HIAS Nurse/Matron Jobs in Kenya

HIAS Nurse/Matron Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • HIAS seeks to recruit a Nurse/Matron who will manage the welfare of clients and ensure that all medical needs of patients are met.

  • The candidate for this position will be required to ensure individuals holistic health care is maintained.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Health and Medical Arrangements

  • Responding to medical emergencies and offering first aid services.

  • Carrying out medical screening and observations during intake of clients

  • Administering any prescription medication in accordance with the doctor’s guidelines.

  • Monitoring immunizations for children as per KEPI schedule

  • Accompanying residents to routine medical appointments

  • Provide advice to the Centre Manager on the medical needs of the residents at the center.

  • Make orders for the medical supplies for the center. Ensure that medical supplies are stored safely and properly utilized.

  • Handle all the relevant medical documentation and facilitate referrals to hospitals

  • Keep records of all medical cases, treatment received, medication, duration of stay, and other needs at the center.

  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly summaries.

  • Record all Medical Emergencies and other incident reports at the center.

  • Ensuring proper documentation and maintain confidentiality

  • Work closely with housekeeping department to ensure that the medical needs in terms of cleanliness and diet of residents are met.
    2) Welfare

  • Contributing to the induction of new residents so as to provide the highest standards of care

  • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness of both the House and residents;

  • Inspect the rooms from time to time and check on the general cleanliness, any peculiar habits, and/or report on anything outside the usual norm.

  • Identify, address and report all residents’ concerns to the Centre Manager

  • Conflict
    resolution amongst clients

  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to clients.

  • Carry out any other duties, as may be required by management

    Job specifications

  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.

  • Qualified nurse with a sound knowledge of the management of outbreaks of common diseases.

  • Must be a registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of Kenya

    Skills & Competencies

  • At least 3 years of work experience as a nurse, former experience with humanitarian organizations is an added advantage

  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel)

  • Significant knowledge in conducting trainings and health talks.

  • Ability to manage confidentiality

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili

  • Experience working in a refugee program is an added advantage

  • Ability to work in a demanding and high pressured environment

    How to Apply

  • Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment.kenya@hias.org indicating the Vacancy Number HRTK/MATRON/11/2020 on the subject line. Kindly indicate your expected salary.

  • Applications not bearing this subject label will not be considered.

  • Closing Date: 24th November 2020


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.

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