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Nursing Officer

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Education and Training, Medical and Healthcare


19th September 2023

Nursing Officer

Corporate Services -- Port Moresby, NCD


The Institute of Business Studies (IBS), from its humble beginning in 1987 as an arm of Nades & Associates primarily providing revision classes for the needs of Papua New Guinea Institute of Accountants (now CPA PNG), has evolved into a private University level Institution over the last 34 years. Today we are in one of the largest business schools in the country and offer degree programs in the fields of Accounting & Finance, Business & Management, Economics & Development Studies, and Information Technology. We also continue to provide study pathways for grade 10 & 11 school leavers including industry accreditations for those seasoned professionals who want to get certified in their field.

Our success is the fruit of our dedicated team committed to making a difference in Papua New Guinea, through their efforts to help educate current and future citizens on Papua New Guinea.


At IBS we believe that everyone has been gifted with natural talents and learned skills. Our recruitment process is designed to help candidates understand this and enable us to better match you with a role that you will not only be able to do but enjoy doing. Career progression is also important to us and we believe that each employee should be in the driving seat of their career progression - this means your manager will discuss with you where you want to be in the future and be more of a coach for you in terms of giving you feedback on areas you need to work on to be your best and achieve your goals. We also have a lot of staff events that enable us to celebrate as a team and give recognition where it's due.


The Nursing officer will provide professional nursing care to students, staff, and visitors at the university Health Centre, ensuring the well-being and safety of all individuals within the university community.


  • Provide clinical nursing care to students, staff and faculty, including assessment, treatment, education and referral.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential medical records for all patients.
  • Organize and participate in health education sessions, workshops, and campaigns to promote health awareness among the university community.
  • Act as a first responder in emergencies within the university, providing immediate care and coordinating with other medical professionals as necessary.
  • Monitor and record patients’ conditions and provide appropriate healthcare guidance.
  • Assist in medical procedures and examinations.
  • Refer patients to specialists or other medical facilities when necessary.
  • Participate in health promotion, education, and prevention programs for the university community.
  • Advise on best practices in areas such as nutrition, exercise, stress management and general health.
  • Act as an advocate for the patient, ensuring that their medical, emotional, and holistic needs are met.

Qualification & Experiences

  • Diploma or degree in nursing from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of nursing experience, preferably in an educational or community health setting
  • Current and valid nursing license
  • Proficient word-processing, spreadsheet, and database program skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Well-organized and flexible to respond to shifting priorities.

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The Institute of Business Studies (IBS) is a multipurpose education provider with a passion for enriching lives through world-class education, training and research.


IBS MT. ERIAMA CAMPUS Potion 153, Sogeri Road, 11mile NCD, 111, Papua New Guinea