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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho...
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    Unit Assistant- Temporary , Nursing

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nursing Manager, Nursing.


    • Assists the nurse with basic nursing care activities such as bathing patients, turning, mobilizing and oral feeding.
    • Prepares beds for admissions, and ensures requirements for each bed space such as oxygen and suction apparatus are available and in working order
    • Carbonizes beds upon patient discharge, and cleans other unit equipment such as BP machines, infusion pumps, bedside lockers, drip stands, bed pans and procedure trolleys using infection control cleaning guidelines 
    • Responsible for cleanliness and tidiness of utility and linen rooms.
    • Escorts stable patients to various diagnostic and procedure departments
    • Assists the nurse to maintain patient’s bed space and the unit as a whole clean and tidy
    • Assists the nurse manager in linen management. This includes sending dirty linen to laundry, receiving clean ones and maintaining linen inventory book
    • Ensures used procedure packs are returned complete to CSSD.
    • Performs messengerial duties within and outside the unit.
    • Receives incoming calls and refers them to the appropriate persons.
    • Alerts the nurse manager about dissatisfied clients, incidences and any other unusual occurrences in the unit.


    • Minimum O ’level Certificate.
    • Experience as patient attendant or care giver in an acute or tertiary health facility
    • Training in Health Care Assistance and Heart Saver Training are an added advantage


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan University Hospital on to apply

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