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  • Posted: Jan 15, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 20, 2021
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  • Strathmore University is a Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern Africa and more recently the first institute of higher learning to be ISO certified in East and Central Africa in 2004. Our mission is to provide all-round quality education in an atmo...
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    Locum Nurse

    Reporting To: Nursing Services Manager

    Basic job summary: This position will be responsible for providing general nursing care to patients in the Strathmore University Medical Centre while maintaining confidentiality, integrity, quality care and professionalism.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    1. Initiate a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Doctor/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
    2. Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
    3. Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assesse the University environment so as to prevent injury and ensure safety.
    4. Explain procedures and treatments to patients to gain cooperation, understanding, and alleviate apprehension.
    5. Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
    6. Observe patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notify the Doctor of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
    7. Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal, assess condition of patient and respond appropriately.

    Maintain accurate, detailed patient’s reports and records 

    Minimum Requirements:

    Core qualifications

    • A minimum of Diploma in Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution
    • Registered nurse with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • At least three years working experience in a quality care delivery clinic/center.
    • Excellent Knowledge of Nursing operations and procedures

    Competencies and Attributes

    • Integrity and high professional standard
    • Commitment to duty
    • Good oral and written communication skill
    • Very adept at handling people
    • Health promotion and maintenance
    • Attention to detail

     Work Environment: This role is based at the Strathmore University Medical Centre.

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    Locum Dental Assistant

    Reporting To: Nurse in Charge

    Basic job summary: The primary responsibility of the Dental Assistant will be assisting the dental surgeons in carrying out their duties, assist with reception of patients, and carry out any clerical duties as required.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    1. Support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials;
    2. Confirming that instruments and materials are in compliance with the dental practice standards;
    3. Monitor dental supplies stock and anticipate needed supplies as well as placing and expediting orders from supplies;
    4. Oversee maintenance requirements dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques;
    5. Maintain accurate patient records by maintaining up to date data on the number of patients seen, procedures performed, as well as the number dental materials and equipment available;
    6. Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests and attending to patients’ correspondences;
    7. Provide clinical assistance to the dental surgeon while treating the patient by acting as a chaperone of the dental surgeon at all times;
    8. Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. 

    Minimum Requirements:

    Core qualifications

    • Certificate in Dental Assisting
    • 2 – 3 years working experience

    Competencies and Attributes

    • Team player with strong relationship building skills, both internally and externally
    • Effective communication skills, with both work colleagues and the general public
    • Pro-active approach and quick-learner
    • Diligent with good written skills
    • An interest in the welfare of patients, with a mature, friendly, confident and caring manner
    • Ability to relate well with a wide range of people, including those with special needs

     Work Environment: This role is based at the Strathmore University Medical Centre.

    Method of Application

    Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Locum Nurse” or “Dental Assistant” on the subject line to [email protected] by 20th  January 2021.

    Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

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

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