Garissa County Palliative Care Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Garissa County Palliative Care Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing from a recognized Institution.

  • Higher Diploma in Palliative care nursing, MSc Nursing or an accredited Palliative program

  • Minimum of one year from working in a busy Oncology Center of a busy Hospital.

  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • Certificate in BLS and Computer application skills from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Report to the oncologist;

  • Palliative nursing care to cancer patients in the MDT;

  • Comprehensive patient assessments;

  • Pain and Symptom management;

  • Management of treatment side effects;

  • Patient navigation activities;

  • Initiating, organizing and facilitating family conferences and advance care planning;

  • End of life and bereavement care;

  • Clinical research in palliative care;

  • Advocacy; mentorship and teaching; policy formulation and implementation

  • Maintenance of personal professional competency and participation in the continued professional development by self-study, attendance at scientific meetings, and participation in internal training programs.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates applying for these positions must be Kenyan Citizens, with the qualification, skills and experience as outlined in the above detailed job description.

  • All applications should include a copy of National Identity Card/Passport, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, registrations certificates and Practising Licences.

  • Applications should be sent to

  • indicating the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO
    Garissa County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 563-70100
    Garissa, Kenya

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