Karen Hospital ICU Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Karen Hospital ICU Nurse Jobs in Kenya


Overall Purpose:

  • The purpose of this position is to maintain a caring and high professional standard of nursing care, meeting the needs of the patients in all aspects and promoting job satisfaction in the nursing team.

  • In addition the jobholder is responsible for the assessment of patient needs, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care plans and the care delivered on daily basis.

  • Critical Care Nurse (ICU) provides most of the direct care to patients in life threatening situations within intensive care unit.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Critical Care Nursing provided within the Hospital on a 24-hour basis.

  • Contact person for individuals, cooperate and medical insurance schemes at The Karen hospital.

  • Ensuring quality standards, safety and continuous improvement of patient clinical outcomes in ICU.

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

  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity and inform the ICU Doctor on duty as is necessary.

  • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment.

  • Care for pre- and post-operative patients when those patients require ICU care.

  • Assess patients’ pain levels and sedation requirements.

  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.

  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.

  • Acting as patient advocate.

  • Providing education and support to patient families.

  • ICU nurse must be able to draw ABG Blood and interpret report correctly.

  • ICU nurse should have enough knowledge about GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale) and also evaluation capacity of patient condition

  • To practice at all times infection prevention practices as stipulated by the hospital protocols.

  • Responsible for accurate record keeping in regards to patient care and good maintenance of the records.

  • Communicating with a range of patients and their families, ensuring that clear and accurate information is included in the patients’ notes.

    Minimum Requirement:

  • Must be a Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing Diploma holder or equivalent.

  • Must be a Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing.

  • Must have Basic Life Support Course and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course

  • Must have a valid practicing license from the Kenya Nursing council

  • Three (3) year related experience

  • Excellent proficiency in use of Computer

  • Proficiency in reporting, typing and record keeping.

    How to Apply

  • send your cv via email to

  • hr.karenhospital@gmail.com


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