised care to patients utilising the nursing processes of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation, in accordance with established nursing practice, ethics and Saint James Hospital Policies.  Nurses need to monitor patients, administer medication, maintain records, consult with healthcare providers, and also educate patients. Nurses collaborate with other professional healthcare disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and achievement of the desired patient outcomes. Nurses need to interact with the patient, relatives and the multidisciplinary team whilst maintaining a high standard of professional nursing.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO PROVIDE A HIGH STANDARD OF NURSING CARE

  • Provide bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients.
  • Consult and coordinate with the health care team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Assess, implement, plan and evaluate nursing care plans by working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Record and maintain accurate and complete health care records including vital signs and medical information.
  • Monitor, report and record symptoms or changes in the patients’ condition.
  • Prepare and administer medications as prescribed, and record all entries of medication administration accurately.
  • Respond immediately to life-saving/emergency care situations.
  • Actively lead and participate in the discharge planning process.
  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families.

 

OTHER ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To be courteous and professional, at all times, with both clients, colleagues and service providers.
  • To report all incidents and accidents appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • To abide by Company policies and protocols, at all times, and to ensure implementation of new protocols, as required.
  • To carry out other departmental duties as required and requested within the remit of a professional nurse.
  • To be responsible and accountable for own nursing practice and actions.
  • To ensure a safe hygienic environment is maintained for the benefit of patients/clients, staff and visitors.
  • To contribute to the general management and day to day workings of the unit by being an effective member of the clinical team and supporting senior staff.
  • To maintain and develop professional knowledge and competence. Ensure all mandatory training is current and updated accordingly.
Apply now

Theatre Anaesthetic Nurse | Saint James Hospital, Zejtun | Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

The anaesthetic nurse prepares the operating room for the patient, anaesthetist and surgical team and assists the anaesthetist and assists. It is essential to maintain a high standard of nursing care. The role should be carried out in professional manner and in accordance with Saint James Hospital protocols and in liaison with Consultants performing the surgeries.

KEY ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The tasks of the Theatre Anaesthetic Nurse include making sure all necessary equipment is available for surgical procedures prior to surgery and also to ensure the theatre and its areas are maintained to the required standard before, during and after surgery. It is imperative that a sterile environment is maintained at all times.
  • Other responsibilities include ensuring adequate levels of stock are maintained within theatre and to complete all swab checks and instrument checks in accordance with the company policy.
  •  Enforcing World Health Organisation’s ‘Safe Surgical Checklist’ and “Time Out”, will be expected.
  • Providing a clear and concise pre/post operation handover from Ward/Recovery Nurse is expected to ensure a smooth transition for the patient and also ensuring medical staff orders are correctly interpreted and carried out.
  • Recovering patient, where required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid registration with the Malta Council of Nurses and Midwives.
  • It is essential that the Theatre Anaesthetic Nurse keeps up to date with nursing trends and techniques and also abides by company policies and protocols.
  • It will be necessary to work in either Sliema or Zejtun as and when needed.
  • It will also be expected that the Theatre Anaesthetic Nurse will carry out other departmental duties as required and when requested by his/her immediate supervisor, including any other duties that may be required by the company from time to time.
Apply now

Staff Nurse Outpatients Department | Saint James Hospital, Sliema| Full-Time

Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out medicals.
  • Assisting specialists, where required.
  • Administering vaccinations.
  • Carrying out VDU’s, Audiograms , Spirometry, Vision tests, ECG’s, as trained and as required.
  • Preparing outpatients rooms to ensure they are well equipped for Specialist clinics being held.
  • Preparing equipment and other apparatuses or instruments within the outpatients rooms.
  • Assisting doctors with minor procedures.
  • Preparing specialists’ and doctors’ files or patient cards, as required.
  • Monitoring stock and ensuring stock is ordered and collected and stock levels are maintained.
  • Contributing towards the wellbeing of patients.
  • Contributing towards the effectiveness of work teams.

Essential  

  • Nursing registration with the Malta Council of Nurses and Midwives.
  • Desirably, Basic Life Support.

Experience               

Working in teams; Ability to work without direct supervision.

Skills and Behaviours 

Passion for Customers; Planning and Organisation; Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement; Excellent Communication; Working Collaboratively; Concern for Standards

Apply now

Pharmacist | Saint James Hospital, Sliema| Full-Time & Part-Time

Saint James Hospital is searching for a Pharmacist to join its team in Sliema on a full time basis.

If you are passionate about your job and eager to join our professional team while working within a dynamic and innovative environment, then this is the role for you.

Required: Excellent communication skills; excellent organisation skills; passionate; excellent team player.

Apply now

CSSD Technician | Saint James Hospital, Sliema| Full-Time

Job details:

The CSSD Technician is a medical support worker who assists in the sterilization and preparation of equipment and instruments, such as surgical tools. The CSSD Technician must precisely follow established guidelines in the process of decontamination and sterilisation.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • To operate and monitor steam autoclaves, sonic washers and other sterilising equipment.
  • To demonstrate proper handling of contaminated instruments paying attention to detail in cleaning sorting and inspection.
  • To inspect and replace missing or damaged instruments.
  • To clean sterilising equipment.
  • To assist in organising surgical instrument trays.
  • To record steriliser test results.
  • To restock supplies of items such as swabs, linen and other consumables.
  • To keep records updated, as required.
  • To collect / deliver items prior to or after decontamination / sterilisation.
  • To report any breakages or faulty equipment ensuring the department functions safely and efficiently.
  • To follow the protocol for repair or replacement of instruments that are not functioning properly.
  • To check at the end of shift that all machinery is switched off and all equipment for theatres has been dispatched and that all doors are secured before leaving the department.
  • To undertake tasks with a minimum level of supervision and to refer to the immediate supervisor when guidance is needed.
  • To adhere to Health & Safety policies, company and departmental policies and statutory regulations.
  • To carry out other duties within the capability of the individual as and when requested by the immediate supervisor.

Skills:

  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Qualification in Decontamination Science
Apply now

IT Administrator | Saint James Hospital, Group | Full-Time

IT Administrator

The IT Administrator is responsible for the installation and configuration of both hardware and software to ensure all users have sufficient resources. The IT Administrator will be responsible and passionate about IT support, basic networking, and software administration, and  responsible for ensuring that our end users are operating efficiently without any IT issues and keeping the support requests as low as possible within SLA. This role will require a methodical and disciplined approach to problem solving with a “can do” attitude and great attention to detail, both face to face and remotely. You will be expected to provide support and cooperate with other teams to ensure all services are delivered within targets and to agreed standards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Resolving tickets at 1st and 2nd line level and escalating to 3rd line when necessary, to gain the fastest resolution.
  • Logging all tickets for locally reported incidents or requests.
  • Provisioning of user accounts and performing access control.
  • Monitoring system performance and maintain systems according to requirements.
  • Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure.
  • Commissioning, assigning, maintaining, and decommissioning all desktop hardware including PCs, laptops, printers, phones and TVs.
  • Documenting processes.
  • Performing desk moves and ensuring all local PC locations are documented and updated.
  • Responding quickly to IT threats, virus / malware threats……
  • Creating and maintaining Active Directory groups and applying to shared drives where required.
  • Promoting and educating end users on available technologies and information security.
  • Participating in an on-call rotation.

Preferred Skills, Qualifications and Technical Experience:

  • Degree level qualification in computer related subject.
  • 3+ years’ experience working knowledge at System Admin or IT Admin level in an enterprise environment.
  • Industry standard certifications from companies such as Microsoft, Cisco CCNA, ITIL or CompTIA
  • Good working knowledge of:
    • Operating Systems, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, GPO, RDS, etc
    • Networking (VLANs, Routing, Switching, etc)
    • Virtualization knowledge (Hyper-V, VMWare, etc)
    • Automation, Telecommunications, Hardware and Software
  • Understanding of ITIL.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Technical ability supporting and maintaining hardware and peripheral devices.
  • Experience using a helpdesk ticketing system.

Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Good technical skills with a focus on exceeding customer expectations and improving the customer experience.
  • A “can do” attitude and comfortable managing competing priorities to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Great team player.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and explain technical issues to non-technical audience.
  • Ability to work under pressure, remain calm and defuse situations.
  • Experience providing IT phone support.
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting VPN clients and remote connectivity.
  • Experience working with remote control support tools.
  • Ability to follow standard work instructions.
  • Experience creating and managing user accounts in Windows Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Smart thinking and positive attitude.
Apply now

Resident Medical Officer | Saint James Hospital, Zejtun | Full-Time

Clinical Services

  • Restoring health by providing hospital services, including:
  • Urgent medical services, such as resuscitation, stabilisation, assessment and diagnosis, treatment and referral, as necessary.
  • Assessing the urgency and severity of presenting problems through taking patient medical history, examination and investigation, as necessary.
  • Recommending and, where appropriate, undertaking treatment options and carrying out/referring for appropriate interventions and procedures, counselling, psychological interventions, advising and education.
  • Referring for diagnostic, therapeutic and support services, as required; referrals within Saint James Hospital should be encouraged, where feasible.
  • Reviewing, at least once daily, all ward patients, as well as carrying out ward medical duties, in close liaison with the patient’s consultant.
  • Maintaining health by providing timely clinical and culturally appropriate health services through:
  • ongoing health and development assessment and advice;
  • appropriate health and development assessment and advice;
  • appropriate evidence-based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability;
  • interventions to assist patients to reduce or change risky and harmful lifestyle behaviour;
  • Working with public health providers in the prevention and control of communicable diseases, and reporting to relevant public health authorities;
  • Ongoing care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions to reduce deterioration, increase independence and reduce suffering linking, where relevant, with appropriate service providers.
  • Improving health by:
  • developing collaborative working relationships with the GP community health services, as well as other hospitals and clinics.
  • advocating health promotion, linking to programmes developed by Public Health.
  • providing health education, counselling and information on how to improve health and prevent disease, including interventions or treatments that treat relevant risk factors.

Communication

  • External
  • Being the professional liaison with other health professionals and ensuring that a healthy relationship is maintained.
  • Internal
  • Ensuring that consultants are updated on changes in their patients’ statuses, in a timely manner (delay or hesitation may compromise patient safety).

 

Quality

  • Clinical Notes
  • All patient consultations/visits must be accurately recorded on Hospital Information System during or immediately after the actual consultation/visit.
  • Ward episodes should be recorded legibly in the patient’s notes.
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Ongoing CME needs to be maintained; this is supported by special concessions from the HR Department.
  • ALS and EPLS/APLS provider certification need to be up-to-date.

Compliance

  • Privacy
  • Total confidentiality and privacy of patients should be ensured and maintained, at all times.
  • Health and Safety
  • Comply with established health and safety policies with regards to handling of instruments, storage of drugs and disposal of sharps and other potentially dangerous equipment or substances.

Essential Qualities

  • Registration with the Malta Medical Council.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in performing duties.
  • Ability to work under pressure together with a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work accurately and diligently.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Organisation skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and maintenance of professional competence.
  • Ability to contribute to, and work as part of, the healthcare team at departmental and organisation levels.
Apply now

Human Resources Officer | Saint James Hospital, Sliema | Full-Time

Summary

One of the main remits of our HR team is to ensure the strength of the company’s backbone by finding, attracting and retaining the very best professional employees to join the company’s diverse working teams. We follow the process through recruitment, onboarding, continuous training and development while striving to ensure our employees’ satisfaction and retention within the group. The HR team also administers payroll, develops, implements and monitors HR policies, maintains updated employee records, organises training, and undertakes any other tasks that are related to Human Resources.

Reporting to the Head of HR, the HR Officer will contribute towards providing high level HR services to group Senior Leaders and Managers and group employees alike.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the human resource manager with the reviewing, implementation and monitoring of human resource procedures and policies.
  • Working closely with other departments, assisting the line managers in understanding and implementing HR procedures and policies, including but not limited to working conditions, equal opportunities, performance, management, absence management, and disciplinary.
  • Preparing job descriptions, advertising vacant positions, and managing the recruitment process including leading interviews, participating in short-listing and selection and conducting employee onboarding and inductions.
  • Assisting the Head of HR in monitoring employee performance.
  • Ensuring that all employees are organised and satisfied in their work environment.
  • Overseeing the health and safety of all employees.
  • Assisting in creating, developing and implementing systematic staff development procedures.
  • Participating in training meetings, identifying skill and training shortages, planning training schedules and organising internal and external training.
  • Completing training-related documentation for grants claims purposes.
  • Ensuring accurate and proper record-keeping of employee information in physical and digital format.
  • Organising and maintaining personnel records, hard copies and electronically.
  • Creating regular reports and presentations on HR metrics, as requested. Providing data for and preparing management information reports and documents, as requested.
  • Being available, empathic and responsive to any queries being raised by our employees.
  • Strengthening the Human Resources Department by building and maintaining strong internal and external relationships.
  • Supporting the Payroll Officer, where required.
  • Supporting the HR Department with any HR projects.
  • Promoting diversity, quality and equal opportunities as part of the Group’s culture.
  • Assisting in organising staff social activities and CSR activities.
  • Promoting workplace safety.
  • Performing any other reasonable duties within the HR department that will assist it to achieve department and business objectives.

Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Course in Human Resources/knowledge of Human Resources and its nuances, will be considered an asset.
  • Experience within a Human Resources environment will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to initiate, follow up on and finalise tasks allocated.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to listen empathically and discuss issues arising successfully with the Head of HR for follow-through and resolution.
  • Knowledge of employment legislation or willingness to gain such knowledge.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Ability to maintain organised records, calculate HR metrics and produce relevant reports.
  • Ability to build strong relationships.
  • Ability to facilitate change.
  • Strong team focus.
Apply now

Theatre Porter | Saint James Hospital, Sliema | Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

To ensure that all of the Operating Theatre Areas are maintained immaculately clean at all times, including main theatres, passageways, recovery area, changing rooms, offices, preparation areas and staff areas.

 

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring proper handling of Theatre Area keys
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of all Theatre areas and equipment, as requested, and maintaining immaculate cleanliness at all times in Theatres, Offices, Passageways, Recovery Area, Staff Areas and Preparation Areas, as directed
  • Following deep cleaning schedule, as assigned
  • Following correct procedures when cleaning with correct chemicals and equipment
  • Ensuring correct procedure is followed regarding infection control when cleaning
  • Handling delivery of beds from Theatre to floors and from floors to Theatre
  • Assisting with the transportation of patients from wards to the operating theatre and from the recovery area to the wards
  • Ensuring equipment is ready for use, properly maintained and in safe working condition
  • Correct handling and removal of all garbage, boxes, soiled linen and clinical waste, as required and as per hospital policy
  • Collecting orders from stores as per requisition and stocking department accordingly
  • Collects all linen/laundry and ensuring correct stock levels are maintained, including Theatre Uniforms
  • Handling all Doctors food requests, including collection from kitchen
  • Transporting specimen to the laboratory
  • Attending all training sessions, as required
  • Reporting any maintenance requirements defects to Manager
  • Carrying out other departmental duties as required and when requested by his/her immediate supervisor, including any other duties that may be required by the Company from time to time.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • On the job cleaning skills
  • Team player
  • Handling machinery skills-scrubbing machine/steamer
  • Knowledge of infection control
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn and to adapt to change
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all time.
Apply now