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
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