Chief Nursing Officer Vacancy at NIMHANS Bengaluru

Looking for a new opportunity as a Chief Nursing Officer? Check out the latest vacancy at NIMHANS in Bengaluru. Apply now and join their team!

Name of Post & Details

Chief Nursing Officer

Number of Posts: 01 (One)

Level of Pay: Level-12 (Rs.78,800- 2,09,200/-)

Type of Job: Deputation for One Year, Extendable up to 3 years

Age Limit: 55 years

Last Date of Application: 31/03/2023

Job Description:

Are you a highly motivated nursing professional with a passion for mental health? NIMHANS seeking a Chief Nursing Officer to join their team at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Karnataka. As the Chief Nursing Officer, you will oversee the nursing department and ensure the highest standards of patient care.

Qualification/ Requirements:

Officers of Central/State Govt/UT Administration/Autonomous/Statutory Bodies holding analogous posts on regular basis with 5 years of standard service in the grade of Nursing Superintendent or in a similar capacity in nursing administration and not less than 17 years experience in the Nursing Cadre and possessing the following qualifications:-

i. B.Sc in Nursing or equivalent qualification from a recognized University /institute.


M.Sc in Psychiatric/Neuro Nursing from a recognized University/institute.

Should have published once in every two years a research paper in the journal of national standing and repute.

(Period of deputation shall not ordinarily exceed 3 years).


  • Develop and implement nursing policies and procedures in accordance with NIMHANS standards
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, and development of nursing staff
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide the highest standard of patient care
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with patients and their families

Join their team at NIMHANS and make a difference in the lives of those struggling with mental health issues. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and opportunities for professional growth and development. Please apply now to join their team as the Chief Nursing Officer.

How To Apply

Applications are to be duly forwarded by the Cadre Controlling Authority with NOC Vigilance clearance
and enclosing a minimum of 5 years latest APARs. Officials / Candidates are advised to send an advance copy of the application with relevant enclosures, for intimation purposes only, on the following email on or before the closing date of receipt of applications:
[email protected]

Applications from Non-government employees will not be entertained

The Officers who fulfill the above-mentioned eligibility may submit their application in the attached proforma through the proper channels to the

Director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Post Box No: 2900, Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560 029.

so as to reach on or before 31/03/2023 by Speed Post/ Registered Post only. Late/ Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

The envelope containing the application(s) should be super-scribed “Application for the Post of ……………………. on a deputation basis

Original Notification: Click Here

CNO Application Format: Click Here

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