Kajiado County Critical Care Nurse/ICU Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Kajiado County Critical Care Nurse/ICU Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleaning and bandaging patient wounds;

  • Track life support equipment like heart monitors;

  • Infuse blood products and monitor patients for a reaction;

  • Identify patients need according to age and level of consciousness and they create a care plan to make the health better;

  • Administer care to seriously ill patients;

  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods;

  • Provide advanced nursing care and provide post-mortem care for patients in critical or coronary care units;

  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families;

  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines;

  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances;

  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions;

  • Identify patients who are at risk and prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs;

  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardio version.

    Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Be a Holder
    of a Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • Minimum Three (3) years working experience as a critical/intensive care nurse;

  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Current Registration as a critical / intensive care nurse;

  • Demonstrate administrative ability and competence in work performance;

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of County development objectives;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;

  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kajiado County Critical Care Nurse/ICU Nurse Jobs in Kenya

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