Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Nursing Officers 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 Officers Jobs in Kenya

Nursing Officer - DNSNO/KUTRRH/9

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Service
Section/Unit: Nursing
Job Title: Nursing Officer
Reports to: Senior Nursing Officer

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 to the Medical Officers at the unit of the.
  • Transfer referred patients from unit for further diagnosis or specialized treatment from
    other units of the hospital.
  • Provide general nursing services and care to patients in the hospital.
  • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness in the hospital.
  • Support Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in attending to patients in the unit hospital.
  • Administer medication to patients in the unit as prescribed by Medical Officersand
    Medical Specialists in the hospital.
  • Administer patient care and nursing to outpatients in the hospital.
  • Monitor patients’ progress in the unit, document the same for clear patient recordsand
    report the same to the Medical Officers and Medical Specialists in the hospital.
  • Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the units in the hospital.
  • Supervise, guide and mentor junior nursing officers, interns and nursing students, together with their work in the units of the hospital.
  • Provide nursing services research and training to students at the unit of the hospital.
  • Ensure that the nursing areas of the hospital are clean and tidy complying with sanitation standards of the hospital.

    4.
    Qualifications 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 from a recognized institution
    c) Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized institution

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards
    d) 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.

    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 is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least five 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

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