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CMMB Oncology Nurse (Re-advertisement) Job

Oncology Nurse (Re-advertisement) Job, Kenyan Nursing Jobs 2022,

Location: Mutomo, Kitui 

Department Summary 

The Programs Department plays a critical role in achieving CMMB’s strategy around improving the lives of  women and children, by leading the provision of high quality programs focused on children’s and mothers’  health, and particularly in the development and implementation of our CHAMPS model. This team is also  responsible for generating revenue from and partnering effectively with government(s), major foundations, and  other major donors, and will help to position and enhance CMMB’s technical capacity and reputation in the  field of global healthcare. 

CMMB has been working in Kenya for almost 15 years. CMMB works to ensure that the most vulnerable populations, especially mothers and children, have access to quality services in health care, health promotion, and illness prevention.   

Overview  

You are a nurse with a post-basic Diploma in oncology nursing. You have further acquired oncology nursing competencies to work at both operational and junior management level in oncology nursing. 

This is an entry-level position. 

Responsibilities  

Participates in cancer prevention and early detection activities 

Perform comprehensive systemic health assessment on a patient diagnosed with cancer, recognize  deviations, and intervene appropriately 

Order, perform and interpret selected laboratory and diagnostic findings to make sound clinical  decisions/judgments in patient care according to relevant protocols and guidelines 

Administer chemotherapy.  

Provide care for patients on radioactive iodine therapy  

Participates in the tumor boards and other educative as well as lessons sharing events

Perform basic emergency care to oncology patients in line with stipulated guidelines Prescribe selected drugs and administer any other prescribed medication to clients /patients as per  the guidelines. 

Interpret and utilizes lab results to include bone chemistry, LFTS, FHG, UEC, radiological and  histopathological results 

of policies and guidelines that promote access to oncology care services 

Participate and utilize research findings to improve care in oncology unit 

Provide mentorship to oncology specialty and other health professionals 

Qualifications 

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Oncology Nursing from a recognized institution, 
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya,
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya,
  • At least 1-year hands on experience in oncology nursing in a busy institution with community health interphase and collaboration with MoH.
  • You have excellent coordination and networking skills including liaison with stakeholders Your analytical and writing skills are very good
  • You have experience working in an NGO
  • You have experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and have data analysis software skills You’re a timely and effective communicator with superior presentation skills and proven skills building You are comfortable working for a faith-based organization.
  • You believe in CMMB, where we’re going, and what we can do together to achieve Healthier Lives Worldwide.

How to apply  

Apply for the job here.

All applications must be received by Wednesday 15th June 2022 

Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

To learn more about us, visit our website at www.cmmb.org.  

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