NHIS Recruitment 2021. This article is here to guide you on how to apply for the National Health Insurance Scheme recruitment on the NHIS official portal.
Are you interested in joining the National Health Insurance Scheme? If yes, ensure you read this post to the end to get everything needed to stand a chance of being shortlisted for the NHIS job 2021.
Many aspirants have asked us “when is the National Health Insurance Scheme 2021 recruitment starting?”
This question will be answered on this page and everything you need to be shortlisted for the NHIS job will also be clearly stated. So, don’t go anywhere.
Applicants who want to download the NHIS application form should do so by visiting the NHIS website at www.nhis.gov.ng and download the NHIS form 2021 PDF.
Note: NHIS registration is completely free. Do not pay anyone to register for the programme.
Having said that, let’s quickly move to how to register NHIS job vacancies.
Note: The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is currently recruiting. Always check bekeking.com to get the latest updates and news on NHIS recruitment 2021.
Requirements for NHIS Recruitment 2021
To be qualified for the 2021/2022 National Health Insurance Scheme, you need to have the following:
An applicant is required to possess the following:
a) 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
b) Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) or
c) Qualified Nurse (i.e. BNSc or its equivalent, Registered Nurse/Midwife [RN/RM] or other specialized areas of Nursing) or
d) Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) degree or equivalent qualification, recognized by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)
e) Full registration with the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
f) Current licence to practice issued by the relevant or appropriate Regulatory Council
g) NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
h) Note that for positions above the entry point for each cadre, appropriate number of years with cognate experience are required
i) Possession of postgraduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning and management or equivalent is an added advantage and desired for higher positions.
j) Experience and skill in monitoring and evaluation of healthcare services and facilities is desired
How to Apply for NHIS Recruitment 2021
The procedures below will walk you through to apply for NHIS job:
- Visit the NHIS recruitment portal at https://www.nhis.gov.ng/
- Follow the instructions on the NHIS official website.
- Fill and submit your application form
Method of Application
Application letters attached with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and photocopies of certificates from interested qualified persons with the Application/State Code clearly written on the envelope 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@example.com and hard copies MUST be submitted to the respective NHIS State Office of interest (please check the NHIS website, www.nhis.gov.ng for addresses of State Offices). All applications are to be received by NHIS within six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
- Manager Medical (NHIS/01/MG)
- Senior Manager Medical (NHIS/01/SM)
- Principal Manager Medical (NHIS/01/PM)
- Asst General Manager Medical (NHIS/01/AG)
- Assistant Manager Pharmacy (NHIS/02/AM)
- Manager Pharmacy (NHIS/02/MG)
- Senior Manager Pharmacy (NHIS/02/SM)
- Principal Manager Pharmacy (NHIS/02/PM)
- Officer Nursing (NHIS/03/OF)
- Senior Officer Nursing (NHIS/03/SO)
- Asst Manager Nursing (NHIS/03/AM)
- Manager Nursing (NHIS/03/MG)
- Officer MLS (NHIS/04/OF),
- Senior Officer MLS (NHIS/04/SO),
- Assistant Manager MLS (NHIS/04/AM)
- Manager MLS (NHIS/04/MG)
Description of Duties
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the State Office, the Officer, Senior Officer, Assistant Manager, Manager, Senior Manager, Principal Manager and Assistant General Manager in all the cadres will be expected to perform the following duties among others:
a) Lead/participate in all quality management activities in the State Office including accreditation and other quality assurance functions.
b) Implement and maintain grievance redressal mechanism and other accountability initiatives of the Scheme
c) Provide technical assistance to the relevant State Social Health Insurance/Contributory Agency/Scheme
d) Provide technical support in implementing work plans for all areas of quality management initiatives including accreditation and reaccreditation
e) Create synergies among the staff in the relevant Departments of the State Office.
f) 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.
g) Coordinate the activities of the State Call Center and ensure prompt issuance of authorization codes
h) Coordinate the mining of data necessary for the review of NHIS Services Charges and NHIS Drug Price List in the State
i) Carry out any other responsibility that may be assigned by the NHIS State Coordinator or their authorized representatives
NHIS Recruitment Registration Closing Date
The closing date or deadline for NHIS 2021 Recruitment/Registration has not been officially announced. Once the deadline is announced, you will be notified.
A Little Note About NHIS
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established under Act 35 of 1999 Constitution by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve the health of all Nigerians at an affordable cost
NHIS is to provide social health insurance in Nigeria where health care services of contributors are paid from the common pool of funds contributed by the participants of the Scheme.
It is a pre-payment plan where participants pay a fixed regular amount. The amount/funds are pooled, allowing the Health Maintenance Organisations(HMOs) to pay for those needing medical attention.
It is primarily a risk sharing arrangement which can improve resource mobilisation and equity. It is indeed regarded as the most widely used form of health care financing worldwide.
NHIS also regulate private health Insurance operated by HMOs. HMOs should have a hyperlink to the HMOs list on the site
Health Insurance is social security system that guarantees the provision of needed health services to persons on the payment of token contributions at regular intervals.
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