Nurse in Charge Job, Latest Kenyan Nursing Jobs In Kenya,

Position  :  Nurse In charge
Department  :  Nursing
Reports to  :  Nursing Services Manager
Location  :  Garden City & Greenspan
No. of Posts  :  2
Application Deadline  :  2022-07-08

Job Objective/Purpose

The Nurse in Charge is responsible for the smooth and efficient patient flow within the clinic. Delegates assignments and provides supervision for the nursing & support staff in accordance with their level of training and the patient’s acuity. Works in cooperation with medical providers to ensure the quality of patient care.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervising and ensuring delivery of a professional and high standard of nursing care within the section while leading a team of nurses and customer service assistants in delivering individual and team targets.
  • Monitor and ensure clients satisfaction and proactively manage their complaints as they arise as well as ensuring collection of patient feedback and its analysis.
  • Review and ensure that nursing care plans are scientific, evidence based and address the  priority needs of the patients.
  • Engage with doctors and other care providers regarding patients’ plan of care and care solutions with emphasis on a team-based problem-solving approach to provide unified approach to patient care.
  • Maintaining the inventory of all assets in the section and ensuring minimal stock of consumables and drugs is maintained in the section sub stores.
  • Ensure real time billing of procedures and accurate transfer of consumables from pharmacy stocks.
  • Directly supervise and ensure timely customer service within the agreed turnaround time. 
  • Ensuring proper and timely documentation, maintaining proper records, confidentiality, and always handing over between shifts. 
  • Participate in development and ensure implementation of organizational and departmental policies and procedures (SOPs) and quality improvement plans in the section including infection prevention.
  • Spearhead clinic quality agenda in line with organizational quality goals
  • Ensuring all planned sectional activities are geared towards meeting growth and quality objectives. 
  • Preparing routine reports as required. 
  • Preparing monthly work schedules (ROTA) and supervising section operations and staff.
  • Providing leadership ensuring, employee development, employee engagement and   performance management to deliver departmental objectives and goals.
  • Control the departmental budget within the agreed parameters by ensuring efficient utilization of resources to maximize effect and take charge on stock control.
  • Participate in business development and marketing activities and follow up on customer feedback
  • Ensure safe and clean environment for staff patient/clients and visitors compliance with policies and protocols including health and safety, risk management and critical incident reporting.

Personal Specifications

  • Recognized diploma with professional qualification at diploma level or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • More than 4 years post registration experience
  • Proven Leadership skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Should be reliable
  • Customer focus
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Ethical

How to Apply


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Avenue Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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