Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Theatre Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officer – Theatre 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 – Theatre Jobs in Kenya

Nursing Officer – Theatre (DNSNOT/KUTRRH/8)

1. Background Information


Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Nursing Services
Section/Unit: Operating Theatres
Job Title: Theatre Nursing Officer
Reports to: Senior Theatre Nursing Officer
Direct Reports: None

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Theatre Nursing Officer, the Theatre Nursing Officer I exist job to provide specialized nursing services and care to patients in the operating theatres, support surgeons operating on patients, provide nursing research and training, and advise on the same KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Ensure that the theatres are clean, tidy and orderly in order to provide the conducive
    environment required while performing surgical operations and other medical procedures in the unit if the hospital.
  • Prepare operating theatres for use by ensuring that they are in order, well-lit and well ventilated in order to provide the conducive environment for surgical operations and other medical procedures in the hospital.
  • Provide filed patient records, medical reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient to surgeons before surgical operations and other medical procedures and provide the same to the recovering room staff in the
    hospital.
  • Ensure that all tools, equipment and medicines required in performing surgical
    operations are available, in place and sufficient to perform surgical operations in the hospital.
  • Receive, register and record patients in the operating theatres and prepare them for
    surgical operations by surgeons in the operating theatres of the hospital.
  • Support the surgeons to perform surgical operations and other medical procedures in the operating theatres of the hospital.
  • Follow medical procedures administered to patients in the operating theatres and monitor their conditions and progress and inform medical specialists accordingly in the
    hospital.
  • Administer prescribed medication and other specialized nursing care and manage patients in the operating theatres of the hospital.
  • Monitor patients’ progress and
    recovery after surgical operations and other medical procedures in the operating theatres of the hospital.
  • Move patient from the operating theatres to the recovering rooms for recovery from
    anesthesia and other post operation conditions in the hospital.
  • Provide nursing research and training to students in theatre and operating rooms of the hospital.
  • Mentor and guide junior nursing officers and students in the operating theatres 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 Theatre Nursing from a recognized institution.
    c) Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

    Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and Valid Practice License

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication and interpersonal skills
    b) Team player
    c) Observation skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Compassionate
    f) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

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


    At least three years’ working experience as a Theatre Nursing Officer in reputable hospital.

    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 – Theatre Jobs in Kenya/a>

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