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Title: ICU Nurse –  Nairobi,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client, is a well-established level 4 private hospital operating on a 24/7 basis.  They offer ICU medical care, HDU, Dialysis, Dental Care, Pain free Maternity and a Pharmaceutical services. They also offer Technologically driven laboratory tests, Imaging services and a State of the art theater equipped with cutting age technology and Service Specialist clinics. They seek to hire a Critical Care Nurse who will be responsible for providing high quality critical care while observing established treatment protocols

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing Care for pre- and post-operative patients where ICU care is required.
  • Ability to draw ABG Blood and interpret report correctly.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes.
  • Performing approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based on the patient’s clinical status.
  • Prioritizing nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Providing accurate documentation and proper record keeping of patients’ treatment.
  • Offering support to the patient’s and family’s needs and proving emotional support for both the patient and their families.
  • Being empathetic while providing health education and counselling to patients/clients.
  • Efficiently facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans.
  • Carefully identifying and designing care plans according to a patient’s specific and critical needs.
  • Must be proficient in setting up and monitoring medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, alarms, oxygen delivery equipment etc.
  • Handling special therapies like dialysis, continuous renal replacement, mechanical ventilation and inotropic support.
  • Adhering to the Hospitals policies, standard and procedures of nursing care.
  • Advocating for patients, treating them with dignity and according them privacy.
  • Empathetically and professionally communicating effectively with patients, patients’ families and all other care givers.
  • Monitor patients for their progress and changes in status and indications of health conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions together with medical specialists in the hospital.
  • Supporting Charge Nurse in administrative roles, monitoring staff performance and staff development.
  • Maintaining and observing infection control measures for staff and patients wellbeing.
  • Upholding statutory regulations as required by Nursing Council of Kenya and the laws of Kenya.
  • Safe-guarding Hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property.
  • Provide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time depending on the need and urgency.

Education and Qualifications

  • KRN, KRM/KRM, KRCHN, BSc. Nursing
  • Must be a KRCCN Registered.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Must be BLS Certified
  • Must have Outstanding patient interaction/customer care skills.
  • Demonstrable leadership, Organization and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work both independently while remaining collaborative in a team

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