According to an official statement released on Thursday, the Odisha Health and Family Welfare department has established 11,006 new nursing officer positions in the State Health Department.
“On the instruction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, 11,006 new nursing officer jobs have been created to improve the efficiency and functionality of health services in the State,” the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) announced.
These positions will be filled at the state’s district headquarters hospitals, community health centers (CHCs), maternal and child care centers, and medical colleges and hospitals. According to the CMO statement, the recruitment process would be completed in two stages.
The Odisha Nursing Service – Rules 2019 will be used to fill these positions.
The district headquarters hospitals have 874 new posts, community health centers have 5400 new posts, and maternity and child treatment centers have 2659 new posts. A total of 8933 jobs at the district level have been established. In addition, 2073 new positions have been established in the state’s medical institutions and hospitals.
The sources further stated the newly-appointed Nursing Officers will be engaged at District Headquarters Hospitals (DHHs), Community Health Centres (CHCs), Medical Colleges and other hospitals.
As many as 874 posts will be created at the DHHs, 5,400 posts at CHCs, 2,659 posts at Mother and Child Health Centres across the State. Also, 2,073 Nursing Officers will be appointed at medical colleges and hospitals in the State.
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