Jacaranda Maternity Clinical Educator Jobs in Kenya

Jacaranda Maternity Clinical Educator Jobs in Kenya


Purpose / Objective:

  • The position is responsible for providing leadership for professional development and implementation of programs and support services that enhance the theoretical knowledge and clinical practice of the clinical workforce.

  • This includes the planning and development of education and training programs that complement the development and review of policy and procedures with a strong focus on evidenced-based practice.

  • The incumbent will be accountable for the development, coordination and evaluation of consistent clinical practice, policies, protocols and procedures that are competency based. In addition, he/she will be responsible for clinical staff induction and continuous orientation to ensure quality of practice is upheld as well as the right culture is infused.

    What You Will Do

  • Develop comprehensive clinical induction programs, review and update them regularly

  • Be directly involved in nursing practice by providing patient care in the wards

  • Provide leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of practice

  • Plan and implement internal education programs on relevant topics across all cadres

  • Actively participate in performance improvement programs to identify learning needs of the staff, work proactively to cater to these needs within the approved budget

  • Collaborate with other health care disciplines within the hospital, community and consultants to develop and implement educational programs

  • Provide consultation to nursing staff and other health care professionals

  • Maintain practice excellence by utilizing practice opportunities for own professional growth and attending educational activities as needed

  • Demonstrate professional commitment through membership in specialty organizations

  • Assist with ongoing staff performance evaluations and direct staff toward achieving optimum professional development. Participate actively in review of feedback from clinical teams and use this to conduct a training needs analysis

  • Actively participate in recruitment of clinical staff as part of the technical team to include the orientation program for all staff

  • Provide insights to senior management team on effectiveness of learning and development programs

  • Actively participate in Root Cause Analysis and be the lead in implementation of resolutions made

  • Provide general oversight role in clinical practice and work closely with clinical leadership to maintain standards of care

  • Ensure weekly drills and case reviews are conducted with the assistant of the charge nurses

    Education

  • Degree in Nursing, Clinical Education, Clinical Medicine &
    Surgery or relevant field, Master’s Degree in same field is highly desirable with certificates of PRONTO, TOT, BLS & ACLS

    Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years as a general nurse or clinical officer, with at least 5 years midwifery experience or experience in a busy maternity ward

  • Proficient in PC based computer skills including Excel & PowerPoint.

  • Experience using an ERP is desirable

    Knowledge & Skills

    Requirements

  • Leadership skills involving change management, motivational and team development skills together with the ability to apply complex problem-solving strategies.

  • Ability to develop, coordinate, deliver and evaluate education and training programs that incorporate contemporary adult learning principles.

  • Ability to interpret and facilitate the implementation of policy/guidelines and evidence-based practice.

  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills including comprehensive reports and advice for key internal and external partners.

  • Proficient facilitation and presentation skills preferred alongside proficient computer skills.

  • Ability to drive environment, safety and health initiatives in the organization including coordinating audits

    Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Continuous improvement – Commitment to ongoing professional development and the capacity to apply knowledge and skills to develop innovative improvement strategies.

  • Adaptability and decisiveness – ability and confidence to vary between being flexible and holding firm on a decision, depending on what the situation requires

  • Willingness to adhere to Jacaranda’s values and demonstrate initiative through the ability to be able to take action to address needs without being told to do so

  • Top notch organizational skills- ability to identify and set priorities, plan effectively and allocate appropriate resources as well as attend to details to ensure high quality outcomes

  • Interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively with different people, acknowledge diverse opinions, minimizing conflict and promoting harmony

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jacaranda Maternity Clinical Educator Jobs in Kenya


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