IRC Maternity Nurse Jobs in Kenya

IRC Maternity Nurse Jobs in Kenya



Working under the guidance and supervision of the Midwife In charge of the Maternity Unit, the maternity nurse will be directly responsible for;


Responsibilities:


  • Diagnosing, monitoring, and examining mothers during pregnancy and in labor.
  • Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programs of care.
  • Providing full antenatal care, including counseling and screening tests in the hospital.
  • Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referral to clinicians and other medical specialist.
  • Arranging and providing parenting and health education for the mother, her partner and family members
  • Responsible for the delivery of the mother, ensuring the safety of both the mother and child.
  • Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death.
  • Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring labor using the partograph and writing of nursing care plans.
  • Ensure that all relevant records are properly kept and updated
  • Monitor and supervise rational use of supplies.
  • Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same.
  • Conduct regular Continuous Medical Education and On-job trainings to staff in the unit.
  • Attend the hospital staff meeting and the reproductive health meetings.
  • Conduct weekly ward meetings.
  • Compile and submit weekly HIS reports.
  • Ensure that the
    birth Registration of babies is carried out, list compiled and submitted to UNHCR monthly.
  • Advising the mother on proper care of the child including; Breastfeeding and immunization.
  • Carry out other relevant and/or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor.


    Requirements


  • At least two years’ experience working in a busy maternity unit.
  • Life support Skills on obstetric and neonatal care.
  • Computer literate
  • Team player and cultural sensitivity is required.
  • Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage).
  • Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage.
  • Female candidates will be preferred.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Maternity Nurse Jobs in Kenya


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