Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Renal Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Renal Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Renal Jobs in Kenya

Nursing Officer – Renal (DNSNOR/KUTRRH/8)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Renal
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Nursing Officer
Reports to: Senior Nursing Officer
Direct Reports: Nursing Officer II

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Nursing Officer, the Nursing Officer job exists to provide general clinical nursing services and patient care and provide nursing research and training at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Receive, register, record and document patients’ information and present the same
    the Medical Officers at the hospital.
  • Transfers referred patients from the Renal unit for further diagnosis orspecialized
    treatment from other units of the hospital.
  • Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the Renal unit of the hospital.
  • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at the Renal unit of the hospital.
  • Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in Renal
    unit of the hospital.
  • Administer medication to patients in the Renal unit as prescribed by Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
  • Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the Renal unit of the hospital.
  • Monitor patients’ progress Renal unit, document the same for clear patient records
    and report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
  • Summon Medical Officers/Specialists to attend to patients in the critical care unit if
    need arises in the hospital.
  • Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex
    medical conditions in the hospital.
  • Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursingstudents, together with their work in the Renal unit of the hospital.
  • Provide nursing services research and training to students at the Renal unit of the
    hospital.
  • Ensure that the nursing areas of the
    hospital are clean and tidy complyingwith
    sanitation standards of the hospital.

    4. QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
    b) Higher Diploma in Specialized Nursing(Renal) from a recognized institution
    c) Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution
    d) Masters of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    Computer literate
    Knowledge of relevant legislations
    Knowledge of professional standards
    Proven track record of nursing research and training in a reputable institution

    Professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License
    b) Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Compassionate
    f) Organizational skills
    g) Team building skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder isrequired to have to be
    appointed to the position:


    At least two years working experience as a Nursing Officer in a reputable health facility

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Renal Jobs in Kenya/a>

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