DOH-CHD to hire 900 nurses in 2014

LEGAZPI CITY--The Center for Health Development (CHD) of the Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol region has announced the hiring of registered nurses to fill up 900 slots for the entire region under its Nurse Deployment Project for 2014.

DOH Bicol regional director Gloria Balboa said a total of 900 registered nurses for Bicol will be hired and prorated per province and municipality based on the list provided by the agency.

According to Balboa, the project under department circular No 2013-0403 responds to the commitment of the government to provide additional workforce for the health sector and avenue for capacity development particularly for nurses.

“DOH will be implementing advisories to ensure systematic and organized selection process and deployment,” she said.

Under the project, applicants are required to submit their application letter, filled-up application form, current curriculum vitae and photocopy of their Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) ID and certificates of trainings attended.

Those who passed the written exam on December 7 at 9:00 am will be interviewed for the oral exam from December 9-13, 2013 at the DOH Provincial Office.

All applicants for the written exam should be at the testing center at least one hour prior to the start of the exam.

Testing centers designated for applicants in the six provinces of the region are Bicol University College of Sciences in this city for Albay, Daet Elementary School for Camarines Norte, BMC Auditorium and Bicol Medical Center Compund in Naga City for Camarines Sur, Sorsogon East Central School in Burabod Elementary School for Sorsogon and Masbate National Comprehensive High School for Masbate.

The venue for Catanduanes is yet to be determined by the agency.

CHD will be releasing and posting the list of qualified applicants starting December 23, 2013 in respective DOH provincial offices.

The same list will also be submitted to the Health Human Resource Development Bureau of the DOH in Manila not later than December 24.

For further queries and clarifications, interested applicants can personally contact or call their respective DOH provincial offices. The contact number for Albay is (052)483-5656, Camarines Norte (054) 440-2372, Camarines Sur (054) 473-0486, Sorsogon (056) 211-4713, Masbate (056) 582-0274 and Catanduanes 09175066501. (PIA)

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