Aga Khan Development Network Manager - Nursing Practice & Education Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan Development Network Manager - Nursing Practice & Education Jobs in Kenya

The position

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, Safe Care level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili.

Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the Director Quality Services Kenya & Head of Nursing Practice, Kisumu, the Manager - Nursing Practice & Education will be responsible for delivery of safe and quality patient care through evidence based clinical practice and nurses’ professional growth and development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs clinical practice assessment and support of Core Measures evidence-based standards documentation through concurrent audit, interaction with nursing staff, and concept of data utilizing appropriate applications.

  • Organize orientation and basic credentialing certification of nursing staff.

  • Clinical capacity building of the nursing staff through formal/informal educational program, clinical mentorship, and international collaboration

  • Develop and maintain effective networks both internal and external to improve nursing practice.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for nurses and maintain a database of nursing licensure, mandatory certification, and job descriptions.

  • Manage and Monitor Nursing Division affiliation with professional bodies, health facilities and training schools.

  • Evaluate implementation and effectiveness of training programs on an ongoing basis and communicates variance to nurse leaders.

  • Develop Nursing Care standards, policies and procedures and designs relevant
    tools for use at unit levels.

  • Manage clinical placement for local and international nursing students and nurses seeking clinical placements.

  • Maintain a database of division wide key performance indicators and communicates variances in a timely manner.

  • Participate in identification of continuous quality improvement projects (CQI)

  • Actively participates in nursing quality audits and follow up audit recommendations with corrective and preventive actions.

  • Conducts spot-checks to assess compliance with established policies, guidelines, and protocols.

  • Work closely with nurses to conduct regular skill checks to identify their training/learning needs and designs individual training programs.

  • Design a plan for continuing unit based learning and works with the nurse in-charge to ensure participation of all nurses.

  • Use clinical incidences as learning opportunities for nurses and with them plans corrective and preventive actions.

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

  • Master’s degree in any healthcare related field from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.

  • At least seven (7) years of experience in an acute care setting with there (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role in healthcare industry.

  • Registered Nurse with valid practicing license with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • Good clinical experience, excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

  • Certification in ACLS & BLS.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan Development Network Manager - Nursing Practice & Education Jobs in Kenya

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