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  • Posted: Mar 3, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 8, 2021
  • We are located in Kiambu County along Thika Super Highway in Ruiru town. Plainsview is one of the biggest nursing home in Kiambu county. We have served the community and beyond since 1999.
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    Nursing Officer In-Charge/Hospital Matron

    Role of Purpose

    Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Nursing Services department in accordance with the standards, guidelines and regulations that govern Nursing as well as the hospitals policies and as maybe directed by the Medical officer in-charge, to ensure that the highest degree of quality Nursing care is maintained at all times.

    Supervises: Outpatient department, Inpatient department and Quality Assurance Manager

    Reporting to the Director Clinical Services, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

    Duties and Responsibilities.

    • Develop, maintain and periodically update: Written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.
    • Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with other patient services to ensure continuity of the patients’ total regimen.
    • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical reports, evaluations studies.
    • Develop, implement and maintain an ongoing quality assurance program for the nursing service department.
    • Develop and implementation a nursing service organization structure.
    • Determine the staffing needs of the Nursing Services Department necessary to meet the total nursing needs of the patient.
    • Recommend the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed.
    • Assist HR in the recruitment and selection of nursing services staff.
    • Schedule duty hours and assign sufficient number of nursing staff for each shift to ensure that routine care is provided to meet the daily nursing needs of each patient.
    • Delegate to senior nurses the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability to perform their assigned duties.
    • Make rounds of the nursing services department to ensure that all nursing staff are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
    • Liaise with the Preceptor nurse to plan, conduct and schedule in-service training for nursing students from the School.
    • Participate in new employee orientation as required by facility protocol.
    • Assessment through Performance Appraisals.
    • Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department staff.
    • Make rounds with physicians as necessary and review nurse’s notes to ensure that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care being provided and that they reflect the patient’s response to the care.
    • Schedule daily rounds to observe patients and determine if nursing needs are being met.
    • Care plan and assessment assist in the scheduling of care plans and assessments to be presented and discussed at each committee meeting as needed.
    • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary, but at least quarterly.
    • Safety and sanitation Assist Infection Control in the development, implementation and revising of written aseptic and isolation techniques.
    • Liaise with the Quality Control nurse to ensure that all nursing staff follow established departmental policies and procedures.
    • Ensure that all nursing staff participate in and conduct fire safety and disaster preparedness drills in a safe and professional manner.
    • Prepare a preventative maintenance program for maintaining the departments’ equipment and supplies in a safe and operable manner.
    • Monitor nursing care to ensure all patients are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect.
    • Ensure that all nursing staff are knowledgeable of the patients’ rights and responsibilities.
    • Review complaints and grievances made by patients, follow up resolution and give a report to the Medical officer in-charge.


    • Diploma in KRCHN and midwifery from a recognized institution.
    • Licensed by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
    • Possession of valid NCK practicing license.
    • Must be in possession of a BLS and ACLS Certificate.
    • Fifteen (15) years of experience and at least three (3) in a managerial position.
    • Good communication skills, honest and good interpersonal skills.
    • Possession of a BSN and certificate in leadership course is an added advantage.

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    Credit Controller

    Role of Purpose

    Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful applicant will participate in Formulation, Reviewing and Implementation of the Hospital’s credit control procedures.

    Duties and Responsibilities.

    • Ensure debt collection is conducted in a professional manner and in accordance with the School’s procedures.
    • Generate and send out invoices.
    • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments.
    • Collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines.
    • Perform account reconciliations.
    • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities.
    • Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
    • Prepare weekly debtors report.
    • Active monitoring of delinquent debts.
    • Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.
    • Prepare bank deposits.
    • Formulating, reviewing and implementing credit control policies.
    • Developing service level agreements and executing 3rd party contract.
    • Identifying changes in payment patterns and proposing action to avert indebtedness.
    • Ensuring monthly and year end processing deadlines are met as required.
    • Championing customer service excellence and continual improvement.


    • Must have completed CPA Section IV.
    • Must have at least 5 years of experience in a similar position.
    • Must have a strong understanding of accounting theory.
    • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
    • Expert knowledge in credit management.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Sound problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Refined customer service skills.
    • Excellent negotiations skills.
    • Knowledge in accounting software (Excel & SPS) is an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) to [email protected] not later than Monday 8th March 2021. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names, I.D No. and contact details of 3 referees.


    1. Ensure to attach three of the latest pay slips and a completed Myers & Brigg personality test results.
    2. ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

    Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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