Head Nurse

Job Description

Your future employer:

A leading international school in Vietnam based upon solid academic results, strong social conscience, involvement in regional sports and arts, and a broad range of further educational experiences, along with encouragement of parents and students participation in the community programs. They are looking for an Expat Head Nurse with an attractive package based in Vietnam to manage 5 nurses (foreignes and Vietnamese) and report directly to the Head of school.


Your responsibilities:

  • Work as the health care expert in the school to meet student health needs with an understanding of normal growth and development in children and youth as well as students with special needs.
  • Develops plans for student care based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes and evaluation of care
  • To lead the nursing department and take responsibilities in the provision of a safe and healthy school environment include the school nurse’s monitoring of immunizations, managing communicable diseases, assessing the school environment for safety to prevent injury and spearheading infection control measures
  • Organize and provides health-related education to students and staff in individual and group settings and provides consultation to other school professionals, including food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Responsible for all medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of health care plans
  • Lead and collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning

About you:


  • Leadership and management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principal chemical, biological, physical, biochemical, and/or environmental techniques as applicable to work assignments
  • Fluency English, native speaker is a plus

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree Nurse or above
  • Minimum 4 years of experience as Head Nurse in hospital environment
  • Good knowledge and hands on experience in EHS


  • Analytical thinking & self-direction
  • Mature
  • Collaborative
  • Open and independent mind and attitude, a good listener and team player

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply now or call Thanh Hien, Recruitment Consultant for Healthcare & LifeScience at +84 906752589 to discuss further or keep in touch for future collaboration