DHA to recruit 260 new staff at career fair

Increase in the recruitment drive in the health sector. (Supplied)

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is taking part in the Sharjah Career Fair in order to increase manpower ahead of the completion of several pertinent healthcare projects.

Abdulla Balouma head of planning and recruitment section at the DHA, said:“ In 2014, we recruited more than 500 nurses and in 2015, we will continue our recruitment drive. Presently we are planning to recruit 260 administration, paramedic and nursing staff and this career fair presents an opportunity for us to recruit Emiratis in the health sector.”

Al Balouma said the expansion of the health sector, coupled with population growth and a rise in demand for health services will be factors that will contribute to an increase in the recruitment drive in the health sector.

In 2015, the 200 bed Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital will be operational and the expansion of the Trauma Centre will be complete.

He added that the recruitment is in line with the Dubai Health Strategy 2013-2025 and is based on a detailed work-force plan which takes into consideration various factors such as specialty of manpower needed, number of nurses per hospital bed etc.

Al Balouma added that the DHA provides several training opportunities for all its staff members to pursue their training and further education.

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