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  • Posted: Feb 12, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
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  • We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision. Courtesy, consideration and unreserved respect towards our patients’ privacy, dignity and confidentiality has time and again helped us earn their trust and goodw...
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    Critical Care Nurses (KRCCN)

    REF: TNH/HRD/KRCCN/02/2021

    Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Critical Care Unit, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Identifying a patient’s specific and critical needs and adopt a care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
    • Performing approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based on the patient’s clinical status.
    • Advocating for the patient’s and family’s needs and proving emotional support for both the patient and their families.
    • Setting up and monitoring medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, alarms, oxygen delivery equipment etc.
    • Providing special therapies i.e. dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, mechanical ventilation and inotropic support.
    • Maintaining the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
    • Participating in professional organisations and continuing education to improve on technical knowledge and skills.
    • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity and according them privacy.
    • Communicating effectively with patients, patients’ families and all other care givers.
    • Communicating effectively with doctors and other hospital departments for cooperative and supportive relationships.
    • Supporting Charge Nurse in administrative roles, monitoring staff performance and staff development.
    • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
    • Upholding statutory regulations as required by Nursing Council of Kenya and the laws of Kenya.
    • Safe-guarding Hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property.
    • Reporting all complaints and incidents to the In-charge as they occur.
    • Prioritizing nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
    • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.
    • Provide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Providing mentorship to junior nurses and students
    • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • KRN, KRM/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
    • Must be a Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse.
    • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
    • Mentorship training.
    • BLS Certified
    • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

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    Peri-Operative Nurses (KRPON)

    REF: TNH/HRD/KRPON/02/2021

    Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Theatres, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Conducting an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within timeframe as per the standard operating procedures.
    • Developing plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
    • Performing appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Performing therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and their family.
    • Providing individualized patient/family education and discharge planning customized to the patient and their family.
    • Documenting patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
    • Initiating emergency resuscitative measures according to resuscitation, basic and advanced life support protocols.
    • Maintaining confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
    • Providing care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
    • Reporting patient’s condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
    • Ensuring that all supplies necessary to perform surgical procedures are availed to the surgeon and the supporting team.
    • Observing infection control measures and maintaining sterility in the operating theatres
    • Applying safety mearing throughout the perioperative period
    • Monitoring physiological and psychological status of the patients.
    • Maintaining current competency in perioperative nursing through continuing nursing education.
    • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
    • Must be a Kenya Registered Perioperative Nurse.
    • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
    • Mentorship training.
    • BLS Certified
    • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

     

    ONCOLOGY NURSES (KRON), REF: TNH/HRD/KRON/02/2021

    Reporting to the Team Leader – Oncology, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Creating individualized care plans on patient under their supervision and care.
    • Recognizing and treat cancer-related issues.
    • Collaborating with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge.
    • Doing cancer research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients.
    • Providing support resources to the patient and their significant others to promote positive outlook.
    • Teaching patients and their significant others regarding treatment expectations.
    • Observing and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis.
    • Charting the patient’s response to treatment and medication.

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • KRN, KRCHN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
    • Diploma in Oncology Nursing is an added advantage.
    • Excellent communication and customer care skills.
    • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
    • Mentorship training.
    • BLS Certified
    • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

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    Oncology Nurses (KRON)

    REF: TNH/HRD/KRNCCN//02/2021

    Reporting to the Charge Nurse – NICU/NHDU, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • To utilize the standards and procedures of nursing care to continuously improve the quality of nursing and exceed the patients’ expectations and participate in audits within their departments.
    • To be a role model of the nursing profession and exercise professionalism at all times while being an effective clinical leadership resource.
    • To communicate with other professionals and all relevant parties in order to advocate effectively for the patients.
    • To provide guidance, supervise and mentor staff and trainees to ensure all patients are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and that the patients are encouraged to be involved in decision making related to their care.
    • Implement infection control measures to provide a safe environment for patients, staff and others.
    • To be in control of the nursing activities, staff management and utilize hospital disciplinary policy procedure effectively.
    • To protect all confidential information concerning the hospital, patients and to make disclosure only with patient and Chief Executive Officer’s permission.
    • To investigate patients’ complaints promptly in accordance with the hospital procedure and inform nursing administration immediately within the same shift.
    • To be knowledgeable of the equipment in ward/department and to safe guard hospital/patient property and equipment from damage, wastage or loss.
    • To ensure accurate documentation, proper record keeping and storage for continuity, quality and legal reference.
    • To utilize available resources effectively to ensure quality service delivery, profitability, cost containment while closely adhering to the budget.
    • To promote good interpersonal relationship amongst the nursing team, patients and other disciplines.
    • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Charge Nurse from time to time.
    • Take charge of the ward in the absence of the person with continuing responsibilities.
    • Required to be observant of the patient’s needs and requirements and assist where appropriate in providing care to meet those needs which is within the total care plan of the patient.
    • Supervise and assess, plan and implement agreed individual care plans and evaluate the effectiveness of care given.
    • Assist medical staff in the overall care of the patient and to ensure the prescribed treatment is given.
    • Maintain personal contact with patients ensuring that they understand their treatment and that their needs are met as far as possible.
    • Make adequate discharge arrangements to ensure that patients receive appropriate care and support.

     Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • KRN, KRN/KRM, KRCHN or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Higher Diploma in Neonatal Critical Care Nursing.
    • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
    • Supervisory skills and knowledge.
    • BLS certified.

    Training

    • Managerial skills/Leadership skills
    • Research Methodology
    • Performance Management
    • Counselling Skills
    • Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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    Accident and Emergency Nurses

    REF: TNH/HRD/KRAEN//02/2021

    Reporting to Accident & Emergency Manager or Unit Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Providing excellent nursing care to patients.
    • Maintaining the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
    • Championing continual quality improvement.
    • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity, according them privacy and respect.
    • Communicating effectively with all other patients’ care givers.
    • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
    • Upholding statutory regulations as required by the nursing profession and the laws of Kenya.
    • Safeguarding all Hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property.
    • Reporting all complaints and incidents to the In-Charge as they occur.
    • Participating in ward and Hospital activates i.e. research, audits, open days.
    • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.
    • Utilizing the available resources effectively for quality service delivery, profitability and cost containment.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • KRN, KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
    • Diploma in Accident & Emergency Nursing
    • 4 years of relevant work experience 2 of which must be after post-basic qualification.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Good customer care skills.

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    Nephrology Nurses

    REF: TNH/HRD/KRNEPH//02/2021

    Reporting to the Charge Nurse – Renal Unit, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following roles amongst others: –

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To utilize the standards and procedures of nursing care to continuously improve the quality of nursing and exceed the patients’ expectations and participate in audits within their departments.
    • To be a role model of the nursing profession and exercise professionalism at all times while being an effective clinical leadership resource.
    • To communicate with other professionals and all relevant parties in order to advocate effectively for the patients.
    • To provide guidance, supervise and mentor staff and trainees to ensure all patients are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and that the patients are encouraged to be involved in decision making related to their care.
    • Checking and recording patients’ vitals before, during, and after dialysis treatment.
    • Ensuring that haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatments are administered to patients correctly.
    • Monitoring patients during dialysis treatment to identify any adverse reactions.
    • Preparing and updating nursing care plans.
    • Promptly notifying the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.
    • Working with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up correctly.
    • Teaching patients and their family members how to operate home dialysis machines should they decide on home dialysis therapy.
    • Educating patients on dialysis treatment options, kidney disease management, as well as suitable nutrition and exercise regimens.
    • To protect all confidential information concerning the hospital, patients and to make disclosure only with patient and Chief Executive Officer’s permission.
    • To investigate patients’ complaints promptly in accordance with the hospital procedure and inform nursing administration immediately within the same shift.
    • To be knowledgeable of the equipment in the department and to safe guard hospital/patient property and equipment from damage, wastage or loss.
    • To ensure accurate documentation, proper record keeping and storage for continuity, quality and legal reference.
    • To utilize available resources effectively to ensure quality service delivery, profitability, cost containment while closely adhering to the budget.
    • To promote good interpersonal relationship amongst the nursing team, patients and other disciplines.
    • Take charge of the ward in the absence of the person with continuing responsibilities.
    • Required to be observant of the patient’s needs and requirements and assist where appropriate in providing care to meet those needs which is within the total care plan of the patient.
    • Supervise and assess, plan and implement agreed individual care plans and evaluate the effectiveness of care given.
    • Assist medical staff in the overall care of the patient and to ensure the prescribed treatment is given.
    • Maintain personal contact with patients ensuring that they understand their treatment and that their needs are met as far as possible.
    • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Charge Nurse from time to time

    Qualifications, Skills & Experience

    • Diploma of an accredited School of Nursing KRN/KRM/KRCHN/BSN
    • Minimum of 3 years post clinical nursing.
    • Certification through the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) is an added advantage.
    • Proven experience working as a Dialysis Nurse.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
    • Experience in a level 5 or 6 Hospital or a mission Hospital
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and observation skills.
    • The ability to operate dialysis machines.
    • The ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
    • Patient and compassionate.
    • BLS certified.
    • Research Methodology
    • Performance Management
    • Counselling Skills

    Method of Application

    NB: If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned on: [email protected] not later than Friday, 26th February, 2021. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

    NOTE:

    • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
    • National I.D.
    • KRA PIN Certificate
    • Current Colored Passport Photo
    • NSSF Card
    • NHIF Card
    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
    • Academic and Professional Certificates
    • Certificates of Service from previous employers

    Director Human Resources & Operations           

    The Nairobi Hospital

    P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

    Email: [email protected]

    NAIROBI             

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

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