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  • Posted: Dec 13, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 20, 2021
  • From a single medical Centre stationed at Nation Centre building back in the year 1995 to a performance-driven healthcare group enterprise spread across more than 10 establishments around the country and growing, Meridian Health Group has transitioned into being the leading healthcare authority across East Africa with a large concentration being in Kenya. ...
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    Senior Nurse

    Job Purpose:

    The position holder will be responsible for promoting and restoring patients’ health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staff; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends, and families.

    The clinical nurse will also be the Nursing Team Leader in the Hospital and serve as a representative to promote the best interests of both the staff and management to ensure that the patients are well attended to.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Complete patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning staff rota and following up on work results.
    • Maintain staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining all the employees at the hospital.
    • Assure quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care.
    • Protect patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
    • Maintain nursing guidelines by ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed
    • Identify patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
    • Operational Responsibilities
      • Maintain clinical operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
      • Enforce adherence to requirements and regulations relating to health care.
      • Measure health outcomes against standards in the branch and make adjustments to meet the set standards.
      • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations.
      • Ensure patient confidence and protect operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
      • Maintain documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
      • Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying availability, ensuring they are serviced and repaired.
      • Maintain clinical supplies inventory by studying usage reports, identify trends; anticipating needed supplies, approve requisitions and cost allocations.
    • Reporting
    • Submit monthly department reports

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications


    Professional Qualifications

    1. KRCHN
    2. BSc. In Nursing will be an added advantage
    3. Possess a valid practicing license

    Other know-how required apart from academic and professional qualifications

    Computer skills

    Previous relevant work experience required

    • 4-years’ experience in a similar position.
    • Managerial training & experience is desired.

    Functional Skills:

    • Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Supervision skills.

    Personal Attributes

    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Kind and compassionate.
    • Team Player.
    • Time Management.
    • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with medical professionals.

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    Job Purpose:

    The Housekeeper role is responsible for the cleanliness and orderliness of the Hospital.

    Operational Responsibilities

    • Ensure the health facility is clean and meets cleaning standards
    • Open windows and empty dustbins in all rooms
    • Responsible for high dusting, low dusting, mopping, cleaning windows and wiping window seals
    • Expected to request stock monthly and maintain the admin store
    • Wash rooms thoroughly in the morning daily and continually clean them throughout the day
    • Cleans the urinal and adds disinfectant balls
    • Clean sinks, mirrors, tiles, grills
    • Replacing or replenishing towels daily
    • Check or replace air fresheners, tissue, soap
    • Check for breakage, damages and report to supervisors eg flashing nozzle, dryer, locks, windows.
    • Deep/general cleaning once per month; includes stripping and polishing floor.
    • Washing bins weekly.
    • Washing the carpets.
    • Cleaning balconies.
    • Assisting other teams as assigned.
    • Monthly fumigation and pest control
    • Arranging files.
    • Assisting with any movement of items.
    • Floor dressing.
    • Replenishing the dispenser.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

    • O-levels/A-Levels.
    • Professional Qualifications
    • Certificate in Hospitality Management.

      Previous relevant work experience required

    2-years’ experience in a similar position.

    Functional Skills:

    • Ability to follow instructions.
    • Clear communicator.
    • An excellent team player.
    • Keen attention to detail.

    Personal Attributes

    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Clean and orderly.
    • Able to plan their work.
    • Energetic.
    • Must be fit.

    Method of Application

    • Interested candidates meeting the requirements for any of the positions above should send current CV and cover letter quoting the post applying for in the subject line to: [email protected] by close of business 20th December, 2021.
    • Due to urgency in filling the above positions, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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