Jacaranda Maternity Pediatric Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Jacaranda Maternity Pediatric Nurse Jobs in Kenya


About Jacaranda Maternity

  • Jacaranda Maternity is redesigning the future of healthcare in East Africa for the patients who need it most. Our hospital in Nairobi is changing the way maternal healthcare is provided by developing better ways to provide high-quality, patient-centred maternity care at affordable prices. Currently, we see over 3,000 clients a month.

  • We have won global and local recognition, including from the Centre for Health Market Innovations, the Gates Foundation, Savings Lives at Birth, and Innovations in Healthcare – and our facility has been independently rated as among the highest quality in Kenya.

  • We have big ambitions and require a Paediatric Nurse with Maternity experience. Reporting to our nurse-in-charge, we are looking for someone highly motivated, caring, dedicated Pediatric Nurse to be responsible for the medical and health care of children; someone highly motivated and willing to take up alot of initiative and with a passion for providing high quality care to our clients.

  • Will you join us and help transform maternal and new-born health care in East Africa?

    Education

  • Certification as a Registered Nurse for Paediatric care

  • Hold a diploma or degree in nursing from a recognized university/ (medical training) college

    Experience

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in clinical work as a licensed Paediatric Nurse and a strong commitment to providing friendly and respectful care to all clients

  • Position holder should have at least 5 years experience in maternity

  • Experience with neonatal resuscitation after birth (Preferred)

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; empathy and the ability to relate to children

  • Excellent analytical reasoning skills and meticulous attention to detail

    Key competencies

  • Commitment to
    providing high quality care and excellence

  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment

  • Strong leadership and initiative to solve problems

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and exercise good judgment

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with children and asking questions about their health for diagnosis and documenting patients' symptoms and medical history for the doctor;

  • Assessing a child's needs and providing initial care;

  • Identifying changes in children's symptoms and intervening in emergency situations;

  • Participating in pain management for children;

  • Administering medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following age-appropriate guidelines;

  • Monitoring temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate records;

  • Monitoring and giving care plan for admitted neonates in the NBU.

  • Dealing with the anxieties and demands of parents, and helping families to deal with their child's illness or injury;

  • Remaining up to date on the latest developments, rules and regulations, drug therapies, equipment, and treatment procedures;

  • Educating general nurses on updated information needed to improve patient outcomes;

  • Provide comprehensive antenatal care, post natal care and other services for clients at the facility based on Jacaranda's Maternity's clinical protocols and processes;

  • Any other duties as assigned.

    How to Apply

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


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