Oncology Nurse Job, Current Nursing Jobs Kenya 2021, 

Nairobi Adventist Hospital (NAH) is a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church-established and owned Hospital. It is a tertiary (level 4) hospital located in Nyari west area in Westlands sub-county, Nairobi County, Kenya. According to the SDA ranks, the Hospital is within the Central Kenya Conference of SDA Church (CKC) within the East Kenya Union Conference(EKUC) of the East-Central Africa Division (ECD).

Oncology Nurse

REPORTS TO : NURSE MANAGER

Job purpose

Overall responsibility to ensure all oncology clients have been reviewed and their cancer treatment initiated as per the protocols.

Responsibilities

  • Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care to patients and clients having been diagnosed with cancer using the nursing process framework.
  • Undertake screening services for various cancers and help diagnose patients early.
  • Work with the Oncology team to navigate patients through the cancer treatment journey.
  • Support clients who have been diagnosed of cancer psychologically through their journey to recovery.
  • In collaboration with the finance team ensure clients get appropriate insurance approval to facilitate smooth treatment.
  • Ensure the chemotherapy protocols have been administered as per the set-out policies and guidelines
  • Champion safe handling of cytotoxic drugs and appropriate disposal of waste.
  • Run survivorship programs to promote the mental health of patients and improve care outcomes
  • Run Hospice services and palliation to improve quality of life
  • Participate in community outreach programs and creation of awareness about cancer and its treatment
  • Give specialist advice to the Nurse manager in regard to the Oncology nursing care
  • Champion quality improvement and patient safety initiatives in theatre as advised by the Quality Lead.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly, and monthly reports about the unit are timely generated and submitted appropriately

Qualifications

  • KRCHN or BSc. N
  • Post-Basic Qualification in Oncology Nursing
  • At least 2-years’ experience working in an oncology unit
  • MUST be registered and hold a current license by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
  • BLS/ACLS strongly preferred
  • Compassionate skills
  • Team leading skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Computer skills and good reporting skills including experience in Health Information Systems

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send their application, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st August 2021 to [email protected]

All the required documents cited above should be sent as one PDF document (no hard copies will be accepted)

Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

Central Kenya Conference P. O. Box 41352-00100

Nairobi

Quoting the position applied for as the subject line.

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