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  • Posted: May 14, 2019
    Deadline: May 15, 2019
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  • MANDATE The core mandate of Machakos University is to Teach, Train, conduct Research, Innovate, Collaborate, generate new knowledge and Community Service. IDENTITY STATEMENT Machakos University is an academic institution committed in transmitting knowledge, skills and attitude through science, Technology and Innovation for the benefit of humanity. VI...
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    Nursing Officer

    This position reports to the clinical officer and is responsible for performance of basic diagnosis procedures before patients are checked by the clinical officer as well as provision of care to patients upon receipt of treatment. This includes administration of first aid and prescribed drugs to patients.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform first aid operations and preliminary documentation of signs and symptoms to patients before the patients meet with the clinical officer to facilitate curbing of emergencies and fast service delivery by the clinical officers respectively.
    • Administer medical drugs to patients within the health unit to ensure intake is as prescribed.
    • Provide psychosocial support to patients in need as prescribed to ensure complete recovery from any illness related trauma
    • Monitor patients’ response to treatment within the health unit so as to identify any needed changes in treatment and escalate the same to the clinical officer for necessary action.
    • Organize for patients to be delivered to other referral health facilities based on the doctor’s recommendations so as to ensure patients receive the due medical care for recovery
    • Ensure proper recording and archiving of patients’ health information records for use in decision making when administering treatment to the patients in future

    Qualifications

    • Must have an earned Bachelor’s / Higher Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) or its equivalent with three (3) years’ experience in Hospital set up.
    • Registered by Nursing Council of Kenya.
    • Valid practicing license.
    • Must be Computer Literate

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit five (5) COPIES each of their application letter, a detailed C.V and academic and professional certificates (including KCSE/KCE/EACE/KACE/EAACE).

    They should indicate their current salary, allowances and other benefits and addresses and telephone numbers of there (3) referees.

    NB: KINDLY NOTE THAT IT IS A MUST THAT YOU TYPE IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION IN THE JOB APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE, PRINT, SIGN AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.

    Applications should be sent to:
    Deputy Vice Chancellor (APF)
    Machakos University
    P.O. Box 136 – 90100
    MACHAKOS

    The applications should reach the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s office on or before 15th May, 2019.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Machakos University is an equal opportunity employer; women, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized regions are encouraged to apply.

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