Registered 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).

Registered Nurse

REPORTS TO: NURSING OFFICER IN CHARGE

Job Purpose

The major role of the nurses shall be to administer treatment as prescribed by the doctor to patients and clients. They also have a role to offer advice and emotional support to patients and their families to ensure provision of holistic care.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs.
  • Planning and implementing care interventions based on patients or client health needs
  • Making simple diagnosis and evaluating patients and client’s outcome
  • Providing appropriate health care services including Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), Immunization, PMTCT, Antenatal Care, and Delivery.
  • Administration of medication providing health education and counseling on identified health and social-economic needs to patients and clients.
  • Facilitating patient admission and initiating discharge plans in a health facility.
  • Maintaining records on patients’ and clients’ health conditions and care.
  • Prescription and treatment of common diseases.
  • Administering drugs, vaccines, and contraceptives.
  • Conducting delivery and resuscitation of newborns with complications.
  • Performing simple surgical procedures.
  • Referring clients with complex or severe conditions to higher treatment centers for comprehensive care and treatment.
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment.
  • Teaching and mentoring other staff,
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor of Science in nursing from a recognized University or a Diploma in KRCH/KRN from KMTC OR other institution recognized by NCK Enrollment Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Specialized nursing training will be an added advantage
  • Possess valid practicing License from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Team player with strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Able to deal with confidential information and follow set processes.
  • Enthusiastic, creative with a friendly appearance.

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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