NHIS Nationwide Recruitment

The National Health Insurance Scheme Recruitment 2020 application form is out! This means that the recruitment process is ongoing. So, if you are interested in applying for the NHIS Nationwide Recruitment make sure you read till the end of this page to find out all the details you will need.

In this article, you will be guided on how to apply for the vacant positions at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). You will also be guided on the basic requirements for 2020 NHIS Recruitment form. After this, you will be fully prepared to begin your application process.

NHIS Recruitment 2020 Basic Requirements

All interested applicants must take note of the following requirements if they wish to apply for the 2020 NHIS recruitment process.

  • Must be a Nigerian citizen by birth or descent
  • Must not be less than 30 years or more than 35 years
  • Must not be suffering from any form of mental or physical stress
  • Must not have any physical impediments such as hearing difficulties, sight problem, fracture, stammering or any other natural disability

NHIS Recruitment 2020/2021 Job Qualification

The following are the qualifications all interested applicants must have before applying for the NHIS 2020 recruitment.

  • West African School Certificate (WASC) or National Examination Council (NECO) with Credits in not less than three subjects including English Language and two other subjects
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc) or Higher National Diploma and National Diploma

Available Job Positions Nationwide

  • Principal Manager, Medical
  • Senior Manager, Medical
  • Manager, Medical
  • Assistant General Manager, Medical
  • Manager, Medical Laboratory Science
  • Assistant Manager, Medical Laboratory Science
  • Senior Officer, Medical Laboratory Science
  • Officer, Medical Laboratory Science
  • Manager, Nursing
  • Assistant Manager, Nursing
  • Senior Officer, Nursing
  • Officer, Nursing
  • Principal Manager, Pharmacy
  • Senior Manager, Pharmacy
  • Manager, Pharmacy
  • Assistant Manager, Pharmacy

Principal Manager, Medical

Application Code: NHIS/01/PM

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the State Office, the candidate will be expected to perform the following duties among others:

  • Lead/participate in all quality management activities in the State Office including accreditation and other quality assurance functions.
  • Implement and maintain grievance redressal mechanism and other accountability initiatives of the Scheme
  • Provide technical assistance to the relevant State Social health Insurance/Contributory Agency/Scheme
  • Provide technical support in implementing work plans for all areas of quality management initiatives including accreditation and re-accreditation
  • Create synergies among the staff in the relevant Departments of the State Office.
  • Contribute any operational framework that can lead to high performance, credibility and add value to the quality management activities of the State Office within the purview of the NHIS Operational Guidelines.
  • Coordinate the activities of the State Call Center and ensure prompt issuance of authorization codes
  • Coordinate the mining of data necessary for the review of NHIS Services Charges and NHIS Drug Price List in the State
  • Carry out any other responsibility that may be assigned by the NHIS State Coordinator or their authorized representatives

Basic Qualification

An applicant is required to possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, or their equivalent, recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

OR

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN)

OR

  • Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing)

OR

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)

Other Requirements:

  • Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, appropriate number of years with cognate experience are required
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
  • Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities is desired.

Senior Manager, Medical

Application Code: NHIS/01/SM

Basic Qualification

An applicant is required to possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, or their equivalent, recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

OR

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN)

OR

  • Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing)

OR

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)

Other Requirements:

  • Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, appropriate number of years with cognate experience are required
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
  • Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities is desired.

Manager, Medical

Basic Qualification

An applicant is required to possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, or their equivalent, recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

OR

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN)

OR

  • Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing)

OR

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)

Other Requirements:

  • Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, appropriate number of years with cognate experience is required
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
  • Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities is desired.

Assistant General Manager, Medical

Basic Qualification

Interested applicants must possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, or their equivalent, recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

OR

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN)

OR

  • Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing)

OR

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)

Other Requirements:

  • Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, the appropriate number of years with cognate experience is required
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
  • Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities are desired.

Manager, Medical Laboratory Science

Basic Qualification

An applicant is required to possess the following:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, or their equivalent, recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

OR

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN)

OR

Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing)

OR

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)

Other Requirements:

  • Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, the appropriate number of years with cognate experience is required
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
  • Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities are desired.

Application Closing Date

30th December 2020 

How to Apply For NHIS Recruitment 2020 in Nigeria  

All interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters attached with detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and photocopies of certificates with the Application/State Code (for example, Abia State Code – NHIS/02/AM/AB) clearly written on the envelope. It should be addressed to:

“The Executive Secretary/CEO, National Health Insurance Scheme, Corporate Headquarters, Plot 297, POW Mafemi Crescent, Off Solomon Lar Way, Utako District, PMB 400 Garki Abuja FCT”.

All duly completed applications should be sent to [email protected] and hard copies MUST be submitted to the respective NHIS State Office of Interest. To see the NHIS state office of interest, click here 

All interested applicants should also note the following things:

  • The online application is totally free. Don’t be deceived by any scam agents claiming to be from the NHIS demanding money
  • Only apply for one position as multiple applications will have the candidate disqualified 

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