HIAS Nurse/Matron Jobs in Kenya
HIAS Nurse/Matron Jobs in Kenya
Job SummaryHIAS 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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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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