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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2022
  • The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region. The only institution of higher learning in Kenya for a long time, the University of Nairobi responded to the national, regional and Afr...
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    Infection Prevention Control Nurse, MAP-AMR Project

    Job description

    • Administer screening and enrollment questionnaire to patients in target wards/units
    • Conduct screening for C. auris colonization in target wards/units
    • Maintain a register of all samples collected and ensure results are received and updated on the appropriate patient records
    • Ensure data is collected accurately and resolve any discrepancies with the data team
    • Train and mentor clinical, auxiliary, housekeeping and environmental services (public health) staff in infection prevention and control of antifungal resistant pathogens
    • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports

    Job specifications

    • An applicant must have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent with a pass in English
    • He or she must have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse or a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, or equivalent
    • Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and have a valid practice license
    • Additional training in infection prevention and control will be an added advantage
    • He or she must have at least five (5) years working experience post qualification
    • Experience in infection prevention and control in a large hospital
    • Be a team player with excellent communication skills

    Method of Application

    • Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.
    • Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, HumanResource, University of Nairobi.
    • Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
    • The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
    • Late applications will not be considered.
    • Applications should be emailed to [email protected] as one file in PDF.


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