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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
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    The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.
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    Principal Nursing Officer (15 Positions)

    VACANCY No.  03/PROM/2023/46


    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Chief Nursing Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years; 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution; 
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya; 
    • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; 
    • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; 
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan; 
    • Performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings; 
    • Assessing, formulating, planning and implementing -evidence-based nursing care for client/patient; 
    • Ensuring a safe nursing care environment for client/patient; 
    • Conducting patient audits to improve client/patient care; 
    • Collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families; 
    • Conducting nursing teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students; 
    • Coordinate quality assurance activities for improvement of nursing care outcomes; 
    • Evaluating community interventions and providing feedback; 
    • Managing nursing commodities and other resources; 
    • Conducting studies and surveys in various health care areas and disseminating findings to improve care; 
    • Coordinating occupational health and safety activities and preparing periodic reports; 
    • Ensuring effective utilization and safety of assigned medical supplies and equipment; 
    • Developing standard operating procedures for the unit in collaboration with other stakeholders; 
    • Conducting training needs assessment and developing training/induction programmes; 
    • Evaluating in-house training programmes and producing periodical reports; 
    • Implementing nursing programmes; 
    • Mobilizing resources for implementation of nursing activities and projects;
    • Conducting ward rounds and reviewing patients' conditions; and 
    • Coaching and mentoring nursing staff

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form (PSB FORM -2 (Revised 2023) from County Government of Nakuru website Duly filled application form should be sent to the Board through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope to the address below On or Before 28th March, 2023, clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied for on the envelope (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)

    The Secretary
    Nakuru County Public Service Board
    Public Works Building- Prisons Road
    P.O Box 2870-20100

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nakuru County Government on to apply

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