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  • Posted: Feb 17, 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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    Operating Theatre & Recovery Nurse

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


    • Ensure complete pre-op assessment including the surgical checklist, nursing documentation and physician’s assessment
    • Receive the patient prior to surgery, gets report from the accompanying nurse and performs pre-op checklist.
    • Circulate and assist as needed for minor surgeries under supervision
    • Ensure effective recovery of stable patients post any form of anaesthesia.
    • Assists with intubation and extubation of patient in the Post Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and if required in the Operating Room (OR)
    • Communicate with anaesthetist and primary teams regarding patient issues and shifting plans.
    •  Promptly report both clinical and non-clinical unusual findings to the nurse manager or designee
    • Identify patient and family learning needs and initiate appropriate teaching
    • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as required
    • Ensure that nursing documentation is timely, comprehensive and complete
    • Ensure all specimens are properly labelled and delivered to the lab in a timely manner
    • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies
    • Be able to recognize a patient in a pre-arrest or arrest states and initiate Basic Life Support
    • Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely in accordance with Aga Khan University Hospital guidelines on waste management
    • Administer medication safely, monitor patient responses to medication and promptly report adverse reactions
    • Care of equipment through cleaning, storage, per shift check of the inventory and timely reporting and follow up on non-functional equipment to the nurse manger designee.
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks


    • RN from a recognized school of nursing or university
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in theater nursing.

    Closing: 23, February 2023

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    Clinical Nurse, Maternity

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


    • Complete initial assessment and re-assessment of obstetric mothers and new-born babies to identify their care needs
    • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner
    • Develops and implements prepartum, intrapartum, post-partum and new born care plan
    • Proficient in Management of labour, delivery and third stage
    • Ability to perform and repair episiotomy
    • Ability to repair first and second degree tears
    • Carry out and interpret Cardiotocography (CTG) and Non Stress Test (NST) and act on findings
    • Administers safely and is knowledgeable about medications routinely used in obstetrics
    • Is able to recognize obstetric and neonatal emergencies and involve multidisciplinary team as appropriate
    • Initiates timely initial immunizations for new borns as per guidelines
    • Proficiency in caring for mothers’ post- surgical procedures
    • Perform timely safety checks on equipment as per policy guidelines


    • KRCHN/KRM/BScN from a recognized school of Nursing or University
    • Current Licensure with the Nursing council of Kenya
    • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Certification in advanced life support in obstetrics ( ALSO)
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an acute care hospital.
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Obstetric nursing

    Closing: 03, March 2023

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