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JOB TITLE: SCHOOL NURSE

Overview of the Position

Our client a Christian School in the Education Sector is looking for a School Nurse. They will be responsible for the welfare of the pupils through supervision of their health and wellbeing. They will be in charge of looking after the health, meals, and providing standardized and quality healthcare services to both learners and staff of the institution.

Responsibilities

Identify patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with learner patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.

MANAGEMENT OF THE HEALTH CENTER

  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to learners and staff.
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following government and nursing standards of care set by state schools, the government, etc.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Document patient care services by charting learner patients and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs e.g., the Head of Department – Boarding for the boarders.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with the management and the rest of the health care team by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

REPORTING

  • Ensure submission of the following reports; daily, weekly, monthly, and termly

RESOURCE OPTIMISATION

  • In charge of supervising and ensuring preparations of requisitions termly and monthly in line with the required specifications and according to the requirements of the department.
  • Ensure that sufficient resources and time are allocated to enable the designated staff to discharge their responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Two years of work experience
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • First Aid Training Skills
  • A valid certificate of good conduct

Skills and Attributes

  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Child care training skills
  • Computer Skills

How to Apply

Send your CV and cover letter clearly indicating current and expected remuneration to [email protected] with the subject line being the position applied for.  Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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