AGC Tenwek Hospital Nursing Officers - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

AGC Tenwek Hospital Nursing Officers - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

Job summary:

To provide nursing services within the respective department, in order that the patient/client receives quality care for the honor and glory of God.


  • Using the Nursing Process, organize, participate and coordinate nursing care by prioritizing care using a care plan for the critically ill patients based his/her assessment data.

  • Evaluate patients hourly in Cardiac Critical Unit e.g. their overall health status, to include vital signs etc. and act swiftly according to the findings.

  • Perform various nursing procedures as outlined in the Nursing Council Procedure Manual

  • Perform diagnostic tests when need be, such as electrocardiograms, blood gases and other tests to evaluate patients’ condition

  • Prepare patients for surgery preoperatively to include cleaning and disinfection of surgical sites, administration of pre-operative medications etc.

  • Administer routine intravenous medications as per the set time ordered by the physician/Surgeon

  • Provide and ensure appropriate health teachings, emotional support is done to all patients, their families, and visitors, to include treatment options while maintaining confidentiality of patients’ information.

  • Do accurate documentation and keep proper records of all of his or her patients.

  • Provide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Maintain infection prevention guidelines and practice at all times.

  • Ensuring safety in the work place by maintaining a clean, safe, and pleasant environment

  • Set and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, alarms, oxygen delivery equipment etc. to enable correct responds to the patients’ conditions at all times

  • Support Charge Nurse in administrative roles as assigned

  • Safe-guard hospital’s and patients’ confidential information and property at all times.

  • Report all complaints and incidences to the In-charge as they occur.

  • Provide mentorship to junior nurses and students

  • Identify research topics, construct a research plan, and carry out surveys at the operational level.

  • Promote effective interpersonal and public relations with his team.

  • Display Christ like attitude and character both on and off duty

  • Abide by the Tenwek Hospital moral code and Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) regulations.

  • Maintain familiarity with the legal implications of nursing practice and ensure that legal requirements are met

  • Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by Unit’s In-charge or his/her designate depending on the need and urgency.

    Qualifications and experience

  • MUST have HND in critical care nursing.

  • Experience in ICU.

  • BSc is an advantage

  • Valid practice License, Registered by NCK

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; AGC Tenwek Hospital Nursing Officers - Critical Care Jobs in Kenya

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