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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Bliss Medical Centre is a leading provider of medical services in East Africa, providing accessible, affordable and quality healthcare services. We are the fastest growing chain of modern outpatient medical services with over 80+ Medical Centres. Our driving force is the desire to see people living healthy for maximum productivity; we bel...
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    Hospital Matron

    Job Description

    Reports to: Unit Head

    MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of the Job:

    • Provide oversight of overall operational and administration of nursing and paramedical management in the hospital.
    • Oversee and ensure planning of all nursing programmes, projects and activities in the hospital.
    • Oversee and ensure the establishment of nursing service policies, procedures and practices in the hospital are of international standards.
    • Provide leadership in the determination of clinical and administrative nursing and paramedical goals and direction.
    • Ensure and contribute to an environment where professional collaboration is fostered through mutual respect and understanding.
    • Provide leadership in and ensure that the nursing department provides opportunity for nursing research and training in collaboration with local, regional and global Institutions.
    • Ensure the formulation and contribution of the nursing services component of the hospital strategic plans.
    • Oversee and ensure strategic planning process for nursing department including the preparation of work plans for nursing operations, resource allocation, setting and attainment of goals.
    • Ensure that the culture of Lifecare Hospitals nurses is team-based, fact-based customer-based and work towards achievement of the hospitals Vision.
    • Ensure that International Nursing standards and practices are adopted and met in the hospital.
    • Oversee the planning and availability of all resources required in the nursing department for the provision of timely quality nursing service delivery.
    • Oversee and ensure performance appraisal and nursing training and development systems based on professional practice, standards, relevant statistics and regulations.
    • Oversee and ensure Development, review and implementation of evidence-based policies, procedures and standards, evaluating their effectiveness in accordance with established programmes of supervision and evaluation, giving guidance as needed.
    • Ensure that all nursing services are provided in accordance with established national, international and hospital nursing standards, policies and procedures.
    • Oversee and ensure the development of nursing indicators and performance indicators to monitor clinical practices and standards within their units.
    • Ensure and lead continuous quality service improvement and accreditation initiatives, in-service education programs, unit meetings and committee functions as assigned.
    • Oversee and ensure systematic evaluation of quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
    • Assess quality of nursing and paramedical practices and patient care through data and provides feedback and directions to improve outcomes.
    • Monitor practices of staff to ensure function within professional standards of practice.
    • Ensure adherence to the hospital referral policy and guidelines.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university OR Diploma in Nursing from a recognized college
    • Senior Management Professional.
    • Post graduate or higher Diploma in any Nursing specializations
    • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Valid Practice License
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations
    • Knowledge of professional standards

    Relevant WORK EXPERIENCE Required:

    • At least 8 years working experience in the Senior Nursing Management position.

    Method of Application

    Please submit your updated CV with a cover letter via email to recruitment@blisshealthcare.co.ke Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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