Head nurse specialized in mental health

Doha (QA)
Head nurse specialized in mental health
25 Jun 2019
23 Jul 2019
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type

Job description

Responsible for planning and providing support and medical and nursing care to people who have a range of mental health issues.

Work as part of a team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, social workers, therapists and psychiatrists. They work in a range of settings, including hospitals and people's homes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • Organising workloads
  • Visiting patients at home
  • Building relationships with, reassuring, listening and talking to patients
  • Combating stigma and help patients and their families
  • Administering medication
  • Agreeing and reviewing care plans and monitoring progress
  • Giving advice and arranging support for patients, relatives and carers
  • Liaising with doctors, social workers and other professionals
  • Assessing treatment success at case conferences and meetings
  • Writing and updating patient records
  • Encouraging patients to take part in therapeutic activities such as art and role play
  • Shift work or on-call rotas can sometimes be part of the job.


  • Speaks Somali, Arabic and English
  • 5 years of experience


  • Transportation allowance
  • Housing allowance
  • Annual air tickets
  • Annual bonus
  • Other benefits as per the hospital policy


  • Salary: QAR30,000.00 to QAR50,000.00 /month

Job type

  • Full time, Permanent