Kenya Red Cross Jobs - Nursing Officer Vacancies

Kenya Red Cross Jobs - Nursing Officer Vacancies


  • The overall objective is to provide a high standard of client care to both outpatients and inpatients, in accordance with clinical guidelines, policies, procedure, quality standards and guidelines for nursing professional practice.

    Key Responsibilities

  • The Nursing Officer shall work in specific ward/clinic assigned to and would therefore work
    as both supervisor and team leader of the refugee staff.

  • Prepare for and assist the doctors during the rounds whenever required.

  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly
    carried out and documented on patient’s charts.

  • Refer to the doctor in charge or to the doctor/CO on call relevant information such as
    patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.

  • Arrange and submit weekly clinic/ward work schedule and plan daily duties and
    responsibilities for each refugee staff.

  • Participate in camp health surveys/campaigns.

  • Conduct regular training session for refugee staff on basic nursing care/management of
    various ward/clinic cases and charting.

  • Give health education to patients and clients

  • Compile and submit monthly reports.

  • Monitor and supervise proper usage of supplies.

  • Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory report of the same.

  • Maintain drug registers and drug consumption within the ward level.

  • Ensure that all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly recorded
    as they
    occur.

  • Taking and recording of vital signs and proper documentation of all nursing procedures

  • Ensure the clinic/ward is cleaned to the expected standards.

  • Perform coverage and be on-call as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Over two (2) years’ experience.

  • Registered nurse with a Diploma in Nursing from KMTC or other recognized nurse-training institute.

  • Valid and current registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

    Key Competencies

  • At least 2 years working in a busy hospital set-up.

  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver the Society’s strategic objectives.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet.

  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Red Cross Jobs - Nursing Officer Vacancies


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