Faculty of Nursing, UNAIR Develops an Application for Nursing Jobs

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The Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, has initiated the development of an application for nursing jobs with the aim to assist the aspirants to be matched with the right jobs.

The development was recently announced in a community service activity at the Center for Planning and Empowerment of Health Human Resources, BPPSDMK, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemenkes RI) on Friday last week.

The community service team was chaired by Ferry Efendi, S.Kep., Ns., M.Sc., PhD with Dr. Retno Indrawati, S.Kp., M.Kep, Sylvia Dwi Wahyuni, S.Kep., Ns., M.Kep (Lecturer of Faculty of Nursing) and Ika Adelia Susanti, a graduate student in the Faculty of Nursing as members. Regarding this matter, the Head of Center for Planning and Empowerment of Health Human Resources, BPPSDMK, Ministry of Health, Dr. Maxi Rein Rondonuwu, DHSM, MARS., responded well initiation carried out by Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) Faculty of Nursing team.

“The availability of health human resources, especially nurses, is great in number but still cannot be utilized optimally, we are very pleased with this innovative proposal that can help giving nurses’ access to getting jobs in accordance with their competencies,” said Dr. Maxi.

Dr. Maxi Rein Rondonuwu, DHSM, MARS., also said that efforts to utilize health human resources are not only the responsibility of the Ministry of Health but the community, especially educational institutions that can also play a role in it.

An important concern is an integration with various government and professional organizations so that the contribution of this application can be significant and can have an impact on the career development of the Indonesian nurses. Next, the discussion continued with structural officials within the BPPSDMK, Ministry of Health in order to provide advice and improvements for the nursing job market android application.

“We hope that nurses including Universitas Airlangga graduates get suitable jobs after they graduate. In addition, the use of information technology is also the key to accessing various job opportunities that exist, “he said.

In the end, the Faculty of Nursing team of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) hoped that the nursing job market application that has been developed can be a solution for nurses in Indonesia to get the right jobs.