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  • Posted: Mar 12, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 25, 2021
  • Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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    Registered Nursing Officer-COVID 19 Activities (Locum)

    ​​​​​​​Objective of the Position: The objective of this position is promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment.

    Tasks & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Perform quick triaging of patient’s and visitors presenting in the triage area and assuming responsibility for ensuring focused attention to patient’s conditions, history of traveling , contact with someone with signs and symptoms of Covid 19.
    • Inform the team in case there is a suspected case and provide emergency nursing care if needed.
    • Clinical management of patients suspected of Covid 19 in Homa Bay County Referral Hospital and other facilities.
    • Offer high quality nursing care services to patient’s admitted in Covid 19 isolation room following approved protocols and procedures:
    • Accurate and timely monitoring of vital signs, documentation using tools already in place and prompt reporting of abnormal vitals, appropriate nursing interventions for patient care.
    • Following all Covid 19 MOH/MSF SOPs
    • Completing concise reports/data collection as required including the compiling of adequate patient reports.
    • Offer quality nursing care to Covid19 patients during referrals to treatment facilities 

    Qualifications & Requirements:


    • Minimum of a diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing school
    • Valid practicing license from the nursing council of Kenya


    • Must have 1 year and above working experience in clinical nursing and management experience
    • Must have experience managing patients in isolation


    • Fluent in English and Swahili,
    • Strong communication skills
    • Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work.
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
    • Able to work in strenuous condition with minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements, please email your CV & motivation letter as a single file by 25th March 2021 under the subject “CASHIER” to:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee) 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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