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CMMB Oncology Nurse

Oncology Nurse Job, Latest Nursing Jobs Kenya,

Location: Mutomo, Kitui

We believe in a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.
We believe that access to quality healthcare is a basic human right. For more than 100 years, we have worked with
global partners to deliver locally sustainable, quality healthcare solutions to women, children and their
communities. We’re ready to make it 100 more.
We believe change starts with her.
We work tirelessly for women’s and children’s health because they are disproportionately affected by illness and
poverty. We know that healthy, educated, and empowered women are better able to raise healthy, educated, and
confident children, and that communities depend on their livelihoods. We’re making an impact – learn more.

Building around a new CHAMPS (CHildren And Mother PartnershipS) model, CMMB will work at both the
community and clinical levels in these targeted communities to strengthen health services and address the
leading causes of maternal and child death. In addition, CMMB will expand its volunteer program to strengthen
health care delivery in CHAMPS-supported facilities, and will engage with the pharmaceutical industry to help
meet the needs of CHAMPS communities and facilities.
CMMB is committed to learning and evolving in order to successfully achieve impact in its strategy, and will
have strong vertical and horizontal team structures in alignment to the global strategy in order to encourage
accountability, communication, and effective project management.

We believe in people.
We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our
employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. We
especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply. Read more from our President & CEO below.
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 management level in oncology nursing.

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/ judgment 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
Visit our careers page for more information and click here
All applications must be received by 22nd April 2022
Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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